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Exeter captain Yeandle removed from team after falling ill overnight

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Exeter Chiefs have been forced to make a change to their starting line-up ahead of today’s Gallagher Premiership clash with Saracens at Sandy Park (3pm).


Club captain Jack Yeandle has picked up a sickness bug overnight and will be replaced at hooker by Luke Cowan-Dickie. Onto the bench comes Tongan international Elvis Taione.

In Yeandle’s absence, Gareth Steenson will skipper the home side

15 Joe Simmonds
14 Santiago Cordero
13 Ian Whitten
12 Sam Hill
11 Tom O’Flaherty
10 Gareth Steenson
9 Jack Maunder
1 Alec Hepburn
2 Luke Cowan-Dickie
3 Tomas Francis
4 Dave Dennis
5 Sam Skinner
6 Sean Lonsdale
7 Don Armand
8 Matt Kvesic

16 Elvis Taione
17 Ben Moon
18 Harry Williams
19 Mitch Lees
20 Tom Lawday
21 Nic White
22 Ollie Devoto
23 Phil Dollman


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