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TEAM NEWS: Bristol Rugby Vs London Welsh

Published on 03rd June 2014 by Tom Tainton

Bristol make four changes for Exiles

Bristol Rugby must overturn a nineteen-point deficit in the second leg of the Greene King IPA Championship final versus London Welsh on Wednesday (7.45pm KO).

Andy Robinson makes four changes to the side that suffered a 27-8 defeat at the Kassam ahead of the last ever game at the Memorial Stadium.

Charlie Amesbury makes his first league start since March, while Ruki Tipuna comes into the side as skipper in place of the injured Luke Baldwin (ankle).

Gaston Cortes is named in the front row, while Mitch Eadie starts at no.8. Ryan Jones (ankle) is unavailable.

Bristol retain a four forwards and three backs split on the bench. James Grindal could make his first league appearance since February after being included in the 22-man squad.

Bristol Rugby team to face London Welsh at the Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, 4 June (7.45pm KO):

Jack Wallace; Charlie Amesbury, Jack Tovey, Ben Mosses, Andy Short; Nicky Robinson, Ruki Tipuna (c); Kyle Traynor, Ross Johnston, Gaston Cortes, Ben Glynn, Glen Townson, Nick Koster, Marco Mama, Mitch Eadie.

Replacements: Rhys Lawrence, James Hall, Jason Hobson, Ben Skirving, James Grindal, Adrian Jarvis, Adam Hughes.