Posted 13th Feb 2019

Blue & Gold seeking to avenge away defeat in Cardiff as BUCS Super Rugby returns to STV for first time in 2019

Team Bath men’s 1st XV face opposition from the Welsh capital for the third time in as many weeks when they play host to Cardiff University tonight (6.30pm) in the first BUCS Super Rugby game of 2019 at the University of Bath.

The Fulkers-sponsored Blue & Gold, who are also supported by MJ Church, lost 28-24 when the two teams met at the end of January but responded brilliantly by beating high-flying Cardiff Met 23-7 last week.

Just one change has been made to the XV that started that match, with George Wootten coming in at scrum-half.

Kick-off at the Sports Training Village is 6.30pm and admission to spectators is free.

Team Bath starting XV: 15 Will Partington, 14 Ethan Hutt, 13 Alex Nisbet, 12 Will Butt, 11 Brandon Bellamin, 10 Hugo Stiles, 9 George Wootten; 1 Arthur Cordwell, 2 Tom Doughty (c), 3 Austin Hay, 4 Angus Hinton, 5 Adam Thresher, 6 Jack Davies, 7 Chris Barry, 8 Jack Kenningham. Replacements: 16 Sam Ngeng, 16 Jake Buckingham, 18 Simone Ngeng, 19 Rhys Davies, 20 James Catlin, 21 Ed Rimmer, 22 Will Hughes, 23 Finn Murphy.

Cardiff University starting XV: 15 Owen Williams, 14 Marcus Ramage, 13 Rhodri Wall, 12 Charlie Dyde, 11 Alex Varney, 10 James Davies, 9 Owen Davies; 1 Cary Davies; 2 Ben Edwards; 3 Freddie Barnes; 4 Charlie Stonehill; 5 Luke Waller; 6 Tom Wilson; 7 Greg Ramage; 8 Alex Everett. Replacements: 16 James Jennings, 17 Ed Thompson, 18 Dave Fellows, 19 Jake O’Leary, 20 Seb Herold, 21 Josh Oakley, 22 Huw Roberts, 23 Adam Sabri.

Referee: George Selwood.
Assistant referees: Stephen Ward, Astie Bolton.
Fourth official: James Maby.

Other news articles

Plenty of familiar faces at The Rec as Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby players continue to make the step up to Premiership level

BUCS Super Rugby’s role in helping student players develop into top-flight performers is illustrated once again with three Team Bath players being named in the match-day squads for tonight’s Premiership Rugby fixture between Bath Rugby and Worcester Warriors at...

Read More
Team Bath rugby duo taking on 2,500km Coast2Coast Ultra-Run challenge to raise money for mental health charities

Two University of Bath rugby players are swapping their boots for running shoes as they embark on an epic 35-day, 2,500km run along the west coast of Ireland to raise money for mental health charities. Chris Barry and Jason...

Read More
Beck Cutting and Zack Henry make Premiership Rugby debuts while fellow alumnus Tom Dunn bags two tries for Bath on sport’s return

University of Bath student Beck Cutting and alumnus Zack Henry both made their Premiership Rugby debuts as the 2020-21 season resumed following the Coronavirus shutdown. England U20 hooker Cutting, who studies Sport Management & Coaching and is supported by...

Read More
Team Bath BUCS Super Rugby Sponsors
Partners and Suppliers