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Newport Name Side For Borders Battle

Newport Name Side For Borders Battle

Newport coaching team Leigh Jones and Richard Hill have announced their squad for their final Celtic League game this season

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Newport will be looking to break a losing streak that stretches ten games – including six defeats from six games in the Celtic League

Borders, have are looking to continue a run of four wins – two in the League and two in the Parker Pen Challenge Cup.

NEWPORT v BORDERS (at Rodney Parade, 2.30pm).

Newport: M Pini (capt); A Cadwallader, H Luscombe, S Williams, A Wagstaff; J Strange, D Burn; D Pattison, P Young, A Garvey, M Veater, J Powell, S Ojomoh, R Jones, G Gravell.

Replacements: C Anthony, J Richards, S Raiwalui/M Voyle, C Hill, N Palmer, S Howarth, L Lane.

Borders: T Vili; N Walker, J Stuart, K Utterson, S Paterson; G Townsend (capt), I Fairley; P Thomson, S Scott, B Douglas, D Weir, R Metcalfe, A Rennick, S Sititi, M Taylor. Replacements: G Morton, C Laidlaw, C Cusiter, A Mower, C Stewart, G Graham, S Gunn.

Out – Newport: J Jones-Hughes (knee), J Pritchard (broken foot bone), B Breeze (knee), I Gough (back).

Borders: S Longstaff (knee), G Armstrong (knee), S Cranston (knee), C

Murray (shoulder), C Moir (thigh).

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