Skipper forced out of Leeds must-win

Worcester Warriors are forced into a late change ahead of the crunch Guinness Premiership clash with Leeds Carnegie after skipper Pat Sanderson failed a fitness test.

Sanderson is replaced in the back row by Chris Cracknell with James Collins called up to the replacements bench.

Ryan Powell is also forced out of the game through injury and his place on the bench is taken by Louis Silver.

Chris Latham is handed the captaincy for a game that Warriors must win to ensure their top-flight survival.

Warriors vs Leeds Carnegie

15 Chris Latham (c)
14 Chris Pennell
13 Alex Grove
12 Sam Tuitupou
11 Marcel Garvey
10 Willie Walker
9 Jonny Arr

1 Adam Black
2 Aleki Lutui
3 Tevita Taumoepeau
4 Greg Rawlinson
5 Graham Kitchener
6 Kai Horstmann
7 Chris Cracknell
8 Netani Talei

Replacements
16 Callum Black
17 Chris Fortey
18 Olivier Sourgens
19 Craig Gillies
20 James Collins
21 Louis Silver
22 Matthew Jones
23 Dale Rasmussen