TOM HOMER returns to Bath’s starting line-up at full-back for Friday’s clash with Premiership champions Saracens at the Rec (7.45pm).

Jack Wilson also comes into the back three for Bath alongside Ruaridh McConnochie.

Jonathan Joseph continues at outside centre, with Jackson Willison joining the England international in the midfield. The half-back remains the same, with Rhys Priestland and captain Will Chudley at fly-half and scrum-half respectively.

Nathan Catt, Tom Dunn and Henry Thomas form the front row trio, whilst Levi Douglas starts alongside Dave Attwood in the second row.

Elliott Stooke switches back to the back row and Miles Reid will make his first start in the Gallagher Premiership at openside flanker after impressing as a second half replacement last week. Zach Mercer completes the pack at number eight.

Tom Ellis completes his return to the squad, with the back rower named among the replacements.

Bath Rugby team to face Saracens

15 Tom Homer

14 Jack Wilson

13 Jonathan Joseph

12 Jackson Willison

11 Ruaridh McConnochie

10 Rhys Priestland

9 Will Chudley (c)

1 Nathan Catt

2 Tom Dunn

3 Henry Thomas

4 Dave Attwood

5 Levi Douglas

6 Elliott Stooke

7 Miles Reid

8 Zach Mercer


16 Ross Batty

17 Beno Obano

18 Anthony Perenise

19 Jack Davies

20 Tom Ellis

21 Kahn Fotuali’i

22 Freddie Burns

23 Max Clark

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