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Cardiff Blues v Llanelli Scarlets teams announced.

3rd May 2007

The Blues’ challenge to remain top of the Magners league continues this Saturday when they face the Llanelli Scarlets, 5.30pm kick off, at Stradey Park in what is sure to be another hotly contested Welsh derby.

Undefeated in their last six Magners League games, and securing a bonus point win against the Newport Gwent Dragons on Tuesday night, the Cardiff Blues know they must win the match on Saturday if they are to keep their league title aspirations alive.

David Young names a team that shows five changes to the one that defeated the Dragons on Tuesday. Tickets for the match are available by calling the Llanelli Scarlets Ticket Office on 01554783900 or 08718718088. The supporters’ club will also be organising buses to the match, for more information please contact Sarah on 07764 494830

Cardiff Blues 15 Ben Blair 14 Rhys Williams 13 Jamie Robinson 12 Tom Shanklin 11 Chris Czekaj 10 Nick Macleod 9 Mike Phillips 8 Xavier Rush (c) 7 Martyn Williams 6 Scott Morgan 5 Deiniol Jones 4 Bradley Davies 3 Gary Powell 2 T R Thomas 1 Gethin Jenkins

Replacements: 16 Scott Roberts 17 Gareth Williams 18 Mark Lewis 19 Robin Sowden Taylor 20 Wayne Evans 21 Mark Stcherbina 22 Nicky Robinson

Llanelli Scarlets 15 Morgan Stoddart 14 Darren Daniel 13 Regan King 12 Gavin Evans 11 Matthew Watkins 10 Stephen Jones 9 Dwayne Peel 8 Alix Popham, 7 Gavin Thomas, 6 Simon Easterby (capt), 5 Scott MacLeod, 4 Vernon Cooper, 3 Deacon Manu, 2 Matthew Rees, 1 Iestyn Thomas

Replacements: 16 John Davies 17 Ken Owens 18 Adam Jones 19 Dafydd Jones 20 Clive Stuart-Smith 21 Ceiron Thomas 22 Barry Davies