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Mix of youth and experience in 'A' League team

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Senior half-backs Freddie Burns and David Mele are included in the Leicester Tigers team for this evening's Premiership 'A' League fixture against Bristol United at Welford Road (7pm).

Fly-half Burns was among the replacements for Tigers in the European Rugby Champions Cup match in Toulon on Saturday and gains more gametime in the Development XV on Monday evening.
Wing duo Adam Thompstone and Miles Benjamin are also included, with Tommy Bell at full-back.
George Catchpole, who has gained recent gametime with Championship side Doncaster Knights on his recovery from injury, joins Jack Roberts at centre.
Harry Thacker captains the team and he is joined in the front row by first-team squad colleagues Tom Bristow and Tiziano Pasquali. Tom Price makes his first Tigers appearance of the season in the second row.
Entry to tonight’s game is free on production of your season ticket card, or £5 adults, £1 juniors for all other supporters, payable at the ticket office. All supporters will be accommodated in the Holland & Barrett Stand seats and terrace.
Leicester Tigers (vs Bristol United, Welford Road, Monday 7pm)
15 Tommy Bell
14 Adam Thompstone
13 George Catchpole
12 Jack Roberts                                      
11 Miles Benjamin
10 Freddie Burns
9 David Mele            
1 Tom Bristow
2 Harry Thacker (c)
3 Tiziano Pasquali   
4 Gregory Peterson
5 Tom Price
6 Jack Whetton
7 Charlie Beckett
8 Ed Milne  
16  Neil Briggs
17 Aniseko Sio
18 Riccardo Brugnara    
19 Charlie Harvey
20 Jake Farnworth
21 George Prince
22  Oli Bryant
23 Rhys Williams  

Bristol United: 15 Charlie Amesbury, 14 George Watkins, 13 Jack Tovey, 12 Mark Cooke, 11 Ryan Edwards, 10 Callum Sheedy, 9 Luke Baldwin; 1 Matias Diaz, 2 Rhys Lawrence, 3 Gaston Cortes, 4 Chris Pursall, 5 Joe Joyce (c), 6 Jake Polledri, 7 Josh Ovens, 8 Ben Skirving.
Replacements: 16 James Stephenson, 17 Ollie Streeter, 18 Louis Wolf, 19 Dale Lemon, 20 Tim Turner, 21 Lucas Slowik, 22 Elias Caven