Mar 08, 2019
Team News: Bath Rugby vs Saracens Men
Three Saracens will reach significant milestones on Friday night against Bath Rugby.
Winger David Strettle makes his 150th appearance for the club, nine years after making a try-scoring debut at home to Sale Sharks.
Long-serving back Alex Goode, who will co-captain the side at The Rec alongside Jackson Wray, features for the 200th time in the Gallagher Premiership while it will be fellow academy graduate Ben Spencer’s 100th league match.
All three have been named as starters for the trip to Somerset with Alex Lewington and Alex Lozowski joining them in the back division.
Elsewhere, Vincent Koch, Mike Rhodes and Schalk Burger all return to the starting XV.
Brad Barritt and Richard Wigglesworth miss out due to injury.
Saracens team to face Bath Rugby at The Rec on Friday 8th March (KO 19H45):
FORWARDS: Richard Barrington (159), Tom Woolstencroft (16), Vincent Koch (57), Will Skelton (50), Nick Isiekwe (53), Mike Rhodes (86), Schalk Burger (69), Jackson Wray (217).
BACKS: Max Malins (25), David Strettle (149), Nick Tompkins (90), Alex Lozowski (81), Alex Lewington (20), Alex Goode (282), Ben Spencer (147).
REPLACEMENTS: Joe Gray (5), Titi Lamositele (67), Christian Judge (14), Dom Day (28), Ben Earl (33), Tom Whiteley (23), Marcelo Bosch (128), Matt Gallagher (29).