Scarlets & La Rochelle Name Teams Ahead Of Champions Cup Quarter Final Clash

Knockout rugby.

Scarlets have made six changes for their Champions Cup quarter-final match against La Rochelle tomorrow, welcoming back five Welsh internationals and Scotland captain John Barclay.

Tomorrow’s game will be the first time the Welsh region has played a Champions Cup knockout fixture since 2007, while La Rochelle in the competition and the quarter final stages for the very first time.

The game will also see Scarlets and La Rochelle meet in a fixture for the first time.

Scarlets
15. Leigh Halfpenny; 14. Paul Asquith, 13. Scott Williams, 12. Hadleigh Parkes, 11. Steff Evans; 10. Rhys Patchell, 9. Gareth Davies; 1. Rob Evans, 2. Ken Owens, 3. Samson Lee, 4. Tadhg Beirne, 5. David Bulbring, 6. Aaron Shingler, 7. James Davies, 8. John Barclay

Replacements:
16. Ryan Elias, 17. Dylan Evans, 18. Werner Kruger, 19. Lewis Rawlins, 20. Will Boyde, 21. Aled Davies, 22. Dan Jones, 23. Joshua Macleod

La Rochelle
15. Charles Bouldoire; 14. Vincent Rattez, 13. Arthur Retiere, 12. Pierre Aguillon, 11. Steve Barry; 10. Jérémy Sinzelle, 9. Alexi Bales; 1. Dany Priso, 2. Pierre Bourgarit, 3. Uini Atonio, 4. Romain Sazy, 5. Mathieu Tanguy, 6. Botia Veivuke, 7. Zeno Kieft, 8. Afa Amosa

Replacements:
16. Hikairo Forbes, 17. Kamaliele Tufele, 18. Mohamed Boughanmi, 19. Gregory Lamboley, 20. Kevin Gourdon, 21. Tawera Kerr Barlow, 22. Benjamin Noble, 23. Pierre Boudehent.