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A third Vunipola is starting for Saracens tonight

Manu Vunipola, a fly-half who is the cousin of England forwards Billy and Mako Vunipola, will star for Saracens against Gloucester United at Kingsholm tonight.

Calum Clark, who won his only international cap in 2015, returns after breaking his arm in February and will be part of a Storm side for the Premiership Rugby Shield clash.

Gloucester have named a young side that includes four guest players in the 23-man squad with young South African prop Faf Pelser from Hartpury starting at tight-head prop and Cinderford’s Sam Smith on the wing.

Gloucester United

15. Reece Dunn, 14. Sam Smith (Cinderford RFC), 13. Tom Seabrook, 12. Henry Purdy, 11. Jacob Morris, 10. Lloyd Evans (c), 9. Charlie Chapman; 1. Ollie Adkins, 2. Todd Gleave, 3. Faf Pelser (Hartpury); 4. Harry Butler, 5. Callum Allen; 6. Will Safe, 7. Aaron Hinkley, 8. Gareth Evans

Replacements: 16. Henry Walker, 17. Luke Dalbock, 18. Jack Bartlett; 19. Matthew Bennett (Cinderford RFC), 20. Jack Clement, 21. Ewan Fenley, 22. Dom Coetzer, 23. Ben McIlwraith (Cinderford/Hartpury).

Saracens

Forwards: Hayden Thompson-Stringer, Tadgh McElroy, Billy Walker, Joel Kpoku, Dom Day, Calum Clark, Sean Reffell, Ben Earl.

Backs: Tom Whiteley, Manu Vunipola, Dom Morris, Reuben Bird-Tulloch, Viliami Hakalo, Ali Crossdale, Elliott Obatoyinbo.

Replacements: Sam Crean, JP Phelan, TBC, Jon Kpoku, Jack Nay, Henry Taylor, Andy Christie, Oli Morris.


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