Saracens - Saracens name squad for Premiership 7s at Franklins Gardens

Jul 24, 2018

Saracens name squad for Premiership 7s at Franklins Gardens

Ahead of the Premiership 7s at Franklin’s Gardens on 27th and 28th July Saracens have named their squad for the competition.

The line-up for the competition includes three players who featured in last year’s competition with Tom Griffiths, Reuben Bird-Tulloch and Rotimi Segun all included.

Ten of the 12 players named for Saracens are part of, or have graduated from, the club’s Academy system while Ratu Naulago and Miteli Vulikijapani join up with the Men in Black as guest players from Army Rugby. The side is skippered by Joel Conlon.

Ahead of the competition getting under way Saracens Academy Manager Mike Hynard said: “The whole squad is really excited and very much looking forward to the Premierships 7s this weekend.

“We have an exciting squad with a great mix of senior players, Academy players and a couple of new faces who are keen to showcase their skills.

“The Premiership 7s is a fantastic opportunity for players to pull on the Saracens jersey early in the year and show their intent for the new season. I know the players will bring a huge amount of energy and enthusiasm this weekend and we’re looking forward to the competition.”

Saracens will open the tournament by facing last year’s finalists Newcastle Falcons at 18H15 before taking on Leicester Tigers in the second of their Friday night fixtures in the penultimate fixture at 21H15.

Saracens Premiership 7s Squad

1 Joel Conlon ©

2 Matt Gallagher

3 Tom Griffiths

4 Sean Reffell

5 Nick Tompkins

6 Reuben Bird-Tulloch

7 Rotimi Segun

8 Dominic Morris

9 Manu Vunipola

10 Oliver Morris

11 Ratu Naulago

12 Miteli Vulikijapani


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