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Bath Rugby make one change for trip to Saracens

Bath Rugby make one change for trip to Saracens

Bath Rugby has made one change to the team to face Saracens at Allianz Park on Sunday, kick-off 15:00.

Tom Ellis comes in for the injured Matt Garvey at blindside flanker, with Charlie Ewels wearing captain’s armband.

Tom Dunn, who crossed the whitewash at Twickenham last week, is joined by Beno Obano and Shaun Knight in the front row.

Ewels and Elliott Stooke make up a physical second row, with Ellis joined in the back row by Francois Louw and Taulupe Faletau.

Kahn Fotuali’i and Rhys Priestland continue their partnership in the half-back combination, with Aled Brew and Matt Banahan lining up on the wings.

Ben Tapuai lines up alongside Jonathan Joseph in the midfield, and James Wilson completes the starting XV at fullback.

Bath Rugby team to face Saracens:

15. James Wilson
14. Matt Banahan
13. Jonathan Joseph
12. Ben Tapuai
11. Aled Brew
10. Rhys Priestland
9. Kahn Fotuali’i

1. Beno Obano
2. Tom Dunn
3. Shaun Knight
4. Charlie Ewels (c)
5. Elliott Stooke
6. Tom Ellis
7. Francois Louw
8. Taulupe Faletau

Replacements:

16. Jack Walker
17. Lucas Noguera
18. Victor Delmas
19. James Phillips
20. Paul Grant
21. Max Green
22. Freddie Burns
23. Tom Homer

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