GLOUCESTER RUGBY Fit-again Sharples and Trinder back

gloucester rugby crestHenry Trinder features in a Gloucester Rugby matchday squad for the first time since September when the Cherry & Whites return to Aviva Premiership action at Leicester Tigers tomorrow (1945).

Only Bill Meakes, Dan Robson and Dan Murphy retain their places in a starting XV that defeated Harlequins 25-7 in the LV= Cup last weekend.


U20 COUNTY RUGBY Cornwall's quarter final squad

Cornwall rfu crestCornwall Under 20s welcome back fit-again hooker Locryn Williams and wing Jake Woodward ahead of today’s national championship quarter final away to Kent U20 at Charlton Park RFC (1400).

The young black and golds were pipped 31-29 by Devon and cool-headed Matt Grieveson's successful last penalty kick of the game at his home club Ivybridge RFC last month.


DEAF RUGBY Wales vs England starting XVs & team news

Wales Deaf Rugby Union centre Wes Pooley image courtesy & copyright Taliesin CoombesHolders Wales Deaf Rugby host England Deaf Rugby at Cardiff Arms Park today in the Broadstreet Cup (1430ko).

Wales will start the match as favourites following their 36-3 win at the Arms Park in the corresponding fixture last January, followed up by a 30-0 win in the return fixture at Franklin Gardens, Northampton in May.


PLYMOUTH ALBION Changes to winning XV

greene king IPA championship logoPlymouth Albion RFC make two changes to their winning line-up for Sunday’s Championship clash at fourth placed Nottingham RFC (1500).

Assistant coach Rhys Oakley switches from lock to No 8 while Tom Hicks, who is dual registered with Gloucester Rugby, comes into the second row to partner Neale Patrick as Albion bid to build on their first win of the season, 19-18 over Moseley.


EXETER CHIEFS Armand and Welch back in pack

exeter chiefs rugby crestExeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter keeps faith in an unchanged, exciting back division but makes four changes in the pack for today’s eagerly anticipated Aviva Premiership game at London Irish (1500ko).

Props Carl Rimmer and Tomas Francis come into the front-row, Damian Welch returns in the second row, while Don Armand - who missed last weekend’s game due to the birth of his first son – is recalled at openside flanker.


BATH RUGBY Attwood to make 100th appearance

Bath rugby logoInternational second row forward Dave Attwood is set to make his 100th Bath Rugby appearance in today’s eagerly anticipated Aviva Premiership match at home to Wasps at the Recreation Ground, 1500ko.

Bristol born Attwood, one of England Rugby’s standout players in the recent Autumn series, is named at lock alongside Bath Rugby skipper Stuart Hooper. 


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