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Round 8

Glasgow Warriors v Leinster (Fri, 19.35)

Glasgow Warriors: Ruaridh Jackson, Lelia Masaga, Nick Grigg, Sam Johnson, Niko Matawalu, Peter Horne, George Horne, Jamie Bhatti, George Turner, D’Arcy Rae, Tim Swinson, Scott Cummings, Rob Harley, Callum Gibbins, Matt Fagerson
Replacements: Pat MacArthur, Alex Allan, Adam Nicol, Lewis Wynne, Matt Smith, Hrny Pyrgos, Alex Dunbar, Leonardo Sarto

Leinster: Jordan Larmour, Adam Byrne, Rory O’Loughlin, Conor O’Brien, Dave Kearney, Ross Byrne, Jamison Gibson-Park, Ed Byrne, Sean Cronin, Michael Bent, Ross Molony, Mick Kearney, Scott Fardy, Jordi Murphy, Max Deegan
Replacements: Richardt Strauss, Peter Dooley, Andrew Porter, Josh Murphy, Dan Leavy, Nick McCarthy, Cathal Marsh, Hugo Keenan

Referee: Stuart Berry (SARU, 4th competition game) AR1: Sam Grove-White (SRU). AR2: Lloyd Linton (SRU) TMO: Jim Yuille (SRU)
BBC ALBA: 7.25pm
TG4 Live Stream: Click here for YouTube link


Scarlets v Benetton Rugby (Fri, 19.35)

Scarlets: Johnny Mcnicholl, Tom Prydie, Hadleigh Parkes, Scott Williams (capt), Paul Asquith, Dan Jones, Jonathan Evans; Dylan Evans,  Ryan Elias, Werner Kruger; Lewis Rawlins, David Bulbring; Tadhg Beirne, Will Boyde, John Barclay.
Replacements; Taylor Davies, Rhys Fawcett, Simon Gardiner, Tom Price, Josh Macleod, Declan Smith, Rhys Jones, Steff Hughes

Benetton Rugby: Jayden Hayward, Angelo Esposito, Tommaso Benvenuti, Ignacio Brex, Andrea Bronzini, Ian McKinley, Giorgio Bronzini; Cherif Traore, Tomas Baravalle, Tiziano Pasquali; Alessandro Zanni, Federico Ruzza; Whetu Douglas, Nasi Manu, Robert Barbieri (capt).
Replacements: Federico Zani, Alberto De Marchi, Filippo Filippetto, Marco Lazzaroni, Sebastian Negri, Edoardo Gori, Alberto Sgarbi, Luca Sperandio

Referee: George Clancy (IRFU, 93rd competition game). AR1: Joy Neville (IRFU). AR2: Justin Williams (WRU). TMO: Tim Hayes (WRU).
BBC2 Wales: 7.30pm


Munster Rugby v Dragons (Fri, 19.35)

Munster: Simon Zebo; Darren Sweetnam, Chris Farrell, Rory Scannell, Alex Wootton; JJ Hanrahan, Duncan Williams; Liam O’Connor, Rhys Marshall, Stephen Archer, Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland, Jack O’Donoghue, Chris Cloete, Robin Copeland.
Replacements: Kevin O’Byrne, James Cronin, Brian Scott, Darren O’Shea, Mark Flanagan, James Hart, Ian Keatley, Sam Arnold.

Dragons: Will Talbot-Davies; Ashton Hewitt, Adam Warren, Jack Dixon, Jared Rosser; Angus O’Brien, Charlie Davies; Thomas Davies, Gerard Ellis, Lloyd Fairbrother, Joe Davies, Rynard Landman, Aaron Wainwright, James Benjamin, James Sheekey.
Replacements: Liam Belcher, Luke Garrett, Brok Harris, Scott Andrews, Ben Roach, Sarel Pretorius, Arwel Robson, Pat Howard.

Referee: Mike Adamson (SRU, 14th competition game)
AR1:
 Keith Allan (SRU). AR2: John Carvill (IRFU)
TMO: 
Non-televised game


Cardiff Blues v Zebre (Sat, 19.35)

Cardiff Blues: Matthew Morgan; Aled Summerhill, Garyn Smith, Willis Halaholo, Blaine Scully; Steven Shingler, Lloyd Williams; Gethin Jenkins (capt), Matthew Rees, Taufa’ao Filise; Macauley Cook, Damian Welch; Josh Turnbull, Ollie Robinson, Nick Williams.
Replacements: Kirby Myhill, Corey Domachowski, Kieron Assiratti, George Earle, Sion Bennett, Tomos Williams, Ben Jones, Thomas James.

