European Rugby Challenge Cup
Venue: Sixways Date: Saturday, 15 December Kickoff: 15:00 GMT
Coverage: BBC local radio and the BBC Sport website

Worcester Warriors also have made 13 changes with their starting line-up to get Saturday’s fourth European Challenge Cup group game against Pau in Sixways.

Full-back Scott van Breda and number eight Alafoti Faosiliiva would be the only two in the XV who started the 21-6 loss in southwest France past week.

After a month off to recover from surgery following a knee injury lock Michael Fatialofa makes his debut.

Fit-again flanker Marco ma-ma yields for the first time since early October.

Back-row forward Carl Kirwan is place to get his first appearance in just 2 years after a shoulder injury, having been named one of the replacements.

Warriors have picked a negative nearer to full strength to the return game although they are still without Chris Pennell, after winning their first two group games.

The crowd for Saturday’s game will likely soon be significantly supplemented by tickets distributed to 16 schools.

Warriors in the Fight Cup

Warriors: Van Breda; Heem, Venter, Mills (capt), Adams; Weir, Arr; Black, Singleton, Schonert, Bresler, Fatialofa, Hill, Ma Ma, Faosiliva.

Replacements: Miller, Waller, Milasinovich, Phillips, Kirwan, Heaney, Lawrence, Humphreys.

Pau: Colombet; Lestremau, Nueno, Vatubua, Halai; Slade, Blanc; Mackintosh, Rey, Adriaanse, Metz, Ramsay, Ugena, Mowen, Erbani (capt).

Replacements: Calles, Moise, Tierney, Butler, Kuffner, Lebail, Hastoy, Septar.

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