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Ben Tapuai wants to see more adaptability in the Bath Rugby backlineThe former Wallaby is back in at centre for the Premiership clash with Worcester Warriors17:34, 6 OCT 2017Updated11:35, 7 OCT 2017Ben Tapuai in action for Bath Rugby (Image: David Rogers/Getty Images) The strike moves and first phase attacks have not been slick in recent weeks,
but the inside centre is confident the unit behind the scrum will become more dangerous as the season progresses.And when they come up against a miserly midfield as they did at Wasps’ last weekend Tapuai wants Bath to play it as they see it.Bath Rugby vs Worcester Warriors: LIVE updates of the Premiership clash at the Rec”We try our strike plays week in, week out,” said the Australian,
who will start at 12 against Worcester at the Rec.”If they don’t work we have to be better at adapting because sometimes the opposition might chuck different defence at us.”We have to realise that on the run. Credit to Wasps, they had really good line speed last week.”At the start of the season not everything’s going to click but, hopefully in the coming weeks and going into Christmas and new year,
those combinations will start to click.”It’s approaching a year since Tapuai arrived from Super Rugby franchise Western Force.Team News: Two ex Bath Rugby players start for Worcester Warriors at the RecHe admits he’s had to tailor his game for the Premiership and the northern hemisphere weather.”I think I’ve learned a lot,” he said. “I’m doing a lot more kicking. I never used to use my left foot as much as I do over here.”That’s just the mentality playing rugby in the opposition half.”The 28 year old isn’t frustrated by only having one Premiership start at Northampton Saints so far this season.Max Clark has been ahead of him in the number 12 pecking order.”Clarky’s been on fire the last three or four games,” Tapuai added.Bath Rugby Team News: Freddie Burns gets first home start against Worcester Warriors”I’m easy going. I think my body’s still feeling all the games I’ve played transitioning from Super Rugby to the Premiership.