Team Line-ups

Round 14

Connacht Rugby v Ospreys Rugby (Fri, KO 19:35)

Connacht: Tiernan O’Halloran, Cian Kelleher, Eoin Griffin, Tom Farrell, Matt Healy, Craig Ronaldson, Caolin Blade, Denis Coulson, Tom McCartney, Conor Carey, Andrew Browne, James Cannon, Eoghan Masterson, Naulia Dawai, John Muldoon (Capt).
Replacements: Shane Delahunt, Peter McCabe, Dominic Robertson McCoy, Gavin Thornbury, James Connolly, James Mitchell, Jack Carty, Pita Ahki.

Ospreys: Dan Evans, Hanno Dirksen, Kieron Fonotia, Ashley Beck, Dafydd Howells, Sam Davies, Tom Habberfield, Rhodri Jones, Scott Otten, Dmitri Arhip, Lloyd Ashley, James King, Olly Cracknell, Will Jones, Rob McCusker
Replacements: Sam Parry, Nicky Smith, Ma’afu Fia, Guy Mercer, Sam Cross, Reuben Morgan-Williams, Luke Price, Joe Thomas

Referee: Stuart Berry (SARU, 8th competition game)
AR1:
David Wilkinson (IRFU). AR2: John Carvill (IRFU)


Dragons v Glasgow Warriors (Fri 19:35)

Dragons: Hallam Amos, Adam Warren, Tyler Morgan, Jack Dixon, Jared Rosser, Zane Kirchner, Dan Babos; Sam Hobbs, Liam Belcher, Lloyd Fairbrother, Joe Davies, Rynard Landman, Aaron Wainwright, James Benjamin, Harri Keddie
Replacements: Ellis Shipp, Gerard Ellis, Leon Brown, Henri Williams, Lennon Greggains, Sarel Pretorius, Gavin Henson, Jarryd Sage.

Glasgow Warriors: Ruaridh Jackson, Lee Jones, Nick Grigg, Brandon Thomson, Ratu Tagive, Adam Hastings, George Horne, Alex Allan, James Malcolm, Siua Halanukonuka, Rob Harley, Greg Peterson, Matt Fagerson, Chris Fusaro, Adam Ashe
Replacements: Grant Stewart, Oli Kebble, D’Arcy Rae, Kiran McDonald, Matt Smith, Henry Pyrgos, Paddy Kelly, Niko Matawalu

Referee: Andrew Brace (IRFU, 32nd competition game)
AR1:
Nigel Correll (IRFU). AR2: Dewi Phillips (WRU)
TMO: Wayne Davies (WRU)
BBC2 Wales: 19:30


Edinburgh v Leinster (Friday, 19:35)

Edinburgh: Dougie Fife, Darcy Graham, Mark Bennett, Chris Dean, Duhan van der Merwe, Jaco van der Walt, Nathan Fowles, Jordan Lay, Cameron Fenton, Murray McCallum, Fraser McKenzie, Lewis Carmichael, Luke Crosbie, Jamie Ritchie, Bill Mata
Replacements: Neil Cochrane, Rory Sutherland, Matt Shields, Magnus Bradbury, John Hardie, Sam Hidalgo-Clyne, Junior Rasolea, Glenn Bryce

Leinster: Dave Kearney, Fergus McFadden, Rory O’Loughlin, Noel Reid, Barry Daly, Ross Byrne, Jamison Gibson-Park, Peter Dooley, Richardt Strauss, Michael Bent, Ross Molony, Scott Fardy, Josh Murphy, Will Connors, Max Deegan
Replacements: Bryan Byrne, Ed Byrne, Oisin Heffernan, Mick Kearney, Peadar Timmins, Luke McGrath, Ciaran Frawley, Adam Byrne

Referee: Paul Williams (NZRFU, 1st competition game)
AR1:
Mike Adamson (SRU). AR2: Lloyd Linton (SRU)
TMO: Neil Paterson (SRU)
BBC ALBA: 19:25
TG4: 19:30


Ulster Rugby v Southern Kings (Fri 19.35)

Ulster: Charles Piutau, Craig Gilroy, Luke Marshall, Stuart McCloskey, Rob Lyttle, Jonny McPhillips, John Cooney, Andrew Warwick, John Andrew, Wiehahn Herbst, Alan O’Connor (c), Kieran Treadwell, Marcus Rea, Sean Reidy, Nick Timoney.
Replacements: Rob Herring, Kyle McCall, Rodney Ah You, Matthew Dalton, Chris Henry, Jonny Stewart, Darren Cave, Louis Ludik.

