Guinness PRO14 Round 1 – Every Single Team Sheet For This Weekend
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All teams have now been named for Round One of the Guinness PRO14. The Team Sheets, Match Official Appointments and Broadcast times for Round One are listed below.
Friday. October 2
Zebre Rugby v Cardiff Blues
Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi, Parma – KO 19:00 ITA / 18:00 UK
Referee: George Clancy (IRFU, 124th competition game)
AR1: Federico Vedovelli (FIR) AR2: Riccardo Angelucci (FIR)
TMO: Stefano Penne (FIR)
Live on eir Sport 2, Premier Sports 2, DAZN, ESPN+ (USA), pro14.tv.
Zebre Rugby: Junior Laloifi, Federico Mori,Giulio Bisegni (CAPT),Tommaso Boni, Mattia Bellini, Carlo Canna, Marcello Violi; Jimmy Tuivaiti, Johan Meyer, Maxime Mbandà, Leonard Krumov, . Mick Kearney, Eduardo Bello, Oliviero Fabiani, Daniele Rimpelli.
Replacements: Massimo Ceciliani,Danilo Fischetti, Giosuè Zilocchi, Cristian Stoian, Lorenzo Masselli, Guglielmo Palazzani, Antonio Rizzi, Jacopo Trulla.
Cardiff Blues: Matthew Morgan, Josh Adams, Rey Lee-Lo, Willis Halaholo, Hallam Amos; Jarrod Evans, Lloyd Williams; Corey Domachowski, Liam Belcher, Dmitri Arhip, Seb Davies, Cory Hill (CAPT), Shane Lewis-Hughes, James Botham, Josh Turnbull
Replacements: Kirby Myhill, Rhys Carré, Dillon Lewis, Ben Murphy, Olly Robinson, Lewis Jones, Jason Tovey, Garyn Smith
Ulster v Benetton
Kingspan Stadium, Belfast – KO 20:15
Referee: Adam Jones (WRU, 3rd competition game)
AR1: Sean Gallagher (IRFU) AR2: Joy Neville* (IRFU)
TMO: Brian MacNeice (IRFU)
Live on eir Sport 2, Premier Sports 1, DAZN, ESPN+ (USA), pro14.tv.
Ulster: Jacob Stockdale, Craig Gilroy, James Hume, Stewart Moore, Rob Lyttle, Michael Lowry, John Cooney; Jack McGrath, Rob Herring, Marty Moore, Sam Carter, Iain Henderson (CAPT), Matthew Rea, Sean Reidy, Marcell Coetzee.
Replacements: Adam McBurney, Eric O’Sullivan, Gareth Milasinovich, David O’Connor, David McCann, Alby Mathewson, Bill Johnston, Louis Ludik.
Benetton Rugby: Jayden Hayward, Ratuva Tavuyara, Ignacio Brex, Marco Zanon, Monty Ioane, Paolo Garbisi, Dewaldt Duvenage (CAPT), Toa Halafihi, Abraham Steyn, Sebastian Negri, Federico Ruzza, Marco Lazzaroni, Marco Riccioni, Hame Faiva, Cherif Traore.
Replacements: Gianmarco Lucchesi, Nicola Quaglio,mSimone Ferrari, Niccolò Cannone, Eli Snyman, Giovanni Pettinelli, Callum Braley, Edoardo Padovani.
Leinster v Dragons
RDS Arena, Dublin- KO 20:15
Referee: Andrea Piardi (FIR, 7th competition game)
AR1: Frank Murphy AR2: Chris Busby (IRFU)
TMO: Simon McDowell (IRFU)
Live on eir Sport 1, Premier Sports 2, TG4, S4C, Super Sport 1, CSN, DAZN, ESPN+ (USA), pro14.tv.
Leinster: Hugo Keenan, Jordan Larmour, Garry Ringrose, Ciarán Frawley, James Lowe, Johnny Sexton (CAPT), Jamison Gibson-Park; Ed Byrne, Rónan Kelleher, Michael Bent, Scott Fardy, James Ryan, Rhys Ruddock, Josh van der Flier, Jack Conan.
Replacements: Seán Cronin, Cian Healy, Andrew Porter, Ryan Baird, Max Deegan, Luke McGrath, Ross Byrne, Tommy O’Brien.
