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Five Academy players start for University of Bath tonight

17 October 2018

Five Bath Rugby Academy players will start for the University of Bath in their BUCS Super Rugby clash against Leeds Beckett this evening at the Rec, kick-off 18:30.

Tom Doughty captains the side after scoring a hat-trick in last week’s 41-36 victory over Nottingham Trent. Doughty will be joined in the front row by fellow Academy teammates Arthur Cordwell and Kieran Verden.

Jack Davies starts at blindside flanker for the Anniversary Game – first played in 2016 to mark the 50th anniversary of the University of Bath receiving Royal Charter status.

Wil Partington will look to show his pace and footwork, as the 19 year-old takes his place at full-back for this evening’s game.

Entry to the game is free and you can claim your ticket here 

University of Bath team to face Leeds Beckett

15. Wil Partington

14. Finn Murphy

13. Alex Nisbett

12. Miles Gilbert

11. Hugo Stiles

10. Alex Burrage

9. Ed Rimmer

1. Arthur Cordwell

2. Tom Doughty (c)

3. Kieran Verden

4. Angus Hinton

5. Adam Thresher

6. Jack Davies

7. Chris Barry

8. James Catlin

Replacements

16. Beck Cutting

17. George Cave

18. Austin Hay

19. Jack Kenningham

20. Josh Lilly

21. James Richardson

22. Brandon Bellamin

23. Will Hughes

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