The USAP squad has revealed the composition of the team that will face Toulon in Aimé-Giral (this Saturday at 3 p.m.) on behalf of the 4th round of the Top 14.
Regarding the game lost in La Rochelle (43-8), the Catalan management made fourteen changes to their starting XV. And this is the center George Tilsley who is the great winner of this getaway to La Rochelle. As in Pau (loss 16-14) on matchday one, the New Zealander will line up with Afusipa Taumoepeau.
On the bench, the left prop Giorgi Tetrashvili makes his first report since last December and his Achilles tendon injury, the second row Shahn Eru he should be able to keep his place after retiring from La Rochelle (ill). Note also the presence of lucas veil you replacing third row, he who gave a good performance to Marcel-Deflandre in number 8.
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Left prop Sacha Lotrian (shoulder, 4-6 weeks), right prop Ma’afu Fia (ribs, 2 weeks), second row Victor Moreaux (knee, 2 weeks), third row Kélian Galletier (acromion, lap Castres) and Matthieu Ugena (cruciate knee ligaments, spring 2023) and winger Nino Seguela (pubalgia, 2 weeks) are unavailable. The third line Joaquín Oviedo and the center back Jerónimo de la Fuente continue with the Argentine team.
Present in the group announced on Thursday, left prop Akato Fakatika, back row Ewan Bertheau, scrum-half Sadek Deghmache and three-quarter Dorian Laborde did not appear on the scoresheet.
Hookers Jeffrey Heafala and Victor Montgaillard, tighthead Vakhtang Jintcharadze, second rowers Guillaume Marin and Will Witty (in recovery), third rowers Valentin Moro, Taniela Ramasibana and Posolo Tuilagi, starters Patricio Fernández and Alexandre Perez, center Brayden Wiliame, the versatile three The fourths Théo Forner and Edward Sawailau, as well as the rearguard Boris Goutard, were not selected.
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The composition of the USAP: 15. Lucas Dubois – 14. Alivereti Duguivalu, 13. Afusipa Taumoepeau, 12. George Tilsley, 11. Mathieu Acebes (ch.) – (o) 10. Tristan Tedder, (m) 9. Tom Ecochard – 7. Lucas Bachelier, 8. Genesis Mamea Lemalu, 6. Alan Brazo – 5. Piula Faasalele, 4. Tristan Labouteley – 3. Siua Halanukonuka, 2. Seilala Lam, 1. Xavier Chiocci.
Replacements: 16. Mike Tadjer, 17. Giorgi Tetrashvili, 18. Shahn Eru, 19. Andrei Mahu, 20. Lucas Velarte, 21. Matteo Rodor, 22. Jake McIntyre, 23. Arthur Joly.
The composition of Toulon: 15. Aymeric Luc – 14. Jiuta Wainiqolo, 13. Attila Septar, 12. Jérémy Sinzelle, 11. Gaël Dréan – (o) 10. Baptiste Serin (cap.), (m) 9. Benoît Paillaugue – 7. Raphaël Lakafia, 8. Mathieu Bastareaud, 6. Swan Rebbadj – 5. Mathieu Tanguy, 4. Sitaleki Timani – 3. Kieran Brookes, 2. Christopher Tolofua, 1. Dany Priso.
Replacements: 16. Teddy Baubigny, 17. Bruce Devaux, 18. Brian Alainu’uese, 19. Cornell du Preez, 20. Facundo Isa, 21. Mathieu Smaïli, 22. Thomas Salles, 23. Emerick Setiano.