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First Premiership start for Beech
Worcester Warriors

Worcester Warriors 16 v 7 Bath Rugby

25 November 2011, KO 19:45

AVIVA Premiership

Bath Rugby

24 November 2011, 11:58am

First Premiership start for Beech

Bath Rugby have made four changes to the starting line-up that secured victory over Montpellier last weekend as they prepare to face Worcester Warriors at Sixways tomorrow night, kick-off 7.45pm.

Charlie Beech comes in to the front row to make his first Premiership start, packing down with Mark Lilley and Anthony Perenise. David Flatman and David Wilson shift to the bench, with hooker Will Tanner joining them.

Dave Attwood partners Ryan Caldwell in the second row, with Stuart Hooper taking his place on the bench. Elsewhere in the pack, Lewis Moody will captain the side as he continues in the back row with Francois Louw and Simon Taylor. 

Bath Rugby team to face Worcester Warriors

15. Nick Abendanon
14. Olly Woodburn
13. Dan Hipkiss
12. Sam Vesty
11. Tom Biggs
10. Stephen Donald
9. Michael Claassens
1. Charlie Beech
2. Mark Lilley
3. Anthony Perenise
4. Dave Attwood
5. Ryan Caldwell
6. Francois Louw
7. Lewis Moody (c)
8. Simon Taylor


16. Will Tanner
17. David Flatman
18. David Wilson
19. Stuart Hooper
20. Guy Mercer
21. Mark McMillan
22. Olly Barkley
23. Jack Cuthbert


25 November 2011
Kickoff: 19:45

Bath Rugby Lineup
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Sam Vesty

Fly Half

Worcester Warriors


Bath Rugby

P D C T Pos Player   Player Pos T C D P
FB Errie Claassens15Nick Abendanon FB 2
2 W Marcel Garvey14Ollie Woodburn W 3
C Alex Grove13Dan Hipkiss C 1
1 C Dale Rasmussen12Sam Vesty C 1 6 1 18
3 W Miles Benjamin11Tom Biggs W 1
12 6 FH Joe Carlisle10Stephen Donald FH 3
1 SH Shaun Perry9Michael Claassens SH
P Matt Mullan1Charlie Beech P 1
H Ed Shervington2Mark Lilley H
P Tevita Taumoepeau3Anthony Perenise P 1
L Chris Jones4Dave Attwood L 3
L Craig Gillies5Ryan Caldwell L
FL Neil Best6Francois Louw FL 1
FL Sam Betty7Lewis Moody FL
8 Matt Kvesic8Simon Taylor 8


rh Bruce Douglas16Will Tanner rh
rp Aleki Lutui17David Flatman rp 1
rp James Currie18Dave Wilson rp
r8 Ben Gulliver19Stuart Hooper r8
rfl Jake Abbott20Guy Mercer rfl 1
rsh Jonny Arr21Mark McMillan rsh
13 3 4 rfh Andy Goode22Olly Barkley rfh 1
rc Chris Pennell23Jack Cuthbert rc 2

Previous meetings

Date Home Score Away
22/10/11 Bath Rugby 46 - 13 Worcester Warriors

Bath Rugby form guide

Date Home Score Away
20/11/11 Bath Rugby 16 - 13 Montpellier
13/11/11 Glasgow Warriors 26 - 21 Bath Rugby
05/11/11 Bath Rugby 13 - 26 Harlequins

Worcester Warriors form guide

Date Home Score Away
04/11/11 Newcastle Falcons 16 - 16 Worcester Warriors
28/10/11 Worcester Warriors 12 - 14 London Wasps
22/10/11 Bath Rugby 46 - 13 Worcester Warriors

Bath dangermen

Tries Semesa Rokoduguni 10
Points George Ford 219
Conversions George Ford 49
Minutes Leroy Houston 1667

Worcester dangermen

Tries David Lemi 6
Points Chris Pennell 92
Conversions Ignacio Mieres 10
Minutes Chris Pennell 2000