Leeds Carnegie include Phil Nilsen for Championship play-off

Leeds Carnegie have included the experienced David Doherty on the wing

Leeds Carnegie have included the experienced David Doherty on the wing

First published in Sport Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Photograph of the Author by , T&A Sports Reporter

Leeds Carnegie have made two changes to their side for tomorrow's Greene King IPA Championship semi-final first leg agaimnst London Welsh at Headingley Carnegie (1pm).

Head coach James Lowes has given Bradford Salem coach Phil Nilsen a start at hooker and leading try-scorer David Doherty a berth on the wing from the side that won recenlty at Rotherham Titans.

Leeds are taking part in the end-of-season play-offs for the third consecutive year but will be hoping to make the final for the first time.

Carnegie are without Jon Clarke (shoulder), Oli Goss (calf) and Ben Harris (ankle) through injury.

Meanwhile, the exiles make six changes from the side which defeated Nottingham in the final round of the regular league season.

Leeds Carnegie: Stevie McColl; Jonah Holmes, Rob Vickerman, Fred Burdon, David Doherty; Glyn Hughes, Craig Hampson; Charlie Beech, Phil Nilsen, Damien Tussac, Richard Beck, Mike Myerscough, David Sisi, Ryan Burrows, Jacob Rowan (captain). Replacements: Joe Graham, Lee Imiolek, Ben Hooper, Calum Green, Chris Walker, James Doherty, Alex Lozowski.


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