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Wentzel returns to lead Carnegie

Wentzel returns to lead Carnegie

Leeds Carnegie skipper Marco Wentzel returns to the starting line up this week to face his former club, Leicester Tigers, as the Yorkshire side look to build on their recent momentum.

Leeds return to action in the Aviva Premiership after a four week break having secured five points from their last two games. With Steve Thompson and Hendre Fourie on international duty this weekend, Phil Nilsen comes in at hooker whilst Rhys Oakley starts at openside flanker.

New signing Adrian Jarvis misses out on the chance of making his debut after Lachlan MacKay was included amongst the replacements.

The team in full is:
15. Leigh Hinton
14. Lee Blackett
13. Henry Fa’afili
12. Scott Barrow
11. Michael Stephenson
10. Ceiron Thomas
9. Warren Fury
1. Gareth Hardy
2. Phil Nilsen
3. Phil Swainston
4. Tom Denton
5. Marco Wentzel
6. Kearnan Myall
7. Rhys Oakley
8. Alfie To’oala

16. Scott Freer
17. Mike MacDonald
18. Gareth Denman
19. James Craig
20. Daniel Browne
21. Scott Mathie
22. Luther Burrell
23. Lachlan MacKay


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