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Strong side heads to Paris for Leeds Carnegie

Strong side heads to Paris for Leeds Carnegie

Leeds Carnegie coaches Andy Key and Neil Back have named their strongest possible side for this Sunday’s trip to Paris to play Stade Francais in the Amlin Challenge Cup, kick off 6.45pm.

Michael Stephenson and Lachlan MacKay have both been ruled out through injury however the coaching team have resisted the temptation to rest players and will travel to the French capital looking to continue their good recent form.

England pair Hendre Fourie and Steve Thompson will both start whilst Luther Burrell returns at centre after a strong performance against Stade in the corresponding fixture at Headingley Carnegie in Round Two of the pool stages.

The squad in full is:

15 LEIGH HINTON
14 LEE BLACKETT
13 LUTHER BURRELL
12 SCOTT BARROW
11 HENRY FAAFILI
10 CEIRON THOMAS
9 SCOTT MATHIE
1 MIKE MACDONALD
2 STEVE THOMPSON
3 JUAN GOMEZ
4 TOM DENTON
5 MARCO WENTZEL (C)
6 KEARNAN MYALL
7 HENDRE FOURIE
8 ALFIE TO’OALA
16 PHIL NILSEN
17 GARETH HARDY
18 PHIL SWAINSTON
19 RHYS OAKLEY
20 DANIEL BROWNE
21 WARREN FURY
22 CHRISTIAN LEWIS-PRATT
23 JAMES TINCKNELL
 

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