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George Kruis to leave Saracens for Japan’s Panasonic Wild Knights

Second row signs for a year with option of another Kruis still keen to represent Lions and England againGeorge Kruis will end his 11-year association with Saracens in November and move to Japan after signing for Panasonic Wild Knights, but the Lions se…

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Review recommends change in attitude to restore trust in Premiership clubs

Lord Myners says cheating clubs should be stripped of titlesReport warns against cherry picking from list of improvementsEngland’s leading clubs have been warned that a fundamental change in attitude is needed to restore public trust in the wake of the…

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Itoje and Mako Vunipola will stay at Saracens, believes England coach Mitchell

Sarries players urged to focus on international future‘I’m quite confident that they will make good decisions’Maro Itoje and Mako Vunipola have been urged to make “good decisions” for their international careers by the England defence coach, John Mitch…

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Saracens apologise after five players break lockdown rules for meet-up

Group of players ignored social distancing rulesClub ‘disappointed’ to learn of incident in St AlbansSaracens issued an apology on Thursday after a number of the team’s players, including England regular Billy Vunipola, openly flouted lockdown rules in…

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Owen Farrell to defer majority of wages to help keep Saracens solvent

England captain set to defer £300,000 of his paySaracens say salaries will be repaid over 18-month periodOwen Farrell, the England captain, is set to defer almost £300,000 in wages as part of drastic measures adopted by Saracens owing to the coronaviru…

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Eddie Jones backs Saracens’ relegated England players to make Lions tour

Billy Vunipola, George and Daly have committedJones: ‘It could be a great opportunity for them’Eddie Jones believes Saracens’ relegation to the Championship will be a blessing for those England players who are staying with the club, even though the Lio…

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Premiership clubs block Maro Itoje’s Racing 92 loan to spark row with RFU

Saracens and England lock has big offer from French club‘We are opposed to it,’ says rival Premiership club ownerA controversial plan to allow England’s Maro Itoje to play in France next season while still being available for the national team has spar…

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Saracens stung by eight-try Wasps while inspired Sale thrash Leicester

Premiership champions endure painful nightSale move up to second as Yarde scores hat-trickRelegated Saracens were thrashed 60-10 as Wasps demolished the reigning Premiership champions.The hosts played some delightful rugby at the Ricoh Arena to run in …

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Elliot Daly becomes second England player to pledge future to Saracens

• ‘I’ve got no regrets about joining,’ says wing of move from Wasps• England full-back George Furbank relishing Twickenham debutElliot Daly has become the second England player to pledge his future to Saracens, vowing to stick by the disgraced club in …

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Elliot Daly becomes second England player to pledge future to Saracens

• ‘I’ve got no regrets about joining,’ says wing of move from Wasps• England full-back George Furbank relishing Twickenham debutElliot Daly has become the second England player to pledge his future to Saracens, vowing to stick by the disgraced club in …

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Alex Goode’s return inspires doomed Saracens to blow Sale away

• Saracens 36-22 Sale• Full-back shows magic touches for bottom clubSo just the 88 points behind now. Saracens’ great escape had been turning into an interesting narrative, but recent developments in the saga that needs no introduction means they can r…

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Saracens’ Mako Vunipola has no regrets over fateful investment

• House purchase contributed to points deduction• Club were fined £5.36m and will be relegatedMako Vunipola has insisted he has no regrets over his co-investment with the Saracens owner Nigel Wray despite his side’s relegation as a result of the ensuin…

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Saracens’ crisis the worst week of people’s lives, says George | Robert Kitson

England duty offers relief from club’s troubles for hooker and Maro Itoje amid uncertainty over their Championship futureFor the first time a fuller picture is emerging of the anguish, the collective uncertainty and the other tangled emotions felt by t…

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Saracens suffer fresh blow as Allianz decide to end sponsorship of club

Insurance group has been paying Saracens £2m a year Club relegated to Championship following salary breachesAllianz is to end its sponsorship of Saracens and the club’s stadium at the end of the season, the company has announced.The German insurance gr…

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Saracens risk Champions Cup expulsion over fielding ‘ineligible’ player

Troubled Saracens face Lamositele hearing on Friday nightChampions are due to play Leinster in April quarter-finalSaracens’ Champions Cup defence could be under threat after it emerged that prop Titi Lamositele may have been ineligible to play against …

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Saracens docked a further 70 points and chief executive resigns

• Edward Griffiths quits a month after return to club• Points deduction ensures Saracens will finish bottomSaracens have been plunged deeper into turmoil after they were docked a further 70 points to ensure they will finish bottom of the Premiership ta…

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England’s Six Nations plans ‘unaffected by Saracens elephant in room’

• Joe Marler says squad has been open in discussing club’s saga• Owen Farrell and Mako Vunipola invited airing of any ‘beef’England’s players insist they have now dealt with the “elephant in the room” despite the latest sanction doled out to Saracens f…

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Marcus Smith and Alex Dombrandt inspire Harlequins’ thrashing of Saracens

• Harlequins 41-14 Saracens• Dom Morris scores Sarries’ second tryAnd so life begins in a Premiership with relegated champions. This is not the first time Saracens have lost this season, but by the end of this 40-point defeat they looked what they were…

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The sorry tale of Saracens still leaves questions hanging in the air

The Premiership report may have been leaked but we are in the dark about the men in blackThere is nothing like a salary-cap crisis for holding the mirror up to each and every one of us. In a not-dissimilar effect to that of Brexit, our opinions on the …

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Ollie Thorley backs England to rise above Saracens saga in Six Nations

• Eddie Jones’s players gather in Portugal for training camp• ‘When here they’re England players, that’s all that matters’Ollie Thorley is confident the fallout from the Saracens scandal will not affect England’s Six Nations campaign after the squad qu…