Owen Farrell taps into Jonny Wilkinson experience in bid to become World Cup winner

EXCLUSIVE JONNY WILKINSON was obsessed about being the best kicker rugby had seen, making him the perfect mentor for Owen Farrell. The ability to block out the presence of 80,000 fans in a stadium when all eyes are on you is a rare gift and allows the World Cup winner and the man who hopes Read More …

Jones leaves four Lions players out of training squad for Autumn tests

Eddie Jones has axed Lions Jonathan Joseph and Kyle Sinckler from the England squad and challenged the players to earn a recall for the Autumn tests with Argentina, Australia and Samoa. Sinckler made the Lions test squad while Joseph did not deliver his best form on the tour of New Zealand and lack lustre performances Read More …

John Mitchell says Saracens game in US is a waste of time

exclusive John Mitchell, who guided the US Eagles into the same 2019 World Cup pool as England, has a forensic knowledge of rugby in America and believes taking Saracens’ Premiership clash with Newcastle to Philadelphia on Saturday is a “waste of time” as a way of boosting interest in the sport. Mitchell quit as Eagles Read More …

Rhodes looking forward to pain free return for Saracens as he targets England place

Michael Rhodes has been playing with a broken collar bone for four years which makes his outstanding form for Saracen even more remarkable. Rhodes, with a piece of his hip now attached to the bone thanks to surgery in the summer, will continue his bid to become part of England’s international future by starting for Read More …

Liam Williams in awe of Owen Farrell influence at new club Saracens

EXCLUSIVE;LIAM WILLIAMS admits he is “in awe” of new Saracens team-mate Owen Farrell after working alongside the England fly-half on the Lions’ summer tour to New Zealand. Williams, whose brilliant attacking play created one of the greatest tries ever seen on a rugby pitch in the First Test defeat by the All Blacks in Auckland, Read More …

Itoje returns to scene of career launch chasing Lions glory

Maro Itoje’s remarkable rugby story started at Eden Park in Auckland in 2104 where he captained England U20’s to a Junior World Cup triumph and now, just three years later, the Saracens forward returns to that formidable sporting arena to help the British and Irish Lions make history by defeating the All Blacks in a Read More …

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 …

Saracens target a second double by defeating Clermont in Champions Cup final

Saracens are Europe’s rugby powerhouse and can confirm this status by retaining the European Champions Cup at Murrayfield tomorrow against a Clermont Auvergne team that consistently fails to win the big finals. Like Clermont, Sarries know all about the pain of falling at the final hurdle, but while the French Top14 outfit continue to be 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 …

Saracens get go ahead for £20m new stand at Allianz Park

exclusive Saracens, the reigning European Champions Cup and Premiership champions, have been given permission to spend more than £20m on a new West Stand to turn Allianz Park into a world class stadium . However, despite replacing the current ageing stand in 2018 with a new complex including changing rooms and medical facilities, the overall Read More …