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B&I Cup Team News: Bristol Rugby Vs Bridgend

Published on 13th December 2012 by Tom Tainton

Bristol face Bridgend in Pool 1 on Friday evening


Jon Goodridge recovers from injury to make his first appearance since September when Bristol Rugby take on Bridgend on Friday evening (7.45pm KO).

Liam Middleton makes three changes to the side that defeated the Ravens last weekend, as the Club look to extend their 100% run in the competition.

George Biagi makes his first competitive start for Bristol, while Jack Gadd returns to fitness to link up with Luke Eves in the midfield.

The Head Coach opts for a five forwards and two backs split on the replacements bench, with Matthew Jones returning to the 22-man squad.

Bristol Rugby team to face Bridgend at the Memorial Stadium on Friday, 14 December (7.45pm KO):

Jon Goodridge; George Watkins, Luke Eves, Jack Gadd, Matt Williams; Adrian Jarvis, Tom Slater; Kyle Traynor, Rhys Lawrence, Gaston Cortes, Ben Glynn, George Biagi, Iain Grieve (c), Marco Mama, Alafoti Faosiliva.

Replacements: Tom Channon, Mark Lilley, Wayne Thompson, Glen Townson, Mitch Eadie, James Grindal, Matthew Jones.