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TEAM NEWS: Bristol Rugby vs Doncaster Knights

Matthew Morgan has been included in Bristol’s 22-man squad for the first time this season as Doncaster Knights visit Ashton Gate on Friday (7.45pm KO).

Andy Robinson makes three changes from the side that overcame Cornish Pirates in the last Championship outing.

Ben Mosses recovers from a hand injury to start in the midfield, while Tom Varndell and Jack Wallace also return to the line-up.

Bristol name an unchanged pack for Forwards Coach Steve Borthwick’s first game with the Club.

Marc Jones (hip) remains sidelined, while Ian Evans (knee), Dwayne Peel (shoulder) and Ben Glynn (shoulder) are also absent.

Jack Lam is on leave following Rugby World Cup duty and is unavailable for selection and Chris Brooker remains on loan at Gloucester.

Bristol Rugby team to face Doncaster Knights at Ashton Gate on Friday, 6 November (7.45pm KO):

Jack Wallace; Tom Varndell, Jack Tovey, Ben Mosses, Ryan Edwards; Gavin Henson, Will Cliff; Jack O’Connell, Ross McMillan, Gaston Cortes, Joe Joyce, Glen Townson, James Phillips, Olly Robinson (c), Rayn Smid.

Replacements: Max Crumpton, Ellis Genge, Anthony Perenise, Mark Sorenson, Josh Ovens, Craig Hampson, Matthew Morgan.

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