Houldey to make debut for Warriors ACE league team

Stourport HS and Sixth Form College will give a debut to lock Nick Houldey in their RFU ACE League match against Brooksby Melton College – their counterparts from Leicester Tigers – at Sixways on Wednesday (kick-off 3.00pm).

Houldey, who plays his club rugby for Silhillians, comes into the starting XV as Stourport seek their second win of the season.

There are two more debutants on the bench in Bailey Chamberlain of Worcester and Harvey Whitehead of Luctonians for Stourport’s final home match in the North Group of the competition.

Stourport HS |15 BillyEmerick (Upton on Severn), 14 George Bennett (Kidderminster Carolians), 13 Will Pugh (Luctonians), 12 Archie Jones (Bridgnorth), 11 Mikey Yalland (unattached), 10 Dan Chambers (Wolverhampton), 9 Jamie Heafield (Kings Norton), 1 Fin Haynes (Claverdon), 2 Hayden Link (Stourbridge), 3 Aaron Hackett (Stourbridge), 4 Nick Houldey (Silhillians), 5 Ellis Locke (Ledbury), 6 Zak Howles (Stourbridge), 7 Harry Burrows (Shrewsbury), 8 Tom O’Neill (Worcester).

Replacements | 16 George Marlow (Silhillians), 17 Ethan Allen (Telford Hornets), 18 Jack Sanger-Davies (Evesham), 19 Zac Oswell (Droitwich), 20 Bailey Chamberlain (Worcester), 21 Harvey Whitehead (Luctonians), 22 Sam Brooks (Shrewsbury), 23 Jay Webster (Droitwich).