Jersey seek to unseat high-flying
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
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
/*STOP PRESS, SATURDAY 10AM*/
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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