Gallagher Premiership
Venue: Ricoh Arena Date: Sunday, 23 December Kickoff: 15:00 GMT
Coverage: BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; live text coverage on the BBC Sport website

Wasps give starts to forwards Brad Shields and Jake Cooper-Woolley for Sunday’s Premiership visit of Bath.

Shields (foot ) and also Cooper-Woolley (rib) have both overcome knocks to make the starting XV for those hosts.

Freddie Burns yields at fly half for traffic Bath, who will be captained by scrum-half Can Chudley.

Todd Blackadder’s negative remain without Wales’ Taulupe Faletau, whose come back from the broken arm was delayed until at least January.

More than 30,000 spectators are required to go to the game, which would be the biggest Premiership presence of the summer season thus far in a team usual home ground.

Wasps scrumhalf Dan Robson is back among the replacements to the very first time since injuring his ankle in October.

Wasps: Le Roux; Neal, Daly, Le Bourgeois, Bassett; Searle, Hampson; Harris, Johnson (capt), Cooper-Woolley, Rowlands, Myall, Shields, Young, Carr.

Bath: Wilson; Rokoduguni, Wright, Roberts, McConnochie; Burns, Chudley (capt); Catt, Dunn, Thomas, Attwood, Stooke, Ellis, Underhill, Louw.

Replacements: Batty, Van Rooyen, Lahiff, Garvey, Mercer, Green. Vuna, clark.

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