Gaffney names Saracens team to play Munster

Saracens Director of Rugby Alan Gaffney has set out his stall to test Munster's scrum ahead of Sunday’s Heineken Cup semi-final at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

Saracens Director of Rugby Alan Gaffney has set out his stall to test Munster's scrum ahead of Sunday’s Heineken Cup semi-final at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

He has gone with the same backline which ran in five tries against Wasps last weekend.

It is in the forward pack where he has made four changes for Sunday’s history making match, bringing back Richard Hill returns to the line up while Matt Cairns, Kris Chesney and Cobus Visagie in order to strengthen the scrum.

“We had to make some tough decisions and there were some disappointed players,” explained Gaffney. “Everyone in the squad realises that this is a huge stage to play on and we’ve picked a side which we believe can win the game".

SARACENS (v Munster): R Haughton; F Leonelli, K Sorrell, A Powell, K Ratuvou; G Jackson, N de Kock (capt); N Lloyd, M Cairns, C Visagie, H Vyvyan, K Chesney, P Gustard, R Hill, B Skirving.

Replacements: F Ongaro, C Johnston, T Ryder, D Barrell, M Rauluni, G Ross, D Scarbrough

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