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Northampton Saints team news for Gloucester trip

Northampton Saints team news for Gloucester trip

The Northampton Saints team has been named for Saturday’s Aviva Premiership Round 6 trip to Gloucester.

There are several changes to the team which started last weekend’s bonus point win over Harlequins. Dylan Hartley returns to captain the team from hooker, with Sam Dickinson coming in at number eight. There is a first start for scrum-half Cobus Reinach, while Piers Francis makes his competitive debut in the back line.

Rob Horne (shoulder) and Nic Groom (ankle) will not be making the trip to Kingsholm.

Saturday’s game is not being televised live, but supporters who cannot make the game can still follow the action with the minute-by-minute text commentary at www.saintslive.co.uk

NORTHAMPTON SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY GLOUCESTER RUGBY
Aviva Premiership Round 6
Kingsholm
Saturday, October 7th, 2017
Kick off 3:00pm

15 Ahsee Tuala
14 George North
13 Luther Burrell
12 Piers Francis
11 Tom Collins
10 Harry Mallinder
9 Cobus Reinach

1 Alex Waller
2 Dylan Hartley (capt)
3 Kieran Brookes
4 Michael Paterson
5 David Ribbans
6 Jamie Gibson
7 Teimana Harrison
8 Sam Dickinson

16 Mikey Haywood
17 Francois van Wyk
18 Jamal Ford-Robinson
19 Api Ratuniyarawa
20 Courtney Lawes
21 Alex Mitchell
22 Stephen Myler
23 Ben Foden

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