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Team news: Tigers away to Gloucester

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World Cup winner Brad Thorn and international prop Michele Rizzo will make their Leicester Tigers debuts in Saturday's Aviva Premiership Round 5 match away to Gloucester Rugby.

Former All Blacks lock Thorn and Italian front-rower Rizzo make their first appearances for the club after recovering from injury.
Thorn teams up with Graham Kitchener in the Tigers second row, with Rizzo alongside Leonardo Ghiraldini and Fraser Balmain in the front row.
Two more international summer signings, Seremaia Bai and Robert Barbieri, return to the starting line-up for the Round 5 fixture at Kingsholm.
Tigers will wear the club’s home colours in tomorrow's game.
This match is scheduled for live coverage on BT Sport. Or keep in touch with all of the action with Tigers’ official social media updates on Facebook and Twitter.
Leicester Tigers (vs Gloucester Rugby, away, Saturday 3.15pm)
15 Mathew Tait
14 Blaine Scully
13 Vereniki Goneva               
12 Seremaia Bai
11 Miles Benjamin
10 Owen Williams
9 Ben Youngs (c)
1 Michele Rizzo
2 Leonardo Ghiraldini
3 Fraser Balmain
4 Brad Thorn
5 Graham Kitchener
6 Jamie Gibson
7 Julian Salvi
8 Robert Barbieri
16 Neil Briggs
17 Tom Bristow
18 Tiziano Pasquali
19 Sebastian De Chaves
20 Jordan Crane
21 David Mele
22 Freddie Burns
23 Matt Smith
Gloucester Rugby: 15 Rob Cook, 14 Charlie Sharples, 13 Henry Purdy, 12 Billy Twelvetrees (c), 11 Jonny May, 10 James  Hook, 9 Greig Laidlaw; 1 Nick Wood, 2 Richard Hibbard, 3 John Afoa, 4 Tom Savage, 5 Tom Palmer, 6 Sione Kalamafoni, 7 Matt Kvesic, 8 Ben Morgan.
Replacements: 16 Aleki Lutui, 17 Yann Thomas, 18 Sila Puafisi, 19 Elliott Stooke, 20 Ross Moriarty, 21 Dan Robson, 22 Mark Atkinson, 23 Tom Isaacs