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Match Preview v Newcastle Falcons

Posted: 7th November 2019

Championship rugby returns to Goldington Road this weekend as Bedford Blues welcome Newcastle Falcons to town on Saturday afternoon.

The Blues head into the game determined to put things right after a really tough opening to the league campaign. 

The visit of the former Premiership side along with the game being broadcast live on Sky Sports is sure to add plenty of spice to the occasion particularly with it being six years since the two teams last met in the Championship final of 2013.

The Blues make three changes to their starting lineup from last weekend with Ali Crossdale starting at fullback in place of Rich Lane who picked up a knock against the Knights. Jordan Onojaife starts in the second row with Oli Curry coming in at blindside while Dan Temm moves to number eight. 

Starting lineup:
15. Ali Crossdale 
14. Pat Tapley
13. Ed Coulson 
12. Lewis Robling 
11. Ryan Hutler
10. Will Hooley
9. Grayson Hart

1. Sean McCarthy (Capt) 
2. Robbie Smith
3. Henry Paul 
4. Jordan Onojaife
5. Will Carrick Smith 
6. Oli Curry 
7. Joe Atkinson 
8. Dan Temm

16. Jacob Fields 
17. Joe Wrafter 
18. Andrew Boye 
19. Huw Worthington 
20. Josh Buggea 
21. James Lennon 
22. Oskar Hirskyj-Dougla 
23. Dean Adamson