University of Bath name team to face Loughborough University

6 March 2019

University of Bath have selected their team to face Loughborough University tonight at the STV In-field, (kick-off 18:30) as the race for the title goes down to the final round of the BUCS Super Rugby season. Seven Bath Rugby Academy players have been named in the side. 

Bath Rugby’s Arthur Cordwell and Austin Hay line-up either side of James Hadfield in the front row. Angus Hinton and Rhys Davies form the lock partnership, Jack Kenningham and Chris Barry start at blindside and openside flanker respectively. James Catlin comes in at number eight to finish off the pack. 

Ed Rimmer and Alex Burrage form the half-back pairing, Will Butt starts inside of Alex Nisbet in the centres. Again, two Bath Rugby players feature in the back three, Ethan Hutt and Wil Partington are joined by Brandon Bellamin who starts on the left wing. 

Sam Elrick and Kieran Verden are named amongst the replacements, to complete the Bath Rugby contingent. 

University of Bath team

15. Wil Partington

14. Ethan Hutt

13. Alex Nisbet

12. Will Butt

11. Brandon Bellamin

10. Alex Burrage

9. Ed Rimmer

1. Arthur Cordwell

2. James Hadfield

3. Austin Hay

4. Angus Hinton

5. Rhys Davies

6. Jack Kenningham

7. Chris Barry

8. James Catlin


16. Sam Elrick

17. Jake Buckingham

18. Kieran Verden

19. Adam Thresher

20. Cameron Keys

21. James Richardson

22. Will Hughes

23. Finn Murphy

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