EXETER CHIEFS All change for top of table clash

Exeter Chiefs logoIt’s all change for Exeter Chiefs winning XV and front row ahead of today’s 12,500 sell-out top of the table Premiership clash against leaders Saracens at Sandy Park (1300ko).

Skipper Jack Yeandle - who missed the 30-15 win at Worcester due to illness - returns in an all-change front row that also sees recalls for props Ben Moon and Moray Low.


BATH RUGBY Skipper Hooper back for derby

Bath rugby logoBath Rugby skipper Stuart Hooper returns for tonight's Aviva Premiership derby against Gloucester at the Rec (1945ko).

Hooper partners Wales international Dominic Day in the second row for a rematch of one of club rugby's oldest rivalries.


GLOUCESTER RUGBY recall fit-again front rower Afoa

GLoucester Rugby crestFit-again prop forward John Afoa returns to the Gloucester Rugby starting at Bath as one of three changes to the side that lost to Leicester.

Prop Afoa makes his first appearance of 2016 having injured his calf against Harlequins in Big Game 8 at Twickenham on December 27. He replaces Paul Doran-Jones.


STARTING XV Plymouth Albion RFC vs Coventry RFC

plymouth albion rfc logoPlymothian Cameron Setter returns to the Albion starting XV against Coventry in National League One at Brickfields tomorrow (1500ko).

The 22-year-old city born back takes over the number nine shirt from Matt Shepherd, who switches to the wing, where the Cornwall flyer finished last weekend’s win at Fylde.


ENGLAND RUGBY South West Under 18s squad 2016

england rugby red roseEngland South West Counties under 18s squad their opening warm-up match prior to their RFU divisional match against London & South East at Chippenham RFC on February 19.

South West U18s kicked off their season with a 17-7 win over Southern Lambs at West Buckland School, Barnstaple on Sunday.

Their second warm-up game is against Gloucester Academy on Sunday February 7 at Hartpury College (ko TBC).


GLOUCESTER RUGBY Savage hits Cherry & Whites century

Gloucester Rugby crestGloucester second row warrior Tom Savage is set to make his 100thcompetitive appearance for the Cherry and Whites against Worcester Warriors in tonight’s European Rugby Challenge Cup tie at Kingsholm (1945ko).

The 26-year-old forward will reach his century as one of 10 changes to the winning XV that started last Thursday’s 34-22 pool four victory at Worcester.


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