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Ewels to lead Bath Rugby against Worcester Warriors

27 September 2019

Charlie Ewels will lead out Bath Rugby for the first home game of the season against Worcester Warriors in the Premiership Rugby Cup at the Rec tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 15:00).

Ewels was confirmed as Club captain for the 2019/20 campaign yesterday, and will feature in a starting line-up which sees new signings Christian Judge, Josh McNally and Mike Williams all make their debuts in the Blue, Black and White.

Beno Obano, Ross Batty and Judge form the front row, with Ewels and McNally the lock pairing for the second round tie. Williams, Josh Bayliss and Zach Mercer complete the pack in the back row.   

Will Chudley and Rhys Priestland start in the half back pairing, with Max Wright and Max Clark at inside and outside centre respectively.

Levi Davis, who scored in last weekend’s opener against Exeter Chiefs switches from the left to the right wing, with Aled Brew and Tom Homer completing the back three.

Lewis Boyce and Will Stuart could also make their first appearances for Bath Rugby after being named among the replacements.

Bath Rugby team to face Worcester Warriors

15. Tom Homer

14. Levi Davis

13. Max Clark

12. Max Wright

11. Aled Brew

10. Rhys Priestland

9. Will Chudley

1. Beno Obano

2. Ross Batty

3. Christian Judge

4. Josh McNally

5. Charlie Ewels (c)

6. Mike Williams

7. Josh Bayliss

8. Zach Mercer  

Replacements

16. Tom Dunn

17. Lewis Boyce

18. Will Stuart

19. Elliott Stooke

20. Rhys Davies

21. Max Green

22. Freddie Burns

23. Tom de Glanville

Worcester Warriors | 15. Chris Pennell, 14. Tom Howe, 13. Ollie Lawrence, 12. Will Butler, 11. Melani Nanai, 10. Duncan Weir, 9. Francois Hougaard, 1. Callum Black, 2. Niall Annett, 3. Nick Schonert, 4. Andrew Kitchener, 5. Michael Fatialofa, 6. Marco Mama (c), 7. Sam Lewis, 8. Cornell du Preez.

Replacements | 16. Isaac Miller, 17. Ryan Bower, 18. Richard Palframan, 19. Justin Clegg, 20. Ted Hill, 21. Michael Heaney, 22. Jamie Shillcock, 23. Alex Hearle.

There are still tickets available to see Bath Rugby take on Worcester Warriors by clicking here, or calling the Ticket Office on 01225 536 900. 

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