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Northampton Saints team news versus Newcastle Falcons

The Northampton Saints team has been named for Friday night’s Aviva Premiership Round 9 clash with Newcastle at Franklin’s Gardens.

Tom Kessell replaces Lee Dickson at scrum-half with Michael Paterson and Ben Nutley coming into the back row. In the backline Tom Collins swaps with James Wilson, with the Kiwi named among the replacements.

Elsewhere on the bench there are returns for half-backs Nic Groom and JJ Hanrahan, the latter for the first time since August’s pre-season trip to Ulster.

There is a special one-on-one chat between Alex Waller and Ben Nutley in this week’s The Saints TV Show. Watch for FREE

Tickets remain available for the game and by using Print@Home supporters can save themselves the admin fees and beat match day queues at the Ticket Office!

Supporters are reminded that donations for the 2016 Travis Perkins Big Christmas Toy Collection can be left in the Match Day Village at the big Travis Perkins truck next to the Saints Study Centre. For more information about how you can brighten the Christmas of a child or young person in care or in need here in Northamptonshire head to www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/xmascollection.

NORTHAMPTON SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY NEWCASTLE FALCONS
Aviva Premiership Round 9
Franklin’s Gardens
Friday, November 25th, 2016
Kick off 7:45pm

15 Ben Foden
14 Jamie Elliott
13 Luther Burrell
12 Rory Hutchinson
11 Tom Collins
10 Stephen Myler
9 Tom Kessell

1 Alex Waller
2 Mikey Haywood
3 Kieran Brookes
4 James Craig
5 Christian Day (capt)
6 Michael Paterson
7 Jamie Gibson
8 Ben Nutley

16 Charlie Clare
17 Ethan Waller
18 Paul Hill
19 Jordan Onojaife
20 Lewis Ludlam
21 Nic Groom
22 JJ Hanrahan
23 James Wilson

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