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Ford to captain Bath Rugby at Sale

George Ford will captain Bath Rugby in this Sunday’s Aviva Premiership meeting with Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium, kick-off 14.30.

Scrum-half Chris Cook will make his 70th Club appearance, partnered by Ford. Ollie Devoto and Jonathan Joseph are at 12 and 13 respectively.

Rhys Priestland wears the number 15 jersey for the first time this season, backed by the double threat of Matt Banahan and Semesa Rokoduguni on the wings.

Nathan Catt, Rob Webber and Henry Thomas start in the front row, with Dave Attwood and Dominic Day powering the scrum from the second row. Matt Garvey is at six, and openside Guy Mercer and number eight Leroy Houston complete the back row.  

Bath Rugby team to face Sale Sharks

15 Rhys Priestland
14 Semesa Rokoduguni
13 Jonathan Joseph
12 Ollie Devoto
11 Matt Banahan
10 George Ford (c)
9 Chris Cook

1 Nathan Catt
2 Rob Webber
3 Henry Thomas
4 Dominic Day
5 Dave Attwood
6 Matt Garvey
7 Guy Mercer
8 Leroy Houston

Replacements
16 Tom Dunn
17 Nick Auterac
18 David Wilson
19 Charlie Ewels
20 David Denton
21 Amanaki Mafi
22 Will Homer
23 Kyle Eastmond

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