By Blues Brother
December 2 2016
The Blues will have to dig deep if they're to get anything anything out of Friday night's trip to Headingley ..
Yorkshire Carnegie are second top and going well while we are never sure what we ar going to get from the Blues.
Last week's defeat the hands of Scvottish was hard to take and its no surprise that there are five changes this week.
In the backs we go for exprience with Jake Sharp, George Prkins and Matt Gallagher returning while Byron Hodge makes his deut with Mike Howard injured. who picked up a shoulder injury during last week's defeat to London Scottish.
Camilo Parilli-Ocampo starts at loosehead prop.
Blues: 15. Matt Gallagher 14. George Perkins 13. Michael LeBourgeois (capt) 11. Dean Adamson 10. Jake Sharp 9. Tom Whiteley 1. Camilo Parilli-Ocampo 2. Jacob Fields 3. Christian Judge 4. Will Carrick-Smith 5. Byron Hodge 6. Ed Taylor 7. Josh Buggea 8. Ben Adams
Reps: 16. Dan George 17. Jack Culverhouse 18. Billy Walker 19. Paul Tupai 20. Jason Hill 21. Jordan Burns 22. Myles Dorrian
Carnegie also make five chnages from the sdie which beat Richmond last week.
Andy Forsyth returns at centren with skipper Alex Davies starting at scrum half..
Ross Graham replaces Mike Mayhew in the front row and Chris Walker starts at openside flanker in place of Andy Saull.
Carnegie: 15. Stevie McColl 14. Jonah Holmes 13. Andy Forsyth 12. Pete Lucock 11. Seb Stegmann 10. Joe Ford 9. Alex Davies (capt) 1. Lewis Boyce 2. Ross Graham 3. Mike Cusack 4. Jack Whetton 5. Dan Sanderson 6. Richard Beck 7. Chris Walker 8. Ollie Stedman
Reps: 16. Mike Mayhew 17. Charlie Beech 18. Rob O’Donnell 19. Andy Saull 20. Ryan Burrows 21. Max Green 22. Max Wright
Quote:Agreed. We are 11 points from Richmond and only 6 points from fourth. Looks like a battle for the playoffs.Jonathan Wilcox
The table doesn't lie