Casey Laulala drops out with Injury as Tom Shanklin joins up with Jamie Roberts in the centre.
A leg strain has forced Laulala to drop out of the side to face Toulouse on Saturday so Tom Shanklin moves up off the bench, Dafydd Hewitt taking the available spot.
15. Ben Blair 14. Leigh Halfpenny 13. Tom Shanklin 12. Jamie Roberts 11. Tom James 10. Sam Norton-Knight 9. Gareth Cooper 1. Gethin Jenkins 2. Gareth Williams 3. Faao Filise 4. Deiniol Jones 5. Paul Tito (C) 6. Andy Powell 7. Martyn Williams 8. Xavier Rush
16. T Rhys Thomas 17. Sam Hobbs 18. Gary Powell 19. Scott Morgan 20. Sam Warburton 21. Richie Rees 22. Ceri Sweeney 23. Dafydd Hewitt
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Thank Blues it's Friday! The weekend will be starting HERE on Friday night as Cardiff Blues tackle Ulster in the Guinness PRO12 at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park - and we want you to be our guest at our big match day party!
Let the Games Begin! Cardiff Blues launch the Guinness PRO12 season on home soil this Sunday afternoon against Glasgow Warriors (kick-off 4pm) - and we are going to make it a double celebration as we also recognise the achievements of Team Wales!
Second half tries from Dan Tuohy and Ian Humphreys saw Ulster claim the Friday night points on offer as Cardiff Blues suffered a 26-9 defeat to the impressive Irish province at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.
Clinical Glasgow Warriors produced a devastating final 20 minutes to secure the points on Super Sunday and consign battling Cardiff Blues to a 33-12 defeat in the Guinness PRO12 opener at BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park.