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University of Bath back in action against University of Cardiff this afternoon

30 January 2019

The University of Bath are back in action this afternoon as they travel to Llanrumey Playing Fields to face University of Cardiff. There is a strong Bath Rugby contingent in the squad, with seven senior Academy players involved. 

Bath Rugby’s Kieran Verden and Arthur Cordwell line-up either side of captain and Club teammate Tom Doughty in the front row. Angus Hinton and Adam Thresher form the lock paining. Bath Rugby’s Rhys Davies makes his first start of the season at blindside flankerwith the back rower returning from injury. Chris Barry comes in at openside with Jack Kenningham completing the pack at number eight.

Edward Rimmer and Alex Burrage form a half back pairing, whilst Will Butt starts at inside centre. Alex Nesbitt starts outside the Bath Rugby Academy player. Hugo Stiles and Finn Murphy occupy the left and right wing respectively, with Bath Rugby’s Wil Partington completing the back-line at full-back.

Bath Rugby’s Ethan Hutt is also included in the squad, as the back looks to make an impact off the bench.

University of Bath team to face University of Cardiff

15. Will Partington

14. Finn Murphy

13. Alex Nisbet

12. Will Butt

11. Hugo Stiles

10. Alex Burrage

9. Edward Rimmer

1. Arthur Cordwell

2. Tom Doughty (c)

3. Kieran Verden

4. Angus Hinton

5. Adam Thresher

6. Rhys Davies

7. Chris Barry

8. Jack Kenningham

Replacements

16. Beck Cutting

17. George Cave

18. Austin Hay

19. Cameron Keys

20. James Hadfield

21. George Wootten

22. Brandon Bellamin

23. Ethan Hutt

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