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May 05, 2017

Saracens name team to face Wasps in Coventry


Saracens have named their team to face Wasps in round 22 of the Aviva Premiership at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday, kick-off 16h00 (Live on BT Sport).

Schalk Brits will skipper Saracens in the Aviva Premiership’s final game of the regular season. Brits, who made his 200th appearance for Saracens in the club’s win over Bristol last weekend will be joined by Titi Lamosiele and Vincent Koch in the front-row.

At lock, Jim Hamilton will start alongside George Kruis with academy second-rower Nick Isiekwe named on the bench.  Schalk Burger will pack down at No8 in the Saracens back-row with Michael Rhodes (blindside flanker) and Jackson Wray (openside flanker) joining him in the back-row.

In the halves, RPA Young Player of the Year nominee Alex Lozowski starts at fly-half against his former club alongside Ben Spencer. At centre, Nick Tompkins will wear the number 12 jersey alongside Marcelo Bosch. In the back-three, Chris Wyles shifts to full-back with Sean Maitland (left wing) and Mike Ellery (right wing) joining him in the back-three.

Saracens Team to face Wasps

15 Chris Wyles (224)

14 Mike Ellery (39)

13 Marcelo Bosch (94)

12 Nick Tompkins (58)

11 Sean Maitland (20)

10 Alex Lozowski (29)

9 Ben Spencer (98)

1 Titi Lamositle (44)

2 Schalk Brits (c) (200)

3 Vincent Koch (13)

4 Jim Hamilton (73)

5 George Kruis (134)

6 Michael Rhodes (54)

7 Jackson Wray (170)

8 Schalk Burger (23)

Replacements

16 Jamie George (170)

17 Richard Barrington (107)

18 Petrus Du Plessis (156)

19 Nick Isiekwe (5)

20 Kelly Brown (154)

21 Henry Taylor (7)

22 Alex Goode (228)

23 Nathan Earle (18)

As part of the Big Bash celebrations the round 22 Aviva Premiership clash will be shown on the big screens around the pitch before the evening’s award ceremony gets underway.

Tickets for the Big Bash are free to claim and can be booked via www.saracens.com/tickets

Allianz Park will open at 15H30 with Wasps v Saracens kicking off at 16H00 and the awards ceremony kicking off once the players return from the Ricoh later in the evening

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