OXFORD University eye back-to-back victories on home soil, when Trinity College Dublin visit Iffley Road tonight (7).

The Dark Blues, fresh from their 20-17 win over Hartpury last week, continue their Varsity Match preparations with another testing encounter.

Captain Conor Kearns has, once again, opted for a mix of youth and experience, naming seven Blues in the starting XV.

Last week's try-scorers Rob Talotti and Will Thornton continue at blind-side and open-side flanker respectively.

Ed David, who crossed in last year's Varsity Match, starts on the wing, with John Aaron Henry returning to the squad.


Oxford University: Edgerley, Stileman, Barley, Moorby, David, Kearns, Kershaw, Ball, Elvin, Miller, Fifita, Adams, Talotti, Thornton, Wilson. Reps: Henry, Gorry, Parker, McPherson, Pozniak, Hogg, McGagh, Moor, Moore.