Wood back for battle of Bristol

Back row star Tom Wood is recalled to the Worcester Warriors starting line-up for the crunch Guinness Premiership battle with Bristol at the Memorial Stadium on Sunday (kick-off 12.30pm).

Wood has recovered from a broken jaw and is named in the back row alongside skipper Pat Sanderson and Kai Horstmann.

Willie Walker moves to full back, with Chris Latham ruled out for the season (shoulder), and Matthew Jones makes his first league start since November.

Darren Morris starts in the front row and wing wonder Marcel Garvey will make his 100th Premiership appearance after being named on the wing.

Warriors v Bristol

15 Willie Walker
14 Marcel Garvey
13 Rico Gear
12 Dale Rasmussen
11 Miles Benjamin
10 Matthew Jones
9 Ryan Powell

1 Matt Mullan
2 Chris Fortey
3 Darren Morris
4 Greg Rawlinson
5 Will Bowley
6 Tom Wood
7 Pat Sanderson (c)
8 Kai Horstmann

16 Callum Black
17 Aleki Lutui
18 Graham Kitchener
19 James Collins
20 Jonny Arr
21 Loki Crichton
22 Alex Grove