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Bath Rugby name side to face Newcastle Falcons

22 November 2018

Bath Rugby have named their team to face Newcastle Falcons tomorrow night at Kingston Park in the 8th Round of the Gallagher Premiership. (kick-off 19:45)

Nathan Catt and Henry Thomas line up either side of Tom Dunn in the front row. Matt Garvey leads the side out from second row, forming an experienced lock pairing with Dave Attwood.

Tom Ellis starts at blindside, the flanker scoring his first try of the season last weekend against Worcester. Josh Bayliss moves to openside flanker with Zach Mercer returning from international duty and coming in at number eight. 

Will Chudley and Freddie Burns form an unchanged half-back pairing. Jamie Roberts continues at inside centre with Jackson Willison outside him, in an exciting midfield partnership.

Semesa Rokoduguni starts once again on the right wing, with Cooper Vuna opposite him on the left. Tom Homer comes in at full-back to complete the dangerous looking back-line.

Bath Rugby team to face Newcastle:

15. Tom Homer

14. Semesa Rokoduguni  

13. Jackson Willison

12. Jamie Roberts

11. Cooper Vuna

10. Freddie Burns

9. Will Chudley

1. Nathan Catt

2. Tom Dunn

3. Henry Thomas

4. Dave Attwood

5. Matt Garvey (c)

6. Tom Ellis

7. Josh Bayliss

8. Zach Mercer

Replacements 

16. Jack Walker

17. Jacques van Rooyen

18. Max Lahiff

19. Luke Charteris

20. Levi Douglas

21. Chris Cook

22. Ruaridh McConnochie

23. Darren Atkins

Newcastle Team

15. Simon Hammersley

14. Tom Arscott

13. Chris Harris

12. Johnny Williams

11. Sinoti Sinoti

10. Toby Flood (c)

9. Sam Stuart

1. Sam Lockwood

2. Kyle Cooper

3. Jon Welsh

4. Calum Green

5. Glen Young

6. Gary Graham

7. John Hardie

8. Nemani Nagusa

Replacements

16. George McGuigan

17. Adam Brocklebank

18. David Wilson

19. Andrew Davidson

20. Ryan Burrows

21. Michael Young

22. Brett Connon

23. Pedro Bettencourt

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