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TEAM NEWS: Bristol Rugby Vs Leeds Carnegie

Published on 29th November 2013 by Tom Tainton

Bristol make twelve changes for Leeds Carnegie

Luke Eves is set for his first league start since September when Bristol Rugby face Leeds Carnegie on Sunday (3.15pm KO).

The centre is one of twelve changes to the side that went down to Cornish Pirates, as Andy Robinson shuffles his pack for the Memorial Stadium clash.

Tristan Roberts comes back into the side, while George Watkins, Bryan Rennie and Ruki Tipuna also return to the starting line-up.

In the pack, only Ben Glynn remains from the defeat at Mennaye Field as Kyle Traynor, Rhys Lawrence and James Hall form a new-look front row.

Skipper Mark Sorenson returns, while Marco Mama, James Merriman and Ben Skirving are also included.

Bristol continue with a four forwards and three backs split on the bench, with Callum Braley and Adrian Jarvis named among the replacements.

Bristol Rugby team to face Leeds Carnegie at the Memorial Stadium on Sunday, 1 December (3.15pm KO):

Adam D’Arcy; George Watkins, Bryan Rennie, Luke Eves, Charlie Amesbury; Tristan Roberts, Ruki Tipuna; Kyle Traynor, Rhys Lawrence, James Hall, Ben Glynn, Mark Sorenson (c), Marco Mama, James Merriman, Ben Skirving.

Replacements: Ollie Hayes, Gaston Cortes, Glen Townson, Mitch Eadie, Callum Braley, Adrian Jarvis, Andy Short.