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Masters teams to face Wales in Manchester

The Autumn International Series continues into Sunday this weekend with Masters internationals against Wales.

The Men’s 40s, 45s and 50s have already played Wales over the last few weeks, with the 40s winning 11-2 and 11-0 and the 45s splitting two matches 4-5 and 8-7 at Llantwit Fadre RFC in late July, and then the 50s winning two Tests 14-0 and 13-0 in Cheltenham at the end of August.

Sunday’s matches at Broughton Park RFC in Manchester will be in a round-robin format with the England Men’s 40s, 45s and the Wales Men’s 40s and 45s.

Matches tap off at 10am, with the final match tapping off at 2:50pm. Unfortunately there will be no live streaming for this day.

Men’s 40s

Head Coach – Gene McDonald

Asst Coaches – Marc Boyd, Travis Kenny, Mark Williams

Dougie Benzie (Oxford), Ben Blackburn (Banbury), Stuart Block, Dale Bright (both Green and Gold), Aaron Chan (CSSC London Eagles), Semesi Cocker (Chester Cheetahs), Gregg Cropper (Manchester Chargers), Ruez Durrani (Galaxy London), Daniel Dyer (Canterbury), Matthew Hall (Nottingham), Andrew Hammond (Oxford), John Irwin (CSSC London Eagles), Matthew Jaynes (Cheltenham), Liam Lawton (Chester), Daniel Lewis (Cambridge), Matt Mahoney (Brighton and Hove), James Mallick (Oxford), Zayne Nel (Galaxy London), Christian Prinsloo (Surrey Bisons)

Men’s 45s

Head Coach – Niall Buggy

Asst Coaches – Joseph Wright, Matt Watts

Steve Bright (Chester Cheetahs), Niel Chambers (Camp Hill), Simon Cooper (Norwich Rebels), Chris Holt (Chester Cheetahs), Luke Hudson (Bristol Jets), Bill Lees, Kinglsey Maunder (Green and Gold), Brett Milligan (Green and Gold), Andy Penniceard (CSSC London Eagles), Soul Phoenix (Nomads), Mike Roa (Galaxy London), Jeff Sue (Galaxy London), Dave Williamson (Green and Gold), Shane Wilson (Bournemouth)

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