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Harlequins name team to play Saracens at Wembley

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Harlequins has announced the team to play Saracens on Saturday at Wembley in Round 20 of the Aviva Premiership.

There are four changes to the starting team that beat London Irish in the European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final last week.

Joe Marchant returns to the starting line-up amongst an otherwise unchanged back line.

Among the forwards Will Collier starts in the front row, with Charlie Matthews named in the second row alongside Sam Twomey. Nick Easter returns to the back row and partners Chris Robshaw and Jack Clifford.

Among the replacements, Mat Luamanu provides cover for the back row, with Matt Hopper returning to the bench.

Luke Wallace (concussion), George Lowe (hip), James Horwill (leg), Nick Evans (leg), Joe Marler (suspension) and Winston Stanley (leg) amongst others, will all be available for selection for next weekend’s European Rugby Challenge Cup semi-final against Grenoble.

Harlequins team

15 Mike Brown
14 Marland Yarde
13 Joe Marchant
12 Jamie Roberts
11 Tim Visser
10 Ben Botica
9 Danny Care ©

1 Mark Lambert
2 Joe Gray
3 Will Collier
4 Charlie Matthews
5 Sam Twomey
6 Chris Robshaw
7 Jack Clifford
8 Nick Easter

16 Dave Ward
17 Owen Evans
18 Kyle Sinckler
19 George Merrick
20 Mat Luamanu
21 Karl Dickson
22 Matt Hopper
23 Ross Chisholm

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