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Harlequins shuffle the pack for European final

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Harlequins has announced the squad to play Montpellier in the Final of the European Rugby Challenge Cup on Friday at the Grand Stade de Lyon, kick-off 21:00 CET (20:00 GMT+1), live on BT Sport and Sky Sports.

There are eight changes to the starting team that played Exeter Chiefs last week. George Lowe and Tim Visser have recovered from knocks and return to the backline.

In a changed front five Joe Marler, Joe Gray, Adam Jones, James Horwill and Sam Twomey start, with Luke Wallace returning to the openside flank.

Among the replacements, Dave Ward, Mark Lambert, Karl Dickson and Ross Chisholm are named.

Following the tragic news of loosehead prop Seb Adeniran-Olule this week, there will be a minute’s silence before tomorrow evening’s match. The Harlequins squad will also wear black arm bands in his memory.

Harlequins team
15. Mike Brown
14. Marland Yarde
13. George Lowe
12. Jamie Roberts
11. Tim Visser
10. Nick Evans
9. Danny Care (C)

1. Joe Marler
2. Joe Gray
3. Adam Jones
4. James Horwill
5. Sam Twomey
6. Chris Robshaw
7. Luke Wallace
8. Nick Easter

16.Dave Ward
17. Mark Lambert
18. Kyle Sinckler
19. Mat Luamanu
20. Jack Clifford
21. Karl Dickson
22. Ben Botica
23. Ross Chisholm

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