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Saints blend youth and experience for final LV= Cup pool round

The Northampton Saints team named for tomorrow’s LV= Cup Round 4 pool game against Wasps shows a blend of youth and experience.

The likes of centre Tom Stephenson, fly half Sam Olver, hooker Matti Williams and flanker Teimana Harrison fall into the former category, with scrum-half Kahn Fotuali'i, prop Alex Corbisiero and captain Phil Dowson providing the experience.

Once again there is a healthy contingent of players in the match day squad who have come through the Saints Academy system – 11 in all – and another debutant, Samoan full back Ahsee Tuala.

Franklin's Gardens is on the verge of being a sell-out for an 11th successive game this season, with a smattering of tickets remaining available at www.tinyurl.com/SAI-WAS-LV1415. Tickets are also available from Season Ticket Holders at www.stubhub.co.uk

Dom Waldouck, Alex Woolford, Teimana Harrison and attack coach Alex King preview Saturday's game in this week's podcast, available for FREE on any device at www.soundcloud.com/official-saints-rugby

NORTHAMPTON SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY WASPS
LV= Cup Round 4
Franklin's Gardens
Saturday, February 7th, 2015
Kick off 3:15pm

15 Ahsee TUALA
14 Ken PISI
13 Dom WALDOUCK
12 Tom STEPHENSON
11 Jamie ELLIOTT
10 Sam OLVER
9 Kahn FOTUALI'I

1 Alex CORBISIERO
2 Matti WILLIAMS
3 Gareth DENMAN
4 Tom RYDER
5 James CRAIG
6 Phil DOWSON (capt)
7 Teimana HARRISON
8 Sam DICKINSON

16 Mike HAYWOOD
17 Ethan WALLER
18 Salesi MA'AFU
19 Alex WOOLFORD
20 Ben NUTLEY
21 Alex DAY
22 Will HOOLEY
23 George PISI

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