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There are lots of Americans going to be busy this weekend. The European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup resume this weekend and that means a lot of Americans are going to be involved. One of the most appealing matches for fans is the match between Saracens and Sale. Both Chris Wyles and AJ MacGinty will start. Also starting in the Champions Cup is Samu Manoa who is once again a big presence on Toulon. In the Challenge Cup, Nick Civetta will get the start for Newcastle. Thretton Palamo, Taku Ngwenya, and Blaine Scully will all also start.
Outside of the European cup play Americans will be busy in the Pro D2. Christian Ostberg is out injured which means he won't be able to line-up against Eric Fry who will start for Vannes. Fry is slowing moving into a starting role for the club. David Tameilau will start for Narbonne.
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Chris Wyles will start while Titi Lamositele is not in the line-up for Saracens as they play Sale on Saturday. AJ MacGinty will start for Sale.
Greg Peterson is still injured and not in the line-up while Langilangi Haupeakui is also not in the line-up for Glasgow as they play Racing on Saturday.
Callum Black isn't in the line-up for Ulster as they play Clermont on Saturday.
Nick Civetta will start while Paddy Ryan isn't in the line-up for Newcastle as they play Lyon today.
Thretton Palamo will start for Bristol as they play Pau on Sunday.
Blaine Scully will start while Cam Dolan isn't in the line-up for Cardiff as they play Bath on Saturday. Dolan will start for the Cardiff Premiership Select against Ulster A in the British & Irish Cup.
British & Irish Cup
Ronnie McLean, Tom Bliss, and Richmond play Nottingham on Sunday.
National League 1
Hayden Smith and Esher play Moseley on Saturday.
Robbie Shaw and Hartpury play Macclesfield on Saturday.
Conor Kearns plays with Oxford University.
Ollie Drew plays with Bournemouth University.
Louis Mulholland plays with Bath University and occasionally with Cheshunt.
Dan Hostetler plays with Cardiff University.
Devin Ibanez plays with Scarborough.
All Ireland League
Pierce Dargan, Jesse Milne, Will Sims, Oisin Brady, and Ian Kinsley, and Trinity have the weekend off.
Dino Waldren and Blackrock have the weekend off.
Jess Wooden, Kimber Rozier, and Aylesford beat Lichfield on Saturday.
Champions Cup and Challenge Cup
Samu Manoa will start for Toulon as they play Scarlets on Sunday.
Gagi Bazadze is not in the line-up for Montpellier as they play Castres on Sunday.
Taku Ngwenya will start for Brive as they play Enisei on Saturday.
Christian Ostberg is not in the line-up for Aurillac as they play Vannes today. Eric Fry will start for Vannes.
Dave Ryan started and played 80 minutes for Agen as they lost to Colomiers 33-27 on Thursday.
David Tameilau will start for Narbonne as they play Angouleme today.
Victor Camptat plays for the Brive Reserves.
Mose Fualaau plays for the Clermont Academy.
Inaki Basauri plays for Stade Nantais.
Mitre 10 Cup
Chris Baumann and Wellington have finished their season.
Toni Pulu and Counties Manukau have finished their season.
Tony Lamborn and Hawke's Bay have finished their season.
Pasqualle Dunn and Auckland have finished their season.
Michelle Wong is training and playing with Sydenham.
Steven Knight is training in the Southland system.
National Rugby Championship
James Hilterbrand and the North Harbour Rays have finished their season.
Marcel Brache and the Perth Spirit have finished their season.
Marcel Brache and the Western Force have finished their season. Will Magie is also training with the team.
Chris Coyle is a part of the Brumbies training squad.
Chris Chapman and Sydney University have finished their season.
James King and Moorabbin have finished their season.
Andrew Durutalo and the Sunwolves have finished their season.
BC Premier League
Graham Harriman and James Bay have the weekend off.