Saracens remain unchanged ahead of Twickenham showdown with Exeter Chiefs in the Aviva Premiership final

PUBLISHED: 12:18 25 May 2018

Saracens have named an unchanged side for the Aviva Premiership Final at Twickenham against Exeter Chiefs. Picture: PAUL HARDING/PA

Saracens have named an unchanged side for the Aviva Premiership Final at Twickenham against Exeter Chiefs. Picture: PAUL HARDING/PA

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Saracens will be unchanged for their Aviva Premiership final showdown against Exeter Chiefs at Twickenham.

The Men in Black reached the final thanks to a record-breaking 57-33 semi-final win over Wasps, Chris Wyles scoring his fifth play-off try in eight years.

The ex-USA international starts on the wing on Saturday in his last game of professional rugby, while Schalk Brits, who also bids farewell to the sport, begins the contest on the bench.

Owen Farrell will hope to continue his fine form after kicking 27 points – 11 from 11 kicks – in a man-of-the-match performance last weekend.

Schalk Burger (hamstring), Calum Clark (arm), Duncan Taylor (back) and Liam Williams (shoulder) remain sidelined.

“We’re delighted to name the same 23 as the semi-final for Saturday’s game,” said Sarries’ director of rugby Mark McCall.

“We’re hugely grateful to the staff and entire playing group for their commitment throughout the campaign to get us in this position. Everyone has contributed hugely to get us to where we want to be.”

Kick-off at Twickenham is at 3pm.

Saracens team to face Exeter Chiefs (Sarries appearances):

15 Alex Goode (260)

14 Sean Maitland (41)

13 Alex Lozowski (59)

12 Brad Barritt © (222)

11 Chris Wyles (253)

10 Owen Farrell (173)

9 Richard Wigglesworth (209)

1 Mako Vunipola (143)

2 Jamie George (195)

3 Vincent Koch (38)

4 Maro Itoje (93)

5 George Kruis (158)

6 Nick Isiekwe (34)

7 Jackson Wray (200)

8 Billy Vunipola (84)

16 Schalk Brits (221)

17 Richard Barrington (135)

18 Juan Figallo (89)

19 Will Skelton (24)

20 Michael Rhodes (68)

21 Ben Spencer (131)

22 Marcelo Bosch (120)

23 Nathan Earle (37)

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