Thursday, 24 January 2013

3 Tigers named in Saxons Side to Face Ireland Wolfhounds

In the week that it was announced he was leaving Leicester due to his career stalling George Ford has been named as starting 10 for England Saxons as they face the Ireland Wolfhounds in Galway.  Our Lord and Saviour JC has been named as the captain of the side from number 8 whilst impressive young lock Graham Kitchener revives the partnership with George Robson that went so well in the South Africa Tour's mid week side.  Ed Slater will provide cover on the bench.  Tigers transfer targets Jamie Gibson and Matt Mullan are also on the bench.

E Daly (Wasps)
C Wade (Wasps)
J Tomkins (Saracens)
J Turner-Hall (Harlequins)
T Biggs (Bath)
G Ford (Leicester)
R Wigglesworth (Saracens)
N Wood (Gloucester)
J Gray (Harlequins)
P Doran-Jones (Northampton)
G Kitchener (Leicester)
G Robson (Harlequins)
G Kruis (Saracens)
W Fraser (Saracens)
J Crane (Leicester, capt).
Replacements: R Buchanan (Harlequins), M Mullan (Worcester), S Knight (Gloucester), E Slater (Leicester), J Gibson (London Irish), J Simpson (Wasps), G Lowe (Harlequins), K Eastmond (Bath).

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