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Ulster out for revenge, says Nick Timoney

 

By Jonathan Bradley

Ulster back-rower Nick Timoney believes the province will be looking to exact some revenge on Edinburgh come Friday night (7.35pm kick-off) in their Guinness PRO14 clash at Kingspan Stadium.

The Scottish side denied Ulster a place in the play-offs last season, finishing one place above them in third, and were one of only two sides to win in Belfast during the 2017/18 campaign thanks to a last-kick drop goal by Duncan Weir back in February.

"We only lost twice at home last season so we definitely owe them one for that," said Timoney.

"Obviously we don't like losing at home, we don't like losing at all, but it hurts (more), especially that way, with a drop goal in the last play of the game.

"So to get one back on them again would be pretty big for us, as they finished ahead of us for a play-off spot. It would be a pretty big one to beat them."

Ulster expect to have Jordi Murphy making his debut in the game but another new signing Marty Moore remains absent with a calf injury.

Kyle McCall is another to miss out with the prop facing three months out following elbow surgery.

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