Saracens - Saracens name team to face Newcastle Falcons

Dec 26, 2014

Saracens name team to face Newcastle Falcons


Saracens have named their team to face Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park in round 11 of the Aviva Premiership on Saturday, kick-off 15h00.

Mako Vunipola continues at loosehead prop. He is joined by Jamie George at hooker, and James Johnston at tighthead prop. In the second row, Skipper Alistair Hargreaves returns to the side and is partnered by Jim Hamilton at lock.

in the back row, Billy Vunipola comes into the side at blindside flanker, with Ernst Joubert continuing at No.8. Jacques Burger starts at openside flanker.

Neil de Kock starts at scrum-half to partner Charlie Hodgson in the halves. Owen Farrell moves to inside centre to join Marcelo Bosch in the Saracens midfield.

In the back three, Chris Wyles continues in the number 11 shirt, with Chris Ashton named on the opposite wing. Alex Goode comes into the side at full-back.

Saracens team to face Newcastle:

15 Alex Goode; 14 Chris Ashton, 13 Marcelo Bosch, 12 Owen Farrell, 11 Chris Wyles; 10 Charlie Hodgson 9 Neil de Kock; 1 Mako Vunipola, 2 Jamie George, 3 James Johnston, 4 Jim Hamilton, 5 Alistair Hargreaves, 6 Billy Vunipola, 7 Jacques Burger, 8 Ernst Joubert.

Replacements; 16 Brett Sharman, 17 Richard Barrington, 18 Petrus Du Plessis, 19 Maro Itoje, 20 Jackson Wray, 21 Richard Wigglesworth, 22 Nick Tompkins, 23 David Strettle.

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