Wasps name strong side
Wasps v Saracens
By Ben Blackmore. Last Updated: 02/12/05 5:00pm
Powergen Cup, Sunday December 4, KO 15.00
Wasps have named a strong side including England backs Josh Lewsey and Tom Voyce as they require a win against Saracens to progress from the pool stage.
Fellow England internationals Matt Dawson and Mark van Gisbergen are both included on the replacements bench.
Saracens have revamped their side for the trip to the Causeway Stadium.
Flanker Emmanuel Amapakabo comes in for his Saracens debut, while lock Tom Ryder and fly-half Nicki Little are also included.
Wasps team: 15-Josh Lewsey; 14-Paul Sackey, 13- Ayoola Erinle, 12-Stuart Abbott, 11-Tom Voyce, 10-Alex King, 9-Eoin Reddan, 1-Tim Payne, 2-Joe Ward, 3-Peter Bracken, 4-Simon Shaw, 5-George Skivington, 6-John Hart, 7-Tom Rees, 8-Lawrence Dallaglio (capt).
Replacements: 16-Jonny Barrett, 17-Jon Dawson, 18-Johnny O'Connor, 19-Mark Lock, 20-Matt Dawson, 21-Rob Hoadley, 22- Mark Van Gisbergen.
Saracens team: 15-Ben J Russell, 14-Nnamdi Obi, 13- Mark Bartholomeusz, 12-Adam Powell, 11-Paul Bailey, 10-Nicki Little, 9-Alan Dickens, 1-Arron Liffchak, 2-Andy Kyriacou, 3-Ben Broster, 4-Kris Chesney (capt), 5-Tom Ryder, 6-Emmanuel Amapakabo, 7-David Seymour, 8-Steffon Armitage.
Replacements: 16- Shane Byrne, 17-Hamish Mitchell, 18-Hugh Vyvyan, 19-Ben Skirving, 20-Joe Bedford, 21- Tevita Vaikona, 22-Billy O'Driscoll.