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May 08, 2015

Saracens team to face Exeter


Saracens have named their side to face Exeter Chiefs in round 21 of the Aviva Premiership at Allianz Park, Sunday kick-off 14h00.

Lock forward George Kruis (pictured) will be the latest academy product to be inducted into the Saracens 100 Club. The England international forward will bring up his century of appearances for the club alongside Maro Itoje at lock.

Elsewhere up front, in-form loosehead Mako Vunipola continues in the No1 shirt, and is joined by Jamie George and Petrus Du Plessis in the Sarries front row.

In the back row, Jackson Wray starts at No8 with Billy Vunipola just missing out on the crunch Premiership clash with a slight ankle complaint. Kelly Brown starts at blindside flanker, with Namibian loose-forward Jacques Burger named at openside.

Mark McCall is forced into a backline reshuffle, with Brad Barritt missing out with a slight knock. Chris Wyles comes into Saracens midfield in place of Barritt to wear the No12 jersey and partners Marcelo Bosch at centre.

In the halves, Richard Wigglesworth captains the side from scrum-half and will link up with Charlie Hodgson, who starts at fly-half.

In the back three, David Strettle starts on the left wing with Chris Ashton named on the opposite flank – Alex Goode continues at full-back.

Saracens team to face Exeter Chiefs

Chiefs game

1. Mako Vunipola

2. Jamie George

3. Petrus Du Plessis

4. George Kruis

5. Maro Itoje

6. Kelly Brown

7. Jacques Burger

8. Jackson Wray

9. Richard Wigglesworth ©

10. Charlie Hodgson

11. David Strettle

12. Chris Wyles

13. Marcelo Bosch

14. Chris Ashton

15. Alex Goode

Replacements

16. Schalk Brits

17. Rhys Gill

18. James Johnston

19. Alistair Hargreaves

20. Ernst Joubert

21. Neil De Kock

22. Owen Farrell

23. Nick Tompkins

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