Bath Rugby 16 v 12 Sale Sharks

Welcome to the Recreation Ground for this Zurich Premiership match against Sale Sharks. Danny Grewcock and Jonathan Humphreys are missing for Bath Rugby whilst Mike Catt starts at full back and Mike Tindall, Olly Barkley, Steve Borthwick, Kevin Maggs and Simon Danielli return from international duty to start.

Charlie Hodgson returns for the Sharks with Andrew Sheridan and Jason Robinson, but Chris Jones has failed to recover from a hand injury.

3m- Olly Barkley pen (3-0)
15m- Charlie Hodgson try (3-5)
25m- Feaunati try (8-5)


44m Michael Lipman try (13-5)
84m Chris Malone pen (16-5)
89m Sheridan try, Hodgson con (16-12)

Bath Rugby: 15 Mike Catt, 14 Alex Crockett, 13 Kevin Maggs, 12 Mike Tindall, 11 Simon Danielli, 10 Olly Barkley, 9 Martyn Wood, 1 David Flatman, 2 Lee Mears, 3 Duncan Bell, 4 Steve Borthwick ©, 5 Rob Fidler, 6 Andy Beattie, 7 Michael Lipman, 8 Zak Feaunati.

Replacements: 16 Hentie Martens, 17 Rob Hawkins, 18 Matt Stevens, 19 Wylie Human, 20 Chris Malone, 21 James Scaysbrook, 22 Scott Gray.

Sale Sharks: Robinson, Cueto, Mayor, Baxendell, Hanley, Hodgson, Wigglesworth, Sheridan, Titterrell, Stewart, Fullarton, White, Anglesea, Perrett, Davies.

Replacements: Cairns, Turner, Schofield, Day, Going, Hercus and Walshe.

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