Sep 03, 2018
Team News: Storm vs Exeter Braves
Duncan Taylor will start at outside centre for Saracens Storm in this evening's Premiership Rugby Shield match against Exeter Braves.
The Scotland international, who missed the end of the 2017/18 campaign, returned to full fitness in pre-season and lines up at 13 next to Reuben Bird-Tulloch.
A late change sees Schalk Burger join Tom Woolstencroft in being withdrawn from the squad. Jon Kpoku replaces the South African with Jack Nay switching from lock to the flank.
Entry for the match is free for season ticket holders (STH can use their 17/18 ticket for entry) with general admission priced at £10 for adults and £5 for juniors.
The match is live on FreeSports which is available in every household across Great Britain on Freeview HD channel 95, Sky channel 422, Virgin TV 553, FreeSat 252, TalkTalk 95, BT Vision channel 95 and via TV Player.
Storm side to face Exeter at Allianz Park on Monday 3rd September (19H45 KO):
FORWARDS: Titi Lamositele, Scott Spurling, Hayden Thompson-Stringer, Jon Kpoku, Dom Day, Jack Nay, Sean Reffell, Andy Christie.
BACKS: Tom Whiteley, Manu Vunipola, Dom Morris, Reuben Bird-Tulloch, Duncan Taylor, Elliot Obatoyinbo, Matt Gallagher.
REPLACEMENTS: Tadgh McElroy, Ralph Adams-Hale, JP Phelan, Cameron Boon, Alfie Scopes, Henry Taylor, Viliami Hakalo, Ali Crossdale.