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Trailfinders hope Tristan inside knowledge gets the better of former club Bristol

Roberts takes on his old club for Ealing

Bristling to win: Tristan Roberts, pic: Dave Jackson

Tristan Roberts will stare at familiar faces when Trailfinders take on second place Bristol tomorrow at home.

Having scored 383 points over three seasons for the west country outfit, Roberts knows all about his former team mates, but has a daunting task to exploit weaknesses against a team with four wins out of five.

Ealing could do with a bit of good fortune and a squad in good nick as they sit 10th out of 12 - and only one win from five.

Roberts starts alongside scrum-half Alex Walker for the third time this season, while Tom Wheatcroft and Danny Barnes start in the centre.

Ealing new faces: Clockwise from top: Rhys Lawrence, Danny Barnes, Toby Howley Berridge, Harrison Orr

James Love returns from injury to reclaim his place at full back while starting wingers James Stephenson and Phil Chesters are looking to put some points on an in-form Bristol.

In the pack Harrison Orr makes his debut after moving from Sydney this Summer. Alongside him in the back-row are Arthur Ellis, who makes his third start of the season and captain Danny Kenny, who will pack down at number eight.

Further forward young prop Sam Rodman starts for the first time, and will form a front-row alongside George Porter and Matt Thompson.

Behind them in the second row Nathan Hannay and Llewelyn Jones team up for the third time this season.

Ealing Trailfinders v Bristol Rugby, Trailfinders Sports Club, Vallis Way, London W13 0DD. Kick-off, 3pm.

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