TEAM NEWS | Howard to lead Cavaliers against Wasps

Ben Howard will lead Worcester Cavaliers for tonight’s Aviva A League clash with Wasps at Sixways (kick-off 7.30pm). 

Howard is joined in the back three by Warriors Under 18 youngster Alex Hearle and Academy winger Afeafe Haisila Lokotui, who scored a brace for Birmingham Moseley in their win over Macclesfield just over a week ago. 

Will Butler and Connor Braid form the centre partnership while Michael Dowsett and Tiff Eden complete the half-back combination. 

In the pack, Na’ama LeleimalefagA, Matti Williams and Mike Daniels start in the front row while Academy locks Justin Clegg and Andrew Kitchener occupy the second row. 

Huw Taylor, Matt Cox and Scotland Under 20 international Tom Dodd start in the back row. 

Warriors Under 18 stars Kai Owen, Ollie Lawrence and Alex Bartley are among the replacements, as is University of Worcester student Jake Thompson. 

Worcester Cavaliers
15 Ben Howard
14 Alex Hearle (Warriors Under 18s)
13 Will Butler
12 Connor Braid
11 Afeafe Haisila Lokotui
10 Tiff Eden
9 Michael Dowsett
1 Na’ama Leleimalefaga
2 Matti Williams
3 Mike Daniels
4 Justin Clegg
5 Andrew Kitchener
6 Huw Taylor
7 Matt Cox
8 Tom Dodd

16 George Newman (Nottingham Trent University)
17 Jake Thompson (University of Worcester)
18 Kai Owen (Warriors Under 18s)
19 Charlie Hewitt
20 Ben Fowles
21 Josh Nott (Nottingham Trent University) 
22 Ollie Lawrence (Warriors Under 18s) 
23 Alex Bartley (Warriors Under 18s)

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