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#Saracens

# saracens - Monday 18 January, 2021

‘I’m keen to get my elbows dirty’ - Vunipola plots his own path towards Six Nations fitness
# Playing On
# Playing On

‘I’m keen to get my elbows dirty’ - Vunipola plots his own path towards Six Nations fitness

Jan 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 3,698 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere yesterday, the Springboks’ ‘very good’ Eben Etzebeth returned in Toulon’s win at Racing.

# saracens - Saturday 16 January, 2021

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier
# Humbled
# Humbled

Ex-Ulster wing scores as Saracens land with a bump in second tier

Updated Jan 16th 2021, 9:28 PM 50,537 Views 10 Comments

The former European champions encountered a highly-motivated Ealing on their first outing since relegation.

# saracens - Thursday 12 November, 2020

What Leinster have changed since Saracens' demolition job of their scrum
# Harsh Lessons
# Harsh Lessons

What Leinster have changed since Saracens' demolition job of their scrum

Nov 12th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,463 Views 8 Comments

Robin McBryde explains what the province learned from that disappointing day.

# saracens - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

First start for Ireland next on agenda for 22-year-old Leinster man Kelleher
# Hooker
# Hooker

First start for Ireland next on agenda for 22-year-old Leinster man Kelleher

Oct 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,486 Views 7 Comments

The powerful hooker won his first three caps off the bench earlier this year.

# saracens - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

'We're not going to go out and sign five or six overseas players'
# The Leinster Model
# The Leinster Model

'We're not going to go out and sign five or six overseas players'

Sep 29th 2020, 7:10 AM 12,379 Views 20 Comments

Stuart Lancaster says the province won’t be ripping up their plans after defeat to Saracens.

# saracens - Monday 28 September, 2020

'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines
# Donners
# Donners

'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 43,443 Views 38 Comments

The Tipperary man came in for big praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# saracens - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

'The break made me appreciate what we have, really re-focus and re-motivate'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'The break made me appreciate what we have, really re-focus and re-motivate'

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:00 PM 12,141 Views 9 Comments

Simon Zebo made his return from injury last weekend as Racing secured a Champions Cup semi-final.

# saracens - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Saracens' Rhodes has citing complaint over Henshaw incident dismissed
# Off The Hook
# Off The Hook

Saracens' Rhodes has citing complaint over Henshaw incident dismissed

Sep 22nd 2020, 10:56 PM 12,112 Views 11 Comments

Rhodes was cited for headbutting Leinster centre Robbie Henshaw during his side’s Heineken Champions Cup win, but a panel dismissed the charge.

Irishman Prendergast plots Racing tactics to break down Saracens defence
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Irishman Prendergast plots Racing tactics to break down Saracens defence

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:35 PM 11,681 Views 21 Comments

The French club’s attack coach is enjoying working with compatriots Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan.

# saracens - Monday 21 September, 2020

Saracens flanker Rhodes cited for striking Robbie Henshaw with his head
# Butt
# Butt

Saracens flanker Rhodes cited for striking Robbie Henshaw with his head

Sep 21st 2020, 6:00 PM 21,914 Views 33 Comments

The incident occurred in the second minute of Saturday’s game.

# saracens - Sunday 20 September, 2020

How Leinster were left with an insurmountable hill to climb against Saracens
# Analysis
# Analysis

How Leinster were left with an insurmountable hill to climb against Saracens

Sep 20th 2020, 11:10 AM 10,187 Views 33 Comments

Sloppy errors, aerial losses, maul failings, scrum penalties, and a brilliant Sarries try were all involved.

Seven scrum pens and five misses in the 22 - Leinster left with big regrets
# Woes
# Woes

Seven scrum pens and five misses in the 22 - Leinster left with big regrets

Sep 20th 2020, 7:45 AM 12,369 Views 44 Comments

Saracens’ pack dominated Leo Cullen’s men up front in an impressive performance.

'It's not my first dark day in a Leinster jersey, so it's how we react' - Ringrose
# Exit
# Exit

'It's not my first dark day in a Leinster jersey, so it's how we react' - Ringrose

Sep 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,953 Views 23 Comments

The Leinster centre rued his side’s poor performance in the first half against Saracens.

# saracens - Saturday 19 September, 2020

'We were able to harass Leinster and put them under pressure'

'We were able to harass Leinster and put them under pressure'

Sep 19th 2020, 6:49 PM 11,762 Views 53 Comments

Saracens coach Mark McCall outlines his side’s tactics today as Leinster’s winning streak came to an end.

'We got a little bit spooked... they probably managed the big occasion better'
# Gutted
# Gutted

'We got a little bit spooked... they probably managed the big occasion better'

Sep 19th 2020, 6:23 PM 16,046 Views 41 Comments

Leinster boss Leo Cullen had major regrets over his side’s first-half showing against Saracens.

Superb Saracens power to shock victory in Dublin to end Leinster's European quest
# Upset
# Upset

Superb Saracens power to shock victory in Dublin to end Leinster's European quest

Sep 19th 2020, 4:58 PM 62,527 Views 165 Comments

Johnny Sexton and co. were second best against Mark McCall’s outstanding Sarries.

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final
# Showdown
# Showdown

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final

Sep 19th 2020, 2:15 PM 100,140 Views 74 Comments

Two of the game’s great rivals faced off in Dublin.

'It's crazy that just five years ago, he won an U17s medal in Ballyhaunis!'
# Mayo Man
# Mayo Man

'It's crazy that just five years ago, he won an U17s medal in Ballyhaunis!'

