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Taunton Titans host depleted Clifton side at Hyde Park

By Western Daily Press  |  Posted: October 12, 2012

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Clifton go to Taunton Titans in National Two South tomorrow with 20 of the squad either injured or unavailable, some being away with Bristol in the British & Irish Cup tie in Cardiff.

Ben Roberts moves to full-back with Jordan Kelly coming in to the centre and Gareth Mason on to the wing.

Matt Britton returns at scrum-half and is joined by Brad Barnes at fly-half. Andy Golledge starts at loosehead prop, Matt Salter links up with Mike Westlake in the second row Joe Lovell comes in at openside flanker.

The Titans are without Will Carrick-Smith who is in the Plymouth Albion squad to face Munster in the B&I Cup at Brickfields. Greg Charlton starts at lock while Jon Gatford returns at hooker after the birth of his daughter on Monday.

Taunton play Wellington in an Under 18 match at Hyde Park tonight (7.30pm).

Taunton Titans (home v Clifton, 3pm): G Kingdom; J Bull, L Plummer, B Turner, K Giblet; T Yapp, M Pope; K James, J Gatford, G Cooper, G Charlton, C Mackenzie, E Lee, D Taylor Menzies, S Prior. Reps: D Morgan, R Beddard, R Ward, P Davies, J Claydon

Clifton: B Roberts; B Foley, J Golledge (capt), J Kelly, G Mason; B Barnes, M Britton; A Golledge, P Fincken, C Bullimore, M Westlake, M Salter, J Lovell, J Stephenson, J Levis. Reps: S Evans, tba, P Schmdt, C Braley, M Williams.

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