Banner image

Author

Tom Tainton

Tom Tainton writes

Posted Thursday, March 11th 2021

Team news: Bristol Bears vs Wasps

Nathan Hughes returns to the Bears line-up when Bristol welcome Wasps to Ashton Gate on Friday (7.45pm KO).

  • Bears make six changes for Wasps clash
  • Hughes and Byrne return from injury to start
  • Charles Piutau back in the side at full back
  • Tiff Eden set for first start since December

The back rower lines up against his former club in round 13, while Charles Piutau and Bryan Byrne also return for Pat Lam’s men.

Tiff Eden makes his first start since December, while Yann Thomas and Daniel Thomas are named in the pack.

Homegrown centre Charlie Powell is named among the replacements and could make his first Premiership outing of the season if called upon.

Bristol Bears team to face Wasps at Ashton Gate on Friday, March 12th (7.45pm KO):

15. Charles Piutau; 14. Niyi Adeolokun, 13. Henry Purdy, 12. Piers O’Conor, 11. Siva Naulago; 10. Tiff Eden, 9. Andy Uren; 1. Yann Thomas, 2. Bryan Byrne, 3. Max Lahiff, 4. Dave Attwood, 5. Joe Joyce, 6. Steven Luatua (c), 7. Dan Thomas, 8. Nathan Hughes.

System players: 16. Will Capon, 17. Jake Woolmore, 28. John Afoa, 19. Chris Vui, 20. Jake Heenan, 21. Tom Kessell, 22. Charlie Powell, 23. Toby Fricker.

Unavailable: Harry Thacker, Kyle Sinckler, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Ed Holmes, Ben Earl, James Dun, Harry Randall, Chris Cook, Max Malins, Ioan Lloyd, Callum Sheedy, Sam Bedlow, Semi Radradra, Alapati Leiua, Siale Piutau, Luke Morahan.


Latest News

WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! BEARS LAUNCH 22/23 HOME SHIRT

WE HAVE LIFT-OFF! BEARS LAUNCH 22/23 HOME SHIRT

Posted: Friday, August 12th 2022

Bristol Bears Launch Project Whitebeam

Bristol Bears Launch Project Whitebeam

Posted: Thursday, August 11th 2022

Enjoy matchday hospitality at Red Roses match

Enjoy matchday hospitality at Red Roses match

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th 2022

Malvern National Festival: Bears Centre of Excellence Squad

Malvern National Festival: Bears Centre of Excellence Squad

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th 2022

Also from Bristol Sport

🏆 Wycombe date and ticket details
Football icon

🏆 Wycombe date and ticket details

City's Carabao Cup Round Two game at Wycombe Wanderers will be played on Wednesday, August 24th at 7.45pm

Posted: Thursday, August 11th 2022 • Football

Bristol Flyers Launch Project Whitebeam
Basketball icon

Bristol Flyers Launch Project Whitebeam

Bristol Flyers has launched Project Whitebeam, a joint initiative with the rest of the Bristol Sport stable to recognise, measure and minimise our impact on the environment.

Posted: Thursday, August 11th 2022 • Basketball

🌳 City launch Project Whitebeam
Football icon

🌳 City launch Project Whitebeam

Bristol City has launched Project Whitebeam, a joint initiative with the rest of the Bristol Sport stable to recognise, measure and minimise our impact on the environment.

Posted: Thursday, August 11th 2022 • Football

Bristol Sport Launch Project Whitebeam
Bristol Sport icon

Bristol Sport Launch Project Whitebeam

Bristol Sport has launched Project Whitebeam - a joint initiative with Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol Bears, Bristol City and Bristol Flyers - to recognise, measure and minimise our impact on the environment.

Posted: Thursday, August 11th 2022 • Bristol Sport

🎟 Blackpool priority sale
Football icon

🎟 Blackpool priority sale

Tickets for City's trip to Bloomfield Road are on priority sale to Season Ticket holders and Members.

Posted: Thursday, August 11th 2022 • Football