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NEWS: Teams Up: Aviva Premiership Saints v Worcester
Marching On (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 18:12
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alwayshopeful
Teams Up...
alwayshopeful (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 12:02
SAINTS v WORCESTER
Aviva Premiership Rugby, Round 22
Saturday 5th May, 2018
Franklin’s Gardens
Kick-off: 4pm

15 Ben Foden (capt)
14 Tom Collins
13 Nafi Tuitavake
12 Piers Francis
11 George North
10 James Grayson
9 Cobus Reinach

1 Alex Waller
2 Mikey Haywood
3 Kieran Brookes
4 Api Ratuniyarawa
5 James Craig
6 Jamie Gibson
7 Teimana Harrison
8 Mitch Eadie

Replacements:
16 Charlie Clare
17 Campese Ma’afu
18 Paul Hill
19 David Ribbans
20 Lewis Ludlam
21 Alex Mitchell
22 Stephen Myler
23 Ahsee Tuala

Can this season be over, then, please?

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: Teams Up...
HRsaints fan (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 12:05
And our opponents

15 Chris Pennell
14 Perry Humphreys
13 Ben Te’o
12 Will Butler
11 Josh Adams
10 Dorian Jones
9 Francois Hougaard
1 Ryan Bower
2 Jack Singleton
3 Nick Schonert
4 Anton Bresler
5 Darren Barry
6 Marco Mama
7 Sam Lewis
8 GJ van Velze (C)

Replacements
16 Joe Taufete’e
17 Ethan Waller
18 Gareth Milasinovich
19 Andrew Kitchener
20 David Denton
21 Jonny Arr
22 Jamie Shillcock
23 Tom Howe

 
BrianB
Re: Teams Up...
BrianB (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 12:09
I'm looking forward to this game. There have been enough signs in recent weeks of improvement from the team. It's a shame we had to play so many top 6 sides.

 
St Marcus
Re: Teams Up...
St Marcus (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 12:10
It has been a terrible season. But tomorrow we need to put that aside and focus on giving the best possible farewell to some exceptional club servants, in particular Myler, Foden and Day.

I hope we can harness the momentum from the Wanderers win on Monday and our recent good performances and continue it tomorrow. And I hope we create in the stands a memorable atmosphere for all the leavers.

COYS!!!

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: Teams Up...
SaintMaul (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 12:15
An attacking backline. Though defensively we will get tested

 
SuffolkSaint
Re: Teams Up...
SuffolkSaint (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 12:18
Pleased for Grayson, Collins, Mitchell and Ludlam - they deserve their involvement.

 
St.Sinner
Re: Teams Up...
St.Sinner (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 12:39
Great back line can’t wait to see them play some rugby. I don’t care if defence is worse off, we can just score more tries than them instead!

 
Stevie Myler's right boot
Re: Teams Up...
04 May, 2018 12:57
Thought we’d have started Myler with a switch around 50-55 minutes to a standing ovation, handing over to Grayson signalling a changing of the guard
Fodes will get his when he walks out first
We’re letting Brookes start and what has he done?

 
Dragonboy
Re: Teams Up...
Dragonboy (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 13:11
Quote:
Stevie Myler's right boot
Thought we’d have started Myler with a switch around 50-55 minutes to a standing ovation, handing over to Grayson signalling a changing of the guard
Fodes will get his when he walks out first
We’re letting Brookes start and what has he done?
Yes my thoughts exactly. Why not stick with Hill & Painter as they are the future - although I don't know how big a shift Ehren put in on Monday. Is Luther injured?

 
alwayshopeful
Re: Teams Up...
alwayshopeful (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 13:30
The team selection shows a bit of progress finally (Brooke starting is a mystery)..

We are now bringing on some of the younger players - and yes they will be exposed at time defensively but they will never improve unless they get the nod occasionally.

So, good to see Grayson and Michell in the 23 (I suppose, i would also have started with Myler.. sentimental, maybe but the guy has been tremendous for us!)

We have a balanced backrow.. at last!!!


And, dare I say a back three of Foden, Collins and North could have been a winning combo for most of the year... guile, pace and bulk in that order.. Shame 2 of those guys are going (although I get the impression Taqele will be an able replacement!) but maybe they will put on a show tomorrow.


Lets hope the game goes well.. then we can put this year behind us and look forward..

 
HungryLikeTheWolf
Re: Teams Up...
Wilson Pickett (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 13:58
Why oh why has it taken until the last game of the season to have all the backs playing in their proper position?

 
HerbieSaint
Re: Teams Up...
HerbieSaint (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 15:03
Couldn't play Fodes on the wing in his last game for the club...

Maybe we'll move him to 9 for the last 10mins when Reinach goes off, for old times' sake*

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: Teams Up...
Matthew (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 15:33
Quote:
alwayshopeful
So, good to see Grayson and Michell in the 23 (I suppose, i would also have started with Myler.. sentimental, maybe but the guy has been tremendous for us!)

I suspect Myler is a replacement so that he can be given a standing ovation in his own right when he comes on for his final Saints appearance.



ACTUAL TRAINING FOOTAGE FROM
BEHIND THE SCENES AT SARACENS:
http://images6.fanpop.com/image/photos/37800000/Scrooge-McDuck-gif-mickey-and-friends-37815657-245-188.gif

 
saintsfella
Re: Teams Up...
saintsfella (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 15:43
What’s happened to Mallinder?!?! Getting seriously worried now.

 
Shire
Re: Teams Up...
Shire (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 16:32
Out of interest anybody tell me why all the games are KOing at 1600hrs?

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: Teams Up...
shendy (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 16:44
Football probably - with BT Sport needing to show 2 games live, 2 channels need to be free.

 
MESSAGES->author
Re: Teams Up...
Matthew (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 16:58
Quote:
Shire
Out of interest anybody tell me why all the games are KOing at 1600hrs?

I'm glad you pointed that out!



ACTUAL TRAINING FOOTAGE FROM
BEHIND THE SCENES AT SARACENS:
http://images6.fanpop.com/image/photos/37800000/Scrooge-McDuck-gif-mickey-and-friends-37815657-245-188.gif

 
Saint Ted
Re: NEWS: Teams Up: Aviva Premiership Saints v Worcester
Saint Ted (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 19:43
Cheers for doing this as an article HWHL, for the fourth time I was supposed to be exchanging contracts on my new house and the estate agents screwed up so couldn't do the article as I was reading with stuff!

 
Saint Ted
Re: NEWS: Teams Up: Aviva Premiership Saints v Worcester
Saint Ted (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 19:44
That should have been a dm!

 
Deesaint
Re: NEWS: Teams Up: Aviva Premiership Saints v Worcester
Deesaint (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 20:03
Quote:
Saint Ted
That should have been a dm!

No bad thing to see the pepole who go the extra mile giving of their own time to keep us ‘demanding’ posters happy :-)

 
Happywifehappylife
Re: NEWS: Teams Up: Aviva Premiership Saints v Worcester
Happywifehappylife (IP Logged)
04 May, 2018 20:39
Quote:
Saint Ted
That should have been a dm!
No worries - stuck in a hotel working away from home


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