Jersey Reds hope to catch Saracens off-colour – Welsh Rugby Union


The Welsh trio of Rhodri Davies, Luke Scully and Jean-Baptisite Bruzulier all performed main roles within the Pirates shock win over the three-time Champions Cup winners final weekend and now the robust Welsh contingent at Jersey might be hoping to trigger an identical upset.

Former Cardiff Blues stalwart Macauley Prepare dinner would be the most skilled of the Welsh group within the Jersey ranks. Two extra former Arms Park males, centre Jack Roberts and Wales 7s cap Tom Williams, are among the many again line choices, whereas Rory Bartle and ex-RGC again row man Tim Gray function among the many forwards.

Ex-Wales scrum half Aled Davies might be hoping to right a couple of of final week’s issues for Saracens, who’re nonetheless with out their England internationals, whereas one other former RGC and Wales U20 ahead, Sam Wainwright, is ready for his probability to shine. Blues hooker Ethan Lewis might be a part of him within the entrance row having not too long ago joined for the remainder of the season.

Billy McBryde will get his first begin for Doncaster Knights after they head to high of the desk Ealing Trailfinders. He begins at full again, whereas ex-Merthyr wing Kyle Evans might be hoping for an additional strive after scoring within the 19-17 dwelling win over Ampthill in spherical one.

The Knights have Dragons centre Connor Edwards on mortgage and still have Joe Jones of their entrance row. On the bench is former Blues academy lock Jack Davies.

Wales U20 and Cardiff Met again rower Aled Ward is retained by Hartpury for his or her journey to Bedford. The previous Met skipper marked his debut final weekend with a strive within the huge win over Richmond.  Luc Jones, the previous Dragons scrum half, is within the Richmond squad who host the Pirates this weekend.

Scarlets have despatched three gamers to go coach Glenn Delaney’s previous membership, Nottingham, to get some sport time. Lock Jac Worth began in final weekend’s heavy dwelling defeat to Ealing, whereas prop Harri O’Connor and hooker Shaun Evans have been on the bench.

Nottingham have a free weekend, however their opponents on 2 March, Paul Turner’s Ampthill facet, might be in motion at Ealing. Scarlets centre Joe Roberts is on mortgage on the membership, whereas hooker Syd Blackmore, lock Llewellyn Jones and former Cardiff Met second row Jac Arthur are all within the combine.

Scrum half Gavin Williams began final weekend, whereas Alex Humfrey is one other exile within the Ampthill ranks. Former Dragons centre Jarryd Sage is one other again line possibility for Turner, together with ex-Cardiff Met outdoors half Russ Bennett.

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