Preview: Scarlets v Wasps

Simon Easterby returns to captain the Scarlets for the visit of Wasps to Stradey Park on Saturday in the latest Heineken Cup Pool Five encounter.

Easterby missed the thrashing against Clermont Auvergne due to injury but has been passed fit to play this week, he replaces James Bater in the starting XV and Dwayne Peel as captain.

The only other change made by director of rugby Phil Davies sees one Welsh winger replace another. Mark Jones has also recovered from injury and takes the fourteen jersey from Dafydd James, who drops out of the squad altogether.

On the bench there are three new faces, with Nathan Thomas, Liam Davies and Daniel Evans all coming into the match day squad.

More to follow…

The Teams:

Scarlets: 15 Morgan Stoddart, 14 Mark Jones, 13 Regan King, 12 Gavin Evans, 11 Matthew Watkins, 10 Stephen Jones, 9 Dwayne Peel, 8 Alix Popham, 7 Gavin Thomas, 6 Simon Easterby (c), 5 Scott MacLeod, 4 Vernon Cooper, 3 Deacon Manu, 2 Matthew Rees, 1 Iestyn Thomas.
Replacements: 16 James Hayter, 17 Bruce Douglas, 18 Adam Eustace, 19 Nathan Thomas, 20 Liam Davies, 21 Rhys Priestland, 22 Daniel Evans,

Wasps: tbc

Date: Saturday 17 November, 2007
Kick-off: 17:30
Venue: Stradey Park, Llanelli
Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland)
Touch judges: Colin Stanley (Ireland), Dudley Phillips (Ireland)
Television match official: Brian Fitzgerald (Ireland)

 

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