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All change for Blues against Leinster

18th December 2004

Several new faces have been included in the Blues 22 on duty against Leinster today.

With Rhys Williams unavailable because of a hip injury, Matthew Nuthall plays at full-back. Jonny Bryant makes his debut at centre with Dean Dewdney returning on the wing.

In the pack, John Yapp and Gareth Williams return to the front row and James Malpas plays at number 8 with Kort Schubert moving to flanker.

Tristan Davies and James Goode are named among the replacements.

Team: Matthew Nuthall; Dean Dewdney, Tom Shanklin, Jon Bryant, Craig Morgan; Lee Thomas, Ryan Powell; John Yapp, Gareth Williams, Gethin Jenkins, Deiniol Jones, Robert Sidoli, Kort Schubert, James Malpas, Martyn Williams (captain)

Replacements: Ben Evans, Rhys Thomas, James Goode, Robin Sowden-Taylor, Nick Macleod, Tristan Davies, Shaun James