Saracens - Koch and Maitland set for international action

Nov 10, 2016

Koch and Maitland set for international action


Saracens prop forward Vincent Koch is set to win his eighth cap for South Africa as he is named in the Springboks starting XV to face England at Twickenham Stadium (kick-off 2.30pm, live on Sky Sports 1).

The summer recruit who made his Saracens debut in a 80 minute display away to Gloucester last weekend, will pack down at tighthead prop against his fellow Sarries front rower Mako Vunipola. Mako is named in the England starting XV alongside Billy Vunipola and Owen Farrell with Jamie George named on the bench.

Elsewhere on Saturday, wing Sean Maitland is named to start against Australia in this Saturday’s Autumn Test match at BT Murrayfield (12 November, kick-off 2.30pm) – live on BBC.

The in-form Maitland, who has scored four tries in six outings for Saracens since his summer move from London Irish, will take his place on the right-wing for the game against the Wallabies. Centre Duncan Taylor still unavailable for selction due to an ankle injury.

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