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Published on 08th February 2013 by Tom Tainton

Middleton makes three changes for Moseley clash


Bristol Rugby face Moseley on Saturday seeking a first ever RFU Championship win at Billesley Common (3pm KO).

Liam Middleton makes three changes from the side that beat Leeds Carnegie 12-9 in round 14 of the competition.

Gaston Cortes returns from injury to replace the suspended Jason Hobson, while Alafoti Faosiliva is preferred to Marco Mama in the back row.

Bristol make one change to the backline, as Fautua Otto is included for his first start of the campaign. Mike Tagicakibau (hamstring) is still sidelined.

Middleton opts for a five forwards and two backs split on the bench.

Bristol Rugby team to face Moseley at Billesley Common on Saturday, February 9 (3pm KO):

Jack Tovey; George Watkins, Fautua Otto, Luke Eves, Ryan Edwards; Adrian Jarvis, James Grindal (c); Kyle Traynor, Ross Johnston, Gaston Cortes, Mariano Sambucetti, Glen Townson, Alafoti Faosiliva, Redford Pennycook, Mitch Eadie.

Replacements: Rhys Lawrence, Bruce Douglas, Wayne Thompson, Ben Glynn, Marco Mama, Ruki Tipuna, Tristan Roberts.