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Challenge Cup teams: Saturday

07th December 2012 08:00

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Big match: Irish v Gloucester

Saturday's big fixture in the Amlin Challenge Cup comes from Madejski Stadium where London Irish meet Gloucester at the Pool 1 summit.

We give you the team line-ups...

Bucharest Wolves v Agen

Bucharest Wolves: 15 Catalin Fercu, 14 Ionut Botezatu, 13 Florin Ionita, 12 Cristian Dinis, 11 Marian Apostol, 10 Mike Wiringi, 9 Grigoras Diaconescu, 8 Daniel Carpo, 7 Bogdan Petreanu, 6 Alexandru Mitu, 5 Valentin Popirlan, 4 Cristian Munteanu, 3 Horace Pungea , 2 Eugen Capatana, 1 Tura Turashvili.
Replacements: 16 Andrei Radoi, 17 Flavius Dobre, 18 Vlad Badalicescu, 19 Marian Drenceanu, 20 Adrian Ion, 21 Florin Surugiu, 22 Ionel Cazan, 23 Florin Vlaicu.

Agen: 15 Louis Bataille, 14 Romain Edmond-Samuel, 13 Benjamin Petre, 12 Miguel Avramovic, 11 Belisario Agulla, 10 Mathieu Lamoulie, 9 Alexi Bales, 8 Opéti Fonua, 7 Pierre Julien, 6 Antoine Erbani, 5 Damien Lagrange, 4 Lisiate Fa'aoso, 3 Gert Muller, 2 Julien Janaudy, 1 Semisi Telefoni.
Replacements: 16 Marc Barthomeuf, 17 Yannick Pitton, 18 Julien Moretto, 19 William Demotte, 20 John Schwalger, 21 Jean-Francois Coux, 22 Leka Tagotago, 23 Silvere Tian.

Date: Saturday, December 8
Kick-off: 13:00 GMT
Venue: Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest
Referee: Giuseppe Vivarini (Italy)
Assistant referees: Alan Falzone (Italy), Claudio Passacantando (Italy)


Mogliano Rugby vs Dragons

Mogliano: 15 Ezio Galon, 14 Giovanni Benvenuti, 13 Enrico Ceccato, 12 Cristian Cerioni, 11 Marco Gazzola, 10 Edoardo Padovani, 9 Enrico Endrizzi, 8 Edoardo Candiago. 7 Meyer Swanepoel, 6 Marco Barbini, 5 Enrico Pavanello, 4 Jacopo Bocchi, 3 Massimiliano Ravalle, 2 Agustin Costa Repetto, 1 Andrea Ceccato.
Replacements: 16 Ivan Gianesini, 17 Laert Naka, 18 Gianluca Ceneda, 19 Federico Maso, 20 Nicola Corbanese, 21 Tommaso Boni, 22 Filippo Guarducci, 23 Alberto Lucchese.

Dragons: 15 Tom Prydie, 14 Will Harries, 13 Jack Dixon, 12 Andy Tuilagi, 11 Mike Poole, 10 Lewis Robling, 9 Jonathan Evans, 8 Ieuan Jones. 7 Lewis Evans (c), 6 Jevon Groves, 5 Andrew Coombs, 4 Ian Nimmo, 3 Tim Ryan, 2 Sam Parry, 1 Nathan Williams.
Replacements: 16 Hugh Gustafson, 17 Owen Evans, 18 Nathan Buck, 19 Rob Sidoli, 20 Tom Brown, 21 Wayne Evans, 22 Dan Evans, 23 Pat Leach.

Date: Saturday, December 8
Kick-off: 13:00 GMT
Venue: Stadio Maurizio Quaggia
Referee: Ian Tempest (England)
Assistant referees: David Rose (England), Andrew Watson (England)
Timekeeper: Giovanni Morandin (Italy)


I Cavalieri Prato v Stade Francais

I Cavalieri Prato: 15 Michele Sepe, 14 Alessandro Lunardi, 13 Denis Majstorovic, 12 Ross Mccann, 11 Billy Ngwaini, 10 Filippo Vezzosi, 9 Marco Frati, 8 Alberto Saccardo, 7 Luca Petillo, 6 Edoardo Ruffolo, 5 Rome Nifo Tautua, 4 Giuseppe Boggiani, 3 Cosma Garfagnoli, 2 Lorenzo Giovanchelli, 1 Nicolas De Gregori..
Replacements: 16 Alessandro Borsi, 17 Renzo Balboni, 18 Agustin Cavalieri, 19 Alfonso Damiani, 20 Pino Patelli, 21 Niccolò Tempestini, 22 Fabio Nannini , 23 Andrea Pozzi.

