Hayward handed Gloucester debut
December 2, 1999
Welsh international Byron Hayward is set to make his Gloucester debut in Saturday's Allied Dunbar Premiership clash at Bristol.
Hayward, who joined Gloucester from Llanelli last month, replaces full-back and broken toe victim Richard Tombs.
New Zealand All Black Ian Jones is to start a Premiership match for the first time, having featured during two European Shield games, while prop Andy Deacon reaches 100 league appearances.
Bristol hand a debut to ex-Richmond wing Lee Best, with South African fly-half Henry Honiball making his Memorial Stadium bow.
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