Saracens - Saracens name team to face Munster

Jan 16, 2015

Saracens name team to face Munster


Saracens have named their team to face Munster in round 5 of the Champions Cup Pool 1 at Allianz Park, Saturday kick-off 13h00.

Kelly Brown will make his 100th Saracens appearance from blindside flanker and will line-up alongside Jacques Burger and Billy Vunipola in the Saracens back row.

Alistair Hargreaves will captain the side from lock forward, with Jim Hamilton partnering him in the second row.

Up front, Mako Vunipola starts at loosehead prop, with Jamie George at hooker and Petrus Du Plessis named at tighthead prop.

At half-back, Owen Farrell starts at outside half to partner Richard Wigglesworth. In the midfield, Brad Barritt returns to the side at inside centre and lines up alongside at Marcelo Bosch.

David Strettle starts on the left wing, with Chris Ashton wearing the No14 jersey – Alex Goode is named at full-back.

Saracens: 15 Alex Goode; 14 Chris Ashton, 13 Marcelo Bosch, 12 Brad Barritt, 11 David Strettle; 10 Owen Farrell, 9 Richard Wigglesworth; 1 Mako Vunipola, 2 Jamie George, 3 Petrus Du Plessis; 4 Jim Hamilton, 5 Alistair Hargreaves ©; 6 Kelly Brown, 7 Jacques Burger, 8 Billy Vunipola.

Replacements: 16 Brett Sharman, 17 Richard Barrington, 18 James Johnston, 19 Maro Itoje, 20 Ernst Joubert, 21 Neil de Kock, 22 Charlie Hodgson, 23 Chris Wyles.

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