World Cup-winning fly-half Stephen Donald will make his first start for Bath on Sunday in the Pool Three Heineken Cup match against Montpellier.
The Kiwi made his debut as a replacement against Glasgow last weekend and will now make his home bow.
Flanker Lewis Moody returns to the back row alongside Francois Louw and Simon Taylor - Guy Mercer moves to the bench.
Olly Barkley could make his first appearance since last March if he is called on from the bench.
Bath: Nick Abendanon, Olly Woodburn, Dan Hipkiss, Sam Vesty, Tom Biggs, Stephen Donald, Michael Claassens, David Flatman, Ross Batty, David Wilson, Stuart Hooper (c), Ryan Caldwell, Francois Louw, Lewis Moody, Simon Taylor.
Replacements: Mark Lilley, Charlie Beech, Anthony Perenise, Dave Attwood, Guy Mercer, Mark McMillan, Olly Barkley, Jack Cuthbert.