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Saracens in play-offs with win over Bath as Joseph suffers ankle injury

• Saracens 41-6 Bath• Jonathan Joseph’s England tour place in jeopardyAnother desperate afternoon for Bath, and not a great one for England with Jonathan Joseph hobbling off with an ankle injury that may jeopardise his place on the summer tour of South…

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Saracens pick Mako Vunipola despite mandatory rest period agreement

• England prop has played for four straight weeks since Six Nations• Saracens decision raises serious concerns over player welfareSaracens have named Mako Vunipola in their starting lineup to face Bath on Sunday despite being obliged to rest him accord…

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Rugby union: talking points from the weekend’s Premiership action

Ellis Genge impresses in the heat of battle, Saracens end tough week on a high and Marland Yarde spearheads Sale’s late pushLoosehead prop is not a problem position for England with Mako Vunipola backed up by Joe Marler, but Beno Obano and Ellis Genge …

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Alex Lozowski inspires nine-try Saracens to huge win over Northampton

• Northampton 13-63 Saracens• Sarries score 48 unanswered points in second halfFor all that the scoreboard makes for desperate reading yet again for Northampton, perhaps the most miserable thing is that Saracens reached top gear only intermittently in …

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Saracens’ South African co-owners sell 50% stake to chairman Nigel Wray

Wray now has full control after buying Remgro’s stakeClub looking to fund new stand and increase capacitySaracens chairman Nigel Wray is to take full control of the Aviva Premiership club after its South African co-owners opted to pull out. Wray, who h…

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Dan Carter rolls back years while Pro14 dominance leaves England on outside | Paul Rees

Former All Black is gunning for European Champions Cup glory before he goes to Japan but obdurate Munster stand in his wayRacing is not a word associated with Dan Carter’s running style, which is more a languid glide as he assesses his options with def…

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Dan Leavy inspires Leinster to beat holders Saracens in Champions Cup

• Leinster 30-19 Saracens• Leavy on scoresheet as Irish side set up semi-final with ScarletsThe jerseys were blue rather than green but otherwise this was an entirely familiar Anglo-Irish storyline. Leinster are through to the last four of the European…

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Dan Leavy inspires Leinster to beat holders Saracens in Champions Cup

• Leinster 30-19 Saracens• Leavy on scoresheet as Irish side set up semi-final with ScarletsThe jerseys were blue rather than green but otherwise this was an entirely familiar Anglo-Irish storyline. Leinster are through to the last four of the European…

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Leinster’s Devin Toner primed to take advantage in Saracens’ combat zone

Leinster second-row believes Irish strength at the breakdown may be crucial against the European championsSaracens, who retained the Champions Cup last season, face Leinster in Dublin on Sunday cast in the unfamiliar role of underdogs, having crawled i…

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Shalk Burger happy to have taken tough option as Saracens head to Leinster

A Champions Cup quarter-final at the Aviva Stadium is next up for the Saracens and former South Africa flankerSchalk Burger has a vineyard that sprawls over 180 hectares of Western Cape countryside waiting for him as soon as he decides to retire. Had …

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Brad Barritt back from injury in time to lead Saracens against Leinster

• Saracens captain had metal plate put in cheek on Tuesday• Champions Cup quarter-final is in Dublin on SundayBrad Barritt will lead Saracens in their Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster after displaying miraculous powers of recovery from a br…

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Rugby union: talking points from the weekend’s Premiership action

Bath are facing catastrophe, Ellis Genge offers grounds for English optimism and Josh McNally makes a poignant returnAnother home defeat in the Premiership for Bath, whose season is now in grave danger of unravelling. It may have taken a late Joe Simmo…

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Saracens’ Alex Lozowski ready to step in for Farrell as Leinster tie looms

• Farrell ‘touch and go’ to be fit for Challenge Cup quarter-final• ‘I’ll do whatever the team needs. We all want to play the big games’Alex Lozowski is ready to lead the Saracens backline against Leinster in the European Challenge Cup quarter?final in…

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Maro Itoje back on form as Saracens ease past sluggish Harlequins

• Saracens 24-11 Harlequins• Itoje had his say on possible fatigue with sleeping try celebrationEngland’s struggle this season has as ever, generated debate about the fault line in the professional game in a country where the first loyalty of players i…

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Saracens’ problems reflect those of England with Irish shadow looming | The Breakdown

In their most challenging season this decade, Sarries face Leinster in the Champions Cup on Easter Sunday looking to do what Eddie Jones’ men could not – beat an Irish sideLast May, English rugby celebrated a double double. Saracens retained the Europe…

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Injured Jack Nowell and Billy Vunipola to spend longer on the sidelines

• Exeter’s Nowell and Williams set to miss several more games• Saracens No 8 in ‘race against time’ for Champions Cup tieThe physical strain on England’s leading players shows little sign of easing with the Premiership champions Exeter resigned to…

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Joe Simmonds’ early flurry kickstarts Exeter’s dominant deposing of Saracens

• Exeter 24-12 Saracens• Joe Simmonds kicks four penalties as brother Sam makes comebackIt has been a wintry week in the south-west but here was something to warm local hearts. As well as securing a home-and-away double over Saracens in the Premiership…

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Saracens head to Exeter with more than just revenge on their minds

Jackson Wray says Premiership match at Sandy Park is perfect opportunity for a rebound after recent defeat to LeicesterFor Jackson Wray and his Saracens team-mates, Sunday’s trip to Exeter could be viewed as an opportunity for payback against the team …

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Saracens move to top as Liam Williams scores only try in win at Sale

• Sale 3-13 Saracens; Newcastle 29-12 Bath• Newcastle’s comfortable win over Bath completes doubleSale Sharks 3-13 SaracensSaracens moved to the top of the Aviva Premiership table following a 13-3 triumph over Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium. Sarrie…

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Rugby union: talking points from the weekend’s European action

Saracens became the only Premiership club to gain a European Champions Cup quarter-final place, Scarlets were the comeback kids and injuries made grim viewing for GatlandWasps must be kicking themselves for their late capitulation at Harlequins the pre…