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Bath Rugby

Bath Rugby 46 v 13 Worcester Warriors

22 October 2011, KO 14:15

Recreation Ground
LV= Cup

Worcester Warriors

21 October 2011, 12:23pm

World Cup stars return for Bath Rugby

Bath Rugby will welcome their returning World Cup players into the line-up for tomorrow's game against Worcester Warriors at the Recreation Ground, kick-off 2.15pm.

Anthony Perenise, Francois Louw, Matt Banahan, Lee Mears, David Wilson and Lewis Moody all feature in the 23 man squad who will be looking to build momentum with a second win in the LV= Cup.

After an impressive debut appearance last week in the five point away win over Newport Gwent Dragons, Perenise makes his first start for the Club, replacing Mark Lilley in the front row. He scrums down alongside Ross Batty and Nathan Catt.

South African flanker Louw makes his first appearance in Blue, Black and White, lining up in the back row with captain, Andy Beattie, and Ben Skirving at number 8.

Banahan continues at inside centre, with Dan Hipkiss returning outside him. Olly Woodburn starts again on the wing following his try scoring debut, with Nick Abendanon lining up on the opposite wing. Jack Cuthbert completes the backs line-up at fullback.

Mears, Wilson and Moody are named on the bench, along with Club captain, Stuart Hooper who returns from injury.

Tickets are still available for tomorrow's clash with Worcester, so call the ticket office now on 0844 4481865 to book yours!

Bath Rugby team to face Worcester Warriors

15. Jack Cuthbert

14. Olly Woodburn

13. Dan Hipkiss

12. Matt Banahan

11. Nick Abendanon

10. Tom Heathcote

9. Chris Cook

1. Nathan Catt

2. Ross Batty

3. Anthony Perenise

4. Will Spencer

5. Ryan Caldwell

6. Andy Beattie (c)

7. Francois Louw

8. Ben Skirving


16. Lee Mears

17. Charlie Beech

18. David Wilson

19. Stuart Hooper

20. Lewis Moody

21. Matt Keyte

22. Sam Vesty

23. Tom Biggs



22 October 2011
Kickoff: 14:15
The Recreation Ground »

Bath Rugby Lineup
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Sam Vesty

Fly Half

Bath Rugby


Worcester Warriors

P D C T Pos Player   Player Pos T C D P
2 FB Jack Cuthbert15Tom Arscott FB 2
2 W Ollie Woodburn14Andy Short W
1 C Dan Hipkiss13Chris Pennell C
2 C Matthew Banahan12Alex Crockett C
2 W Nick Abendanon11Josh Drauninui W 1
8 10 1 FH Tom Heathcote10Joe Carlisle FH 4 5
SH Chris Cook9Ollie Frost SH
1 P Nathan Catt1George Porter P
H Ross Batty2Olly Hayes H
1 P Anthony Perenise3Oliver Tomaszczyk P
1 L Will Spencer4Chris Jones L
L Ryan Caldwell5Ben Gulliver L
FL Andy Beattie6Sam Betty FL
1 FL Francois Louw7Matt Kvesic FL
1 8 Ben Skirving8Adam Balding 8


rh Lee Mears16Bruce Douglas rh
rp Charlie Beech17Will Radburn rp
rp Dave Wilson18James Currie rp
r8 Stuart Hooper19Nile Dacres r8
rfl Lewis Moody20Richard Muagututia rfl
rsh Matt Keyte21Danny Gray rsh
15 1 5 rfh Sam Vesty22Sione Tuipulotu rfh
1 rc Tom Biggs23Michael Penn rc

Bath Rugby form guide

Date Home Score Away
15/10/11 Newport Gwent Dragons 16 - 46 Bath Rugby
09/10/11 London Wasps 27 - 24 Bath Rugby
01/10/11 Bath Rugby 26 - 25 Leicester Tigers

Worcester Warriors form guide

Date Home Score Away
15/10/11 Worcester Warriors 20 - 19 London Wasps
09/10/11 London Irish 42 - 24 Worcester Warriors
30/09/11 Worcester Warriors 12 - 3 Northampton Saints

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