It won’t be an easy stop for London irish to find his place in the tournament based on triumphs, but this Sunday from 12 noon. opposite will be the tournament leader, Bristol, which is the team of the moment. The Bears arrive without Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro who was injured last Friday against Gloucester and has two months to recover. But in London Irish will be on the substitute bench Agustín Creevy.
The former Jaguares hooker, who has already extended his contract with the Irish, makes use of regularity. Of the 9 tournament dates, he played in seven games, of which he started five and also had the luxury of scoring two tries. Good numbers for the player trained in San Luis.
LONDON IRISH: 1- Will Goodrick-Clarke, 2- Matt Cornish, 3- Lovejoy Chawatama; 4- Steve Mafi, 5- George Nott; 6- Matt Rogerson (c), 7- Blair Cowan, 8- Albert Tuisue; 9- Ben Meehan, 10- Paddy Jackson; 11- Ollie Hassell, 12- Theo Brophy clews, 13- Curtis Rona, 14- Ben Loader; 15- James Stokes.
Substitutes: 16- Agustín Creevy, 17- Allan Dell, 18- Ollie Hoskins, 19- Rob Simmons, 20- Sean O’Brien, 21- Nick Phipps, 22- Terrence Hepetema, 23- Tom Parton.
BRISTOL BOARD: 1- Yann Thomas, 2- Will Capon, 3- John Afoa; 4- Dave Attwood, 5- Chris Vui; 6- Steven Luatua (c), 7- Dan Thomas, 8- Mitch Eadie; 9- Andy Uren; 10- Callum Sheedy; 11- Siva Naulago, 12- Sam Bedlow, 13- Piers O’Conor, 14- Luke Morahan; 15- Charles Piutau.
Substitutes: 16- George Kloska, 17- Jake Woolmore, 18- Jake Armstrong, 19- Ed Holmes, 20- Jake Heenan, 21- Tom Kessell, 22- Ioan Lloyd, 23- Alapati Leiua.