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Clark, Homer and Perenise return for West Country derby

27 April 2018

Bath Rugby has made three changes to the team to face Gloucester Rugby on Saturday at Kingsholm, kick-off 15:00. 

Max Clark, Tom Homer and Anthony Perenise all return to the starting line-up, whilst Charlie Ewels continues as captain.

Perenise joins Beno Obano and Tom Dunn in the front row, with Elliott Stooke lining up against his former side alongside Ewels in the second row.

Tom Ellis, Francois Louw and Taulupe Faletau complete the pack in an unchanged back row combination. 

Kahn Fotuali’i and Rhys Priestland continue at scrum-half and fly-half respectively, with James Wilson switching from full back to inside centre to partner Clark in the midfield.

Aled Brew and Matt Banahan occupy the wing positions, with Homer completing the backline at full back.

Zach Mercer marks his return to action, with the back rower named among the replacements for the derby clash.

Bath Rugby team to face Gloucester Rugby

15. Tom Homer

14. Matt Banahan

13. Max Clark

12. James Wilson

11. Aled Brew

10. Rhys Priestland

9. Kahn Fotuali’i

1. Beno Obano

2. Tom Dunn

3. Anthony Perenise

4. Charlie Ewels (c)

5. Elliott Stooke

6. Tom Ellis

7. Francois Louw

8. Taulupe Faletau

Replacements

16. Jack Walker

17. Lucas Noguera

18. Shaun Knight

19. James Phillips

20. Zach Mercer

21. Max Green

22. Freddie Burns

23. Cooper Vuna

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