Leicester v Newcastle (Sat)


Former Saracens participant Richard Wigglesworth will make his European debut for Leicester
Venue: Mattioli Woods Welford Highway Date: Saturday, 10 April Kick-off: 12:30 BST
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Leicester recall scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth to captain the aspect for the Problem Cup quarter-final tie.

George Ford will make his one hundredth Tigers look if he comes off the bench, with fellow England internationals Tom Youngs, Ellis Genge and Dan Cole additionally among the many replacements.

Newcastle are unchanged from their last-16 win at Ospreys final weekend.

Philip van der Walt, who got here off the bench to attain in Wales, misses out after failing a head harm evaluation.

Nevertheless Scotland flanker Gary Graham is again from harm and is amongst Newcastle’s replacements.

The Problem Cup semi-final draw can be held on Sunday.

Leicester: Steward; Potter, Moroni, Scott, Murimurivalu; McPhillips, Wigglesworth (capt); De Bruin, Clare, Heyes, Wells, Henderson, Martin, Reffell, Liebenberg

Replacements: T Youngs, Genge, Cole, Lavanini, Wiese, Van Poortvliet, Ford, Kelly

Newcastle: Penny; Wacokecoke, Orlando, Lucock, Stevenson; Connon, Younger; Davison, McGuigan, Mulipola, Peterson, Robinson, Welch, Wilson (capt), Chick

Replacements: Blamire, Cooper, Tampin, Farrar, Graham, Schreuder, J Matavesi, Vuna

Referee: Romain Poite (Fra)

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