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Josh Bayliss

Position: Back Row
Date of birth: 17 September 1997
Height: 190cm (6' 3")
Weight: 106kg (16st 10lb)

Bayliss is one of the most exciting young back rowers in the country. He helped guide England U20 to a Six Nations Grand Slam and a place in the final of the 2017 World Rugby U20 Championship alongside Club teammate Zach Mercer.

His physical attributes stand out, even above and beyond his peers as an elite level back row player. His capacity for work and repeat efforts that Josh possesses is second to none, and his game continues to develop with his attacking support play and his defensive breakdown skills being real areas of strength, with the potential to be real points of difference for him as a Premiership performer in the future. 

Bath Rugby's Return to Stage 1 training

19 June 2020

As the road to rugby restart continues to gather momentum we have been delighted to welcome our players back into the training environment this week. Read more 

Six changes to the side for trip to Wasps

1 November 2019

Bath Rugby have made six changes the starting line-up, with Charlie Ewels captaining the side against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena tomorrow afternoon (kick-off 15:00). Read more 

Mercer and Bayliss aim for Grand Slam with U20s

15 March 2017

Zach Mercer and Josh Bayliss have both been named in the England Under 20 squad who will aim to complete a Six Nations Grand Slam in Ireland on Friday, kick-off 18:00. Read more 

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