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Bath Rugby make one change for trip to Saracens

13 April 2018

Bath Rugby has made one change to the team to face Saracens at Allianz Park on Sunday, kick-off 15:00.

Tom Ellis comes in for the injured Matt Garvey at blindside flanker, with Charlie Ewels wearing captain’s armband.

Tom Dunn, who crossed the whitewash at Twickenham last week, is joined by Beno Obano and Shaun Knight in the front row.

Ewels and Elliott Stooke make up a physical second row, with Ellis joined in the back row by Francois Louw and Taulupe Faletau.

Kahn Fotuali’i and Rhys Priestland continue their partnership in the half-back combination, with Aled Brew and Matt Banahan lining up on the wings.

Ben Tapuai lines up alongside Jonathan Joseph in the midfield, and James Wilson completes the starting XV at fullback.

Bath Rugby team to face Saracens:

15. James Wilson

14. Matt Banahan

13. Jonathan Joseph

12. Ben Tapuai

11. Aled Brew

10. Rhys Priestland

9. Kahn Fotuali’i

1. Beno Obano

2. Tom Dunn

3. Shaun Knight

4. Charlie Ewels (C)

5. Elliott Stooke

6. Tom Ellis

7. Francois Louw

8. Taulupe Faletau

Replacements:

16. Jack Walker

17. Lucas Noguera

18. Victor Delmas

19. James Phillips

20. Paul Grant

21. Max Green

22. Freddie Burns

23. Tom Homer

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