SCOTT Lawson, George Skivington and Ian Humphreys will all return to the London Irish starting line-up for tomorrow afternoon’s Premiership match against Saracens at Madejski Stadium (3pm).
Scott Lawson will be joined by Max Lahiff and Halani Aulika in the front row. George Skivington will partner Bryn Evans in the second row; the New Zealander will also captain the side. Ian Humphreys and Pat Phibbs will form the half back combination.
London Irish Director of Rugby, Brian Smith said: “It’s great that we will be back playing at Madejski tomorrow in front of our home crowd in such a big game. Saracens are a formidable team in the Aviva Premiership and Europe and they’ll give us a thorough examination. In saying that, we don’t fear any team in this league and the boys are itching to put in a big performance and hopefully get the result as well.”
London Irish team to face Saracens: 15. Tom Homer; 14. Topsy Ojo*; 13. Jonathan Joseph*; 12. Guy Armitage; 11. Marland Yarde; 10. Ian Humphreys; 9. Pat Phibbs; 1. Max Lahiff; 2. Scott Lawson*; 3. Halani Aulika*; 4. George Skivington; 5. Bryn Evans* (Captain); 6. Matt Garvey; 7. Jebb Sinclair*; 8. Chris Hala’ufia*
Replacements: 16. Mike Mayhew; 17. Jerry Yanuyanutawa*; 18.Leo Halavatau; 19.Jamie Gibson; 20. Ofisa Treviranus*; 21. Steven Shingler; 22. Shane Geraghty*; 23. Jack Moates
*denotes full international