Ashley Beck returns for Worcester against Brive

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The 2021/22 Challenge Cup campaign has reached Round Two as five matches take place, with the Dragons, Toulon, Gloucester, Worcester Warriors and London Irish hosting their respective games.

Friday

Dragons v Lyon

Prediction: Lyon by 8

The teams:

Dragons: 15 Josh Lewis, 14 Jonah Holmes, 13 Adam Warren, 12 Aneurin Owen, 11 Rio Dyer, 10 Sam Davies, 9 Tavis Knoyle, 8 Taine Basham, 7 Ollie Griffiths, 6 Harrison Keddie (c), 5 Ben Carter, 4 Joe Davies, 3 Mesake Doge, 2 Taylor Davies, 1 Aki Seiuli
Replacements: 16 James Benjamin, 17 Joshua Reynolds, 18 Leon Brown, 19 Joe Maksymiw, 20 Aaron Wainwright, 21 Dan Babos, 22 Jamie Roberts, 23 Jared Rosser

Lyon: 15 Clément Laporte, 14 Ethan Dumortier, 13 Alfred Parisien, 12 Thibaut Regard, 11 Davit Niniashvili, 10 Leo Berdeu, 9 Jonathan Pélissié, 8 Colby Fainga’a, 7 Beka Saginadze, 6 Felix Lambey (c), 5 Temo Mayanavanua, 4 Killian Geraci, 3 Demba Bamba, 2 Yanis Charcosset, 1 Vivien Devisme
Replacements: 16 Mickael Ivaldi, 17 Jérôme Rey, 18 Hamza Kaabèche, 19 Mickael Guillard, 20 Dylan Cretin, 21 Liam Rimet, 22 Charlie Ngatai, 23 Alexandre Tchaptchet

Venue: Rodney Parade
Kick-off: 20:00 GMT
Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys (England)
Assistant Referees: Adam Leal (England), Phil Watters (England)
TMO: David Rose (England)

Toulon v Zebre Parma

Prediction: Toulon by 12

The teams:

Toulon: 15 Gervais Cordin, 14 Jiuta Naqoli Wainiqolo, 13 Thomas Salles, 12 Julien Heriteau, 11 Cheslin Kolbe, 10 Louis Carbonel, 9 Baptiste Serin (c), 8 Cornell du Preez, 7 Raphael Lakafia, 6 Julien Ory, 5 Brian Alainu’uese, 4 Quinn Roux, 3 Emerick Setiano, 2 Anthony Etrillard, 1 Florian Fresia
Replacements: 16 Michelangelo Sosene-Feagai, 17 Jean Baptiste Gros, 18 Kieran Brookes, 19 Lopeti Timani, 20 Jules Coulon, 21 Anthony Belleau, 22 Tane Takulua, 23 Aymeric Luc

Zebre Parma: 15 Jacopo Trulla, 14 Pierre Bruno, 13 Erich Cronjé, 12 Tommaso Boni (c), 11 Asaeli Tuivuaka, 10 Carlo Canna, 9 Alessandro Fusco, 8 Jimmy Tuivaiti, 7 Luca Andreani, 6 Liam Mitchell, 5 Andrea Zambonin, 4 David Sisi, 3 Eduardo Bello, 2 Luca Bigi, 1 Danilo Fischetti
Replacements: 16 Oliviero Fabiani, 17 Paolo Buonfiglio, 18 Ion Neculai, 19 Leonard Krumov, 20 Giovanni Licata, 21 Guglielmo Palazzani, 22 Tim O’Malley, 23 Junior Laloifi

Venue: Stade Félix Mayol
Kick-off: 21:00 local (20:00 GMT)
Referee: Adam Jones (Wales)
Assistant Referees: Aled Evans (Wales), Elgan Williams (Wales)
TMO: Sean Brickell (Wales)

Gloucester v Benetton

Prediction: Gloucester by 10

The teams:

Gloucester: 15 Lloyd Evans, 14 Louis Rees-Zammit, 13 Chris Harris, 12 Billy Twelvetrees, 11 Jonny May, 10 Adam Hastings, 9 Ben Meehan, 8 Ruan Ackermann, 7 Lewis Ludlow (c), 6 Jordy Reid, 5 Matías Alemanno, 4 Freddie Clarke, 3 Kirill Gotovtsev, 2 Jack Singleton, 1 Val Rapava Ruskin
Replacements: 16 Henry Walker, 17 Jamal Ford-Robinson, 18 Fraser Balmain, 19 Andrew Davidson, 20 Jack Clement, 21 Steve Varney, 22 Giorgi Kveseladze, 23 Kyle Moyle

