Saracens - Four Saracens in England squad for third Test vs South Africa

Jun 21, 2018

Four Saracens in England squad for third Test vs South Africa


Four Saracens will be involved in England’s third and final Test against South Africa on Saturday.

Eddie Jones’ side are hoping to avoid a 3-0 whitewash after suffering consecutive defeats to the Springboks.

Owen Farrell continues as captain at fly-half with Jamie George and Maro Itoje starting their third games in a row.

Scrum-half Ben Spencer’s third cap will come from the bench.

Mako Vunipola returned home to be at the birth of his son Jacob while brother Billy returned to London with a fractured arm.

England
15 Elliot Daly (Wasps, 20 caps)
14 Jonny May (Leicester Tigers, 36 caps)
13 Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs, 12 caps)
12 Owen Farrell (Saracens, 60 caps) captain
11 Mike Brown (Harlequins, 71 caps)
10 Danny Cipriani (Wasps, 15 caps)
9 Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers, 76 caps)  
 
1 Joe Marler (Harlequins, 58 caps)
2 Jamie George (Saracens, 27 caps)
3 Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins, 12 caps)
4 Joe Launchbury (Wasps, 53 caps)
5 Maro Itoje (Saracens, 21 caps)
6 Chris Robshaw (Harlequins, 65 caps)
7 Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, 3 cap)
8 Nathan Hughes (Wasps, 16 caps)
 
Finishers

16 Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, 7 caps)
17 Alec Hepburn (Exeter Chiefs, 2 caps)
18 Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs, 10 caps)
19 Jonny Hill (Exeter Chiefs, 0 caps)
20 Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons, 3 caps)
21 Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs, 7 caps)
22 Ben Spencer (Saracens, 2 cap)
23 Denny Solomona (Sale Sharks, 4 caps)

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