Ulster make five changes for Saturday's Pro14 game in Treviso with Charles Piutau and Marcell Coetzee among those making way.
Fly-half Marnitz Boshoff is handed his first start for Connacht as coach Pat Lam makes four changes for the Pro12 clash with Benetton Treviso.
Charles Piutau and Ruan Pienaar are passed fit to face Exeter in Saturday's key European Champions Cup game in Belfast.
Stuart Hogg starts at fly-half for Glasgow Warriors as Gregor Townsend makes 11 changes for Saturday's Pro12 match against Treviso in Italy.
Rob Lyttle will make his first start for Ulster against Treviso on Saturday after notching two tries as a replacement last week.