Craig Hampson will face his former club in this Sunday’s game between Bristol and Yorkshire Carnegie at Ashton Gate, kick off 3pm.

Hampson, who joined Bristol this season from Yorkshire Carnegie will start the game, alongside Tommaso Benvenuti, who is set for his competitive debut.

Andy Robinson makes a total of four changes to the side The Italian international – who starts on the wing – featured in the friendly defeat to Harlequins on Monday.  Rhys Lawrence will make his first league start of the campaign, while Ben Glynn comes into the second row. Gareth Maule returns to the midfield alongside Ben Mosses and David Lemi skippers the side.

Mark Sorenson and Dwayne Peel are listed among the replacements as Bristol target a twelfth successive victory in the Greene King IPA Championship.

Bristol Rugby team to face Yorkshire Carnegie:
Auguy Slowik; Tommaso Benvenuti, Gareth Maule, Ben Mosses, David Lemi (c); Matthew Morgan, Craig Hampson; Kyle Traynor, Rhys Lawrence, Anthony Perenise, Ian Evans, Ben Glynn, Marco Mama, Olly Robinson, Mitch Eadie. Replacements: Chris Brooker, James Hall, Mark Sorenson, Nick Koster, Dwayne Peel, Nicky Robinson, Andy Short.