Stade Francais: 15 Paul Warwick, 14 Paul Sackey, 13 Lisandro Gomez Lopez, 12 Jérémy Sinzelle, 11 Francis Fainifo, 10 Nicolas Bezy, 9 Jerome Fillol, 8 Pierre Rabadan, 7 Arthur Chollon, 6 Lei Tomiki, 5 Nicolas Garrault, 4 Anton van Zyl, 3 Rabah Slimani, 2 Remi Bonfils, 1 Zurabi Zhvania.
Replacements: 16 Michael Van Vuuren, 17 Jérémy Becasseau, 18 Stan Wright, 19 Juan Cruz Guillemain, 20 David Lyons, 21 Lucas Rubio, 22 Julien Arias, 23 Jérome Porical.

Date: Saturday, December 8
Kick-off: 13:00 GMT
Venue: Stadio Enrico Chersoni
Referee: Ian Davies (Wales)
Assistant referees: Jason Langdon (Wales), Julian Smith (Wales)
Timekeeper: Giuseppe Pera (Italy)


Bath v Cammi Rugby Calvisano

Bath: 15 Jack Cuthbert, 14 Kyle Eastmond, 13 Horacio Agulla, 12 Sam Vesty, 11 Olly Woodburn, 10 Tom Heathcote, 9 Mark McMillan, 8 Nick Koster, 7 Guy Mercer (c), 6 Josh Ovens, 5 Ryan Caldwell, 4 Dominic Day, 3 David Wilson, 2 Brett Sharman, 1 Charlie Beech.
Replacements: 16 Tom Dunn, 17 Anthony Perenise, 18 Kane Palma-Newport, 19 Will Spencer, 20 Will Skuse, 21 Chris Cook, 22 Ollie Devoto, 23 Ben Williams.

Calvisano: 15 Shaun Berne, 14 Pablo Canavosio, 13 Andy Vilk, 12 Tommy Castello, 11 Ben De Jager, 10 Paul Griffen, 9 Gullo Palazzani, 8 Samu Vunisa, 7 Stefano Scanferla, 6 Giacomo Brancoli, 5 Paino Hehea, 4 Jaco Erasmus, 3 Salvatore Costanzo, 2 Luigi Ferraro, 1 Andrea Lovotti.
Replacements: 16 Andrea Gavazzi, 17 Luca Scarsini, 18 Elia Violi, 19 Luca Beccaris, 20 Gabriele Cicchinelli, 21 Simon Picone, 22 Michele Visentin, 23 Alberto Bergamo.

Date: Saturday, December 8
Kick-off: 14:15 GMT
Venue: Recreation Ground
Referee: Cédric Marchat (France)
Assistant referees: Arnauld Blondel (France), Eric Soulan (France)
Timekeeper: Laurie Bryant (England)


Bizkaia Gernika RT v Femi-CZ VEA Rovigo

Bizkaia Gernika RT: 15 Fred Montagut, 14 Santi Salas, 13 Ale Torres Suar, 12 Wins Wilson, 11 Toto Mazzochi, 10 Deccie Cusack, 9 Ando Oreja, 8 Afa Amosa, 7 David Hernandez, 6 Jon Magunazelaia, 5 Goyo Zabaloy, 4 Oscar Astarloa, 3 Fer Iraizoz, 2 Unai Lasa, 1 Mike Dias.
Replacements: 16 Nico Bilbao, 17 Urru Urrutia, 18 Pingui Monje, 19 Jonbi Bilbao, 20 Lopa Lopategi, 21 Lato Latorre, 22 Parrish Garcia Parrado, 23 Iñi Olaeta.

Rovigo: 15 Rhys Lenarduzzi, 14 Roberto Pedrazzi, 13 Joe van Niekerk, 12 Elvis Sevealii, 11 Alberto Zorzi, 10 Davide Duca, 9 Mickey Wilson, 8 Andrea De Marchi, 7 Jack Jones, 6 Aaron Persico, 5 Jean-François Montauriol, 4 Daniele Tumiati, 3 Alessio Ceglie, 2 Nicola Gatto, 1 Nicola Quaglio.
Replacements: 16 Younes Anouer, 17 Giuseppe Datola, 18 Otis Lombardi, 19 Matteo Maran, 20 Francesco Menon, 21 Michele Zanirato, 22 Stefan Basson, 23 Stefan Ciochina.

