Sporting Digest: Rugby Union

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ABERAVON, defeated 59-20 at Bridgend on Saturday and struggling in the Heineken League First Division, have sacked Clive Rowlands, their rugby director, and Ian Bremner, the club coach.

BARBARIAN SQUAD (Easter tour): G Hastings (Watsonians), C Glasgow (Edinburgh Academicals), R Hennessy, S Geoghegan (both London Irish), J Sleightholme (Wakefield), D Stark (Boroughmuir), M Field (Malone), M Ridge (Blackrock), D Wyllie (Stewart's-Melville), C Chalmers (Melrose), G Townsend (Gala), K Bracken (Bristol), A Nicol (Dundee HSFP), P Burnell (London Scottish), M Linnett (Moseley), G De Vries (Hilversum), H Williams-Jones (Llanelli), Y Kummer (Diok), N Meek (Pontypool), C Hillman (S Wales Police), H Dumitras (Pau), N Edwards (Northampton), S Munro (Glasgow High-Kelvinside), R West (Gloucester), P Crane (Newbridge), C Lion-Cachet (Oxford University), D McBride (Malone), D McIvor (Edinburgh Academicals), M Greenwood (Wasps), B Robinson (Ballymena).

YORKSHIRE (v Durham, CIS County Championship final, Twickenham, 16 April): D Brekwell (Leeds); J Eagle (Leeds), B Barley (Sandal, capt), S Burnhill (Cleckheaton), C Thornton (Leeds); K Plant (Rotherham), G Easterby (Harrogate); R Szabo (Wakefield), R Whyley (Harrogate), S McMain (Sheffield), I Carroll (Otley), C Raducanu (Bradford & Bingley), C West (Rotherham), N Hargreaves (Leeds), C Vyvyan (Wharfedale). Replacements: N Heseltine (Wharfedale), J Grayshon (Morley), A Turton (Sandal), G Throup (Morley), P Wright (Middlesbrough), P Taylor (Harrogate).

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