Jan 31, 2014
Saracens team news
Saracens have named their side to face the Northampton Saints at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday, in round four of the LV=Cup, kick-off 15h00.
Marcelo Bosch and Michael Tagicakibau come into the side, in what are the only changes to the back-line from last week’s 41-8 victory over the Newcastle Falcons.
In the pack, Petrus du Plessis starts at tighthead prop, with Justin Melck packing down at No.8.
On the bench Richard Barrington, Matt Stevens, Moritz Botha and Jacques Burger come into the squad with academy scrum-half Jack Maplesden also included in the match day 23.
Saracens starting XV to face Northampton Saints;
15. Ben Ransom; 14. Jack Wilson, 13. Tim Streather, 12. Marcelo Bosch, 11. Michael Tagicakibau; 10. Nils Mordt (capt), 9. Ben Spencer; 1.Rhys Gill, 2. Jared Saunders, 3. Petrus Du Plessis, 4. Hayden Smith, 5. Eoin Sheriff, 6. Nick de Jager, 7. Matt Hankin, 8. Justin Melck.
Replacements; 16. Scott Spurling, 17. Richard Barrington, 18. Matt Stevens, 19. Mouritz Botha, 20. Jacques Burger, 21. Jack Maplesden, 22. Sam Stanley, 23. Tom Jubb.