Late changes for Bordeaux clash


Dragons have been forced into two late changes for this evening’s Heineken Champions Cup with Bordeaux-Begles (kick-off 8pm UK time).

Fly half Sam Davies is ruled out of the Round 2 fixture through injury. Lewis Evans will now captain the team.

Josh Lewis moves to fly half for the game at Stade Chaban-Delmas and Will Talbot-Davies is called into the starting line-up at full back.

There is also a change on the bench with Evan Lloyd – who could make his senior debut for the region - replacing Owen Jenkins among the replacements.

Dragons (v Bordeaux-Begles): Will Talbot-Davies, Jared Rosser, Nick Tompkins, Jack Dixon, Rio Dyer, Josh Lewis, Tavis Knoyle; Brok Harris, Elliot Dee, Lloyd Fairbrother, Joe Davies, Joe Maksymiw, Huw Taylor, Taine Basham, Lewis Evans (c)

Replacements: Richard Hibbard, Conor Maguire, Aaron Jarvis, Ben Carter, James Benjamin, Rhodri Williams, Aneurin Owen, Evan Lloyd

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