Oct 21, 2013
Storm announce side for Cambridge friendly
Saracens Storm face Cambridge University tonight when they travel up to Grange Road for a mid-season friendly.
In the pack academy prop Biyi Alo starts at tighthead prop, whilst former Ireland Under 20s lock Eoin Sherriff returns from injury to captain the team alongside England Under 20s Maro Itoje in the second row. Matt Hankin starts at openside flanker with Hayden Stringer at No.8.
In the backs, Nathan Earle wears the No.15 jersey with fellow academy stars Nick Tompkins and Ben Spencer also named in the starting line-up.
Team to face Cambridge University;
1. Jake Caulfield, 2. Jack Singleton, 3. Biyi Alo, 4. Maro Itoje, 5. Eoin Sherriff (c), 6. James Thacker, 7. Matt Hankin, 8. Hayden Stringer; 9. Ben Spencer, 10. Ian Vass; 11. George Perkins, 12. Tevita Manumua, 13. Nick Tompkins, 14. Aaron Morris; 15. Nathan Earle
Replacements - 16. Joe Collins, 17. Jamal Ford-Robinson, 18. Darryl Dyer, 19. Alex Brown, 20. Ben Calder, 21. Tom Guest 22. Ben Rawinski
Venue: Grange Road, Cambridge