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Props return in 'A' League opener

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Leicester Tigers include international props Michele Rizzo and Logovi'i Mulipola in the squad for the opening Premiership 'A' League fixture of the season, away to Wasps this evening (Monday).

Rizzo plays his first game since suffering a knee injury at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, while Mulipola is named among the replacements in his first action of the new season.
Summer signing Tom Brady is included in the backline, with Mick McGrath, who is on trial at Tigers, on the other wing.
Harry Thacker and Fraser Balmain join Rizzo in the starting front row, with Will Evans named alongside Will Owen and Fred Tuilagi in the back row of the pack.
Entry for the game is £5 for adults, £2 over-65s and under-16s free. Gates open at 6pm. Parking is available at Broadstreet, but there is strictly no parking on Rugby Road outside.
Broadstreet RFC address is: The Ivor Preece Field, Rugby Road, Binley Woods, Coventry CV3 2AY.
Leicester Tigers Development XV (v Wasps, Broadstreet RFC, Monday 7.30pm)
15 George Worth
14 Tom Brady
13 Charlie Thacker
12 Jack Roberts
11 Mick McGrath
10 Oli Bryant
9 Jono Kitto
1 Michele Rizzo
2 Harry Thacker (c)
3 Fraser Balmain
4 Harry Wells
5 Joe Maksymiw
6 Will Owen
7 Will Evans
8 Fred Tuilagi
16 Harry Mahoney
17 Logovi’i Mulipola
18 Ben Betts  
19 Sam Lewis
20 Sam Grahamslaw
21 Ben White
22 Tom Hardwick
23 Harry Simmons
Wasps: 15 Owain James, 14 Tom Howe, 13 Nick De Luca, 12 Brendan Macken, 11 Conor Dolan, 10 Connor Eastgate, 9 Will Porter; 1 Tom Bristow, 2 Tom Cruse, 3 Will Stuart, 4 James Cannon, 5 Kearnan Myall, 6 Jack Willis, 7 Alex Rieder, 8 Marcus Garratt
Replacements: 16 George Edgson, 17 Alex Lundberg, 18 Phil Swainston, 19 Ehize Ehizode, 20 Tom Willis, 21 Alex Smit, 22 Jacob Umaga, 23 Sam Harry