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Gloucester Rugby announce line-ups for preseason friendly at Leinster

Gloucester Rugby announce line-ups for preseason friendly at Leinster

Gloucester Rugby will give game time to a number of their first team squad in Leinster on Friday evening as they name a starting line-up for each half in the preseason outing in Dublin.

A number of new faces will be getting their first run out in a Gloucester shirt. The first half will see Owen Williams, Fraser Balmain, Ed Slater and Jake Polledri all feature, while Gareth Denman will start the second.

Willi Heinz will skipper the side in the first half, while Tom Savage will don the arm band after the break.

The Gloucester Rugby Academy is well represented with England U20 hooker Henry Walker starting at hooker in the first half, and Tom Hudson, Joe Mullis, Charlie Beckett and Will Safe all set to feature in the second.

The game will kick off at 7:30pm at St Mary’s RFC and there will be live Twitter updates from @gloucesterrugby

Gloucester Rugby (first half)

15. David Halaifonua; 14. Charlie Sharples, 13. Henry Trinder, 12. Billy Twelvetrees, 11. Ollie Thorley; 10. Owen Williams, 9. Willi Heinz (capt); 1. John Afoa, 2. Henry Walker, 3. Fraser Balmain; 4. Ed Slater, 5. Jeremy Thrush; 6. Jake Polledri, 7. Lewis Ludlow, 8. Freddie Clarke

Gloucester Rugby (second half)

15. Tom Hudson; 14. Andrew Symons, 13. Matt Scott, 12. Mark Atkinson, 11. Henry Purdy; 10. Billy Burns, 9. Callum Braley/ Ben Vellacott; 1. Cameron Orr/ Josh Hohneck, 2. Joe Mullis, 3. Gareth Denman; 4. Tom Savage (capt), 5. Andy Cramond/ Tom Denton; 6. Charlie Beckett, 7. Will Safe, 8. Freddie Clarke

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