Dragons: Will Talbot-Davies, Jonah Holmes, Nick Tompkins, Jamie Roberts, Ashton Hewitt, Sam Davies, Rhodri Williams (CAPT); Brok Harris, Elliot Dee, Aaron Jarvis, Joe Davies, Joe Maksymiw, Aaron Wainwright, Harrison Keddie, Ross Moriarty
Replacements: Richard Hibbard, Conor Maguire, Lloyd Fairbrother, Matthew Screech, Taine Basham, Tavis Knoyle, Josh Lewis, Adam Warren
Saturday, October 3
Scarlets v Munster
Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli 15:00
Referee: Sam Grove-White (SRU, 8th competition game)
AR1: Nigel Owens (WRU) AR2: Dan Jones (WRU)
TMO: Ben Whitehouse (WRU)
Live on eir Sport 1, Premier Sports 2, TG4, DAZN, ESPN+ (USA), pro14.tv.
Deferred: S4C 22:00 Sunday
Scarlets: Leigh Halfpenny, Tom Rogers, Jonathan Davies, Steff Hughes, Steff Evans; Dan Jones, Gareth Davies; Wyn Jones, Ken Owens (CAPT), Werner Kruger, Jake Ball, Sam Lousi, Blade Thomson, Josh Macleod, Sione Kalamafoni.
Replacements: Ryan Elias, Phil Price, Javan Sebastian, Lewis Rawlins, James Davies, Kieran Hardy, Rhys Patchell, Tyler Morgan.
Munster: Mike Haley, Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell, Damian de Allende, Darren Sweetnam, JJ Hanrahan, Craig Casey; James Cronin, Rhys Marshall, John Ryan, Jean Kleyn, Tadhg Beirne, Peter O’Mahony (CAPT), Jack O’Donoghue, CJ Stander.
Replacements: Kevin O’Byrne, Jeremy Loughman, Stephen Archer, Fineen Wycherley, Gavin Coombes, Neil Cronin, Ben Healy, Rory Scannell.
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Connacht v Glasgow Warriors
The Sportsground, Galway – KO 17:15
Referee: Craig Evans (WRU, 11th competition game)
AR1: Sean Gallagher (IRFU) AR2: Eoghan Cross (IRFU)
TMO: Olly Hodges (IRFU)
Live on eir Sport 1, Premier Sports 1, TG4, DAZN, ESPN+ (USA), pro14.tv.
Connacht: John Porch, Peter Sullivan, Tom Farrell, Bundee Aki, Alex Wootton, Jack Carty, Kieran Marmion; Denis Buckley, Dave Heffernan, Finlay Bealham, Gavin Thornbury, Quinn Roux, Jarrad Butler (CAPT), Conor Oliver, Paul Boyle.
Replacements: Jonny Murphy, Jordan Duggan, Jack Aungier, Niall Murray, Seán Masterson, Caolin Blade, Conor Fitzgerald, Sammy Arnold.
Glasgow Warriors: Huw Jones, Tommy Seymour, Nick Grigg, Stafford McDowall, Robbie Nairn, Adam Hastings, Ali Price; Oli Kebble, Fraser Brown (CAPT), D’arcy Rae, Rob Harley, Scott Cummings, Ryan Wilson, Chris Fusaro, Matt Fagerson.
Replacements: George turner, Aki Seiuli, Anrique Pieretto, Richie Gray, Fotu Lokotui, George Horne, Pete Horne, Ratu Tagive.
Edinburgh v Ospreys
BT Murrayfield, Edinburgh – KO 19:35
Referee: Andrew Brace (IRFU, 66th competition game)
AR1: Ben Blain AR2: Keith Allen (both SRU)
TMO: Andy McMenemy (SRU)
Live on eir Sport 1, Premier Sports 1, DAZN, ESPN+ (USA), pro14.tv.
Deferred 22:00 Monday
Edinburgh: Damien Hoyland, Darcy Graham, Mark Bennett, Chris Dean, Jamie Farndale, Jaco van der Walt, Charlie Shiel; Pierre Schoeman, Stuart McInally (CAPT), Simon Berghan, Ben Toolis, Grant Gilchrist, Magnus Bradbury, Luke Crosbie, Nick Haining.
Replacements: David Cherry, Jamie Bhatti, WP Nel, Andrew Davidson, Hamish Watson, Dan Nutton, Nathan Chamberlain, George Taylor.
Ospreys: Dan Evans, Mat Protheroe, Owen Watkin, Keiran Williams, Luke Morgan, Stephen Myler, Rhys Webb; Nicky Smith, Sam Parry, Tom Botha, Adam Beard, Alun Wyn Jones, Olly Cracknell, Justin Tipuric (CAPT), Morgan Morris.
Replacements: Dewi Lake, Rhodri Jones, Ma’afu Fia, Bradley Davies, Dan Lydiate, Reuben Morgan-Williams, Josh Thomas, Tiaan Thomas-Wheeler.