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Bath Rugby name team to face Worcester Warriors

Bath Rugby name team to face Worcester Warriors

Bath Rugby have named their side to take on Worcester Warriors in the seventh round of the Gallagher Premiership at the Rec (kick-off 12:45).

Nathan Catt starts in the front row fresh from agreeing a new long-term contract with the Club this week. The loosehead will be joined in the front row by the returning Tom Dunn and Henry Thomas.

Elliott Stooke, who also agreed a new extension comes back into the fold in the second row, where he’ll feature alongside Dave Attwood.

Matt Garvey switches from the second row to captain the side from blindside flanker, with Tom Ellis and Josh Bayliss completing the back row.

Will Chudley and Freddie Burns form the half-back pairing, as Bath host an in-form Warriors side. Jamie Roberts starts at inside centre pairing up with Jackson Willison, who will come up against his former side.

Cooper Vuna will also face his former teammates, as the 31 year-old lines up on the left wing, with Semesa Rokoduguni on the opposite flank. Tom Homer completes the back line at full-back.

Bath Rugby team to face Worcester Warriors

15. Tom Homer
14. Semesa Rokoduguni
13. Jackson Willison
12. Jamie Roberts
11. Cooper Vuna
10. Freddie Burns
9. Will Chudley

1. Nathan Catt
2. Tom Dunn
3. Henry Thomas
4. Dave Attwood
5. Elliott Stooke
6. Matt Garvey (c)
7. Tom Ellis
8. Josh Bayliss

Replacements

16. Jack Walker
17. Jacques van Rooyen
18. Anthony Perenise
19. Luke Charteris
20. Levi Douglas
21. Kahn Fotuali’i
22. Max Wright
23. Ruaridh McConnochie

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