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Amended Saints team news for Newcastle trip

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Dylan Hartley skippers a team showing four changes from that which started against Wasps at Adams Park.

Ben Foden and Alex Waller come in for James Wilson and Alex Corbisiero at full back and loosehead prop respectively, while Will Hooley and Kahn Fotuali'i form a new half-back partnership in place of Stephen Myler and Lee Dickson. Dom Waldouck is named on the bench for the first time this season.

THERE IS ONE FURTHER CHANGE ON SUNDAY - TOM WOOD MISSES THE GAME WITH A BAD BACK, MEANING JON FISHER MAKES HIS FIRST AVIVA PREMIERSHIP START FOR THE SAINTS. PHIL DOWSON COMES ONTO THE BENCH.

Sunday’s game kicks off at 2pm, with live coverage on BT Sport and BBC Radio Northampton. And if you’re out and about you can follow all the action with the text commentary and interaction available on the new-look www.saintslive.co.uk


The thoughts of James Wilson, George North and Dorian West, along with chats with Samu Manoa and Lewis Ludlam, are available now on the official Saints podcast, which can be streamed or downloaded for free HERE

NORTHAMPTON SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY NEWCASTLE


Kingston Park

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Kick off 2:00pm


15 Ben FODEN

14 Ken PISI

13 George PISI

12 Luther BURRELL

11 George NORTH

10 Will HOOLEY

9 Kahn FOTUALI’I

1 Alex WALLER

2 Dylan HARTLEY (capt)

3 Salesi MA’AFU

4 Courtney LAWES

5 Christian DAY

6 Calum CLARK

7 Jon FISHER

8 Samu MANOA

Replacements

16 Ross MCMILLAN

17 Alex CORBISIERO

18 Gareth DENMAN

19 James CRAIG

20 Phil DOWSON

21 Lee DICKSON

22 Dom WALDOUCK

23 James WILSON