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University of Bath in quarter-final action

19 March 2019

The University of Bath face Durham University in the quarter-final of the BUCS League, with eight Bath Rugby Academy players featuring in the side tomorrow at the Sport Training Village, Bath (kick-off 18:30). 

It will be the third meeting of the season between the two sides, with the visitors having won on both occasions. The winner of tomorrow evening's fixture will progress to the semi-final to face either Hartpury or Northumbria.

Bath Rugby’s Tom Doughty returns to captain the side from hooker, with Arthur Cordwell and Austin Hay either side of him in the front row. Angus Hinton and Jack Davies form a second-row pairing. Jack Kenningham and Chris Barry start at blindside and openside flanker respectively and James Catlin completes the pack at number eight. 

Ed Rimmer and Alex Burrage form the half back pairing, with Will Butt starting alongside Alex Nisbet in the midfield. Will Hughes and Ethan Hutt occupy the wings and Wil Partington lines up at full-back.

Meanwhile, Bath Rugby's Rhys Davies and Kieran Verden will be looking to make an impact off the bench.

University of Bath team to face Durham 

15. Wil Partington

14. Ethan Hutt

13. Alex Nisbet

12. Will Butt

11. Will Hughes

10. Alex Burrage 

9. Ed Rimmer

1. Arthur Cordwell 

2. Tom Doughty (c)

3. Austin Hay

4. Angus Hinton

5. Jack Davies

6. Jack Kenningham

7. Chris Barry

8. James Catlin 

Replacements

16. James Hadfield

17. Jake Buckingham

18. Kieran Verden

19. Adam Thresher

20. Rhys Davies

21. George Wooten

22. Brandon Bellamin

23. Hugo Stiles

Entry to the game is free. 

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