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Posted Friday, March 5th 2021

Team news: Worcester Warriors vs Bristol Bears

Fitz Harding is set for his full Premiership debut when Bristol Bears face Worcester Warriors on Saturday (5.15pm KO).

  • Fitz Harding set for first Premiership start
  • Bristol make six changes for Worcester Warriors
  • Lahiff and Attwood come into pack
  • Sheedy, Purdy and Adeolokun added to backline

The exciting Academy talent is one of six changes to the side as Callum Sheedy returns following his Triple-Crown winning exploits on international duty.

Max Lahiff and Dave Attwood are back from injury to start, while Niyi Adeolokun comes into the backline.

Henry Purdy starts at full back with Ioan Lloyd unavailable for selection.

Bristol Bears team to face Worcester Warriors at Sixways on Saturday, March 6th (5.15pm KO):

15. Henry Purdy; 14. Niyi Adeolokun, 13. Piers O’Conor, 12. Alapati Leiua, 11. Siva Naulago; 10. Callum Sheedy, 9. Andy Uren; 1. Jake Woolmore, 2. Will Capon, 3. Max Lahiff, 4. Dave Attwood, 5. Joe Joyce, 6. Chris Vui, 7. Fitz Harding, 8. Steven Luatua (c).

System players: 16. George Kloska, 17. Yann Thomas, 28. John Afoa, 19. Ed Holmes, 20. Jake Heenan, 21. Tom Kessell, 22. Tiff Eden, 23. Toby Fricker.

Unavailable: Harry Thacker, Bryan Byrne, Kyle Sinckler, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Ben Earl, James Dun, Nathan Hughes, Harry Randall, Chris Cook, Max Malins, Ioan Lloyd, Sam Bedlow, Semi Radradra, Siale Piutau, Luke Morahan, Charles Piutau.


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