Gallagher Premiership
Venue: Ashton Gate Date: Saturday, 23 March Kick-off: 15:00
Coverage: Live score updates on BBC local radio and on the BBC Sport website

Bristol’s star fullback Charles Piutau has gone out for one month with a calf injury and overlooks their key clash with relegation rivals Worcester.

Luke Daniels switches out of the wing, whereas Tom Pincus and Harry Randall come into as the Bears make five adjustments,

Worcester welcome Wales Grand Slam winner Josh Adams and England centre Ben Te’o back into their Line up

Their other change sees flyhalf Jono Lance make his first league start since late September.

Bristol boss Pat Lam re-calls lock Ed Holmes after his recovery from an ankle injury and props Jake Woolmore and Lewis Thiede additionally start.

Victory for Bristol would place a double-figures points gap between themselves and second-from-bottom Worcester, almost ensuring their survival in the Premiership for another consecutive season.

Bristol: Daniels; Morahan, O’Conor, Piutau (co-capt), Pincus; Sheedy, Randall; Woolmore, Thacker, Thiede, Holmes, Vui, Luatua, Heenan, Crane (co-capt).

Worcester: Pennell; Heem, Te’o, Mills (capt), Adams; Lance, Hougaard; Black, Annett, Schonert, Brelser, Fatialofa, Hill, Lewis, Mama

Replacements: Taufete’e, Waller, Milasinovich, Philips, Kirwan, Heaney, Weir, Butler

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