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Blues Team To Face Stade Francais Paris

28th October 2004

Director of Coaching David Young has announced a team showing just one change from last week to play Stade Francais Paris at Cardiff Arms Park tomorrow evening (kick off 7.30pm).

In a tactical change, Richard Smith comes in to the team in place of Dean Dewdney behind the scrum. Amongst the replacements, Ben Evans has recovered from an injury to take his place on the bench.

John Yapp will have a run out for Cardiff RFC in the Welsh Premier Division home clash against Pontypool on Saturday (kick off 2.30pm) as he looks to regain his match fitness following a lengthy lay off through injury..

Team: Craig Morgan, Nick Walne, Rhys Williams, Tom Shanklin, Jony Vaughton, Lee Thomas, Richard Smith, Gethin Jenkins, Gareth Williams, Martin Jones, Craig Quinnell, Deiniol Jones, Nathan Thomas, Martyn Williams, Kort Schubert

Replacements: Ben Evans, Andrew Lewis, T Rhys Thomas, Robert Sidoli, Nathan Budgett, Dean Dewdney, Nick Macleod

Referee: Tony Spreadbury.

Stade Francais team: C Dominici; J Arias, S Glas, Mirco Bergamasco, R Paoulain; D Skrela, A Pichot; P Lamoine, M Blin, S Marconnet, D Auradou (captain), M James, P Rabadan, Mauro Bergamasco, Shaun Sowerby

Replacements: B Kayser, R Roncero, O Brouzet, C Moni, R Jechoux, G Quesada, J Fillol