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Atkinson to skipper Gloucester Rugby in midweek clash with Saracens

Atkinson to skipper Gloucester Rugby in midweek clash with Saracens
Mark Atkinson will captain the Cherry & Whites as he returns to the midfield alongside club stalwart, Henry Trinder, on Wednesday evening (6pm KO).

George Skivington has selected an exciting blend of experience and youth as he looks to rotate his squad for the second of 3 fixtures in 10 days. Most notably, over half of the Cherry & White squad is homegrown from the academy.

In the back-row, summer signing, Jordy Reid, will make his Premiership debut, alongside academy starlet, Josh Gray. Jack Clement will wear the number 8 shirt in his first Premiership start in Cherry & White.

Six of the those selected on the bench for Friday evening’s game with Bristol step up to the starting line-up, including Charlie Sharples coming in at full-back.

Amongst the replacements, youngsters Cameron Jordan and George Barton look set to make Premiership debuts for the Club should enter the action at Allianz Park.

GLOUCESTER RUGBY

  1. Charlie Sharples; 14. Matt Banahan, 13. Henry Trinder, 12. Mark Atkinson (C), 11. Louis Rees-Zammit, 10. Lloyd Evans, 9. Stephen Varney; 1. Logovi’i Mulipola, 2. Franco Marais, 3. Jamal Ford-Robinson, 4. Charlie Beckett, 5. Danny Drake, 6. Josh Gray, 7, Jordy Reid, 8. Jack Clement.


REPLACEMENTS

  1. Henry Walker, 17. Corne Fourie, 18. Ciaran Knight, 19. Cameron Jordan, 20, Joe Howard, 21. Charlie Chapman, 22. George Barton, 23. Tom Seabrook

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