26 April 2019
London Irish record try and appearance holder Topsy Ojo starts on the wing at the Madejski Stadium for the final time when London Irish welcome Ealing Trailfinders to Reading tomorrow (kick-off 3pm).
Ojo, who will be making his 301st appearance, starts in a back three alongside Matt Williams and Alivereti Veitokani. Fergus Mulchrone captains the side at inside centre with Brendan Macken outside of him. Jacob Atkins starts at fly-half with Brendan McKibbin named at scrum-half.
Motu Matu’u makes his return from injury to start at hooker with Harry Elrington and Pat Cilliers lining up at loosehead and tighthead prop respectively. Barney Maddison and Teofilo Paulo partner in the second row with Albert Tuisue, Conor Gilsenan and Matt Rogerson in the back row.
Manasa Saulo and Sebastian de Chaves are named among the replacements.
London Irish: 15 Alivereti Veitokani, 14 Topsy Ojo, 13 Brendan Macken, 12 Fergus Muclhrone ©, 11 Matt Williams, 10 Jacob Atkins, 9 Brendan McKibbin, 1 Harry Elrington, 2 Motu Matu’u, 3 Pat Cilliers, 4 Barney Maddison, 5 Teofilo Paulo, 6 Albert Tuisue, 7 Conor Gilsenan, 8 Matt Rogerson
Replacements: 16 Saia Fainga’a, 17 Lovejoy Chawatama, 18 Manasa Saulo, 19 Sebastian de Chaves, 20 Jake Schatz, 21 Scott Steele, 22 Stephen Myler