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Team News: Bristol Bears vs Wasps - AP R1

Bristol Bears Women have named their side to face Wasps in the opening round of the Allianz Premier 15s on Saturday, November 19th at Ashton Gate (3pm KO).

  • Three Centre of Excellence graduates involved
  • Amber Reed captains side
  • Claire Molloy starts against former club

Amber Reed skippers the side, who head into the league season off the back of a successful start to their Allianz Cup campaign, in which they finished top of the table and secured a home semi-final.

Grace White makes her first start of the season in the backs, whilst two fellow Centre of Excellence graduates Reneeqa Bonner and Bo Osborn-Clarke join her in the matchday 23.

Hannah Sims takes over hooker duties, with Claire Molloy starting against her former club. Ellie Mulhearn is named as vice-captain.

Bristol Bears team to face Wasps at Ashton Gate on Saturday in Women’s Weekend of Sport (3pm KO):

15. Courtney Keight, 14. Grace White, 13. Phoebe Murray, 12. Amber Reed (c), 11. Reneeqa Bonner, 10. Lucie Skuse, 9. Lucy Burgess; 1. Simi Pam, 2. Hannah Sims, 3. Ellie Mulhearn (vc), 4. Beth Stafford, 5. Delaney Burns, 6. Claire Molloy, 7. Manon Johnes, 8. Rownita Marston

Finishers: 16. Jess Sprague, 17. Holly Phillips, 18. Abbie Parsons, 19. Megan Barwick, 20. Bo Osborn-Clark, 21. Meg Davies, 22. Lauren Smyth, 23. Amy Coles


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