BATH have named their side to face French giants Toulouse in the opening round of the European Champions Cup at the Rec tomorrow (1pm).

Rhys Priestland captains the side at fly-half and will feature alongside Chris Cook in the half-back pairing.

Jamie Roberts returns to action at inside centre, with the 31 year-old partnering Jackson Willison in the midfield.

Fresh from agreeing a new contract with the club, Semesa Rokoduguni starts on the right wing, with Darren Atkins on the other flank.

Freddie Burns continues at full-back as Bath face Toulouse for the first time since 2014.

Nathan Catt, Tom Dunn and Henry Thomas form an experienced front row, with Dave Attwood and Luke Charteris in the second row.

Tom Ellis switches from openside to blindside, whilst Francois Louw returns from international duty to wear the number seven jersey. Zach Mercer starts at number eight to complete the pack.

Bath: 15. Freddie Burns, 14. Semesa Rokoduguni, 13. Jackson Willison, 12. Jamie Roberts, 11. Darren Atkins, 10. Rhys Priestland (captain), 9. Chris Cook, 1. Nathan Catt, 2. Tom Dunn, 3. Henry Thomas, 4. Dave Attwood, 5. Luke Charteris, 6. Tom Ellis, 7. Francois Louw, 8. Zach Mercer.

Replacements: 16. Jack Walker, 17. Jacques van Rooyen, 18. Anthony Perenise, 19. Elliott Stooke, 20. Sam Underhill, 21. Max Green, 22. Max Wright, 23. Tom Homer.