Who's missing who? How Saints and their Premiership rivals are affected by World Cup call-ups

Saints duo Courtney Lawes and Lewis Ludlam are at the World Cup, along with the likes of Saracens lock George Kruis (left) and Exeter centre Henry Slade (right)
Saints duo Courtney Lawes and Lewis Ludlam are at the World Cup, along with the likes of Saracens lock George Kruis (left) and Exeter centre Henry Slade (right)

A total of 78 Gallagher Premiership players will be plying their trade at the World Cup in Japan over the next few weeks.

But just how much of an effect will that have on the Premiership clubs?

Here, we take a look at how many men are missing for Saints and their 11 league rivals.

Saints (7)

Ahsee Tuala (Samoa)

Cobus Reinach (South Africa)

Courtney Lawes (England)

Lewis Ludlam (England)

Piers Francis (England)

Api Ratuniyarawa (Fiji)

Dan Biggar (Wales)

Bath Rugby (6)

Francois Louw (South Africa)

Sam Underhill (England)

Joe Cokanasiga (England)

Jonathan Joseph (England)

Ruaridh McConnochie (England)

Anthony Watson (England)

Bristol Bears (5)

James Lay (Samoa)

Jordan Lay (Samoa)

Chris Vui (Samoa)

Alapati Leiua (Samoa)

Siale Piutau (Tonga)

Exeter Chiefs (6)

Stuart Hogg (Scotland)

Luke Cowan-Dickie (England)

Jack Nowell (England)

Henry Slade (England)

Nic White (Australia)

Tomas Francis (Wales)

Gloucester Rugby (5)

Chris Harris (Scotland)

Jake Polledri (Italy)

Callum Braley (Italy)

Franco Mostert (South Africa)

Willi Heinz (England)

Harlequins (7)

Michele Campagnaro (Italy)

Joe Marler (England)

Kyle Sinckler (England)

Paul Lasike (USA)

Tevita Cavubati (Fiji)

Semi Kunatani (Fiji)

Vereniki Goneva (Fiji)

Leicester Tigers (9)

Tomas Lavanini (Argentina)

Dan Cole (England)

Ellis Genge (England)

George Ford (England)

Jonny May (England)

Manu Tuilagi (England)

Ben Youngs (England)

Sione Kalamafoni (Tonga)

Telusa Veainu (Tonga)

London Irish (8)

Motu Matu’u (Samoa)

TJ Ioane (Samoa)

Allan Dell (Scotland)

Steve Mafi (Tonga)

Bryce Campbell (USA)

Adam Coleman (Australia)

Sekope Kepu (Australia)

Aliverti Veitokani (Fiji)

Sale Sharks (6)

Valery Morozov (Russia)

Faf de Klerk (South Africa)

Lood de Jager (South Africa)

Tom Curry (England)

Mark Wilson (England)

AJ MacGinty (USA)

Saracens (15)

Sean Maitland (Scotland)

Duncan Taylor (Scotland)

Vincent Koch (South Africa)

Juan Figallo (Argentina)

Jamie George (England)

Maro Itoje (England)

George Kruis (England)

Jack Singleton (England)

Billy Vunipola (England)

Mako Vunipola (England)

Elliot Daly (England)

Owen Farrell (England)

Titi Lamositele (USA)

Rhys Carre (Wales)

Liam Williams (Wales)

Wasps (2)

Matteo Minozzi (Italy)

Joe Launchbury (England)

Worcester Warriors (2)

Ed Fidow (Samoa)

Joe Taufete’e (USA)