TEAM NEWS: Northampton Saints forced into late change

Northampton Saints have made one late change to their side that takes on Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park this afternoon, kick-off 2pm.

Michael Paterson comes into the second row for the visitors, with David Ribbans a late withdrawal.

The South African lock failed a late fitness test and the switch means Alex Moon joins the replacements for Saints.

Saints team to play Exeter Chiefs:
15 Harry Mallinder
14 Ahsee Tuala
13 Rob Horne
12 Luther Burrell
11 Ben Foden
10 Piers Francis
9 Nic Groom

1 Campese Ma’afu
2 Mikey Haywood
3 Kieran Brookes
4 Michael Paterson
5 Christian Day (capt)
6 Jamie Gibson
7 Heinrich Brüssow
8 Teimana Harrison

Replacements:
16 Reece Marshall
17 Francois van Wyk
18 Jamal Ford-Robinson
19 Alex Moon
20 Tom Wood
21 Cobus Reinach
22 Stephen Myler
23 Nafi Tuitavake

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