The newcomers to the visitor's side for Friday include powerful six foot two wing Lee Robinson who last season played 23 times for Bristol in Premiership and European rugby scoring 11 tries in the process. He has also represented the Barbarians on two ocasions.
Inside Robinson will be the former Hawkes Bay utility back Sam Giddens who replaces Jack Gadd who slips to the bench.
Bristol Rugby: Jack Tovey, Lee Robinson, Luke Eves, Sam Giddens, George Watkins, Chris Ashwin, Sam Alford, Mark Irish, Ross Johnston, Mako Vunipola, Ben Glynn, Josh Brown, Nathan Budgett capt, James Merriman, Darren Barry. Replacements: Ollie Hayes, Wayne Thompson, Marko Mama, Adam Bellamy, Robbie Shaw, Mark Davies, Jack Gadd.