Benetton: 15 Lorenzo Pani, 14 Edoardo Padovani, 13 Tommaso Menoncello, 12 Joaquin Andres Riera, 11 Monty Ioane, 10 Rhyno Smith, 9 Callum Braley, 8 Michele Lamaro (c), 7 Manuel Zuliani, 6 Seb Negri, 5 Federico Ruzza, 4 Ira Herbst, 3 Tiziano Pasquali, 2 Gianmarco Lucchesi, 1 Thomas Augustin Gallo
Replacements: 16 Corniel Els, 17 Cherif Traore, 18 Ivan Nemer, 19 Niccolò Cannone, 20 Braam Steyn, 21 Alessandro Garbisi, 22 Dewaldt Duvenage, 23 Luca Morisi

Venue: Kingsholm
Kick-off: 20:00 GMT
Referee: Ludovic Cayre (France)
Assistant Referees: Sebastien Minery (France), Vincent Blasco Baqué (France)
TMO: Eric Briquet-Campin (France)

Saturday

Worcester Warriors v Biarritz

Prediction: Worcester to win by 7

The teams:

Worcester Warriors: 15 Jamie Shillcock, 14 Alex Hearle, 13 Oli Morris, 12 Ashley Beck, 11 Duhan van der Merwe, 10 Fin Smith, 9 Will Chudley, 8 Sione Vailanu, 7 Sam Lewis, 6 Ted Hill (c), 5 Andrew Kitchener, 4 Joe Batley, 3 Jay Tyack, 2 Scott Baldwin, 1 Ethan Waller
Replacements: 16 Isaac Miller, 17 Kai Owen, 18 Christian Judge, 19 Kyle Hatherell, 20 Matt Kvesic, 21 Ollie Wynn, 22 Francois Venter, 23 Perry Humphreys

Biarritz: 15 Romain Lonca (c), 14 Gavin Stark, 13 Tevita Kuridrani, 12 Francis Saili, 11 Darly Domvo, 10 Brett Herron, 9 Kerman Aurrekoetxea, 8 Tornike Jalagonia, 7 Mathieu Hirigoyen, 6 Elliot Dixon, 5 Evan Olmstead, 4 John Dyer, 3 Quentin Samaran, 2 François Da Ros, 1 Baptiste Erdocio
Replacements: 16 Clément Renaud, 17 Ushangi Tcheisvhili, 18 Vakhtangi Akhobadze, 19 Kevin Gimeno, 20 Steffon Armitage, 21 Barnabé Couilloud, 22 Joe Jonas, 23 François Vergnaud

Venue: Sixways
Kick-off: 15:15 GMT
Referee: Hollie Davidson (Scotland)
Assistant Referees: Keith Allen (Scotland), Graeme Ormiston (Scotland)
TMO: Neil Paterson (Scotland)

Sunday

London Irish v Brive

Prediction: London Irish to win 5

The teams:

London Irish: 15 James Stokes, 14 Kyle Rowe, 13 Curtis Rona, 12 Matt Williams, 11 Lucio Cinti, 10 Benhard Janse van Rensberg, 9 Hugh O’Sullivan, 8 Sean O’Brien, 7 Juan Martin Gonzalez, 6 Matt Rogerson (c), 5 Steve Mafi, 4 George Nott, 3 Marcel van der Merwe, 2 Tadgh McElroy, 1 Facundo Gigena
Replacements:
16 Agustin Creevy, 17 Allan Dell, 18 Ciaran Parker, 19 Chunya Munga, 20 Olly Cracknell, 21 Ben White, 22 Paddy Jackson, 23 Henry Arundell

Brive: 15 Aaron Grandidier Nkanang, 14 Pierre Tournebize, 13 Guillaume Galletier (c), 12 Sevanaia Galala, 11 Valentin Tirefort, 10 Tedo Abzhandadze, 9 Enzo Sanga, 8 Otari Giorgadze, 7 Steevy Cerqueira, 6 Dylan Lam, 5 Lucas Paulos Adler, 4 Victor Lebas, 3 Soso Bekoshvili, 2 Motu Matu’u, 1 Simon-Pierre Chauvac
Replacements: 16 Péniami Narisia, 17 Enzo Jouannet, 18 Francisco Coria Marchetti, 19 Renger van Eerten, 20 Arthur Bruges, 21 Maximilien Bost, 22 Tanguy Lacoste, 23 Marius Marty

Venue: Brentford Community Stadium
Kick-off: 15:15 GMT
Referee: Ben Blain (Scotland)
Assistant Referees: Keith Allen (Scotland), Graeme Ormiston (Scotland)
TMO: Andrew McMenemy (Scotland)

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