Saracens - Team News: Harlequins vs Saracens

Oct 05, 2018

Team News: Harlequins vs Saracens

Saracens has made six changes for the trip to London rivals Harlequins in the Gallagher Premiership.

Brad Barritt misses out after having an operation on a facial injury picked up against Bath so Nick Tompkins comes in at 13 with Alex Lozowski moving to inside centre.

Flying wingers Alex Lewington and David Strettle grab starts on the left and right flanks respectively and England international Ben Spencer returns at scrum-half.

In the pack, Will Skelton is promoted to starting lock and Mike Rhodes takes the openside slot. Maro Itoje will make his 100th Saracens appearance from the bench.

Saracens team to face Harlequins at The Stoop on Saturday 6th October (14H30 ET/19H30 GMT):

FORWARDS: Mako Vunipola (149), Jamie George (201), Titi Lamositele (56), Will Skelton (30), George Kruis (162), Nick Isiekwe (40), Mike Rhodes (73), Billy Vunipola (88).

BACKS: Alex Goode (266), David Strettle (141), Nick Tompkins (74), Alex Lozowski (65), Alex Lewington (4), Owen Farrell (178), Ben Spencer (136).

REPLACEMENTS: Christopher Tolofua (22), Richard Barrington (141), Christian Judge (1), Maro Itoje (99), Schalk Burger (53), Richard Wigglesworth (215), Marcelo Bosch (121), Sean Maitland (46).

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