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Team news: Bristol Bears Women vs Wasps Women (AP R6)

Bears Women welcome back their international contingent for the visit of Wasps Women on Sunday (2.30pm KO).


  • Nine internationals return to matchday squad
  • Leanne Infante set for debut from the bench
  • Kayleigh Powell back from injury to start at full back

The Allianz 15s clash sees England trio Abbie Ward, Amber Reed and Sarah Bern return to the starting line-up, while Leanne Infante could make her first competitive outing for the club from the bench.

Six Wales internationals are recalled by Head Coach Dave Ward, as Manon Johnes and Alisha Butchers come into the back row, while Elinor Snowsill, Kayleigh Powell, Courtney Keight and Keira Bevan are named in the backline.

International lock Talia John is listed among the replacements at Shaftesbury Park.

Unbeaten in the competition and top of the table, Ward and his squad will be available after the game to meet supporters, sign autographs and pose for photos.

Tickets are available to purchase online by clicking here, and don’t miss out on Black Friday deals at our pop up store at Shaftesbury Park on Sunday.

Bristol Bears Women side to face Wasps Women at Shaftesbury Park on Sunday, November 28th (2.30pm KO):

15. Kayleigh Powell; 14. Jenny Hesketh, 13. Phoebe Murray, 12. Amber Reed (co-capt), 11. Courtney Keight; 10. Elinor Snowsill, 9. Keira Bevan; 1. China Kill, 2. Hannah West, 3. Sarah Bern, 4. Hollie Cunningham, 5. Abbie Ward (co-capt), 6. Alisha Butchers, 7. Manon Johnes, 8. Rownita Marston.

System players: 16. Alice Lockwood, 17. Holly Phillips, 18. Ellie Mulhearn, 19. Talia John, 20. Jenny Herring, 21. Leanne Infante, 22. Lucie Skuse, 23. Ella Lovibond.


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