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Saints team named for Aviva Premiership opener

Three players will make their full debuts for the Saints as they open up the 2015/16 Aviva Premiership Rugby season at Worcester this Friday evening.

The trio are all among the forwards – Kieran Brookes, Michael Paterson and Jamie Gibson – with replacements Paul Hill and JJ Hanrahan also in line for first Saints appearances should they feature at Sixways.

Meanwhile, Lee Dickson starts his first competitive game as club captain from scrum-half.

The match, which kicks off at 7:45pm, is being shown live on BT Sport, while you can also follow the action on the go at www.saintslive.co.uk or via the @SaintsRugby Twitter feed.

SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY WORCESTER
Aviva Premiership Rugby Round 1
Sixways
Friday, October 16th, 2015
Kick off 7:45pm

15 Ben Foden
14 Ken Pisi
13 Tom Stephenson
12 Luther Burrell
11 Jamie Elliott
10 Stephen Myler
9 Lee Dickson (capt)

1 Alex Waller
2 Dylan Hartley
3 Kieran Brookes
4 Michael Paterson
5 Christian Day
6 Jamie Gibson
7 Jon Fisher
8 Sam Dickinson

16 Mike Haywood
17 Ethan Waller
18 Paul Hill
19 Teimana Harrison
20 Ben Nutley
21 Kahn Fotuali’i
22 JJ Hanrahan
23 George Pisi

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