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Louw to captain Bath Rugby against Leinster

Francois Louw will captain Bath Rugby from the openside flank tomorrow as they host Leinster in the European Rugby Champions Cup at the Recreation Ground, kick-off 15.15.  

Louw is joined in the back row by blindside Matt Garvey and number eight Leroy Houston, as Dominic Day and Dave Attwood start in the second row. Up front, Nick Auterac and Henry Thomas start either side of Rob Webber at hooker.

Chris Cook and George Ford combine as the half-backs, with Kyle Eastmond and Ollie Devoto making their fourth consecutive start together in the midfield. A potent back three is comprised of wings Matt Banahan and Semesa Rokoduguni and fullback Anthony Watson.

Bath Rugby team to face Leinster Rugby

15. Anthony Watson

14. Semesa Rokoduguni

13. Ollie Devoto

12. Kyle Eastmond

11. Matt Banahan

10. George Ford

9. Chris Cook

1. Nick Auterac

2. Rob Webber

3. Henry Thomas

4. Dominic Day

5. Dave Attwood

6. Matt Garvey

7. Francois Louw

8. Leroy Houston

Replacements

16. Ross Batty

17. Nathan Catt

18. Max Lahiff

19. Stuart Hooper

20. Alafoti Faosiliva

21. Niko Matawalu

22. Rhys Priestland

23. Tom Homer

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