KNIGHTS: Three changes for Pirates' visit

DIRECTOR of rugby Brett Davey has made three changes to his side for today's visit of high-flying Cornish Pirates (2.30pm).

Tom Davies, David Bradford and Chris Planchant will come into three starting XV for Stuart Corsar, Zack Farivarz and Andy Boyde.

David McIlwaine and Tom Luke were both injured during the clash with Rotherham but have been passed fit for today's game at Castle Park.

Davey is keen for his side to respond to the defeat at Clifton Lane when they come up against his former side.

Knights side to face Cornish: 15 David McIlwaine, 14 Dougie Flockhart, 13 Oli Goss, 12 PJ Gidlow, 11 Michael Keating, 10 Tom Luke, 9 Chris Hallam, 1 Tom Davies, 2 Steve Boden, 3 Alex Brown, 4 Matt Challinor, 5 Glen Kenworthy, 6 Latu Makaafi, 7 David Bradford, 8 Chris Planchant.

Replacements: 16 Andy Brown, 17 Jack Yeandle, 18 Dominic Parsons, 19 Andy Boyde, 20 Michael Noone, 21 Fred Burdon, 22 Lee Audis .