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Chris Robshaw returns to Harlequins line-up for Premiership Cup derby

Chris Robshaw, the former England captain, will make his first appearance since October in Harlequins’ Premiership Cup clash with London rivals Saracens at a sold out Stoop on Saturday.

Former Australia captain James Horwill also returns to the starting lineup in a Harlequins team that sees 13 changes from Quins’ last game against Agen in the Challenge Cup.

Saracens have named an entirely different starting XV from the one that beat Glasgow in the Challenge Cup last Saturday as both teams are depleted by international call-ups.

Alex Lozowski starts at inside centre having made a substitute appearance against the Warriors. Nick Isiekwe forms an all new back row with Sean Reffell and Sione Vailanu.


Harlequins

Forwards: Mark Lambert, Elia Elia, Josh Ibuanokpe, Dino Lamb, James Horwill (co-capt), Chris Robshaw (co-captain), Luke Wallace, Renaldo Bothma.

Backs: Ross Chisholm, Charlie Walker, Aaron Morris Ben Tapuai, Gabriel Ibitoye, James Lang, Charlie Mulchrone.

Replacements: Dave Ward, Nick Auterac, Phil Swainston, Stan South, Archie White, Dave Lewis, Demetri Catrakilis, Paul Lasike.

Saracens

Forwards: Richard Barrington, Tom Woolstencroft, Titi Lamositele, Dom Day, Joel Kpoku, Nick Isiekwe, Sean Reffell, Sione Vailanu.

Backs: Matt Gallagher, Ali Crossdale, Alex Lozowski, Dom Morris, Rotimi Segun, Max Malins, Tom Whiteley.

Replacements: Joe Gray, Ralph Adams-Hale, Billy Walker, Will Skelton, Jackson Wray, Henry Taylor, Manu Vunipola, Tom Griffiths.

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