Mac is back: Knights team news for Bedford battle

David McIlwaine
David McIlwaine

IN-FORM David McIlwaine will return to the Knights starting line-up for the trip to Bedford Blues on Saturday.

Several regular starters join McIlwaine in returning to the side after being rested for the mid-week B&I Cup win over Leeds Carnegie.

Oli Goss and Latu Makaafi are the only two players who featured on Wednesday night to make the starting XV for the Bedford trip which will be broadcasted live on Sky Sports 3.

The Knights are looking for their fifth straight win in the Championship against a Bedford side who lie one place below them in fifth.

Knights team to face Bedford: David McIlwaine, Dougie Flockhart, Oli Goss, PJ Gidlow, Michael Keating, Tom Luke, Chris Hallam, Stuart Corsar, Steve Boden, Alex Brown, Matt Challinor, Dominic Parsons, Latu Makaafi, Zack Farivarz, Chris Planchant.

Replacements: Tom Davies, Jack Yeandle, Andy Boyde, Michael Noone, David Bradford, Lee Audis, Mike Whitehead.