Jacob Umaga to make Wasps return against Bath

Jacob Umaga to make Wasps return against Bath

Lee Blackett has named his side to take on Bath Rugby at The Rec in Round 3 of the Gallagher Premiership on Friday 23 September, kick off 7.45pm.

 

Jacob Umaga makes his much anticipated return from injury as he joins the starting line up at full back.


 

Following an impressive display on Tuesday night vs Newcastle Falcons, Francois Hougaard starts at 14, with Josh Bassett at 11.

 

Sam Spink and Burger Odendaal form the centre partnership, with Charlie Atkinson and Will Porter linking up at half-backs.

 

Dan Frost makes his first start of the season and will line up alongside Tom West and Biyi Alo in the front row.


 

Captain Joe Launchbury links up with Kiran McDonald in the second row, with Nizaam Carr, Jack Willis and Tom Willis in the back row to complete the pack.

 

Amongst the replacements, Gabriel Oghre features in the squad for the first time this season. Tim Cardall is also set to make his 50th Wasps appearance should he feature in Friday’s game.


 

Wasps team to face Bath Rugby at The Rec on Friday 23 September, kick off 7.45pm.

1          Tom West

2          Dan Frost

3          Biyi Alo

4          Joe Launchbury (c)

5          Kiran McDonald  

6          Nizaam Carr

7          Jack Willis

8          Tom Willis

9          Will Porter

10        Charlie Atkinson

11        Josh Bassett  

12        Burger Odendaal

13        Sam Spink  

14        Francois Hougaard

15        Jacob Umaga  

Replacements

16       Gabriel Oghre  

17       Robin Hislop

18       John Ryan  

19       Tim Cardall 

20       Ben Morris 

21       Dan Robson 

22       Ryan Mills

23       Zach Kibirige   

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