Yorkshire Carnegie second row Dean Schofield will return to action this Saturday as Bryan Redpath’s side welcome Cornish Pirates to Headingley Carnegie, kick off 3pm.

Schofield has not played since the end of October but will make his return from injury this weekend. Charlie Beech also returns from an injury lay off to start in the front row. However, Yorkshire Carnegie will be without Seb Stegmann and Chris Walker, who both had surgery this week and have been ruled out for up to eight weeks.

With Tom Casson and Andy Forsyth both sidelined and Max Wright having been away with the England U20 squad for the last month, Warren Seals returns to the side at centre after his loan spell at Aviva Premiership side Wasps.

The team in full is:

15. Chris Elder
14. Jonah Holmes
13. Pete Lucock
12. Warren Seals
11. Taylor Prell
10. Joe Ford
9. Alex Davies
1. Charlie Beech
2. Phil Nilsen
3. Sione Faletau
4. Dean Schofield
5. Ben West
6. Ollie Stedman
7. Richard Mayhew
8. Ryan Burrows (c)
16. Mike Mayhew
17. Lewis Boyce
18. James Thraves
19. Matt Smith
20. Mike Myerscough
21. Max Green
22. Stevie McColl