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Five changes for Bath Rugby

Bath Rugby have made five changes to their starting line-up for the trip to Sandy Park tomorrow when they take on Exeter Chiefs in the Aviva Premiership, kick-off 15.15.

The backline remains unchanged, with four personnel changes and one positional in the pack.

An all-new front-row of Nick Auterac, Ross Batty and Kane Palma-Newport – who recently made his 50th appearance for the Club – starts, with Stuart Hooper and Dominic Day behind them. Francois Louw continues on the openside flank, as Carl Fearns shifts to the blindside and Leroy Houston returns at number eight.

Micky Young partners Ollie Devoto in the half-backs, and Kyle Eastmond and Sam Burgess link up once again in the midfield. Olly Woodburn and Semesa Rokoduguni are named out wide on the wings, with Tom Homer selected at fullback.

Hooker Rob Webber could make his 50th appearance in the Blue, Black and White, should he be called on from the bench.

Bath Rugby team to face Exeter Chiefs

15. Tom Homer
14. Semesa Rokoduguni
13. Sam Burgess
12. Kyle Eastmond
11. Olly Woodburn
10. Ollie Devoto
9. Micky Young
1. Nick Auterac
2. Ross Batty
3. Kane Palma-Newport
4. Stuart Hooper ( c )
5. Dominic Day
6. Carl Fearns
7. Francois Louw
8. Leroy Houston

Replacements

16. Rob Webber
17. Beno Obano
18. Max Lahiff
19. Alafoti Faosiliva
20. Matt Garvey
21. Chris Cook
22. Rory Jennings
23. Luke Arscott

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