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Bath Rugby name team to face Newcastle Falcons

Bath Rugby name team to face Newcastle Falcons

Bath Rugby have named their side that will travel to Kingston Park tomorrow night to face Newcastle Falcons in the third round of the Premiership Rugby Cup. (kick-off 19:45)

Will Vaughan and Max Lahiff line up either side of Michael van Vuuren in the front row at loosehead and tighthead respectively. Will Britton comes in at lock and Levi Douglas starts alongside him, shifting from blindside flanker, forming an exciting young second-row partnership.

Miles Reid returns to action at blindside flanker, coming in alongside Josh Bainbridge. Josh joins for the week from Yorkshire Carnegie, the 22-year old-is an experienced Championship player, he represented England U20’s in their successful 2015/16 world cup campaign. Josh will return to Yorkshire Carnegie following the Newcastle game. Jack Davies will make his second first team start, coming in at number eight.

Max Green and Alex Davies form the half-back pairing, with Davies captaining the side from fly-half. Ruaridh McConnochie continues on the left wing, with Levi Davis starting opposite him on the right wing.

Max Clark comes in at inside centre, forming a midfield pairing with Jack Wilson, who scored a brace of tries last weekend against Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park. Tom Homer starts at full-back to complete the back-line.

Bath Rugby team to face Newcastle Falcons

15. Tom Homer

14. Levi Davis

13. Jack Wilson

12. Max Clark

11. Ruaridh McConnochie

10. Alex Davies (c)

9. Max Green

1. Will Vaughan

2. Michael van Vuuren

3. Max Lahiff

4. Will Britton

5. Levi Douglas

6. Miles Reid

7. Josh Bainbridge

8. Jack Davies

Replacements

16. Ross Batty

17. Sam Nixon

18. Victor Delmas

19. Tom Doughty

20. Josh Bayliss

21. Chris Cook

22. Max Wright

23. Joe Cokanasiga

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