Sarries head to Bermuda for pre-season tour

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 09:57
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SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT:  Saracens have named their 44-man squad  that will travel to Bermuda for the for the club’s Atlantic Rugby Cup pre-season tour.

The north Londoners' tour will include three-day training camp and a matchup against the USA Islanders on Thursday (August 10th) in Bermuda for the Atlantic Rugby Cup.

Saracens returning British & Irish Lions contingent of Owen Farrell, Jamie George, George Kruis, Maro Itoje, Mako Vunipola and Liam Williams, will all be on the tour, but unavailable for selection for the Atlantic Rugby Cup match-up.  

Summer recruits Calum Clark, Dominic Day, Kieran Longbottom, Will Skelton and Christopher Tolofua will also be in the touring party as will Academy players Ben Earl, Matt Gallagher, Nick Isiekwe, Max Malins, Dom Morris and Jack Nay.

Speaking ahead of the tour Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall said: "This is the first time this preseason we’ve all been together, with every player involved.  

"Bermuda is a fantastic place for us to prepare for what will be another demanding season and the tour gives us the opportunity to integrate some of our newer faces into the group – we’re really looking forward to the week ahead,"

Saracens England EPS contingent of will link-up after the conclusion of this weekend's pre-season England training camp.

Saracens Touring Squad:

Forwards

Richard Barrington, Schalk Brits, Schalk Burger, Calum Clark, Joel Conlon, Dominic Day, Ben Earl, Juan Figallo, Mark Flanagan, Jamie George, Nick Isiekwe, Maro Itoje, Vincent Koch, George Kruis, Kieran Longbottom, Jack Nay, Michael Rhodes, Will Skelton, Scott Spurling, Hayden Thompson-Stringer, Christopher Tolofua, Billy Vunipola, Mako Vunipola, Jackson Wray.

Backs

Brad Barritt (captain), Marcelo Bosch, Nathan Earle, Mike Ellery, Owen Farrell, Matt Gallagher, Alex Goode, Tom Griffiths, Alex Lozowski, Sean Maitland, Max Malins, Dom Morris, Ben Spencer, Duncan Taylor, Henry Taylor, Nick Tompkins, Tom Whiteley, Richard Wigglesworth, Liam Williams, Chris Wyles.

 

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