Bedford Blues have named their squad to face Premiership and European giants Saracens in their final pre-season friendly ahead of the Greene King IPA Championship tonight.
After scoring on his Blues debut last weekend, dual-registered Nathan Earle lines up against his parent club while former Sarries Nick Fenton-Wells, Jake Sharp and Jared Saunders will all be looking to get one over on their former employers.
Blues: 15. James Pritchard; 14. Nathan Earle; 13. Henry Staff; 12. Ollie Dodge; 11. Jim Wigglesworth; 10. Jake Sharp; 9. Darryl Veenendaal; 1. Tom Williams; 2. Charlie Clare; 3. James Currie; 4. Paul Tupai; 5. Mike Howard; 6. Justin Blanchet; 7. Joe Vandermolen; 8. Nick Fenton-Wells (c).
Replacements: Camilo Parilli-Ocampo, Jared Saunders, Phil Boulton, Ben Gulliver, Kennet O’Neill, Josh Buggea, Peter White, Steffan Jones, Dean Adamson, Steve Ellis, Pat Tapley.