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Bath United name side for Shield test against Exeter Braves

16 December 2019

Bath United continue their Premiership Rugby Shield campaign this evening against Exeter Braves at Sandy Park (kick-off 19:30).

The side features seven changes to the starting line-up, with first appearances this season for Nahum Merigan, Max Ojomoh, Levi Davis and Rhys Davies.  

Alex Davies captains the side again this week, with Ollie Fox again pairing up in a half-back combination.

Kieran Verden joins the front row, which is made up of Will Vaughan and Tom Doughty. Rhys Davies joins Will Britton at lock and Merigan is added to the backrow that started against Saracens Storm. 

Myles Bean and Levi Davis occupy the wide channels with Max Ojomoh and Will Butt making up the midfield. George Worboys retains his place at full-back. 

Bath United side to face Exeter Braves:

15. George Worboys

14. Levi Davis

13. Will Butt

12. Max Ojomoh

11. Miles Bean (G)

10. Alex Davies

9. Ollie Fox

1. Will Vaughan

2. Tom Doughty

3. Kieran Verden

4. Will Britton

5. Rhys Davies

6. Jack Davies

7. Lewis Beer (G)

8. Nahum Merigan

Replacements

16. Kieran Ward (G)

17. Arthur Cordwell

18. Archie Griffin

19. Sam Nixon

20. Harry Hone (G)

21. Tom Jeanes

22. Jake Ashby (G)

23. Frankie Smith (G)

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