After a narrow defeat last week against Cambridge Univ U21 XV, the Blues Academy travel to play Loughborough Univeristy U21 this week, on Saturday November 16th, Kick Off 12.30pm.
Loughborough, who attract some of the best rugby playing students in the country, will be a tough task for the younger Blues XV.
Bedford make a number of changes to their starting line up; Kieran Duffin starts at 9 with Ben Calder reverting the the bench; Michael Philips starts at fly half and, the Australian twins Dylan and Keano van Dieman start at full back and on the wing. In the pack Joss Morgan starts at second row.
The Blues are captained by No. 8 Dan Martin.