Wasps A to play Worcester Cavaliers

Wasps A to play Worcester Cavaliers

Wasps A to play Worcester Cavaliers

Date: 3 Apr 2017

Wasps have announced their squad to face Worcester Cavaliers in the fourth round of the Aviva A League at Sixways tonight, kick-off 19:30. 

Wasps have named a strong team, as the Aviva A League season gets back underway after a six-month break since Wasps' last fixture against Northampton Wanderers. 

At hooker tonight there is a welcome return from injury for Tom Cruse, he is joined in the front row by Phil Swainston and Senior Academy loosehead Tom West. Will Rowlands and Marcus Garratt make up a powerful second row partnership. 

Elsewhere in the forwards Guy Thompson packs down alongside Jack Willis and Coventry Rugby's Sam Harry in the back row. 

Frank Halai is joined by Senior Academy players Piers O'Conor and Tom Howe in the back three. Inside them Brendan Macken and Guy Armitage form the centre partnership, with Connor Eastgate and Craig Hampson combining at halfback to round off the back line. 

Worcester have named a young exciting team, including captain Ben Howard, second rower Andrew Kitchener and scrum half Michael Dowsett. 

Tickets for this evening's game are FREE for Worcester Season Ticket holders and Under 16s, while it costs just £5 for all others. 

Wasps A team to play Worcester Cavaliers at Sixways on Monday 3 April, kick off 19:30. 
15. Piers O'Conor
14. Tom Howe
13. Brendan Macken
12. Guy Armitage
11. Frank Halai 
10. Connor Eastgate 
9. Craig Hampson
1. Tom West
2. Tom Cruse
3. Phil Swainston
4. Marcus Garratt
5. Will Rowlands
6. Jack Willis 
7. Sam Harry (Coventry RFC) 
8. Guy Thompson 

16. Carlo Festuccia 
17. Harry Morley (Nottingham RFC)  
18. Tom Heard (Nottingham RFC) 
19. Ehize Ehizode
20. James Seabrook
21. Will Porter
22. Owain James
23. Nick De Luca 

Worcester Cavaliers
15 Ben Howard
14 Alex Hearle (Warriors Under 18s)
13 Will Butler
12 Connor Braid
11 Afeafe Haisila Lokotui
10 Tiff Eden
9 Michael Dowsett
1 Na'ama Leleimalefaga
2 Matti Williams
3 Mike Daniels
4 Justin Clegg
5 Andrew Kitchener
6 Huw Taylor
7 Matt Cox
8 Tom Dodd

16 George Newman (Nottingham Trent University)
17 Jake Thompson (University of Worcester)
18 Kai Owen (Warriors Under 18s)
19 Charlie Hewitt
20 Ben Fowles
21 Josh Nott (Nottingham Trent University) 
22 Ollie Lawrence (Warriors Under 18s) 
23 Alex Bartley (Warriors Under 18s)