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Team news: Bath Rugby vs Bristol Bears - PC R2

AJ MacGinty will captain the Bears for the first time when they take on Bath Rugby at The Rec in the Premiership Rugby Cup on Wednesday night (7.45pm KO).

  • AJ MacGinty captains the side
  • Ioan Lloyd named at inside centre
  • Sam Lewis starts at openside 

The USA international partners Tom Whiteley at half-back, with Ioan Lloyd and Jack Bates forming an exciting midfield.

England U20 wing Deago Bailey earns a fourth competitive start for the club alongside Henry Purdy and Rich Lane in the back three.

Up front, Yann Thomas and Max Lahiff start either side of Harry Thacker, with Ed Holmes and Joe Batley in the engine room.

John Hawkins, Sam Lewis and Fitz Harding make up the back row for the midweek clash.

Bristol Bears team to play Bath Rugby in the Premiership Rugby Cup at The Rec (7.45pm KO):

15. Rich Lane (10 apps), 14. Deago Bailey (3 apps), 13. Jack Bates (27 apps), 12. Ioan Lloyd (63 apps), 11. Henry Purdy (44 apps), 10. AJ MacGinty (c) (6 apps), 9. Tom Whiteley (10 apps); 1. Yann Thomas (92 apps), 2. Harry Thacker (79 apps), 3. Max Lahiff (47 apps), 4. Ed Holmes (90 apps), 5. Joe Batley (21 apps), 6. John Hawkins (40 apps), 7. Sam Lewis (3 apps), 8. Fitz Harding (33 apps).

System players: 16. Bryan Byrne (35 apps), 17. Jake Woolmore (113 apps), 18. George Kloska (17 apps), 19. Morgan Eames (1 app), 20. Aaron Tull (1 app), 21. Oscar Lennon (4 apps), 22. James Williams (1 app), 23. Harry Ascherl (3 apps).


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