Bath Rugby U18s name side for season opener

13 December 2019

Bath Rugby U18s gear up for their season opener with a West Country derby against Bristol Bears U18s at Ding Crusaders RFC on Saturday (kick-off 11:30).

Academy Manager Craig Lilley has named his side which features the best young players

from the Club’s region. The Under-18s league enables these players to have the opportunity to share experiences and develop together both on and off the field. 

Archie Stanley, John Stewart and Archie Alexander make up the front row, with Ewan Richards and McKenzie Graham in the second row. 

Tom Cowan, Tom Ahl and Frankie Read make up the back row with Freddie Charles and Orlando Bailey making up the half-back partnership. Bailey will also captain the side.

Felix Connolly and Will Morris start on either wing with Will Fitz-Gerald and Lui Natui making up the midfield, and Nat Arnold will play at full-back.

Bath Rugby U18s side to face Bristol Bears U18s:

15. Nat Arnold

14. Will Morris

13. Lui Natui

12. Will Fitz-Gerald

11. Felix Connolly

10. Orlando Bailey (c)

9. Freddie Charles

1. Archie Stanley

2. Jasper Spandler

3. Archie Alexander

4. McKenzie Graham

5. Ewan Richards

6. Tom Cowan

7. Tom Ahl

8. Frankie Read

Replacements 

16. Jac Therrian

17. Archie Maggs

18. Kobi Joyce

19. Blaize Sumbler

20. Ben Lemos

21. Oli Cook

22. Ethan Morgan

23. Ethan Hawtin

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