Date: Saturday, December 8
Kick-off: 15:00 GMT
Venue: Urbieta Rugby Sport Centre, Guernica
Referee: David Wilkinson
(Ireland)
Assistant referees: Eanna O'Dowd (Ireland), Nigel Correll (Ireland)


London Irish vs Gloucester

David Paice and Jonathan Joseph return to the London Irish side from the England camp.

Sailosi Tagicakibau moves from outside centre to inside centre with Joseph taking the 13 shirt. Matt Garvey moves to the second row with Gibson coming into the back row and Halani Aulika starts at tighthead prop.

For Gloucester, Martyn Thomas returns to his usual full-back berth after a run out on the wing at Saracens last weekend, Shane Monahan takes over at left wing and Dan Robson replaces Jimmy Cowan at scrum-half.

There is a new look, but experienced front row, in Nick Wood, Huia Edmonds and Shaun Knight while Tom Savage partners Jim Hamilton in the second row.

Sione Kalamafoni moves back to the flank after appearing at number eight last weekend, with Matt Cox and Gareth Evans completing the back row.

London Irish: 15 Tom Homer, 14 Topsy Ojo, 13 Jonathan Joseph, 12 Sailosi Tagicakibau, 11 Anthony Watson, 10 Ian Humphreys, 9 Darren Allinson, 8 Ofisa Treviranus 7 Jamie Gibson, 6 Declan Danaher (c), 5 Matt Garvey, 4 Bryn Evans, 3 Halani Aulika, 2 David Paice, 1 Max Lahiff.
Replacements: 16 Scott Lawson, 17Jerry Yanuyanutawa, 18Leo Halavatau, 19 Kieran Low, 20 Chris Hala'ufia, 21 Guy Armitage, 22 Shane Geraghty, 23 Jack Moates

Gloucester: 15 Martyn Thomas, 14 Charlie Sharples, 13 Tim Molenaar, 12 Freddie Burns, 11 Shane Monahan, 10 Tim Taylor, 9 Dan Robson, 8 Gareth Evans 7 Matt Cox, 6 Sione Kalamafoni, 5 Jim Hamilton (capt), 4 Tom Savage, 3 Shaun Knight, 2 Huia Edmonds, 1 Nick Wood.
Replacements: 16 Darren Dawidiuk, 17 Dan Murphy, 18 Rupert Harden, 19 Will James, 20 Ben Morgan, 21 Dave Lewis, 22 Mike Tindall, 23 Rob Cook

Date: Saturday, December 8
Kick-off: 15:00 GMT
Venue: Madejski Stadium
Referee: Dudley Phillips (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Olly Hodges (Ireland), Barrie O'Connell (Ireland)
Timekeeper: Bob Ockenden (England)


Bayonne vs Wasps

Bayonne: 15 Scott Spedding, 14 Marvin O'Connor, 13 Joe Rokocoko, 12 Sam Gerber, 11 Cedric Heymans, 10 Jacques Louis Potgieter, 9 Cedric Garcia, 8 Dwayne Haare, 7 Julien Puricelli, 6 Mark Chisholm, 5 Dewald Senekal, 4 Abdellatif Boutaty, 3 Nemiah Tialata, 2 Gregory Arganese, 1 Aretz Iguiniz.
Replacements: 16 David Roumieu, 17 Pierre Philippe Lafond, 18 Renaud Boyoud, 19 Jean-Jo Marmouyet, 20 Guillaume Bernad, 21 Guillaume Rouet, 22 Manu Ahotaeiloa, 23 Lionel Mazars.

Wasps: 15 Hugo Southwell (c), 14 Christian Wade, 13 Andrea Masi, 12 Chris Bell, 11 Tom Varndell, 10 Nick Robinson, 9 Charlie Davies, 8 Ashley Johnson, 7 James Haskell, 6 Sam Jones, 5 Marco Wentzel, 4 James Cannon, 3 Phil Swainston, 2 Tom Lindsay, 1 Zak Taulafo.
Replacements: 16 T Rhys Thomas, 17 Simon McIntyre, 18 Will Taylor, 19 Joe Launchbury, 20 Jonathan Poff, 21 Joe Simpson, 22 Tommy Bell, 23 Elliot Daly.

Date: Saturday, December 8
Kick-off: 20:00 GMT
Venue: Stade Jean Dauger
Referee: Manus Mitrea (Italy)
Assistant referees: Stefano Pennè (Italy), Stefano Marrama (Italy)
Television match official: Mauro Dordolo (Italy)
Timekeeper: Jean-Marie Piraveau (France)

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