Saracens - Saracens name team to face Harlequins in Anglo-Welsh Cup

Nov 03, 2017

Saracens name team to face Harlequins in Anglo-Welsh Cup

Saracens have named their team to face Harlequins at Allianz Park in the Anglo-Welsh Cup on Sunday 5th November, kick off 15H00.

The round one clash will see Academy players Alistair Crossdale and Danny Cutmore make their senior debuts while Tadgh McElroy, Sean Reffell, Alex Gliksten and Rueben Bird-Tulloch could also earn their first cap after being named on the bench.

Up front the experienced Richard Barrington lines up along Christopher Tolofua and Kieran Longbottom in the front row while Will Skelton partners Danny Cutmore at lock. Ben Earl captains the side from number eight. 

In the backs Max Malins and Tom Whiteley make up the 9 and 10 pairing with Nick Tompkins and Matt Gallagher starting in the centre. Mike Ellery and Alistair Crossdale line up on the wings with Nathan Earle named at full back.

Saracens team to face Harlequins (Saracens appearances)


15 Nathan Earle (23)

14 Alistair Crossdale (0)

13 Matt Gallagher (13)

12 Nick Tompkins (63)

11 Mike Ellery (41)

10 Max Malins (6)

9 Tom Whiteley (5)

1 Richard Barrington (113)

2 Christopher Tolofua (4)

3 Kieran Longbottom (7)

4 Will Skelton (10)

5 Danny Cutmore (0)

6 Jack Nay (2)

7 Joel Conlon (14)

8 Ben Earl (6)


16 Tadgh McElroy (0)

17 Hayden Thompson-Stringer (14)

18 Billy Walker (4)

19 Scott Spurling (24)

20 Sean Reffell (0)

21 Alex Gliksten (0)

22 Rueben Bird-Tulloch (0)

23 Rotimi Segun (1)

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