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Bath Rugby star and The Wurzels team up for West Country version of Carpool Karaoke

This is the moment a Bath Rugby star and The Wurzels joined forces to give James Corden’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ a West Country makeover.

Thousands of miles from Hollywood, where Corden’s Carpool Karaoke was born, in the grounds of a centuries-old country house near Bath, fly-half Freddie Burns took singers Pete Budd and Tommy Banner on a short drive.

The trio enjoyed a cheery sing-song as Burns joined in renditions of The Combine Harvester, The Blackbird and I Am A Cider Drinker.

“It’s still a class now,” Burns says as the song, which was originally released in 1976, is played.

“We do a new dance version of it,” revealed lead singer Budd.

Burns and The Wurzels. Credit: Bath Rugby

The short video was released by Bath Rugby to promote their tie - known as The Clash - against Bristol Bears at Twickenham on April 6.

The Wurzels played at the same ground last year when Bath lost to Leicester Tigers in the second edition of what has become an annual home game away from the Rec.

When the singing was done, Burns gave the musical pair a leaving gift - four cans of Thatchers cider, naturally.