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RUGBY UNION - Wasps name squad for Bath clash

Coventry Editorial 23rd Sep, 2022   0

WASPS have named their squad for tonight’s Gallagher Premiership clash with Bath.

Jacob Umaga starts at full back as he makes his highly anticipated return from injury whilst Francois Hougaard comes in at 14 with Josh Bassett at 11.

Sam Spink and Burger Odendaal form the centre partnership, with Charlie Atkinson and Will Porter linking up at half-back.

Dan Frost makes his first start of the season and will line up alongside Tom West and Biyi Alo in the front row.

Captain Joe Launchbury plays alongside Kiran McDonald in the second row, with Nizaam Carr, Jack Willis and Tom Willis in the back row to complete the pack.

Amongst the replacements, Gabriel Oghre features in the squad for the first time this season with Tim Cardall set to make his 50th Wasps appearance should he feature from the bench.


Wasps’ squad to play Bath

Starting XV: 1. Tom West, 2. Dan Frost, 3. Biyi Alo, 4. Joe Launchbury (C), 5. Kiran McDonald, 6. Nizaam Carr, 7. Jack Willis, 8. Tom Willis, 9. Will Porter, 10. Charlie Atkinson, 11. Josh Bassett, 12. Burger Odendaal, 13. Sam Spink, 14. Francois Hougaard, 15. Jacob Umaga

Replacements: 16. Gabriel Oghre, 17. Robin Hislop, 18. John Ryan, 19. Tim Cardall, 20. Ben Morris, 21. Dan Robson, 22. Ryan Mills, 23. Zach Kibirige

Wasps face Bath TONIGHT (Friday, September 23) with kick-off at 7.45pm at The Recreation Ground.

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