Bath rugby team has made quite a few changes in their starting lineup for the big match against Montpellier tomorrow.
The match will be taking place in Montpellier’s stadium. Tom Heathcote, David Wilson, Dan Hipkiss and Ben Skirving are going to hit the pitch at the Stade Yves du Manoir.
The Bath rugby team have no chance of moving ahead even in to the knock out stages in the Heineken Cup. The Heineken Cup is already not an option for the Bath rugby team this season at least. If the Bath rugby team wants a chance to at least try to win the Amlin Cup, they will have to win their pool 3 match. If they win that match, they can get themselves into the second tier of the Amlin Cup.
Dan Hipkiss comes to play on the outside alongside Matt Banahan. Tom Heathcote was recently taken in to the under twenty English squad. He had taken the place of fly half Stephen Donald who is still injured from the knock that he received last week in his game against Saracens.
Wilson and Beech down either sides of Ross Batty. Ben Skirving will start on the blindside end. Olly Barkley will return back to the bench after a two week absence. He was out of playing shape with a wrist injury. His return will be great for the team’s morale. Another player who is coming back is Sam Vesty who was also out of the sport for three weeks due to bronchitis.
Beech and Wilson prop down either side of Ross Batty at hooker, while Skirving starts on the blindside flank.
On the bench, Olly Barkley returns after a two-week absence due to a wrist problem, while Sam Vesty for the Bath rugby team gets a spot following three weeks out with bronchitis.