Preview: Leeds v Bucuresti Oaks

18th Dec 2009, 12:59

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Ceiron Thomas: Back in action

Ceiron Thomas: Back in action

Leeds Carnegie have been handed a timely boost ahead of their Amlin Challenge Cup clash with Bucuresti Oaks this Sunday at Headingley.

Leeds Carnegie have been handed a timely boost ahead of their Amlin Challenge Cup clash with Bucuresti Oaks this Sunday at Headingley Carnegie.

Three players are set to make their comeback from injury in the match: fly-half Ceiron Thomas, flanker Hendre Fourie and number eight Alfie To'oala have all been missing this month due to injury but they are set to return against the Romanian outfit at Headingley Carnegie.

There is a new and exciting combination in the centres for Leeds with Henry Paul teaming up with Seru Rabeni whilst captain Marco Wentzel will lead the team in the second row.

More to follow...

Leeds: 15 Leigh Hinton, 14 Richard Welding, 13 Seru Rabeni, 12 Henry Paul, 11 Lee Blackett, 10 Ceiron Thomas, 9 Scott Mathie, 8 Alfie To'oala, 7 Hendre Fourie, 6 Kearnan Myall, 5 Marco Wentzel (c), 4 Erik Lund, 3 Tommy McGee, 2 Phil Nilsen, 1 Mike MacDonald.
Replacements: 16 Vili Ma'asi, 17 Gareth Hardy, 18 Juan Gomez, 19 Rhys Oakley, 20 Calum Clark, 21 Andy Gomarsall, 22 Jason Strange, 23 Luther Burrell.

Bucuresti Oaks: tbc

Date: Sunday, December 20
Venue: Headingley Carnegie
Kick-off: Officials: tbc