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Saints side for Sandy Park Sunday

The Northampton Saints team bound for Exeter shows a quartet of changes to the one that claimed a bonus point win over Sale last weekend.

Having made a return to first team action from the bench, Ahsee Tuala comes into the starting XV on the left wing. At fly half, try scorer JJ Hanrahan is also in from the off for the Aviva Premiership bout.

The Wallers swap on the loose head, elder brother Alex replacing Ethan, while a final change sees Jon Fisher wear eight in a back row shuffle.

This week’s FREE podcast includes a chat with Hanrahan about rugby and racing, while head of strength and conditioning Marc Finney gives his spring update on squad freshness. Dorian West and Mikey Haywood also preview Sunday’s game – listen below or CLICK HERE to download. You can also search and subscribe to ‘Northampton Saints’ on iTunes podcasts.

The game kicks off at 1pm on Sunday afternoon and is being shown live on BT Sport.

SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY EXETER CHIEFS
Aviva Premiership Rugby Round 17
Sandy Park
Sunday, March 20th, 2016
Kick off 1pm

15 Ben Foden
14 Ken Pisi
13 George Pisi
12 Harry Mallinder
11 Ahsee Tuala
10 JJ Hanrahan
9 Lee Dickson (capt)

1 Alex Waller
2 Mikey Haywood
3 Paul Hill
4 James Craig
5 Christian Day
6 Teimana Harrison
7 Jamie Gibson
8 Jonathan Fisher

16 Reece Marshall
17 Ethan Waller
18 Gareth Denman
19 Victor Matfield
20 Tom Wood
21 Kahn Fotuali’i
22 Stephen Myler
23 James Wilson

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