Tagicakibau and Paice return for Irish
Samoa International, Tagicakibau, will start his first competitive match of the season on the wing after playing in the centre for his previous three appearances. David Paice replaces Scotland International, Scott Lawson, as hooker.
London Irish Director of Rugby Brian Smith said: “Worcester have been highly competitive so far this season and played some good rugby. We played well last weekend but we know that counts for nothing, we have to front up again tomorrow night against the Warriors in their own backyard.”
London Irish team to face Worcester Warriors:
15. Tom Homer; 14. Marland Yarde; 13. Jonathan Joseph*; 12. Steven Shingler; 11. Sailosi Tagicakibau*; 10. Ian Humphreys; 9. Tomás O’Leary*; 1. Max Lahiff; 2. David Paice*; 3. Halani Aulika*; 4. Bryn Evans*; 5. Matt Garvey; 6. Declan Danaher (Captain); 7. Jamie Gibson; 8. Ofisa Treviranus*
Replacements: 16. Shaun Malton; 17. Jerry Yanuyanutawa*; 18. Alan Cotter; 19. George Skivington; 20. Alex Gray; 21. Topsy Ojo*; 22. Shane Geraghty*; 23. Jack Moates