New signing Chris Elder will start at full back for Yorkshire Carnegie for their Boxing Day trip to Nottingham.

Elder arrived from London Welsh this week along with second row Ben West, who starts on the bench for the game at Ladybay.

Yorkshire are boosted by the return from injury of second row Matt Smith and back row Richard Mayhew (pictured) whilst skipper Ryan Burrows returns after being rested for last week’s British and Irish Cup game in Wales.

The team in full is:

15. Chris Elder
14. Jonah Holmes
13. Andy Forsyth
12. Pete Lucock
11. Seb Stegmann
10. Joe Ford
9. Alex Davies
1. Lewis Boyce
2. Mike Mayhew
3. Mike Cusack
4. Dan Sanderson
5. Matt Smith
6. Ryan Burrows (c)
7. Richard Mayhew
8. Ollie Stedman

16. Ross Graham
17. Charlie Beech
18. Rob O‘Donnell
19. Ben West
20. Chris Walker
21. Max Green
22. Max Wright