EDINBURGH RUGBY SQUAD TO TAKE ON NORTHAMPTON SAINTS
Nick De Luca, Michael Pyke, Paul Boston, Simon Webster, Rob Dewey, Craig Joiner, Matt Dey, Phil Godman, Mike Blair, Jon Clarke, Rory Lawson
Joel Brannigan, Allan Jacobsen, Laiga Lokeni, Malasia Lokeni, Craig Smith, Dougie Hall, Andrew Kelly, Nathan Hines, Alastair Kellock, Nathan Pike, Fergus Pringle, Todd Blackadder ©, David Callam, Peter Crichton, Allister Hogg, Alan MacDonald, Alasdair Strokosch
Simon Webster (Edinburgh Rugby wing and former Northampton player) today expressed his delight at returning from a back injury to the Edinburgh Rugby squad for the first time this season and also looks forward to visiting Franklin's Gardens where he first played professional rugby.
"It will be really nice to go back down to Northampton. It is an awesome rugby club and it will be a pleasure to play there again. It is really important for Edinburgh that we put in a good performance as it's our last warm-up game before the start of the Celtic League season.'
Internationalists, Allister Hogg and Mike Blair also return to the squad. Canadian internationalist Michael Pyke, 20, makes his Edinburgh Rugby debut.