Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: Lowerwatha (IP Logged)
Date: 11 January, 2019 12:07

HIEFS SIDE TO FACE CASTRES

15 Jack Nowell
14 Santiago Cordero
13 Henry Slade
12 Ollie Devoto
11 Tom OíFlaherty
10 Joe Simmonds
9 Nic White
1 Alec Hepburn
2 Jack Yeandle (capt)
3 Tomas Francis
4 Dave Dennis
5 Jonny Hill
6 Sam Skinner
7 Don Armand
8 Matt Kvesic

16 Luke Cowan-Dickie
17 Ben Moon
18 Harry Williams
19 Mitch Lees
20 Sean Lonsdale
21 Jack Maunder
22 Gareth Steenson
23 Ian Whitten

Re: Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: Lowerwatha (IP Logged)
Date: 11 January, 2019 12:32

15. Palis ;
14. Paris,
13. Combezou,
12. Ebersohn (cap.),
11. Smith ;
10. Urdapilleta (o),
9. Radosavljevic (m) ;
8. Delaporte,
7. Vaipulu,
6 Gerondeau ;
5. Jacquet,
4. Lassalle ;
3. Kotze,
2. Jenneker,
1. Tichit.

RemplaÁants : Firmin, Stroe, M. Clerc, Mafi, Jelonch, Tulou, Vialelle, Kockott.

Re: Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: Poking With Sticks (IP Logged)
Date: 11 January, 2019 12:40

Dennis at 4 and Skinner at 6 eh?

Re: Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: Hill Barton Brave (IP Logged)
Date: 11 January, 2019 15:05

Pack's looking good.
If our half backs click it could be an exciting afternoon.
Let's hope Castres give Jack some catching practice because I'm looking forward to him running it back! It's been a long time since we've seen him at 15 but great to have him back in the side.

Re: Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: Master Chief (IP Logged)
Date: 11 January, 2019 18:48

Thatís the most exciting back line we have fielded all season smiling smiley Good to see Joe at 10 and Devoto at 12. White just needs to give quick ball and make one or two snipes to keep the defence honest.

Re: Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: ExmoorBeast (IP Logged)
Date: 12 January, 2019 08:25

This has to be one of our strongest 23ís all season. If we hit the ground running and play like we know we can, itís ours for the taking.

Obviously a big focus on the line out with Dennis, Hill, Skinner and Armand. This horrible French pack is going to meet one of the biggest and most physical set of forwards in England so there will be some massive collisions and sore bodies tomorrow. I canít wait!

Excited to see J Simmonds linking up with Devoto and Sladey. These three between them have the vision, creativity and line braking ability to panic defences and make the most of a very potent back three. I hope Nowellsy goes well at 15 as this could be a solution to a few problems out there! He has all the attributes to thrive at full back but has never looked too comfortable. Perhaps an extended run there will allow him to flourish.

Our bench as always is not a step down. When these boys come on they will bring real pressure and intensity which could be crucial in a game like this. Itís all or nothing so we need to go flat out for the full 80.

Come on Chiefs!

Re: Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: ExTeddChief (IP Logged)
Date: 12 January, 2019 14:06

Good to have Jack back...fingers crossed that lot can do the business tomorrow.

Re: Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: Toomanychiefs (IP Logged)
Date: 12 January, 2019 15:15

Agree with all that Exmoor Beast.

Re: Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: Master Chief (IP Logged)
Date: 13 January, 2019 07:29

I agree that Jack could be a good option at 15 for the rest of the season. On the wing we have Jack, Cordero, OíFlaherty, Woodburn, Cuthbert and Short to pick from while at full back we only really have Dollman (hopefully Simmonds will nail down 10). Dollman hasnít look as sharp this season and playing Jack at 15 would also allow us to play more of our star wingers.

Re: Teams Up Chiefs v Castre
Posted by: Currychief (IP Logged)
Date: 13 January, 2019 08:59

It would just be great for Jack to get some consistent game time with us. Iíd add Bodilly into the mix for fullback.Looks like he is fit again and has always impressed me when he has had Chiefs game time. Over the international period he might get the chance to stake his claim.

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