RUGBY: Bath change six for semi final

Anthony Perenise will play against Wasps on Sunday

Anthony Perenise will play against Wasps on Sunday

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BATH have made six changes for Sunday's Amlin Challenge Cup semi final against London Wasps at Adams Park (1pm).

Anthony Perenise, Dominic Day, Guy Mercer, Peter Stringer, Jonathan Joseph and Semesa Rokoduguni all return to the starting line-up.

Perenise makes up a dynamic front row with Nathan Catt and Rob Webber, as Day takes his place at lock alongside captain Stuart Hooper.

Mercer comes onto the openside flank, joined by the powerful duo of Matt Garvey and Leroy Houston to complete the pack.

Stringer combines with George Ford in the half-backs and Jonathan Joseph resumes his midfield partnership with Kyle Eastmond. The potent duo of Matt Banahan and Rokoduguni line up on the wings, as the elusive Nick Abendanon starts at full-back.

Bath: 15. Nick Abendanon 14. Semesa Rokoduguni 13. Jonathan Joseph 12. Kyle Eastmond 11. Matt Banahan 10. George Ford 9. Peter Stringer 1. Nathan Catt 2. Rob Webber 3. Anthony Perenise 4. Stuart Hooper (captain) 5. Dominic Day 6. Matt Garvey 7. Guy Mercer 8. Leroy Houston.

Replacements: 16. Ross Batty 17. Paul James 18. David Wilson 19. Alafoti Fa’osiliva 20. Carl Fearns 21. Micky Young 22. Gavin Henson 23. Anthony Watson.


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