WORCESTER Warriors will look to use up to 37 players against Hartpury at Sixways tomorrow in their first game of the 2017-18 pre-season (4pm).

New signings David Denton, Peter Stringer, Ethan Waller, Pierce Phillips, Simon Kerrod, Sam Olver and Tom Howe are all set to feature for Warriors who will field two different teams against the newly-promoted Championship outfit.

To start Ryan Bower, Jack Singleton and Nick Schonert will occupy the front row while Darren Barry and Phillips start in the second row.

GJ van Velze returns from a lengthy injury lay-off in the back row alongside Sam Lewis and Denton.

Luke Baldwin and Tom Heathcote form the half-back combination with Jackson Willison and Wynand Olivier in midfield while Josh Adams, Ben Howard and academy youngster Alex Hearle occupy the back three.

In the second half Waller, Matti Williams and Simon Kerrod will head up the front row with Donncha O’Callaghan and Will Spencer forming the second-row partnership.

Huw Taylor, Dewald Potgieter and Matt Cox will occupy the back row.

And in the backs Jonny Arr lines up with Olver while Will Butler and Bryce Heem link up in midfield.

The back three sees Jamie Shillcock, Dean Hammond and Howe looking to make their mark while Stringer is named on the bench.

Warriors, first half: Howard; Hearle, Olivier, Willison, Adams; Heathcote, Baldwin; Bower, Singleton, Schonert, Barry, Phillips, Denton, Lewis, van Velze; second half: Shillcock; Howe, Heem, Butler, Hammond; Olver, Arr; Waller, Williams, Kerrod, O’Callaghan, Spencer, Taylor, Potgieter, Cox. Replacements: Clegg, Dodd, Alo, Kitchener, Stringer, Scotland-Williamson, Taufete’e.