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Priestland to make 50th appearance for Bath Rugby against Worcester Warriors

4 January 2018

Rhys Priestland will make his 50th appearance for Bath Rugby against Worcester Warriors in the Aviva Premiership tomorrow evening at Sixways, kick-off 19:45.

The Welsh international starts at fly-half alongside Chris Cook, who returns to the starting line-up in the number nine jersey. Ben Tapuai returns to take his place at inside centre alongside Jonathan Joseph in the midfield, as Aled Brew, Jack Wilson and Anthony Watson continue in the back three positions for the trip.

Beno Obano, Tom Dunn and Henry Thomas, who were all part of Eddie Jones’s England training camp earlier this week, start in the front row. James Phillips and Elliott Stooke form the second-row combination, with Matt Garvey captaining the team at blindside flanker. Paul Grant and Zach Mercer complete an unchanged back row.

 

Bath Rugby team to face Worcester Warriors

15. Anthony Watson

14. Jack Wilson

13. Jonathan Joseph

12. Ben Tapuai

11. Aled Brew

10. Rhys Priestland

9. Chris Cook

1. Beno Obano

2. Tom Dunn

3. Henry Thomas

4. James Phillips

5. Elliott Stooke

6. Matt Garvey (c)

7. Paul Grant

8. Zach Mercer

Replacements

16. Michael van Vuuren

17. Lucas Noguera

18. Max Lahiff

19. Levi Douglas

20. Josh Bayliss

21. Kahn Fotuali’i

22. Freddie Burns

23. James Wilson

 

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