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Premiership: Gloucester v Bristol Bears (Fri)

Bristol’s Semi Radradra has not performed since injuring his knee on the Tokyo Olympics in the summertime
Venue: Kingsholm Date: Friday, 3 December Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Protection: Updates on BBC native radio and dwell scores on the BBC Sport web site

Gloucester make 5 adjustments for the go to of West Nation rivals Bristol.

British and Irish Lions backs Chris Harris and Louis Rees-Zammit return at centre and wing respectively, Lloyd Evans is at full-back and Ben Morgan and Ruan Ackermann return to the pack.

Bristol make six adjustments after final week’s loss to Northampton Saints.

Steven Luatua returns from damage to captain the aspect whereas Harry Randall performs for the primary time at scrum-half for the reason that Autumn internationals.

Henry Purdy comes into midfield with Piers O’Conor switching to inside centre as Jake Woolmore and Harry Thacker return to the entrance row. Dave Attwood will get a begin at lock with Chris Vui switching to flanker.

Bristol are additionally set to have Fiji star Semi Radradra make his first look of the season after being named among the many replacements.

The 29-year-old has not performed since injuring his knee as he helped Fiji win rugby sevens gold on the Olympics and was expected to be out until January.

Gloucester: Evans; Rees-Zammit, Harris, Atkinson, Thorley; Hastings, Meehan; Rapava-Ruskin, Singleton, Gotovtsev, Clarke, Alemanno, Ackermann, Ludlow (capt), Morgan.

Replacements: Socino, Elrington, Ford-Robinson, Davidson, Reid, Chapman, Twelvetrees, Moyle

Bristol: Piutau; Fricker, Purdy, O’Conor, Leiua; Sheedy, Randall; Woolmore, Thacker, Afoa, Attwood, Joyce, Vui, D Thomas, Luatua (capt).

Replacements: Kerr, Y Thomas, Challenger, Heenan, Harding, Whiteley, Radradra, Morahan

Referee: Christophe Ridley

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