There has been a change to the Connacht Eagles’ team to play Bedford Blues in round 4 of the British & Irish Cup today (KO 14:00) at Goldington Road.

Tighthead Prop Peter Reilly has been forced to withdraw with the flu and is replaced by first-year Academy prop Saba Meunagria.  Galway-born Jacob Walshe was flown over to England this morning to take his place on the replacements bench.

Bedford Blues v Connacht Eagles: Kick-off is at Goldington Road is at 2pm

Connacht Eagles’ lineup v Bedford Blues

15           Shane Layden
14           David Panter
13           Conor Finn
12           Brian Murphy
11           Steve Macauley
10           Jack Carty (captain)
9             Marcus Walsh

1              Finlay Bealham
2              Dave Heffernan
3              Saba Meunargia
4              Dave Nolan
5              Danny Qualter
6              Sean O’Brien
7              Aaron Conneely
8              Eoghan Masterson

Replacements (from):

16           James Rael
17           Jacob Walshe
18           Ultane Dillane
19           Conor Kindregan
20           Caolin Blade
21           Tadhg Leader
22           Rory Parata


Finlay Bealham: Striving for more