A brief look at Bury St Edmunds and the Titans team for this Saturday

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October 26, 2018

Bury St Edmunds Match Preview

This weekend Taunton Titans entertain Bury St Edmunds at the Commsplus Stadium where they will be hoping to show the home crowd a better showing than their last home game.

Bury St Edmunds have won 4 and lost 4 this season and the trip down to the West Country won’t hold any fear for them as they have won 2 of their away games.

Last season the Titans won both fixtures but were denied a bonus point from both games by some great defence from Bury St Edmunds. In fact it was some excellent defence from the Titans that saved the game in Bury St Edmunds last season when second row Stu Persey made a try saving tackle in the corner in the last minute of the game to secure the win on the road.

This week despite the win last weekend the Titans have made a few changes to the starting team. In the front row Isaac Dalton and Alfie Petch swap places with Dalton being handed the starting place and Petch on the bench. In the second row Stu Persey & Milo Reynolds do likewise with Stu Persey given the opportunity to replicate his heroic defence. In the back row Sam Prior comes in at number 8 with Dan Lee moving to 6 and Ratu Vakalutukali given a deserved rest and a place on the bench. At half backs we see the Lewis Webb& Toby East combination with the Nick Mason & Ollie Rice all moving inone place to make way for Noah Sixton on the wing. Jacob Nash also makes a welcome return to the bench.

1 Connor Baker

2 Alex Spurdle

3 Isaac Dalton

4 Stu Persey

5 Barrie-John Chapman

6 Dan Lee

7 Jarrard Hayler

8 Sam Prior

9 Lewis Webb

10 Toby East

11 Aron Struminski

12 Nick Mason (Capt)

13 Ollie Rice

14 Noah Sixton

15 Gary Kingdom

16 Sam Williams

17 Alfie Petch

18 Milo Reynold

19 Ratu Vakalutukali

20 Jacob Nash

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Keith Brooking

Press Officer

Keith's started his career at Newton Abbott, moving to Bath U21's and then onto Exeter. With spells for Wakefield and Cornish All Blacks, Keith returned to Exeter Chiefs for 199 appearances. Joining the Titans as coach from 2012.