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Preview: Bristol Rugby v Ealing Trailfinders

Bristol v Ealing Trailfinders
Greene King IPA Championship
Trailfinders Sports Club, Castle Bar
Saturday, October 10th, 3pm

Bristol Rugby visit Ealing Trailfinders on Saturday, going in search of a fifth successive league victory (3pm KO). 

Team News

Andy Robinson makes five changes to his line-up ahead of the Vallis Way clash as Jack Wallace and Charlie Amesbury return to the backline.

Bristol Rugby are unbeaten on the road so far this season and Hampson told Bristol Rugby TV the squad were determined to extend that winning run this weekend.

Craig Hampson is set for his first league start of the campaign alongside Gavin Henson, while Ross McMillan and Mark Sorenson – who skippers the side – come into the pack.

New signing Rayn Smid could make his first outing in Bristol colours from the replacements bench, while Adrian Jarvis will overtake Jason Strange as the club record league points scorer if he gets on the scoresheet on Saturday.

The long-serving fly half is currently level on 706 points in league fixtures.

Bristol Rugby team to face Ealing Trailfinders at Vallis Way on Saturday, 10 October (3pm KO):

Jack Wallace; Tom Varndell, Jack Tovey, Nick Carpenter, Charlie Amesbury; Gavin Henson, Craig Hampson; Ellis Genge, Ross McMillan, Gaston Cortes, Ben Glynn, Mark Sorenson (c), Nick Koster, Olly Robinson, Mitch Eadie.

Replacements: Max Crumpton, Jack O'Connell, Jamal Ford-Robinson, Glen Townson, Rayn Smid, Will Cliff, Adrian Jarvis.

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