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Team news: Exeter Chiefs vs Bristol Bears - AP 15s SF

Wales captain Siwan Lillicrap returns to the Bears side for Sunday’s Allianz Premier 15s Play-Off semi-final clash against Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park (4.30pm KO, live on BT Sport 2).

  • Siwan Lillicrap starts at number eight
  • Jenny Hesketh replaces the injured Grace Crompton
  • Bears targeting first Premier 15s final

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The number eight starts in place of the suspended Rownita Marston and Jenny Hesketh replaces Grace Crompton (concussion) on the wing, as Dave Ward makes two changes from last weekend’s narrow defeat.

Marston was given a three-week ban after being cited for a dangerous tackle in last weekend’s match.

On the bench, Wales second row Talia John is named on the bench, alongside England U20 international Gabriella Nigrelli.

Bristol Bears team to play Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park (4.30pm KO):

15. Kayleigh Powell, 14. Jenny Hesketh, 13. Phoebe Murray, 12. Amber Reed (cc), 11. Courtney Keight, 10. Lucie Skuse, 9. Keira Bevan; 1. Simi Pam, 2. Hannah West, 3. Sarah Bern, 4. Delaney Burns, 5. Abbie Ward (cc), 6. Alisha Butchers, 7. Manon Johnes, 8. Siwan Lillicrap.

System players: 16. Holly Phillips, 17. China Kill, 18. Ellie Mulhearn, 19. Talia John, 20. Gabriella Nigrelli, 21. Lucy Burgess, 22. Elinor Snowsill, 23. Ella Lovibond


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