Late changes to Gloucester side

Date published: February 26 2017

Gloucester have been forced to make two late changes to their matchday 23 for Sunday’s Premiership fixture at Wasps.  

Billy Burns has failed to fully recover from the injury that forced him to leave the field during last week’s win over Saracens.

James Hook will wear the number ten jersey and Henry Purdy comes into the replacements.

Yann Thomas is also a late withdrawal and his place amongst the replacements is taken by Cameron Orr.

New Gloucester team: Gloucester: 15 Tom Marshall, 14 Charlie Sharples, 13 Matt Scott, 12 Billy Twelvetrees, 11 David Halaifonua, 10 James Hook, 9 Willi Heinz (c), 8 Ben Morgan, 7 Jacob Rowan, 6 Lewis Ludlow, 5 Jeremy Thrush, 4 Tom Savage, 3 Paul Doran-Jones, 2 Richard Hibbard, 1 Josh Hohneck
Replacements: 16 Motu Matu’u, 17 Cameron Orr, 18 John Afoa, 19 Mariano Galarza, 20 Sione Kalamafoni, 21 Callum Braley, 22 Henry Purdy, 23 Henry Trinder

Date: Sunday, February 26
Venue: Ricoh Arena
Kick-off: 13:00 GMT
Referee: Andrew Jackson
Assistant Referees: Wayne Falla, Peter Allan
TMO: Geoff Warren

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