Saracens - Six Sarries named for England plus one for Scotland ahead of Calcutta Cup clash

Feb 22, 2018

Six Sarries named for England plus one for Scotland ahead of Calcutta Cup clash


Eddie Jones has named six Saracens in his team to face Scotland in the Six Nations on Saturday with Sarries also represented in the Scotland line up.

Owen Farrell, Mako Vunipola and Maro Itoje are all set to start the Calcutta Cup clash with George Kruis, Jamie George and Richard Wigglesworth named on the bench.

In other team news Nathan Hughes starts at number 8 after returning from injury and Joe Launchbury is set to make his 50th England appearance from second row.

Saracens will also be represented in the Scotland line up with Sean Maitland named on the wing for the hosts.

England take on Scotland at Murrayfield, kick off 16H45, with the game live on BBC One.

England team to face Scotland

15 Mike Brown (Harlequins 66 caps), 14 Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby 30 caps), 13 Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby 37 caps), 12 Owen Farrell (Saracens 55 caps), 11 Jonny May (Leicester Tigers 31 caps), 10 George Ford (Leicester Tigers 42 caps), 9 Danny Care (Harlequins 78 caps), 1 Mako Vunipola (Saracens 46 caps), 2 Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints 91 caps), 3 Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers 79 caps), 4 Joe Launchbury (Wasps 49 caps), 5 Maro Itoje (Saracens 16 caps), 6 Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints 63 caps), 7 Chris Robshaw (Harlequins 61 caps), 8 Nathan Hughes (Wasps 12 caps)

16 Jamie George (Saracens 22 caps), 17 Joe Marler (Harlequins 53 caps), 18 Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs 7 caps), 19 George Kruis (Saracens 23 caps), 20 Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby 5 caps), 21 Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens 28 caps), 22 Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors 10 caps), 23 Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs 25 caps)

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