New additions and returning Internationals in Knights' squad for Carnegie clash

The Knights welcome rivals Yorkshire Carnegie tomorrow as Doncaster look to get back to winning ways in the Championship Cup.

Carnegie got the better of the Knights last weekend at Hull Ionians winning 33-20.

Tomorrow’s opposition have recruited 11 players since their last Championship victory and have shown an upturn in performances and results.

The Knights have made several changes to the starting line up with International Kurt Morath and Josh Tyrell returning, whereas Henry Seniloli makes the bench.

New signing Oliver Stedman comes straight into the starting 15 as makes his return to Castle Park. While, Mike Mayhew could make his debut as he is named amongst the replacements.

Top try scorers this season Tom James and Curtis Wilson, with 11 tries between them, keep their place, as the Knights look to make it a fourth win in five matches.

New recruit Rory Pitman misses out with bruised ribs sustained in last weekend's match with Carnegie. 

Starting XV: 15. Jarvis 14. Wilson 13. Creed 12. Owen 11. Lewis 10. Morath 9. James 1. Williams 2. Hunter 3. Sproston 4. Challinor 5. Eames 6. Tyrell 7. Hills 8. Stedman

Replacements: 16. Hislop 17. Mayhew 18. Quigley 19. Ryan 20. Jones 21. Seniloli 22. Foley

 

 

New additions and returning Internationals in Knights' squad for Carnegie clash

League Table

TeamPoints
1 London Irish 39
2 Ealing Trailfinders 35
3 Jersey Reds 32
4 Nottingham 30
5 Bedford Blues 30
6 Cornish Pirates 30
7 Coventry 21
8 London Scottish 18
9 Doncaster Knights 17
10 Richmond 16
11 Hartpury College 11
12 Yorkshire Carnegie 7