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De Carpentier returns to lead Cavaliers
WORCESTER Cavaliers will tonight welcome Richard de Carpentier back to action as captain for the trip to Northampton Wanderers (7.30pm).
De Carpentier returns for the first time since starring for Warriors in the JP Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series in the summer.
Hooker Chris Brooker will again start for Cavaliers in the front row, alongside Rob O'Donnell and new signing Ofa Fainga'anuku.
Summer signing James Stephenson starts on the wing for Cavaliers and George De Cothi comes in at scrum-half, replacing Jonny Arr who played at Gloucester United last week.
Academy youngsters Max Stelling, Ben Howard, Harry Casson, Elliott Davies and Tom Chapman also make the starting 15.
Cavaliers: Howard; Chapman, Hammond, Stelling, Stephenson; Davies, De Cothi; Fainga'anuku, Brooker, O'Donnell, Spink, Casson, Smith, Boyce, De Carpentier. Replacements: Radburn, Cosgrove, Bingham, Taylor, TBC, Vellacott, Young, Smith.
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