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Shanklin Starts Against Ospreys

12th September 2006

Director of Coaching David Young has recalled Tom Shanklin to the Cardiff Blues starting line-up for the game against Ospreys at Liberty Stadium tomorrow night (kick off 7.35pm).

The inclusion of Shanklin at Outside Centre is the only change from the starting fifteen that defeated Munster in the opening round of the new Magners League campaign.

Shanklin comes in for Jamie Robinson who is suffering with minor adductor problem.

Amongst the replacements Gary Powell comes in for John Yapp, Duane Goodfield in for Gareth Williams and Tom Riley also takes his place on the bench.

Cardiff Blues Team: Rhys Williams, Chris Czekaj, Tom Shanklin, Marc Stcherbina, Mosese Luveitasau, Nick Robinson, Mike Phillips, Gethin Jenkins, T Rhys Thomas, Tufaao Filise, Deiniol Jones, Rob Sidoli, Scott Morgan, Martyn Williams, Xavier Rush (c)

Replacements: Gary Powell, Duane Goodfield, Bradley Davies, Robin Sowden-Taylor, Wayne Evans, Nick Macleod, Tom Riley