Ulster will be without Paddy Wallace for the next three rounds of Heineken Cup action after the centre underwent surgery on a thumb injury.
Former Springbok captain John Smit will make his first start for Saracens when they travel to France to play Biarritz in their European Cup clash on Saturday afternoon.
Both sides will be looking to end different losing streaks when the Leicester Tigers host Ulster in their crunch European Cup clash on Saturday.
The Ospreys will be looking to keep their unbeaten record on Italian soil in the European Cup when they travel to face Treviso at the Stadio Comunale Monigo on Saturday.
Shontayne Hape and David Marty both pleaded guilty to foul play and received four week bans for dangerous tackles they made in their respective Round One European Cup matches last week.
Nigel Davies wants his Scarlets team to show "real belief" when they target a repeat of Heineken Cup history against Northampton.
London Irish's England centre Shontayne Hape has received a four-week ban after admitting making a dangerous tackle against Edinburgh.
Saracens have scrapped plans to play their home Heineken Cup game against Biarritz in Cape Town.
Clermont Auvergne, one of the favourites for this season's Heineken Cup, know they have to beat Italians Aironi at home to re-establish their credentials after the opening weekend of the tournament.
Saracens have cancelled their proposed Heineken Cup match in Cape Town following a row over the venue for the game after Western Province ruled out Cape Town Stadium.
Northampton Saints will be looking to put the agony of their heartbreaking 23-21 defeat in their Heineken Cup Pool opener when they welcome the Scarlets to Franklin Gardens on Friday.
Cardiff Blues will be determined to build on their impressive opening Pool victory on the road in France when they line up against London Irish at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Edinburgh will want to build on their impressive start to their Heineken Cup Pool when they face a Racing Metro side determined to make an amends for their poor start to the campaign.
Cardiff Blues forwards coach Justin Burnell has warned his side they will have to "go up another gear" when London Irish visit on Friday.
Northampton director of rugby Jim Mallinder has made no changes for Friday's Heineken Cup Round Two fixture against the Scarlets.
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