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London Welsh Team vs Wasps

London Welsh Team vs Wasps

London Welsh make five changes for Sunday’s Round 19 Aviva Premiership fixture against Wasps at the Kassam Stadium (KO 2:30pm).

Chris Elder, Darren Waters and Josh McNally are all in line to make their first Premiership appearance.
 
In the backs, Chris Elder replaces Alan Awcock on the left wing.
 
In the forwards, Ben West comes in for Dean Schofield in the second row, where he’ll partner club captain Matt Corker, who replaces James Down. In the back row, Pete Browne and Darren Waters come in for Lachlan McCaffrey and Carl Kirwan respectively.
 
Josh McNally, a serving member of the RAF based at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, is named among the replacements.
 
The London Welsh starting XV includes seven members of its Championship winning team of last season, with three more named on the bench.
 
When the sides met at Adams Park earlier in the season, Wasps ran in 11 tries in a 71-7 win. The last time Wasps visited the Kassam Stadium in December 2012 the visitors came out on top 34-15.
 
London Welsh: 15. Seb Jewell, 14. Seb Stegmann, 13. Nic Reynolds, 12. Tom May* (C), 11. Chris Elder, 10. Tristan Roberts, 9. Rob Lewis, 1. Nathan Trevett, 2. Koree Britton, 3. Ben Cooper, 4. Ben West, 5. Matt Corker, 6. Pete Browne, 7. Darren Waters, 8. Opeti Fonua*.
 
Replacements: 16. Matthew Dobson, 17. Eddie Aholelei*, 18. Jack Gilding, 19. Josh McNally, 20. Richard Thorpe*, 21. Paul Rowley, 22. Olly Barkley*, 23. James Lewis.
 
* Denotes full international
 
Unavailable for selection due to injury are: Nathan Vella, Harry Allen, Shane Cahill, Taione Vea, Pablo Henn, Ricky Reeves, Alex Davies, Tim Molenaar and Nick Scott.
 
Tickets: London Welsh vs Wasps
Tickets for London Welsh’s Aviva Premiership fixture with Wasps on Sunday 12th April (kick-off 2:30pm) at the Kassam Stadium are available at:
http://www.london-welsh.co.uk/index.php?mod=tickets
or by calling the London Welsh Ticket Office on 01865 717661.
 

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