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Sale Sharks

Sale Sharks 20 v 27 Bath Rugby

8 November 2013, KO 19:45

AJ Bell Stadium
LV= Cup

Bath Rugby

7 November 2013, 12:00pm

Bath Rugby team for Sharks LV=Cup clash

Bath Rugby have named their side to face Sale Sharks in their first match of the LV=Cup this season tonight at the AJ Bell Stadium, kick-off 19.45.

The front row comprises Nathan Catt, Ross Batty and Anthony Perenise. Dominic Day and Ryan Caldwell are in the engine room, with blindside Will Skuse, openside Mat Gilbert and number eight Leroy Houston in the back row.

Martin Roberts and Tom Heathcote steer the ship at half-back, with Kyle Eastmond and Ollie Devoto in the centres. In the back three, wingers Tom Biggs, Richard Lane and fullback Nick Abendanon combine for the second time this season.

Bath Rugby team to face Sale Sharks:

15. Nick Abendanon ( c )

14. Richard Lane

13. Ollie Devoto

12. Kyle Eastmond

11. Tom Biggs

10. Tom Heathcote

9. Martin Roberts

1. Nathan Catt

2. Ross Batty

3. Anthony Perenise

4. Dominic Day

5. Ryan Caldwell

6. Will Skuse

7. Mat Gilbert

8. Leroy Houston

Replacements

16. Tom Dunn

17. Charlie Beech

18. Kane Palma-Newport

19. David Attwood

20. Nick Koster

21. Chris Cook

22. Matt Banahan

23. Anthony Watson

Overview

8 November 2013
Kickoff: 19:45
AJ Bell Stadium

Bath Rugby Lineup
Player image

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Sam Vesty

Fly Half

Sale Sharks

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Bath Rugby

P D C T Pos Player   Player Pos T C D P
1 FB Michael Haley15Nick Abendanon FB
2 W Tom Arscott14Richard Lane W 1
2 C Andy Forsyth13Ollie Devoto C
C Mark Jennings12Kyle Eastmond C
W Tom Brady11Tom Biggs W
4 2 4 FH Joe Ford10Tom Heathcote FH 5 1 6
SH Will Cliff9Martin Roberts SH
P Ross Harrison1Nathan Catt P
1 H Marc Jones2Ross Batty H
P Tony Buckley3Anthony Perenise P 3
1 L Andrei Ostrikov4Dominic Day L
L Tom Holmes5Ryan Caldwell L
FL Jon Mills6Will Skuse FL
1 FL Daniel Braid7Mathew Gilbert FL 1
1 8 Michael Paterson8Leroy Houston 8

Replacements

rh Tommy Taylor16Tom Dunn rh
rp Eifion Roberts17Charlie Beech rp
rp Henry Thomas18Kane Palma-Newport rp
r8 Kirill Kulemin19Dave Attwood r8 2
1 rfl Mark Easter20Nick Koster rfl
1 rsh Dwayne Peel21Chris Cook rsh
5 1 rfh Nick MacLeod22Matthew Banahan rfh 2
1 rc Rob Miller23Anthony Watson rc

Previous meetings

Date Home Score Away
04/10/13 Sale Sharks 19 - 13 Bath Rugby
22/03/13 Sale Sharks 14 - 13 Bath Rugby
29/09/12 Bath Rugby 31 - 10 Sale Sharks

Bath Rugby form guide

Date Home Score Away
01/11/13 Worcester Warriors 6 - 21 Bath Rugby
25/10/13 Bath Rugby 15 - 13 Gloucester Rugby
19/10/13 Bath Rugby 26 - 10 Newport Gwent Dragons

Sale Sharks form guide

Date Home Score Away
01/11/13 Sale Sharks 16 - 18 Exeter Chiefs
26/10/13 Harlequins 24 - 3 Sale Sharks
19/10/13 Worcester Warriors 15 - 29 Sale Sharks

Bath dangermen

Tries Jonathan Joseph 6
Points George Ford 84
Conversions George Ford 18
Minutes Leroy Houston 790

Sale dangermen

Tries Tom Arscott 5
Points Danny Cipriani 69
Conversions Danny Cipriani 14
Minutes Michael Paterson 710