Match Report 

01 Feb 2014: London Irish v The Scarlets

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Match Report: 01 Feb 2014 London Irish v The Scarlets

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Fixture Type: LV= Cup

Match Date: Sat 01 Feb 2014

Kick Off: 16:00

Venue: Madejski Stadium

Referee: Steve Lee

Assistant Referee: Jonathan Healy

Assistant Referee: Roy Maybank

London Irish have recalled James O’Connor, Ofisa Treviranus, David Paice and CJ Van Der Linde to their starting line-up for tomorrow afternoon’s LV=Cup match against Scarlets at Madejski Stadium (kick-off 4pm).

Matt Parr, David Paice and CJ Van Der Linde make up the front row. David has returned from injury and CJ is due to make his first start for the Club. Bryn Evans and Nic Rouse will start in the second row with Ofisa Treviranus, Danny Kenny and Chris Hala’ufia in the back row.

Tomás O’Leary and Shane Geraghty will continue at half back with Eamonn Sheridan and Fergus Mulchrone back together in the centre. Andrew Fenby, Sailosi Tagicakibau and James O’Connor make up the back three.

Brian Smith, Exiles Director of Rugby said: “We have made seven changes to the starting side from last week. It is great to have David Paice back from injury and CJ van Der Linde in for his first start. We want to finish this tournament well in front of our home supporters as we build back into the Premiership next week.”

London Irish team to face Scarlets

15. James O’Connor*14. Andrew Fenby; 13. Fergus Mulchrone; 12. Eamonn Sheridan; 11. Sailosi Tagicakibau*; 10. Shane Geraghty* (Captain); 9. Tomás O’Leary*; 1. Matt Parr; 2. David Paice*; 3. CJ Van Der Linde*; 4. Bryn Evans*; 5. Nic Rouse; 6. Danny Kenny; 7.Ofisa Treviranus*; 8. Chris Hala’ufia*

Replacements: 16. Jimmy Stevens; 17. John Yapp*; 18. Jamie Hagan*; 19. George Skivington; 20. Gerard Ellis; 21. Topsy Ojo*; 22. Ian Humphreys; 23. Sean Kennedy

*Denotes International

Scarlets team to take on London Irish, Saturday 1st February, kick-off 4pm:

15 Jordan Williams, 14 Aaron Warren, 13 Jonathan Davies, 12 Gareth Owen, 11 Frazier Climo, 10 Josh Lewis, 9 Aled Davies, 1 Rob Evans, 2 Darran Harris, 3 Deacon Manu, 4 Richard Kelly, 5 Johan Snyman, 6 Lewis Rawlins, 7 Craig Price, 8 Rob McCusker (c)

Replacements: Torin Myhill, Wyn Jones, Jacobie Adriaanse, George Earle, Daniel Thomas, Gareth Davies, Aled Thomas, Adam Warren