Zebre: Matteo Minozzi; Giulio Bisegni, Mattia Bellini, Tommaso Castello (capt), Gabriele Di Giulio; Carlo Canna, Marcello Violi; Sam Panico, Oliviero Fabiani, Eduardo Bello; Leonard Krumov, Valerio Beranbo; Derick Minnie, Johan Meyer, Giovanni Licata.
Replacements: Luhandre Luus, Andrea De Marchi, Dario Chistolini, Jacopo Sarto, Renato Giammarioli, Guglielmo Palazzani, Serafin Bordoli, Ciaran Gaffney

Referee: Sean Gallagher (IRFU, 7th competition game)
AR1:
 David Wilkinson (IRFU). AR2: Mike English (WRU)
TMO: Neill Hennessey (WRU).
S4C: 7.20pm


Connacht v Toyota Cheetahs (Sat, 19.35/21.35 SA)

Connacht: Tiernan O’Halloran, Darragh Leader, Tom Farrell, Craig Ronaldson, Niyi Adeolokun, Jack Carty, Caolin Blade, Denis Buckley, Tom McCartney, Finlay Bealham; Quinn Roux, James Cannon; Eoghan Masterson, Eoin McKeon, John Muldoon
Replacements: Dave Heffernan, Denis Coulson, Conor Carey, Gavin Thornbury, Naulia Dawai, Conor McKeon, Steve Crosbie, Matt Healy

Toyota Cheetahs: Fred Zeilinga; Luther Obi, Tertius Kruger, Nico Lee, Makazole Mapimpi; Ernst Stapelberg, Tian Meyer; Ox Nche, Torsten Van Jaarsveld, Johan Coetzee; Carl Wegner, Hugo Reniel; Paul Schoeman, Jasper Wiese, Junior Pokomela
Replacements: Joseph Dweba, Charles Marais, Tom Botha, Dennis Visser, Rynier Bernardo, Zee Mkhabela, Ali Mgijima, Shaun Venter

Referee: Frank Murphy (IRFU, 9th competition game)
AR1:
 John Lacey (IRFU). AR2: Kieran Barry (IRFU)
TMO: 
Leo Colgan (IRFU)
TG4: 
7.15pm
SuperSport One: 9.30pm (SA)


Edinburgh v Ospreys (Sat, 17.30)

Edinburgh: Blair Kinghorn; Dougie Fife, James Johnstone, Phil Burleigh, Tom Brown; Jason Tovey, Nathan Fowles; Michele Rizzo, Neil Cochrane, Simon Berghan; Fraser McKenzie, Grant Gilchrist; Luke Crosbie, Jamie Ritchie, Cornell du Preez
Replacements: Cameron Fenton, Rory Sutherland, Murray McCallum, Magnus Bradbury, Lewis Carmichael, Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, Glenn Bryce, Chris Dean

Ospreys: Dan Evans; Dafydd Howells, James Hook, Ashley Beck, Tom Habberfield; Sam Davies, Brendon Leonard; Paul James (capt), Scott Baldwin, Dmitri Arhip; Lloyd Ashley, Bradley Davies; Olly Cracknell, Guy Mercer, Rob McCusker.
Replacements: Sam Parry, Gareth Thomas, Ma’afu Fia, Rory Thornton, James King, Reuben Morgan-Williams, Luke Price, Kieron Fonotia.

Referee: Andrew Brace (IRFU, 29th competition game)
AR1:
 Eddie Hogan-O’Connell (IRFU). AR2: Bob Nevins (SRU)
TMO: 
Neil Paterson (SRU)
Sky Sports Arena: 5.15pm


Southern Kings v Ulster (Sat, 15.00 SA, 13.00 UK/IRE)

Southern Kings: Yaw Penxe; Michael Makase, Berton Klaasen, Luzuko Vulindlu, Alshaun Bock; Oliver Zono, Rudi van Rooyen; Schalk Ferreira (capt), Stephan Coetzee, Rossouw de Klerk; Stephan Greeff, Bobby de Wee; Andisa Ntsila, Jurie van Vuuren, Ruaan Lerm.
Replacements: Tango Balekile, Mzamo Majola, Martin Dreyer, Lindokuhle Welemu, Dries van Schalkwyk, Rowan Gouws, Kurt Coleman, Jarryd Sage.

Ulster: Charles Piutau; Craig Gilroy, Louis Ludik, Darren Cave, Andrew Trimble; Christian Lealiifano, John Cooney; Andy Warwick, John Andrew, Wiehahn Herbst, Kieran Treadwell, Alan O’Connor, Matty Rea, Chris Henry (capt), Sean Reidy.
Replacements: Adam McBurney, Callum Black, Ross Kane, Robbie Diack, Clive Ross, Jonny Stewart, Peter Nelson, Tommy Bowe.

Referee: Quinton Immelman (SARU, 4th competition game)
AR1:
 Rasta Rasivhenge (SARU). AR2: Ben Crouse (SARU)
TMO: 
Shaun Veldsman (SARU)
BBC 2 Northern Ireland: 12.45pm
SuperSport Two: 2.45pm