Bath v Leicester (Sun)


Sam Underhill missed the European Problem Cup quarter-final win in opposition to London Irish
Venue: Recreation Floor Date: Sunday, 18 April Kick-off: 15:00 BST Protection: Updates on BBC native radio and stay scores on the BBC Sport web site

Josh Matavesi, Will Muir and Sam Underhill are recalled as Tub host outdated rivals Leicester.

The trio missed the European Problem Cup quarter-final win in opposition to London Irish and Matavesi’s return sees Orlando Bailey drop to the bench.

Leicester additionally reached the final 4 of the Problem Cup final weekend.

George Ford and Ben Youngs return because the Tigers’ three-quarter pairing whereas Dan Cole and Elis Genge are additionally named within the entrance row with Tom Youngs.

Leicester are on the lookout for their first Premiership season double over Tub since 2011 having gained their assembly at Welford Highway in January.

A win for both facet might see them climb into the highest six.

Tub: Watson; Cokanasiga, Joseph, Redpath, Muir; J Matavesi, Spencer; Obano, Walker, Stuart, McNally, Ewels (capt), Faletau, Underhill, Mercer.

Replacements: Du Toit, J Schoeman, Thomas, Williams, Reid, Chudley, Bailey, Grey.

Leicester: Steward; Potter, Moroni, Kelly, Murimurivalu; Ford, B Youngs; Genge, T Youngs (capt), Cole, Wells, Inexperienced, Martin, Reffell, Wiese.

Replacements: Clare, De Bruin, Heyes, Lavanini, Wallace, Wigglesworth, McPhillips, Scott.

Referee: Luke Pearce (RFU).

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