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Heineken Cup Pool Six
Biarritz after morale-boosting win
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January 16, 2009
Biarritz scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili looks to pass against Northampton in the Heineken Cup quarter-final, April 1 2007
Dimitri Yachvili starts for Biarritz against Calvisano © Getty Images
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Calvisano host Biarritz on Saturday with the struggling French giants looking for a morale-boosting win.

The home side field an all-international midfield of Matteo Preatichetti and Garcia Gonzalo, while Paul Griffen starts at half-back. Italy hooker Leonardo Ghiraldini sters up front alongside Hoani Tui and Ben Evans.

Biarritz include Italian international centre Andrea Masi in their starting XV, while Dimitri Yachvili partners Marcelo Bosch at half-back. Former Sale back-row Magnus Lund also makes the starting line-up.

Calvisano: Luke McLean, Ludovico Nitoglia, Matteo Pratichetti, Garcia Gonzalo, Daniele Forcucci, Gerard John Fraser, Paul Griffen, Hoani Tui, Leonardo Ghiraldini, Ben Evans, Peter Sidoli, Cameron Treloar, Alessandro Zanni, Aaron Persico, Justin Purll

Alistair McKenzie, Alejandro Moreno, Luca Beccaris, Filippo Cristiano, Pino Patelli, Nanni Raineri, Marko Stanojevic

Biarritz: Nicolas Brusque, Philippe Bidabe, Laurent Tranier, Andrea Masi, Ilikena Bolakoro, Marcelo Bosch, Dimitri Yachvili, Mosese Moala, Benoit Denoyelle, Benoit Bourrust, Manuel Carizza, César Damiani, Magnus Lund, Mohammed Dridi, Samiu Vahafolau

Benoit August, Fabien Barcella, Trevor Hall, Peïo Som, Julien Peyrelongue, Romain Cabannes, Takudzwa Ngwenya

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