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Roberts makes Aviva Premiership debut at Big Game 8

Harlequins has announced the squad to play Gloucester Rugby during Big Game 8 at Twickenham Stadium in Round 7 of the Aviva Premiership on Sunday, kick-off 16:30 (live on BT Sport).

Returning to the Premiership following back to back victories over Calvisano in the European Rugby Challenge Cup, there are 12 changes to the matchday squad.

Mike Brown, George Lowe, Tim Visser, Nick Evans and captain Danny Care return to the backline as Jamie Roberts makes his Premiership debut.

In the forwards, Joe Marler, Will Collier, James Horwill, Chris Robshaw and Nick Easter are named, with Dave Ward starting at hooker.

Care, Brown and Easter have played in every Big Game to date.
 
15 Mike Brown
14 Marland Yarde
13 George Lowe
12 Jamie Roberts
11 Tim Visser
10 Nick Evans
9 Danny Care ©

8 Nick Easter
7 Jack Clifford
6 Chris Robshaw
5 Charlie Matthews
4 James Horwill
3 Will Collier
2 Dave Ward
1 Joe Marler
 
16 Rob Buchanan
17 Mark Lambert
18 Kyle Sinckler
19 George Merrick
20 Luke Wallace
21 Karl Dickson
22 Ben Botica
23 Ross Chisholm
 

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