Four changes for Yorkshire Carnegie for Pirates Trip

Four changes for Yorkshire Carnegie for Pirates Trip


New Director of Rugby Phil Davies and Head Coach Joe Ford have named their team for the visit to Cornish Pirates this Sunday 12th January, kick off 3pm.

Joe Carlisle returns at centre, so Dan Lancaster moves to full back.  Louis Musetti returns to the team for the first time since the away game against Hartpury, he comes into the side for Adam Brown and Sione Faletau who was a try scorer in Carnegie’s last game against Doncaster Knights comes back into the starting line up for Gareth Smith who is named as a replacement.   Tom Whitehurst will make his fifth appearance of the season and his first start in the Championship for Carnegie.

On the bench Leeds Beckett players Will Routledge and Jide Ajayi come in for their debut and Jarrid Els, who joined the team in the summer will make his first appearance, having been ruled out with injury since the start of the campaign.

15. Dan Lancaster
14. Andrew Lawson
13. Tom Varndell
12. Joe Carlisle
11. Ryan Shaw
10. Joe Ford (C)
9. James Elliott
1. Conor Davidson
2. Louis Musetti
3. Sione Faletau
4. Jake Brady (Vc)
5. Ed Bloodworth
6. Trystan Lloyd
7. Alex Humfrey
8. Tom Whitehurst

16. Will Routledge
17. Jide Ajayi
18. Gareth Smith
19. Jarrid Els
20. William Hill
21. Joe Green
22. James Magee
23. Jack Metcalf