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RUGBY: Bath change three for Wasps test
11:59am Friday 4th January 2013 in Sport News
BATH have made three changes to their starting line-up for the trip to London Wasps in the Aviva Premiership on Sunday (3pm).
Nick Abendanon, Stuart Hooper and Dominic Day all return to the side which drew 12-12 at Exeter last weekend for the Adams Park clash.
Abendanon comes back in at full-back, replacing Ollie Devoto.
Horacio Agulla and Tom Biggs continue on the wings, with Matt Banahan and Kyle Eastmond combining in the centres.
Stephen Donald and Michael Claassens also continue their half-back partnership.
Hooper and Day form a new second row partnership, with Dave Attwood shifting to the bench.
Paul James, Lee Mears and David Wilson are unchanged in the front row, as are Francois Louw, Guy Mercer and Ben Skirving at the back of the pack.
Bath: 15 Nick Abendanon, 14 Horacio Agulla, 13 Kyle Eastmond, 12 Matt Banahan, 11 Tom Biggs, 10 Stephen Donald, 9 Michael Claassens, 1 Paul James, 2 Lee Mears, 3 David Wilson, 4 Stuart Hooper (capt), 5 Dominic Day, 6 Francois Louw, 7 Guy Mercer, 8 Ben Skirving.
Replacements: 16 Tom Dunn, 17 Charlie Beech, 18 Anthony Perenise, 19 Dave Attwood, 20 Will Skuse, 21 Mark McMillan, 22 Tom Heathcote, 23 Dan Hipkiss.
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