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Harlequins announce team to play Sale Sharks

Harlequins has announced the squad to play Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium in Round 15 of the Aviva Premiership on Saturday, kick-off 14:30.

There are five changes to the starting team that played Wasps on Sunday at the Ricoh Arena.
 
Tim Visser returns from international duty and starts on the wing, with Matt Hopper named at outside centre. Hopper replaces Winston Stanley who is expected to be out for the remainder of the season with an injury sustained last Sunday.
 
In the forwards, Dave Ward and Kyle Sinckler start in the front row, with Nick Easter returning to number 8.
 
On the bench Will Collier is named, with Joe Marchant looking to make his first appearance of the season.
 
In other injury news Tim Swiel will undergo an operation on Monday on an ankle injury sustained last weekend. Swiel will also be out for the remainder of the season.
 
Harlequins team

15. Ross Chisholm
14. Marland Yarde
13. Matt Hopper
12. Harry Sloan
11. Tim Visser
10. Ben Botica
9. Tito Tebaldi
 
1. Mark Lambert
2. Dave Ward
3. Kyle Sinckler
4. George Merrick
5. James Horwill (C)
6. Mat Luamanu
7. Luke Wallace
8. Nick Easter
 
16. Rob Buchanan
17. Owen Evans
18. Will Collier
19. Charlie Matthews
20. James Chisholm
21. Sam Egerton
22. Joe Marchant
23. Charlie Walker

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