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Jersey face a tough challenge in the semi-finals of the B&I Cup

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Jersey will be looking to create an upset this weekend as they head to Headingley to face Yorkshire Carnegie in the semi-finals of the British and Irish Cup.

The islanders go into the game as clear underdogs, having lost their last six games against the Yorkshire side. Their record at Headingley; four losses and only a single bonus point picked up. Jersey's last win against Carnegie dating back to 2012 in the B&I Cup.

But Jersey are on a great run of form in the competition. Four straight wins saw them qualify for the knock-out stage for the first time this season. Whilst a fifth victory in a hard-fought quarter-final tussle at Goldington Road, saw the Reds progress to the last four at the expense of Bedford Blues.

At stake is a place in the finals which, should Jersey win, will be held at St Peter against either London Welsh or Cornish Pirates.

Head Coach Harvey Biljon, a B&I winner in 2010 during his time with the Cornish Pirates, has selected the same starting XV as took to the field in Bedford last Friday night.

The game will be streamed live at the Clubhouse at St Peter from 3pm on Sunday.

Full Squad:

Backs:

  • Ross Adair
  • Tom Howe
  • Oli Evans
  • Lewis Robling
  • Rich Lane
  • Brendan Cope
  • Joel Dudley

Forwards:

  • Sam Lockwood
  • Joe Buckle
  • Simon Kerrod
  • Nick Campbell
  • Pierce Phillips
  • Alex Rae (capt)
  • James Freeman
  • Nick Haining

Replacements:

  • Nacho Lancuba
  • Nick Selway
  • Danny Herriott
  • Uili Kolo'ofa'i
  • Gary Graham
  • Sami Fisilau
  • Mark McCrea