Jersey looking to unseat Rotherham


Jersey seek to unseat high-flying Rotherham
A reshuffled back-line is the main feature of the Jersey squad for the Greene King IPA Championship clash with Rotherham at Clifton Lane on Saturday (k-o 2pm).

Aaron Penberthy starts at full-back, while Grant Pointer switches to the centre to partner Drew Locke, with Mark McCrea switching to right wing.

The pack has a more settled appearance, with just one change from the unit who started against Plymouth last Saturday: Dave Felton comes in at hooker in place of Elvis Taione.

Jersey's bench includes young hooker Luke Stratford, who could make his Championship debut, and former Rotherham scrum-half Jimmy Williams.


A calf injury has forced David Bishop out of the Jersey squad for today's match.

Bishop's place among the Jersey replacements is taken by the experienced Mark Foster, who first played against Titans in a Premiership match at Millmoor in 2004 when wearing the colours of Gloucester. Foster, 30, also played against Rotherham during his stints with Moseley and Exeter Chiefs.

Revised Jersey squad (change in CAPITALS)
15 Aaron Penberthy
14 Mark McCrea
13 Grant Pointer
12 Drew Locke
11 Ed Dawson
10 Niall O'Connor
9 Nicky Griffiths
1 Sean McCarthy
2 Dave Felton
3 David Young
4 Nick Campbell
5 Alex Rae (capt)
6 Ben Maidment
7 Joe Buckle
8 Tom Brown
Replacements (16-22): Tom Fidler, Luke Stratford, Nick Selway, Dave Markham, James Voss, Jimmy Williams and MARK FOSTER.

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