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Rob Horne is making his Saints debut against Leicester

Northampton Saints team for derby day

Friday, September 8, 2017

The Northampton Saints team has been named for tomorrow’s Aviva Premiership derby against Leicester.

Australia international centre Rob Horne makes his first team debut in the game – which kicks off at 4:30pm – hot on the heels of a try-scoring outing in the Premiership Rugby ‘A’ League on Monday night.

There is another potential debutant on the bench in the form of South Africa international scrum-half Cobus Reinach, while George North and Teimana Harrison come into the team for their first Aviva Premiership action of the season.

Tom Wood misses the game with a bang to the shoulder.

A limited number of tickets remain available for the match; book at www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/buytickets and use Print@Home to beat the match day queues.

The Match Day Village opens at 1:30pm, with the day’s early game between Bath and Saracens being shown on the big screen from 2:00pm. All of the match day timings can be seen at www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/matchday

Tomorrow’s Aviva Premiership game will be followed the the Premiership Rugby ‘A’ League derby between the Wanderers and Leicester, which kicks off at 7:00pm. This is included in the match ticket.

Saints Season Ticket Holders can let the train take the strain from their travel to Franklin’s Gardens with the continuation of the 2-4-1 match day offer from London Midland. Simply show your Season Card at any manned ticket office between Rugby and Leighton Buzzard to claim your 50 percent discounted travel!

NORTHAMPTON SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY LEICESTER
Aviva Premiership Round 2
Franklin’s Gardens
Saturday, September 9th, 2017
Kick off 4:30pm
15 Ahsee Tuala
14 George North
13 Rob Horne
12 Luther Burrell
11 Tom Collins
10 Harry Mallinder
9 Nic Groom
1 Alex Waller
2 Dylan Hartley (capt)
3 Kieran Brookes
4 Michael Paterson
5 Christian Day
6 Courtney Lawes
7 Jamie Gibson
8 Teimana Harrison

16 Mikey Haywood
17 Campese Ma’afu
18 Paul Hill
19 Api Ratuniyarawa
20 Lewis Ludlam
21 Cobus Reinach
22 James Grayson
23 Ben Foden

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