Captain Thion back for Biarritz

Biarritz Olympique have made two changes for their Heineken Cup clash at home to Ulster on Sunday.

Biarritz Olympique have made two changes for their Heineken Cup clash at home to Ulster on Sunday.

France lock Jerome Thion, their captain, returns to the second row and hooker Benoit August takes over from Romain Terrain in the middle of the front row.

They will also include England internationals Iain Balshaw, on the left wing, and Magnus Lund at blindside flanker.

BIARRITZ OLYMPIQUE (v Ulster): 15 Dane Haylett-Petty; 14 Takudzwa Ngwenya, 13 Charles Gimenez, 12 Michael Bond, 11 Iain Balshaw; 10 Julien Peyrelongue, 9 Dimitri Yachvili; 8 Raphael Lakafia, 7 Imanol Harinordoquy, 6 Magnus Lund, 5 Erik Lund, 4 Jérôme Thion (capt), 3 Campbell Johnstone, 2 Benoit August, 1 Eduard Coetzee.

Replacements: 16 Romain Terrain, 17 Sylvain Marconnet, 18 Alexandre Barozzi, 19 Manuel Carizza, 20 Benoit Guyot, 21 Damien Traille, 22 Arnaud Mignardi, 23 Ilikena Bolakoro,

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