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Leicester Tigers team news

Leicester Tigers welcome back Graham Kitchener, Anthony Allen and Blaine Scully following injury for Sunday’s sell-out Aviva Premiership Round 12 fixture against Bath Rugby at Welford Road.

All three sat out the bonus-point win at Sale Sharks during the weekend after Christmas but have been passed fit to return for the start of the second half of the league programme.
 
Marcos Ayerza and Tom Youngs, who both started among the replacements at Sale, return to the starting line-up and they are joined in the front row by Fraser Balmain.
 
Julian Salvi makes his 100th appearance for the club since his debut at the start of 2011/12 season.
 
Sunday's game is a 24,000 sell-out at Welford Road. This fixture is scheduled for live coverage on BT Sport. Kick-off is at 2pm.
 
Leicester Tigers (v Bath Rugby, Welford Road, Sunday 2pm)

15 Mathew Tait
14 Blaine Scully
13 Vereniki Goneva  
12 Anthony Allen
11 Miles Benjamin
10 Owen Williams
9 Ben Youngs (c)

1 Marcos Ayerza
2 Tom Youngs
3 Fraser Balmain
4 Graham Kitchener
5 Geoff Parling
6 Jamie Gibson
7 Julian Salvi
8 Jordan Crane
 
Replacements

16 Leonardo Ghiraldini
17 Michele Rizzo
18 Tiziano Pasquali
19 Sebastian De Chaves
20 Robert Barbieri
21 Sam Harrison
22 Freddie Burns
23 Seremaia Bai

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