Saracens name strong squad to face Cell C Sharks at Allianz Park

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall. Picture: Action Images

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall. Picture: Action Images

First published in Sport

Saracens have named a strong 23-man squad for the north-south clash against Cell C Sharks at Allianz Park on Saturday, January 25.

“The Cell C Sharks are one of the strongest teams in the Super XV, and we’re really looking forward to the challenge," director of rugby Mark McCall told the club website.

"Our match against the Springboks four years ago was one of the greatest occasions in the club’s history and this will be a similar kind of one-off event.

"The Premiership leaders against South Africa’s Currie Cup champions. We will field our strongest possible side.”

 

Saracens squad to face the Cell C Sharks for the Sanlam Private Investments Shield:

Backs: Chris Wyles, David Strettle, Michael Tagicakibau, Marcelo Bosch, Brad Barritt, Duncan Taylor, Sam Stanley, Charlie Hodgson, Neil de Kock, Richard Wigglesworth.

Forwards: Richard Barrington, Nick Auterac, Schalk Brits, Jamie George, Matt Stevens, Petrus Du Plessis, Steve Borthwick (capt.), Alistair Hargreaves, Mouritz Botha, Jacques Burger, Nick Fenton-Wells, Justin Melck, Ernst Joubert.

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