Preview: Roma v Bayonne

22nd Jan 2010, 13:00

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Benjamin Fall: Back in the Bayonne side

Benjamin Fall: Back in the Bayonne side

Bayonne have made seven changes to their pack for the trip to Roma on Saturday, but only minimal changes to the backline.

Bayonne have made seven changes to their pack for the trip to Roma on Saturday, but only minimal changes to the backline.

The only remaining member of the pack that helped beat Racing Metro at home last week is openside Jacques Deen, while the only changes to the backline are the insertion of scrum-half Mickael Lopez-Herrero and the return of international winger Benjamin Fall.

Roma: 15 Paolo Buso, 14 Hayden Reid, 13 Juan Gauthier, 12 Nanni Raineri, 11 Edoardo Rotella, 10 Max Freschi, 9 Carlo Vannini, 8 Alberto Saccardo, 7 Michael Aldrige, 6 Alessandro Boscolo, 5 Andrea Pegoretti, 4 Emiliano German, 3 Tino Paoletti, 2 Marcelo Martino, 1 Adrien Vigne Donati.
16 Tommaso D'Apice, 17 Fabrizio Patrizi, 18 Nicolas De Gregori, 19 Filippo Giusti, 20 Gabriele Cicchinelli, 21 Lance Persico, 22 Andrew Skeen.

Bayonne: 15 Pepito Elhorga, 14 Jean Baptiste Peyras, 13 Sam Gerber, 12 Craig Gower, 11 Benjamin Fall, 10 Manny Edmonds, 9 Mickael Lopez-Herrero, 8 Julien Puricelli, 7 Jacques Deen, 6 Jean-Jo Marmouyet, 5 Mikaera Tewhata, 4 Ross Filipo, 3 Renaud Boyoud, 2 David Roumieu, 1 Salvatore Perugini.
Replacements: 16 Arnaud Heguy, 17 Aretz Iguiniz, 18 Denis Avril, 19 Guillaume Bernad, 20 Nicolas Laffite, 21 Cedric Garcia, 22 Vincent Inigo, 23 Thibault Lacroix.

Date: Saturday, January 22
Venue: Stadio Tre Fontane
Kick-off: 14.30 (13.30 GMT
Referee: Gwyn Morris (Wales)
Assistant referees: Colin Kirkhouse (Wales) Mike Bethal (Wales)
Assessor: Tom Aplin (Ireland)