European Challenge Cup
Rovigo v Dax
October 18, 2008
Nicolas Morlaes starts at scrum-half for Dax © Getty Images
Both Dax and Rovigo will be looking for their first win of this season's European Challenge Cup when they meet on Saturday.
Rovigo need to bounce back quickly from their heavy defeat to London Irish last weekend, while Dax will be looking for a far more successful outing this time out than their loss to Connacht in the opening round.
Both sides already face an uphill struggle to qualify, but with Connacht entertaining London Irish at Galway's Sportsground this is their best opportunity to make the pool a three-horse race.
Rovigo: Stefan Basson, Pablo Calanchini, Gabriel Pizarro, Norman di Maura, Andrea Bacchetti, Stefano Ambrosio, Stefano Canale, Bruno Fortuna, Luke Mahoney, Juan Pablo Orlandi, Marco Barion, Johan Britz, Niccolò Badocchi, Alfredo Giuria, Jacobus Immelman
Replacements: Andrea De Marchi, Valerio Vicere, Simone Favaro, Younes Anouer, Juan Cruz Legora, Emanuel Pellegrini, Nicola Pavin
Dax: Laurent Diaz, Bruno Hiriart, Laurent Marticorena, Duncan Bell, Paul Albaladejo, Maxime Petitjean, Nicolas Morlaes, Julien Brugnaut, Jimmy Jaen, Jérémy Castex, Cédric Guironnet, Pierre Caillet, Bastien Adrillon, Jean-Baptiste Cros, Vincent Deniau,
Dax: Mattin Auzqui, Yves Pedrosa, Kane Thompson, Justin Pendanx, Jean Baptiste Pezet, Florian Argel, Jordi Rouge,