Three Academy players set for Championship appearances

23 September 2022

Three Bath Rugby Senior Academy players will experience time on loan at Championship clubs this weekend.

Frankie Read has been named as a replacement for Coventry Rugby while Nahum Merigan and John Stewart are among Hartpury University RFC’s replacements.

Coventry have one win and one loss to their name so far and return home to face Ampthill with back row Read set for his first minutes in the English second tier.

Hartpury have had similar results and head to last season’s champions Ealing Trailfinders with Number 8 Merigan and hooker Stewart set to come up against former teammate Ollie Fox's side.

Last weekend, Ethan Staddon played 20 minutes for Hartpury and impressed. He was physical, had some good ball carries and put in some good defensive shots too.

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