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# saracens-fc - Monday 24 April, 2017

'I’ve never been speculating' - Erasmus says he is staying with Munster

The South African director of rugby says he will remain with the province in the coming years.

# saracens-fc - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'We said on the pitch afterwards that we aren't going to let this be the full stop'

Simon Zebo believes the best is yet to come from this Munster squad.

# saracens-fc - Saturday 22 April, 2017

McCall believes Saracens can be better and sees brighter future for Munster

The Sarries director of rugby was impressed with Munster’s work rate.

'A diamond gets formed out of coal when it gets put under pressure'

Rassie Erasmus believes this defeat is part of Munster’s journey.

Rassie: 'The reality is, Saracens are 15-20 points better than us'

Defending champions end Munster’s European adventure in Dublin.

Munster's European dream ended in Dublin by impressive Saracens

Mark McCall’s side were superb once again and emerged with a deserved 26-10 win.

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Champions Cup semi-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Champions Cup semi-final

We were live from the Aviva Stadium as Rassie Erasmus’ side faced the defending champions with a place in the final at stake.

Jones a key part of the picture in Munster and Schmidt calls on him too

The 29-year-old has transitioned into coaching after being forced to retire in 2015.

'We've got a few plans up our sleeve' - Munster hungry to upset Saracens

Rassie Erasmus feels this Champions Cup semi-final is a litmus tests for his team.

# saracens-fc - Friday 21 April, 2017

Analysis: Saracens' rugby league traits are a major danger to Munster

Mark McCall’s men use screen passes and grubber kicks to great effect.

'No setback' for Murray as Keatley gets set to cover scrum-half for Munster

Rassie Erasmus still doesn’t know when Murray will return.

'Our preparation was for either scenario' - Saracens ready for Williams 9

'Our preparation was for either scenario' - Saracens ready for Williams

Mark McCall has been impressed by Munster’s work rate this season.

Conor Murray misses Munster's European Champions Cup semi-final

It was revealed this week the scrum-half suffered a setback with his recovery from injury.

'I'm sure they're aware of the army of red that's going to come to the Aviva'

Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell will be a keen spectator at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow.

# saracens-fc - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Murray emerges as Lions doubt after Gatland reveals neurologist visit

The Lions boss stated that Murray is suffering with a neck injury.

'I'm a father, I'm a husband, then I'm a rugby player' - Munster's Earls

The Ireland international wing has learned to be part of a new Munster modus operandi.

# saracens-fc - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Munster in a happy place after transformation under Rassie Erasmus

Saracens provide their greatest test yet this weekend in Dublin.

# saracens-fc - Monday 17 April, 2017

Stander and Scannell boosts for Munster but Conor Murray unlikely to play

Rassie Erasmus said he is confident Murray won’t make a ‘surprise return’ against Saracens.

'I don’t think we should be the underdogs when we go into games'

Rassie Erasmus and Peter O’Mahony are keen for Munster to enjoy semi-final week before facing Saracens.

Murray remains the big worry for Munster ahead of Saracens semi-final

The scrum-half has a frustrating shoulder issue after suffering a stinger while on Ireland duty.

# saracens-fc - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Saracens rest stars ahead of Munster showdown but still recover to stun Saints

Meanwhile, Bristol were relegated back to the Championship.

# saracens-fc - Monday 3 April, 2017

'There will be 50,000 Munster fans': Sarries ready to stare down emotional red army

“We have thrived on going to places where we potentially have not won before,” says skipper Brad Barritt.

'Irish people aren't arrogant by nature but we've to tell ourselves we've earned it'

Munster are starting to believe as they face into a Champions Cup semi-final with Saracens.

Erasmus hopes Munster draw on home comfort in Dublin against Saracens

The Munster director of rugby is delighted with the influence of Tyler Bleyendaal at out-half.

# saracens-fc - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Munster to face impressive Saracens in Dublin in Champions Cup semi-final

Mark McCall’s men overcame Glasgow in their quarter-final at Allianz Park this afternoon.

# saracens-fc - Monday 9 January, 2017

Blow for Scarlets as Welsh international Williams completes switch to Saracens

The back will fill the void left by Toulon-bound Chris Ashton.

# saracens-fc - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Chris Ashton set to join Toulon

The England winger will join the French side at the end of the season.

# saracens-fc - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Saracens close in on signing of Springbok to partner Itoje in formidable second-row

Eben Etzebeth is widely-regarded as one of the most destructive forwards in the game.

# saracens-fc - Sunday 9 October, 2016

George double seals big win for Saracens over Wasps in top-of-the-table clash

The Premiership champions ended Wasps’ 100% record today.

# saracens-fc - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

'The risk is outweighing the reward': 30-year-old lock Hargreaves retires due to concussion

His decision comes as a huge blow to Saracens.

# saracens-fc - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Saracens wing Chris Ashton cops 13-week ban for biting

The 29-year-old is suspended until December for biting Alex Waller.

# saracens-fc - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Saracens retain the Premiership title to do a domestic and European double

Mark McCall’s side ran out 28-20 winners over Exeter Chiefs.

Steenson overlooked by Ireland but now on brink of Premiership title

The 32-year-old out-half has been a central figure in Exeter Chiefs’ remarkable rise.

# saracens-fc - Sunday 15 May, 2016

England lock Itoje named European player of year after incredible season

Capped four times by England, the youngster was an essential part of the national team that claimed the Six Nations Grand Slam.

# saracens-fc - Friday 13 May, 2016

Szarzewski back as Racing target first Champions Cup title against Sarries

Mark McCall has gone for the same XV that beat Wasps in the semi-finals.

# saracens-fc - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Ex-Leinster lock Flanagan joins Premiership powerhouse Saracens

The 26-year-old Westmeath man has signed a two-year deal with Mark McCall’s side.

# saracens-fc - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

George Kruis cleared of biting - and Saracens are calling the charge an 'absolute travesty'

England star free to play against Northampton in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

# saracens-fc - Monday 4 April, 2016

England international Kruis faces bite citing that could end his season

David Wilson faces “eye gouge” charge as part of the same Premiership incident.

# saracens-fc - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Chris Ashton to serve full 10-week ban after ‘gouging’ suspension upheld

Flashy wing will play no part in England’s Six Nations campaign.

# saracens-fc - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

‘We hope business gets done today’ – Munster still hopeful of hanging on to Earls

Ireland wing is set for a move to Saracens, according to reports.

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