Saracens - Saracens name side for Harlequins trip

Dec 01, 2017

Saracens name side for Harlequins trip


Saracens have named their side to face Harlequins at The Stoop in Sunday’s round ten Aviva Premiership clash, kick-off 15h00.

Mark McCall welcomes back his international contingent for the trip to South-West London, with Owen Farrell, Sean Maitland, Mako Vunipola, Jamie George, Nick Isiekwe and Maro Itoje all named in the starting line-up.

Up front, Mako Vunipola and Vincent Koch are named as the starting props, with Jamie George coming into the side for the injured Schalk Brits who will sidelined with an adductor injury. At lock, Nick Isiekwe comes in to the starting XV to partner George Kruis, with Maro Itoje named in the back-row a blindside flanker. Calum Clark switches to openside flanker, with Jackson Wray continuing at No8.

In the halves, Richard Wigglesworth starts at scrum half, with Owen Farrell named at outside half. At centre, Brad Barritt skippers Sarries, with Marcelo Bosch named at outside centre. In the back-three, Sean Maitland starts on the right-wing, with Chris Wyles (left-wing) and Alex Goode (full-back) making up the back-three.

Saracens team to face Harlequins (Saracens caps)

15 Alex Goode (242)

14 Sean Maitland (26)

13 Marcelo Bosch (104)

12 Brad Barritt (c) (205)

11 Chris Wyles (237)

10 Owen Farrell (159)

9 Richard Wigglesworth (196)

1 Mako Vunipola (128)

2 Jamie George (180)

3 Vincent Koch (26)

4 Nick Isiekwe (16)

5 George Kruis (145)

6 Maro Itoje (83)

7 Calum Clark (8)

8 Jackson Wray (183)

Replacements

16 Christopher Tolofua (7)

17 Richard Barrington (117)

18 Juan Figallo (69)

19 Will Skelton (13)

20 Schalk Burger (34)

21 Ben Spencer (113)

22 Alex Lozowski (40)

23 Nathan Earle (44)

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