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Saints team named to play Harlequins

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The Northampton Saints team has been named for the Easter Sunday home game against Harlequins.

There are five changes to the starting line-up for the Aviva Premiership Round 18 clash with Quins, who like the Saints are well in the hunt for a place in the play-off positions.

Luther Burrell, George North and Stephen Myler come into the back line, with Kieran Brookes and Tom Wood returning to the pack. There is also a possible senior debut for Campese Ma’afu, who has been included in a match day 23 for the first time since arriving at Franklin’s Gardens earlier in the year.

A limited number of tickets remain available for the game, which kicks off at 3:15pm on Sunday. Supporters can order online at www.tinyurl.com/SAI-QUI-1516 and by using [email protected] they can save the admin fees and beat the match day queues.

Attack coach Alex King previews the game in this week’s podcast, which also includes Dylan Hartley reflecting on the Grand Slam, Paul Hill discussing his first experiences of senior international rugby, and English Institute of Sport nutritionist Emma Gardner, who talks about her work both with the Saints and GB Hockey. Stream for FREE on any device by clicking below or subscribe on iTunes.

NORTHAMPTON SAINTS TEAM TO PLAY HARLEQUINS
Aviva Premiership Round 18
Franklin’s Gardens
Sunday, March 27th, 2016
Kick off 3:15pm
15 Ben FODEN
14 Ken PISI
13 George PISI
12 Luther BURRELL
11 George NORTH
10 Stephen MYLER
9 Lee DICKSON (capt)
1 Alex WALLER
2 Mikey HAYWOOD
3 Kieran BROOKES
4 James CRAIG
5 Christian DAY
6 Jamie GIBSON
7 Tom WOOD
8 Teimana HARRISON

16 Reece MARSHALL
17 Campese MA’AFU
18 Paul HILL
19 Courtney LAWES
20 Sam DICKINSON
21 Kahn FOTUALI’I
22 JJ HANRAHAN
23 Harry MALLINDER