European Challenge Cup - Pool 5
Viadana set to host Bayonne
January 23, 2009
Manny Edmonds starts at fly-half for Bayonne © Getty Images
Viadana host Bayonne in the European Challenge Cup on Saturday with the Italian side still possessing a slim chance of progressing into the quarter-finals as a best-runner up should they register a bonus-point win.
Italy internationals Kaine Robertson and Pablo Canavosio are joined in the side by former Bristol and New Zealand Maori lock Sean Hohneck and ex-Worcester No.8 Gavin Quinnell.
Bayonne have France international Pepito Elhorga at fullback, while former Wallaby cap Manny Edmonds will be looking to pull the strings at fly-half.
Viadana: Steven Bortolussi, Kaine Robertson, Garry Law, Sam Cox, Isy Coalala, Charles Hore, Pablo Canavosio, Luigi Milani, Roberto Santamaria, Ignacio Rouyet, Sean Hohneck, Quintin Geldenhuys, Jaco Erasmus, Aldo Birchall, Gavin Quinnell
Replacements: Juan Battilana, Mattia Cagna, Joshua Sole, Phil Murphy, Andrea Accorsi, Matthew Harvey, Roberto Talotti
Bayonne: Pepito Elhorga, Benjamin Fall, Thibault Lacroix, Craig Gower, Jean Baptiste Peyras, Manny Edmonds, Vincent Inigo, Julian Fiorini, Matias Cortese, Rodney Blake, Robin Linde, Mikaera Tewhata, Guillaume Bernad, Jacques Deen, Dwayne Haare
Replacments: Arnaud Heguy, Denis Avril, Pierre Philippe Lafond, Anthony Etchegaray, Marc Baget, Mickael Lopez-Herrero, Benjamin Lhande
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