Southern Kings: Masixole Banda, Yaw Penxe, Berton Klaasen, Luzuko Vulindlu, Anthonie Volmink, Martin Du Toit, Rowan Gouws, Schalk Ferreira, Michael Willemse (c), Pieter Scholtz, Stephan Greeff, Bobby de Wee, Andisa Ntsila, Martinus Burger, Ruaan Lerm.
Replacements: Stephan Coetzee, Johan Smith, Dayan van der Westhuizen, Jurie Van Vuuren, Eital Bredenkamp, Godlen Masimla, Benhard Janse van Rensburg, Harlon Klaasen

Referee: Joy Neville (IRFU, 1st competition game)
AR1:
Kieran Barry (IRFU). AR2: Shane Kierans (IRFU)
TMO: Olly Hodges (IRFU)
BBC2 NI: 19:30
SuperSport One: 21:30


Cardiff Blues v Toyota Cheetahs (Sat 19.35 local / 21:35 SA)

Cardiff Blues: Rhun Williams; Aled Summerhill, Garyn Smith, Rey Lee-Lo, Owen Lane; Jarrod Evans, Lloyd Williams; Gethin Jenkins (capt), Matthew Rees, Anton Peikrishvili, George Earle, Seb Davies, Macauley Cook, Ellis Jenkins, Nick Williams
Replacements: Kirby Myhill, Brad Thyer, Dillon Lewis, Josh Turnbull, Olly Robinson, Tomos Williams, Dan Fish, Ryan

Toyota Cheetahs: Clayton Blommetjies, Craig Barry, Francois Venter (capt), Nico Lee, Sibhale Maxwano, Fred Zeilinga, Shaun Venter; Ox Nche, Torsten Van Jaarsveld, Johan Coetzee; Justin Basson, Rynier Bernardo; Paul Schoeman, Oupa Mohoje, Uzair Cassiem.
Replacements: Jacques Du Toit, Charles Marais, Tom Botha, Carl Wegner, Henco Venter, Zee Mkhabela, Niel Marais, Malcolm Jae.

Referee: Ian Davies (WRU, 70th competition game)
AR1:
Rhys Thomas (WRU). AR2: Rob Price (WRU)
TMO: Jon Mason (WRU)
S4C: 19:15
SuperSport One: 21:30


Munster Rugby v Zebre (Sat 19.35)

Munster: Simon Zebo; Darren Sweetnam, Sammy Arnold, Dan Goggin, Alex Wootton; JJ Hanrahan, Duncan Williams; James Cronin, Niall Scannell, Brian Scott; Jean Kleyn, Billy Holland (C); Jack O’Donoghue, Conor Oliver, Robin Copeland.
Replacements: Kevin O’Byrne, Jeremy Loughman, John Ryan, Gerbrandt Grobler, Dave O’Callaghan, John Poland, Ian Keatley, Rory Scannell.

Zebre: Ciaran Gaffney; Gabriele Di Giulio*, Giulio Bisegni, Faialaga Afamasaga, Giovanbattista Venditti*; Serafin Bordoli, Guglielmo Palazzani; Cruze Ah-Nau, Tommaso D’Apice*, Eduardo Bello; David Sisi, George Biagi (capt); Renato Giammarioli*, Johan Meyer, Jimmy Tuivati.
Replacements: Luhandre Luus*, Andrea De Marchi, Roberto Tenga, Leonard Krumow, Derick Minnie, Riccardo Raffaele*, Maicol Azzolini*, Rory Parata.

Referee: Ben Whitehouse (WRU, 41st competition game)
AR1:
Craig Evans (WRU). AR2: Jonny Erskine (IRFU)
TMO: Sean Brickell (WRU)
TG4: 19:15


Benetton Rugby v Scarlets (Sun 14:05 local / 13:05 UK)

Benetton Rugby: Luca Sperandio, Andrea Bronzini, Tommaso Iannone, Luca Morisi, Monty Ioane, Marty Banks, Tito Tebaldi; Alberto De Marchi, Tomas Baravalle, Matteo Zanusso; Marco Lazzaroni, Irne Herbst; Alberto Sgarbi (capt), Marco Barbini, Whetu Douglas.
Replacements: Hame Faiva, Cherif Traore,  Marco Riccioni,  Marco Fuser, Francesco Minto, Giorgio Bronzini, Marco Zanon, Simone Rossi

Scarlets: Johnny Mcnicholl, Tom Prydie, Paul Asquith, Steff Hughes (capt), Ioan Nicholas, Dan Jones, Jonathan Evans; Dylan Evans, Ryan Elias, Werner Kruger, Lewis Rawlins, David Bulbring; Tadhg Beirne, James Davies, Will Boyde.
Replacements: Taylor Davies, Rhys Fawcett, Simon Gardiner, Steve Cummins, Josh Macleod, Declan Smith, Corey Baldwin, Tom Williams

Referee: David Wilkinson (IRFU, 57th competition game)
AR1:
Mark Patton (IRFU). AR2: Gianluca Gnecchi (FIR)
TMO: Leo Colgan (IRFU)
Eurosport Italia: 14:00
Sky Sports Arena: 12:45 UK (Ch 408)