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Alan Solomons expects better against London Irish

Alan Solomons expects better against London Irish

Alan Solomons expects better against London Irish

Edinburgh head coach Alan Solomons has made eight alterations to his starting line-up as his side bid to make amends against London Irish.

Solomons has rung the changes following last weekend's 38-6 European Challenge Cup defeat in Reading.

Damien Hoyland, Matt Scott, Phil Burleigh and Sam Hidalgo-Clyne come into the backs division and Ross Ford, WP Nel, Mike Coman and John Hardie are restored to the pack for the Murrayfield encounter.

Solomons said: "We played poorly last week and need to put matters right this weekend."

Edinburgh sit third in Pool Five at the halfway stage after winning their opening two games.

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