Fly half Joel Hodgson is set to make his debut for Yorkshire Carnegie when the early Greene King IPA Championship league leaders take on London Scottish at Headingley Carnegie this Saturday, kick off 6pm.

Hodgson joined Carnegie from Northampton Saints this summer but has been out of action since suffering an injury in pre-season. He replaces Harry Leonard, who starts on the bench. 

Pete Lucock returns at centre for Andy Forsyth whilst Taylor Prell replaces David Doherty on the wing after Doherty was ruled out with a back injury. The fourth change in the back line sees Chris Pilgrim return in place of Max Green. 

In the forwards, Charlie Beech and Rob O'Donnell replace Lee Imiolek and James Tideswell at prop whilst Phil Nilsen swaps with Jack Walker at hooker. 

Mike Myerscough starts this week in the back row in place of Jarad Williams whilst Chris Jones returns to the squad are being ruled out through injury last week with a place on the bench. 

The team in full is:

15. Jonah Holmes
14. Seb Stegmann
13. Pete Lucock
12. James Fitzpatrick
11. Taylor Prell
10. Joel Hodgson
9. Chris Pilgrim
1. Charlie Beech
2. Phil Nilsen
3. Rob O’Donnell
4. Dean Schofield
5. Tom Ryder
6. Mike Myerscough
7. Chris Walker
8. Ryan Burrows (c)
 
16. Jack Walker
17. Lee Imiolek
18. James Tideswell
19. Chris Jones
20. Josh Bainbridge
21. Harry Leonard
22. Andy Forsyth