Wood and Fotuali’i recalled to Saints team for Ospreys trip

FACING HIS FORMER CLUB - Kahn Fotuali'i (Picture: Linda Dawson)
FACING HIS FORMER CLUB - Kahn Fotuali'i (Picture: Linda Dawson)

Saints have made two changes to their starting line-up for Sunday’s Heineken Cup trip to Ospreys (ko 12.45pm).

Kahn Fotuali’i comes in for Lee Dickson at scrum-half on his return to his old stomping ground, with Tom Wood wearing the number seven shirt in place of Phil Dowson.

Both Dickson and Dowson, who started in last Friday night’s Aviva Premiership win over Harlequins, have been named on the replacements’ bench.

Sunday’s game is being shown live on Sky Sports 2, with coverage starting at midday.

Saints team to play Ospreys, Heineken Cup, Liberty Stadium, Sunday, January 12, Kick off 12:45pm: Tom Collins; Jamie Elliott, George Pisi, Luther Burrell, George North; Stephen Myler, Kahn Fotuali’i; Alex Waller, Dylan Hartley, Salesi Ma’afu, Courtney Lawes, Christian Day, Calum Clark, Tom Wood, Samu Manoa.

Replacements: Mike Haywood, Ethan Waller, Tom Mercey, Sam Dickinson, Phil Dowson, Lee Dickson, Glenn Dickson, Fa’atoina Autagavaia