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Team news: Saracens Women vs Bristol Bears Women

Unbeaten Bears travel to Saracens for a mouthwatering Allianz 15s clash on Saturday (12.30pm KO).

  • Dave Ward makes three changes from victory over Wasps
  • Leanne Infante makes her first start for the Bears
  • Simi Pam returns from Barbarians duty to start in front row

Live streamed on BBC iPlayer, top-of-the-table Bristol face second placed Saracens and Head Coach Dave Ward makes three changes to the side that secured a bonus point last weekend over Wasps.

Simi Pam returns to the front row after her try-scoring exploits with the Barbarians, while international duo Leanne Infante and Talia John come into the starting line up.

Rownita Marston makes her 50th appearance for the club from the back row.

Boosted by six wins in a row in the competition, Bears travel to the StoneX Stadium a point ahead of their Saracens counterparts.

Bristol Bears Women side to face Saracens at StoneX Stadium on Saturday, December 4th (12.30pm KO):

15. Kayleigh Powell; 14. Jenny Hesketh, 13. Phoebe Murray, 12. Amber Reed (co-capt), 11. Courtney Keight; 10. Elinor Snowsill, 9. Leanne Infante; 1. Simi Pam, 2. Hannah West, 3. Sarah Bern, 4. Talia John, 5. Abbie Ward (co-capt), 6. Alisha Butchers, 7. Manon Johnes, 8. Rownita Marston.

System players: 16. Holly Phillips, 17. China Kill, 18. Ellie Mulhearn, 19. Hollie Cunningham, 20. Siwan Lillicrap, 21. Keira Bevan, 22. Lucie Skuse, 23. Ella Lovibond.


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