Team News: Cornish Pirates Vs Bristol Rugby
Bristol travel to Mennaye Field to face high-flying Cornish Pirates
Bristol Rugby travel to second placed Cornish Pirates on Sunday having secured top spot in the RFU Championship with two games to spare.
Captain Iain Grieve is included among the replacements after a six-week spell on the sidelines with a fractured eye socket, sustained against Esher in January.
Head Coach Liam Middleton makes three changes to the starting line up from the side that thumped Moseley 48-13 last weekend.
Jack Tovey, Mark Irish and Josh Ovens return in place of Matt Williams, Darren Crompton and Henry Vanderglas respectively.
Ruki Tipuna continues as captain, forming a half-back partnership with fellow New Zealander Matty James.
Fly-half Matthew Jones is named in the 22-man squad after making his first-team debut at the Memorial Stadium last Sunday.
Bristol Rugby team to face Cornish Pirates at the Mennaye Field on Sunday 19 February (2pm KO):
Sean Marsden; Jack Tovey, Fautua Otto, Luke Eves, George Watkins; Matty James, Ruki Tipuna (c); Mark Irish, Ross Johnston, Wayne Thompson, Glen Townson, Roy Winters, Josh Ovens, Marco Mama, Dan Montagu.
Replacements: Rhys Lawrence, Darren Crompton, Jason Hobson, Mariano Sambucetti, Iain Grieve, Tom Slater, Matt Jones.