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Welsh star Jamie Roberts on course for Varsity rugby match

Wales international and British Lion Jamie Roberts, who has his sights on the Varsity match with Cambridge University Photo: Adam Davy/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Welsh international Jamie Roberts is included the Cambridge University starting line up for their final fixture ahead of the annual varsity match with Oxford University.

Roberts, who's won 77 caps and played four times during this year's Rugby World Cup, will play at centre for the Light Blues against the Mickey Steele-Bodger XV at Grange Road, Cambridge this afternoon (Kick-off 3.00pm).

The 29 year old is a qualified doctor but is studying for a Masters degree at Queens College, Cambridge.

He's the only current international in the Cambridge squad, and is hoping to be involved when the Light Blues play the Dark Blues at Twickenham on December 10th.

Cambridge University team to play Mr Steele-Bodger XV: 1 Will Briggs (Magdalene) 2 Max Montgomery (Emmanuel) 3 David Spelman (Jesus) 4 Rob Hall (Downing) 5 Henry Rose (Jesus) 6 James Kilroe (Robinson) 7 Daniel Dass (St Catharine’s) 8 Sam Farmer (Wolfson) 9 Don Stevens (St Edmund’s - captain) 10 Fraser Gillies (Hughes Hall) 11 Simon Davies (Jesus) 12 Jamie Roberts (Queens’) 13 Oliver Clough (St Edmund’s) 14 Ilia Cherezov (St John’s) 15 Angus Strachan (Clare)

Replacements: 16 Paddy Calvert (St John’s) 17 Jacob Poulton (Clare) 18 Demitri Moros (St John’s) 19 Stephen Leonard (Emmanuel) 20 Lola Erogbogbo (Clare) 21 Seb Tullie (Emmanuel) 22 Mike Phillips (Emmanuel) 23 Andy Rees (St Catharine's)