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Dickson skippers Saints at Bath

Dickson skippers Saints at Bath

The Northampton Saints side has been named as the league leaders head for second placed Bath in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday afternoon.

Lee Dickson returns to the starting XV to lead the side out at the Rec, the scrum-half's inclusion one of three changes to the team that beat London Irish 15-9 last Friday evening.

The other pair come in the pack, Gareth Denman starting on the tight-head and James Craig coming into the second row, accommodated by Samu Manoa's switch to the blindside flank.

Kick off in the West Country is at 3:15pm, with live coverage on BT Sport 1. You can also follow the game on the go at www.saintslive.co.uk  or on BBC Radio Northampton.

Previews for the game are available in this week's official Saints podcast, Dorian West, Ken Pisi and Christian Day looking ahead to the weekend's action. There is also an extended chat with Academy coach Mark Hopley following the Under-18s' narrow Academies League final defeat on Monday. Download for free at www.soundcloud.com/official-saints-rugby

SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY BATH
Aviva Premiership Rugby Round 15
Recreation Ground
Saturday, February 21st, 2015
Kick off 3:15pm

15 James WILSON
14 Ken PISI
13 George PISI
12 Tom STEPHENSON
11 Jamie ELLIOTT
10 Stephen MYLER
9 Lee DICKSON (capt)
1 Alex WALLER
2 Mike HAYWOOD
3 Gareth DENMAN
4 James CRAIG
5 Christian DAY
6 Samu MANOA
7 Calum CLARK
8 Sam DICKINSON

Replacements
16 Matti WILLIAMS
17 Alex CORBISIERO
18 Tom MERCEY
19 Teimana HARRISON
20 Phil DOWSON
21 Kahn FOTUALI'I
22 Sam OLVER
23 Ahsee TUALA

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