Saracens - Team News: Gloucester vs Saracens Men

Feb 21, 2019

Team News: Gloucester vs Saracens Men


Mike Rhodes returns to the starting XV as Saracens make two changes for the trip to Gloucester on Friday night.

The 31-year-old featured as a replacement in last weekend’s victory over Leicester Tigers after recovering from a shoulder injury and starts at blindside flanker at Kingsholm.

Schalk Burger is also reinstated in the back row with Calum Clark named on the bench alongside prop Christian Judge who penned a deal until the end of the season last Friday.

The back division remains the same for the match.

Saracens team to face Gloucester on Friday 22nd February at Kingsholm (KO 19H45):

FORWARDS: Richard Barrington (157), Christopher Tolofua (31), Vincent Koch (55), Dom Day (27), Nick Isiekwe (51), Mike Rhodes (85), Schalk Burger (67), Jackson Wray (215).

BACKS: Matt Gallagher (27), David Strettle (147), Alex Lozowski (79), Brad Barritt (238), Alex Lewington (19), Alex Goode (280), Richard Wigglesworth (225).

REPLACEMENTS: Tom Woolstencroft (14), Titi Lamositele (65), Christian Judge (12), Will Skelton (48), Calum Clark (32), Ben Spencer (145), Max Malins (23), Nick Tompkins (88).

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