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Bath Rugby team to face Bristol Bears at Twickenham

5 April 2019

Bath Rugby have confirmed their team to face Bristol Bears in The Clash at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, kick-off 14:00.

A crowd of 60,000 is expected to descend on the home of England Rugby, as the two West Country rivals go head-to-head in Round 18 of the Gallagher Premiership.

Nathan Catt and Tom Dunn continue in the front row, with Max Lahiff coming into the fold at tighthead.

Dave Attwood returns to the starting line-up and will partner captain Charlie Ewels in the second row. Tom Ellis and Sam Underhill occupy blindside and openside flanker respectively, with Zach Mercer completing the back row at number eight.

Kahn Fotuali’i starts into the number nine shirt to replace Will Chudley, who misses out through injury. The Samoan will partner Rhys Priestland in the half-back combination.

Jonathan Joseph and Jamie Roberts form an experience midfield combination, with the in-form Ruaridh McConnochie on the left wing.

Joe Cokanasiga, who produced a Man of the Match performance in his last performance at Twickenham for England last month continues on the right wing. Tom Homer completes the starting line-up at full-back.

Max Clark, who recently agreed a new contract with the Club could make his 50th appearance off the bench.

Bath Rugby team to face Bristol Bears

15. Tom Homer

14. Joe Cokanasiga

13. Jonathan Joseph

12. Jamie Roberts

11. Ruaridh McConnochie

10. Rhys Priestland

9. Kahn Fotuali’I

1. Nathan Catt

2. Tom Dunn

3. Max Lahiff

4. Dave Attwood

5. Charlie Ewels (capt)

6. Tom Ellis

7. Sam Underhill

8. Zach Mercer

Replacements

16. Ross Batty

17. Beno Obano

18. Anthony Perenise

19. Elliott Stooke

20. Miles Reid

21. Chris Cook

22. Freddie Burns

23. Max Clark

Tickets are still available for the game starting at just £15 for adults and £5 for children. Don’t miss out on an action-packed day at the home of England Rugby. Book your seat by clicking here

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