Mike Tindall back to skipper Gloucester at Welford Road

Mike Tindall returns at Leicester on Sunday

Mike Tindall returns at Leicester on Sunday

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Mike Tindall returns to the Gloucester's starting line- up for Sunday's Aviva Premiership clash at Leicester Tigers, and will also skipper the side.

Tindall is one of five new faces to the starting line up from the team that faced Sale Sharks last weekend.

In the pack, Will James comes in to partner Elliott Stooke in the second row, while Director of Rugby Nigel Davies welcomes back England back row forwards Matt Kvesic and Ben Morgan.

In the back line Dan Robson gets the nod at scrum half, partnering Ryan Mills at half back, with Tindall joining Henry Trinder in the Gloucester midfield.

Gloucester Rugby: Rob Cook; Charlie Sharples, Henry Trinder, Mike Tindall (capt), Martyn Thomas; Ryan Mills, Dan Robson; Nick Wood, Darren Dawidiuk, Sila Puafisi; Elliott Stooke, Will James; Sione Kalamafoni, Matt Kvesic, Ben Morgan

Replacements: Huia Edmonds, Yann Thomas, Rupert Harden, James Hudson, Matt Cox, Jimmy Cowan, Freddie Burns, Shane Monahan

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