Bradley makes his first start as Cardiff Blues welcome injured stars back

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Cardiff Blues have been boosted by the return to fitness of Jarrod Evans and Rey Lee-Lo for the visit of Glasgow Warriors to Rodney Parade, 7.35pm kick-off.

Evans missed the trip to Leinster last week with a hip injury, while Lee-Lo has not played since being knocked unconscious during the defeat to Ulster a few weeks ago, but both have been passed fit to play for this final game of the Guinness Pro14’s first block of fixtures.

They are two of five changes to the starting XV that lost in Dublin last week, with the others all coming up front.

Brad Thyer is preferred at loosehead prop, with Corey Domachowski dropping to the bench, while Kris Dacey returns to the hooker spot after the birth of his second child last week. Ethan Lewis once again takes a seat with the replacements.

The final change is at openside flanker where Gwilym Bradley will make his first Cardiff Blues start having made his debut last week. Alun Lawrence drops down to the bench with Olly Robinson still not fit.

On the bench there is a recall for the fit again Sam Moore as back row cover, while Mason Grady could make his debut at just 18 years old if called upon at centre or on the wing.

Cardiff Blues: Matthew Morgan, Owen Lane, Rey Lee-Lo, Ben Thomas, Aled Summerhill, Jarrod Evans, Tomos Williams; Brad Thyer, Kris Dacey (c), Dmitri Arhip, Ben Murphy, Rory Thornton, James Ratti, Gwilym Bradley, Josh Turnbull

Replacements: Ethan Lewis, Corey Domachowski, Keiron Assiratti, Alun Lawrence, Sam Moore, Jamie Hill, Mason Grady, Hallam Amos

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