Phillips To Lead Young Scarlets Side

Former Wales Under 20s captain Tom Phillips will lead Scarlets Premiership Select in the third round of the British & Irish Cup campaign.

Scarlets Premiership Select will take on Cornish Pirates at Carmarthen Park on Sunday 10th December, kick-off 2.30pm.

The Scarlets currently sit in the second position in their pool after securing a victory over Hartpury and a narrow defeat to Ulster A in the opening two rounds.

Pirates sit atop of the pool after two victories and nine points in the opening rounds of the campaign.

RGC1404’s Alex Schwarz, Jacob Botica and Tom Hughes get their first start in this season’s British & Irish Cup campaign.

Scarlets Premiership Select side to take on Cornish Pirates at Carmarthen Park, Sunday 10th December, kick-off 2.30pm;

15 Tom Rogers, 14 Ioan Nicholas, 13 Tom Hughes, 12 Billy McBryde, 11 Ryan Conbeer, 10 Jacob Botica, 9 Alex Schwarz, 1 Rhys Fawcett, 2 Dafydd Hughes, 3 Javan Sebastian, 4 Josh Helps, 5 Chris Long, 6 Shaun Evans, 7 Dan Davis, 8 Tom Phillips (c)

Replacements; 16 Matthew Moore, 17 Steff Thomas, 18 Nicky Thomas, 19 Joe Powell, 20 Gareth George, 21 Jack Maynard, 22 Rhodri Jones

Scarlets Premiership Select B&I Cup games;

Round 4: Cornish Pirates v Scarlets at Cornwall Stadium, Sunday 17th December KO 2.30pm

Round 5: Hartpury v Scarlets at Hartpury College, Saturday 13th January KO 2.30pm

Round 6: Scarlets v Ulster A at Llandovery RFC, Saturday 20th January KO 3pm