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Blues announce team to take on Leinster

10th May 2007

The final game of the season sees the Cardiff Blues take on table topping Leinster, in a match that will have a large say in where the Magners League title is heading this season.

The Blues know they must win to have any chance of claiming title, though they would also have to rely on bottom placed Border Reivers defeating second placed Ospreys on Saturday.

A win for Leinster would keep them at the top, but they would also then have to rely on the Borders beating Ospreys. A bonus point win for Leisnter would see them crowned champions.

In the backs Marc Stcherbina replaces the injured Tom Shanklin, who suffered a minor back injury against the Scarlets. Nicky Robinson comes in at outside half.

In the forwards Gareth Williams, Robert Sidoli and Mark Lewis also come in while Robin Sowden-Taylor replaces Martyn Williams who suffered bruising to his foot after Saturday’s match.

Team: Ben Blair, Rhys Williams, Jamie Robinson, Marc Stcherbina, Chris Czekaj, Nick Robinson, Mike Phillips, Xavier Rush (C), Robin Sowden Taylor, Mark Lewis, Robert Sidoli, Deiniol Jones, Gary Powell, Gareth Williams, Gethin Jenkins

Replacements: Scott Roberts, T. Rhys Thomas, Scott Morgan, Rhys Shellard, Wayne Evans, Nick Macleod, Tom James

Friday 11 May 7.10pm kick off

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