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Northampton Saints team announced for Castres trip

The Northampton Saints team has been announced for the European Rugby Champions Cup Round 2 trip to Castres.

In all there are five changes to the team which began last week’s win over Montpellier, with Dylan Hartley, Courtney Lawes and Teimana Harrison joining the pack and Rory Hutchinson and James Wilson coming into the back line.

Alan Dickens gives a coach’s perspective on the challenge that will be posed by Castres in this week’s The Saints TV Show, which also includes a special feature on Ethan Waller and Tom Kessell’s coaching at Northampton Casuals, along with exclusive highlights of the Wanderers’ win at Oxford University last Monday. Watch for FREE at www.youtube.com/thesaintstv.

James Wilson and Nic Groom preview the game in this week’s podcast, with the South African scrum-half also chatting about how he has been settling into life in the East Midlands. Listen for FREE at www.soundcloud.com/official-saints-rugby or by searching for ‘Northampton Saints’ on iTunes.

NORTHAMPTON SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY CASTRES
European Rugby Champions Cup Round 2
Stade Pierre Antoine
Saturday, October 22nd, 2016
Kick off 4:15pm CET (3:15pm UK time)
15 Ben Foden
14 James Wilson
13 Rory Hutchinson
12 Harry Mallinder
11 George North
10 Stephen Myler
9 Nic Groom
1 Alex Waller
2 Dylan Hartley
3 Kieran Brookes
4 Courtney Lawes
5 Michael Paterson
6 Tom Wood (capt)
7 Teimana Harrison
8 Louis Picamoles

 

Replacements:

16 Mikey Haywood
17 Ethan Waller
18 Paul Hill
19 Api Ratuniyarawa
20 Jamie Gibson
21 Lee Dickson
22 Nafi Tuitavake
23 Ahsee Tuala

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