Knights named for Blues battle.
30th April 2021
The Doncaster Knights side for Sunday’s round eight clash with Bedford Blues has been named.
The Knights will look to keep themselves in play-off contention against a Bedford side fresh from a weekend off and having beaten Richmond 38-10 last time out.
For the clash the Knights coaches make just two changes to the starting XV that defeated 40-12 at the RAG last time out. Jerry Sexton accompanies skipper Matt Challinor in second row with Matt Smith missing the clash through injury.
Charlie Foley returns to the XV in place of James Newey is named among the replacements.
There could be opportunity for back-row Jack Rouse to make his competitive debut as the Ealing Trailfinders loanee is included on the bench.
Kick off on Sunday is at 13:00 & you can purchase the live stream below
Head to #DKTV to watch a full preview for Sunday’s game with Head Coach Steve Boden, back-row Guido Volpi & centre Connor Edwards looking ahead to the action.
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For those unable to watch Sunday’s live stream a match report will be posted on drfc.co.uk as close to full time as possible.
Knights XV | 15 Billy McBryde, 14 Kyle Evans, 13 Charlie Foley, 12 Connor Edwards, 11) Howard Packman, 10 Sam Olver, 9 James Mitchell, 1 Conrad Cade, 2 Will Holling, 3) Gaz Denman, 4 Matt Challinor, (C), 5 Jerry Sexton, 6 Conor Joyce, 7 Sam Graham, 8 Guido Volpi.
Replacements | 16 George Roberts, 17 Josh Pieterse, 18 Joe Jones, 19 Will Britton, 20 Jack Rouse, 21 Gus Warr, 22 James Newey, 23 Jack Davies