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Team News: Bristol Rugby vs Bedford Blues

Olly Robinson returns to the starting line-up for the first time since February when Bristol face Bedford Blues on Sunday (3pm KO).

The flanker – the Club’s leading try-scorer so far during the campaign with twelve to his name - recovers from a hand injury to start in the back row.

Bristol make a total of three changes from the side that overcame Rotherham Titans to move to the top of the Greene King IPA Championship.

George Watkins and Dwayne Peel – who skippers the side at Ashton Gate - come into the backline.

Jack Lam (orbital fracture) and Charlie Amesbury (head) are both unavailable for selection.

Ben Skirving is listed among the replacements and could make his first league appearance since September if called upon.

Bristol Rugby team to face Bedford Blues at Ashton Gate on Sunday, 29 March (3pm KO):

Jack Wallace; George Watkins, Gareth Maule, Gavin Henson, David Lemi; Matthew Morgan, Dwayne Peel (c); Kyle Traynor, Ross McMillan, Gaston Cortes, Ben Glynn, Ian Evans, Ryan Jones, Olly Robinson, Mitch Eadie.

Replacements: Rhys Lawrence, Anthony Perenise, Ben Skirving, Nick Koster, Craig Hampson, Nicky Robinson, Jack Tovey.

 

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