P381 Teletext 381 Dec26 20:20:11          UNION    —————————————————————————————  —— BEAL "NICKED" BY McGEECHAN FOR CLUB Northampton's Nick Beal has been withdrawn by his club's coaching director Ian McGeechan from $rfsday's Barbarians team to play Leicester. McGeechan requested that Beal plays in Northampton's match against Stirling County on Boxing Day instead. The coach wants Beal to have more experience in the full-back spot for relegation-threatened Northampton. ——————————————————————————————————————— Regional sport 170 Sport index 131 TEST YOUR SPORTS KNOWLEDGE p451 C4 Next Football Local Sport TV Plus