Saracens - Itoje to skipper Storm against the Braves

Sep 07, 2014

Itoje to skipper Storm against the Braves


Saracens Storm have named their side to face the Exeter Braves at Allianz Park on Monday evening, kick-off 19h30.

Fresh from his England U20 Junior World Championship success in the summer, Maro Itoje will captain the side from lock forward.

In the pack, US Eagles hooker Phil Thiel starts the game with the experienced trio of Hayden Smith, Jacques Burger and Ernst Joubert also named in the Saracens starting line-up.

Ben Spencer and Nils Mordt partner each other at half-back, with Nick Tompkins and Tim Streather linking up in midfield.

Summer recruit Mike Ellery starts on the right wing and is joined by Jack Wilson and Ben Ransom in the back three.

Saracens Storm starting XV; 15. Ben Ransom; 14. Mike Ellery, 13. Tim Streather, 12. Nick Tompkins, 11. Jack Wilson; Nils Mordt, 9. Ben Spencer; 1. Billy Moss, 2. Phil Thiel, 3, Biyi Alo, 4. Maro Itoje ©, 5. Hayden Smith, 6. Matt Hankin, 7. Jacques Burger, 8. Ernst Joubert.

Replacements: TBC

Admission is free for Season Ticket holders and under 16s, with tickets costing £10 for non-season ticket holders.

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