Dallaglio says Saracens have given the Lions a template to beat All Blacks

Lawrence Dallaglio believes Owen Farrell and Billy Vunipola are the two most improved players in World rugby and their key roles in Saracens European Champions Cup 28-17 win over Clermont Auvergne has given the British and Irish Lions a template of how to tackle the All Blacks this summer.   Farrell, named the European Player Read More …

Brits defends Saracens selection policy as Champions Cup final looms

Suggest to Saracens captain Schalk Brits it is a major gamble to rest key players when you are trying to defeat Premiership leaders Wasps on their own pitch and ensure a home play-off semi-final and be prepared for an abrupt answer.” We don’t care what other people say about our selection.” The problem for Saracens Read More …

Chris Ashton insists Saracens are underdogs against Munster

Chris Ashton provided the try scoring power to send Saracens into a titanic European Champions Cup semi-final with Munster and then insisted the double winners will be underdogs in Dublin on April 22/23. Given the way Sarries defeated Glasgow Warriors in yesterday’s quarter-final 38-13, that appears to be wishful thinking on Ashton’s behalf, but he Read More …

Ashton may head to France if he is banned in England again

Chris Ashton could quit English rugby if he is given a lengthy ban tonight. The Saracens wing will appear before an RFU disciplinary panel in London for twice biting Northampton prop Alex Waller and if found guilty could be suspended for up to 48 weeks. Ashton was banned for 10 weeks last season for gouging Read More …