Premiership: Northampton Saints v Saracens

Teimana Harrison missed Northampton’s defeat at Newcastle after That He Had Been sent off into their Anglo-Welsh Cup defeat by Bath
Aviva Premiership
Venue: Franklin’s Gardens Date: Saturday, 7 April Kick-off: 14:00 BST
Coverage: Live commentary on BBC local radio and Also on the BBC Sport Site and app.

Northampton Saints recall Teimana Harrison after hooker Reece Marshall and a ban is included for his Premiership debut.

Marshall comes in for Mike Haywood, while Ben Nutley and Nic Groom drop out of the beginning line-up.

Saracens give a first beginning to Blair Cowan, while Schalk Brits starts at hooker.

Chris Wyles returns around the wing with Sean Maitland and Liam Williams slots in at full-back.

It’ll be the fourth meeting between the sides this season, with Sarries scoring 174 points across the preceding three matches.

Northampton: Tuala; Tuitavake, Horne, Francis, North; Myler, Reinach; Ma’afu, Marshall, Brookes, Ratuniyarawa, Day (capt), Ribbans, Gibson, Harrison.

Replacements: Clare, Van Wyk, Painter, Paterson, Nutley, Mitchell, Collins, Foden.

Saracens: Williams; Maitland, Lozowski, Barritt, Wyles; Farrell, Spencer; M. Vunipola, Brits, Figallo, Itoje, Kruis, Isiekwe, Cowan, Wray.

Replacements: George, Barrington, Longbottom, Day, Burger, Wigglesworth, Taylor, Earle.

Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys.

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