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Palmer returns for Tykes

Leeds Tykes v Perpignan

By Ben Blackmore.   Last Updated: 09/12/05 1:01pm

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Heineken Cup, Headingley, Sunday December 11, KO 14.30PM

Phil Davies makes two changes to the Leeds side that defeated Bath in their last Guinness Premiership game.

Lock Tom Palmer come into the starting line up for Scott Morgan who drops to the replacements bench.

Namibian prop Kees Lensing is ineligible so 21-year-old Academy product Michael Cusack retains his place after an impressive performance in the Powergen Cup last week.

Chris Bell is only fit enough to be named as a replacement following a foot injury with Mike Shelley still recovering from a broken leg.

Julien Laharrague and David Marty have gone down with knee injuries so Perpignan will have to make changes to their back division for the trip to Yotkshire.

South African Gavin Hume and Argentinian Rimas Alvarez-Kairelis are sidelined by the same problem.

And Sebastian Bozzi (bicep), Sebastien Descons (knee) and James Pritchard (quadriceps) are all on the long-term injury list.

Leeds: 15. Roland De Marigny 14. Andre Snyman 13. Rob Vickerma 12. Chris Jones 11. David Doherty 10. Gordon Ross 9. Justin Marshall 1. Michael Cusack 2. Rob Rawlinson 3. Rayno Gerber 4. Stuart Hooper (c) 5. Tom Palmer 6. Jon Dunbar 7. Richard Parks 8. Jordan Crane

Replacements: 16. Gavin Kerr 17. Gordon Bulloch 18. Scott Morgan 19. Nathan Thomas 20. Danny Care 21. Tom Biggs 22. Chris Bell

Perpignan: 15-M Edmonds; 14-P Bomati, 13-C Manas, 12-J Grandclaude, 11-F Cermeno; 10-N Laharrague, 9-N Durand; 1-P Freshwater, 2-M Konieck, 3-N Mas, 4-C Gaston, 5-N Hines, 6-G Le Corvec, 7-B Goutta (capt), 8-S Robertson

Replacements: 16-M Tincu, 17-V Debaty, 18-C Porcu, 19-O Tonita, 20-S Dupuy, 21-R Pez, 22-S Dawai Naulu

(+5) Leeds 10/11 v Perpignan 10/11 -
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