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Sarries V Falcons Teams
Discussion started by aidanb , 09 February, 2018 11:54
Sarries V Falcons Teams
aidanb 09 February, 2018 11:54
Ryan Burrows Starts

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/02/2018 12:00 by aidanb.

Team vs Sarries
alas 09 February, 2018 11:54
No Flood or Mark Wilson. Presumably Socino is the replacement fly-half.

Newcastle Falcons team to face Saracens (Saturday, 2.30pm, Allianz Park)

15 Simon Hammersley

14 Vereniki Goneva

13 Tom Penny

12 Juan Pablo Socino

11 Sinoti Sinoti

10 Joel Hodgson

9 Michael Young (captain)

1 Rob Vickers

2 Kyle Cooper

3 Scott Wilson

4 Calum Green

5 Will Witty

6 Ryan Burrows

7 Nili Latu

8 Ally Hogg


16 Santiago Socino

17 Sam Lockwood

18 Trevor Davison

19 Evan Olmstead

20 Callum Chick

21 Sonatane Takulua

22 Maxime Mermoz

23 Alex Tait

Referee: Christophe Ridley

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 09/02/2018 11:55 by alas.

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
Bedlington Lad 09 February, 2018 12:07
No Willis? I presume he's away at the end of the season and I'm also presuming Mark Wilson is injured?

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
alas 09 February, 2018 12:11
Wilson, Welch, Graham all injured.

aracens squad to face Newcastle Falcons (Saracens appearances)

15 Alex Goode (250)

14 Liam Williams (8)

13 Marcelo Bosch (111)

12 Brad Barritt © (211)

11 Chris Wyles (243)

10 Alex Lozowski (49)

9 Ben Spencer (120)

1 Richard Barrington (124)

2 Christopher Tolofua (15)

3 Vincent Koch (34)

4 Will Skelton (21)

5 Nick Isiekwe (23)

6 Calum Clark (15)

7 Schalk Burger (42)

8 Jackson Wray (189)

16 Scott Spurling (27)

17 Hayden Thompson-Stringer (21)

18 Juan Figallo (78)

19 Ben Earl (12)

20 Sione Vailanu (2)

21 Tom Whiteley (10)

22 Max Malins (11)

23 Nathan Earle (33)

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
falconbear 09 February, 2018 12:20
On the bench ... Alex Tait preferred to DTH? Or has DTH come back broken... again. Good to see Evan getting stuck in after a busy week with Canada. Great to have Mermoz as a second half option. Itíll be good to see chopper Socino back in the Prem.

Well done captain Young and Ryan Burrows for his start. Go well lads.

Based on our options at scrum time i would be happy with a LBP. Come on Falcons.

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
markismith50 09 February, 2018 12:23
DTH is away with Canada

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
AFalcon24 09 February, 2018 12:25
Great to see Burrows starting and Mermoz on the bench. Still a strong Sarries team, watch out for Sione Vailanu for Sarries when he comes on a big explosive ball carrier. smiling smiley

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
Falc Dancer 09 February, 2018 12:37
Itís going to be a hard days work
If we get anything from the game iíll be more than happy

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
falconbear 09 February, 2018 12:39
DTH is away with Canada

Ah yes, just spotted that Smithy. A crunch battle with Brazil. Fair enough.

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
pityacker 09 February, 2018 12:42
Despite internationals away a really strong Saracens team , itís going to be difficult getting anything out of this fixture.

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
NorfolkFalcon 09 February, 2018 12:48
Newcastle have more injuries than expected and Saracens have had more players returned from injury than expected.

My initial optimism isn't quite there anymore. We'd do well getting any type of bonus point.

Only positives are Burrows starting and Mermoz on the bench.

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
upwardonward 09 February, 2018 14:29
Going to be a hard day at the coalface,but these boys are up for it.
Those backs will give Saracens or any Premiership team lots of headaches,that is if they get quick enough ball.
IMO our best 3 backline forwards are out but pleased to see Ryan Burrows in the mix.
Hope Marks hamstring not too bad and Will is only a week or so away from returning.
Gary comes back from England with a neck problem.Oh dear. Hmmm.

Go boys,they might just underestimate you!

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
Falcons_Thunder 09 February, 2018 14:57
Wow after seeing that sarries squad it could be a hard day at the office

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
Highbury Saracen 09 February, 2018 16:27
At start of week we werent expecting Vailanu Williams or Tolofua to be available
Safe journey to those travelling down.....a few of us are at HQ with a couple of Falcons supporters!

European champions 2016 & 2017

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
skip mcskipper 09 February, 2018 17:13
Get in Tom Penny well done, Looking forward to seeing him in the front line!

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
falconsfan07 09 February, 2018 23:44
Hope Penny goes well at 13. Havenít seen anything of him since last season and it would be good to see another local 13 to be starting in the prem.

Missing a pilfer in the back row like, W mind you there are some brilliant carrying options in that back row.

Hope the boys manage to take their chances and get something from it!

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
Osric 10 February, 2018 07:41
Expectations lowered a bit but, if weíre serious about occupying slits 4-7/8 in the prem we have to go into this feeling we can compete. COF

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
aidanb 10 February, 2018 09:12
I love how Hoggy is back in the Prem.

Heís been a great player for us and the recent run of games just show he still has it.

Thereís nothing better than a break from the back of a scrum whereby he ghosts into a space that was only fleetingly there and no other 8ís would have seen.

Heís a class act and we have a big squad of quality players who can take that mob on.

Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
Hampshire.Falcon 10 February, 2018 12:02
Mother in law lives in Barnet so out of the kindness of my heart I have offered to drive the wife to see her.

So I just happen to be free in Barnet for a few hours.

If there a section the brave Falcon supporters are sitting?

Please let me know asap!


Re: Sarries V Falcons Teams
markismith50 10 February, 2018 12:25
Bring a waterproof!

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