Sep 19th 2020, 10:00 AM 45,492 Views 26 Comments

Caelan Doris came through Ballina RFC and Blackrock College to establish himself as a major prospect for Irish rugby.

'Leinster have yet to be fully tested - Saracens is a step up on what they've faced'
# Two Tribes
# Two Tribes

'Leinster have yet to be fully tested - Saracens is a step up on what they've faced'

Sep 19th 2020, 8:00 AM 21,048 Views 15 Comments

Leinster and Ireland legend Nick Popplewell relives his glory days and predicts a classic between Europe’s leading club sides in today’s Champions Cup quarter-final.

Leinster 'still chasing' Saracens as foes finally meet again
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Leinster 'still chasing' Saracens as foes finally meet again

Sep 19th 2020, 6:47 AM 5,627 Views 11 Comments

It’s been 16 months and zero defeats since Leinster faced Mark McCall’s European champions. They’re eager to avenge the result in Newcastle.

# saracens - Friday 18 September, 2020

'Exceptional' Connors a key selection as Leinster bid to unseat Saracens
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

'Exceptional' Connors a key selection as Leinster bid to unseat Saracens

Sep 18th 2020, 4:00 PM 10,167 Views 12 Comments

Dropping an established international like Josh van der Flier is testament to Leinster’s depth and their ability to use it.

# saracens - Thursday 17 September, 2020

'It's just about earning your stripes, some lads develop quicker' - Keenan
# Taking Chances
# Taking Chances

'It's just about earning your stripes, some lads develop quicker' - Keenan

Sep 17th 2020, 6:05 AM 9,671 Views 9 Comments

The 24-year-old Leinster man had a key role to play in the province’s Pro14 success.

# saracens - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Analysis: Captaincy adds to Garry Ringrose's ever-growing repertoire
# 13
# 13

Analysis: Captaincy adds to Garry Ringrose's ever-growing repertoire

Sep 16th 2020, 7:30 PM 8,957 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster man has been excellent in recent weeks and will be key against Saracens.

Saracens well prepared as they come to Dublin with 'nothing to lose'
# Last Hurrah
# Last Hurrah

Saracens well prepared as they come to Dublin with 'nothing to lose'

Sep 16th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,935 Views 16 Comments

Mark McCall’s men have an upset win over Leinster in their sights.

# saracens - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Any attendance at Leinster game likely to be made up of players and their families
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

Any attendance at Leinster game likely to be made up of players and their families

Sep 15th 2020, 3:14 PM 5,935 Views 5 Comments

The government’s new ‘Living with Covid’ document allows for up to up to 200 spectators.

Furlong back scrummaging as Porter's strong form for Leinster continues
# Prop Life
# Prop Life

Furlong back scrummaging as Porter's strong form for Leinster continues

Sep 15th 2020, 9:15 AM 8,112 Views 4 Comments

The Wexford man has been sidelined with a back issue in recent weeks.

'You can't ignore the threat' - Maro Itoje in fine form for Leinster showdown
# Wrecking Ball
# Wrecking Ball

'You can't ignore the threat' - Maro Itoje in fine form for Leinster showdown

Sep 15th 2020, 6:30 AM 7,403 Views 8 Comments

The England second row will be a key man as Sarries look to cause an upset in Dublin.

# saracens - Monday 14 September, 2020

Much-changed Saracens have 'a few plans up our sleeve' for Leinster
# Rematch
# Rematch

Much-changed Saracens have 'a few plans up our sleeve' for Leinster

Sep 14th 2020, 7:59 PM 29,046 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men have a score to settle after last year’s Champions Cup final.

How Leinster's relentless defence shut Ulster down after a promising start
# Analysis
# Analysis

How Leinster's relentless defence shut Ulster down after a promising start

Sep 14th 2020, 2:10 PM 21,121 Views 17 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men retained their Guinness Pro14 title with an excellent defensive performance.

Cullen pledges to address line-out issues ahead of Saracens clash
# Drawing Board
# Drawing Board

Cullen pledges to address line-out issues ahead of Saracens clash

Updated Sep 14th 2020, 8:30 AM 20,601 Views 21 Comments

The Pro14 champs fluffed their lines at the set-piece during Saturday’s 27-5 victory over Ulster and know they face a tougher test this Saturday against Saracens in the Champions Cup.

# saracens - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Saracens warm up for Leinster clash with hammering of Exeter
# Doff Your Salary Cap
# Doff Your Salary Cap

Saracens warm up for Leinster clash with hammering of Exeter

Sep 13th 2020, 6:55 PM 15,267 Views 4 Comments

The English champions ran out 40-17 winners of an under-strength clash.

# saracens - Friday 11 September, 2020

Saracens feeling buzz ahead of trip to Dublin for first meaningful match in months
# Upping The Stakes
# Upping The Stakes

Saracens feeling buzz ahead of trip to Dublin for first meaningful match in months

Sep 11th 2020, 9:35 PM 9,141 Views 11 Comments

Mark McCall’s men face Exeter in another ‘nothing’ game before travelling to Dublin in a bid to hang onto their European title.

# saracens - Saturday 5 September, 2020

McCall insists Saracens can adapt if Farrell gets Champions Cup ban
# Red Mist
# Red Mist

McCall insists Saracens can adapt if Farrell gets Champions Cup ban

Sep 5th 2020, 5:40 PM 11,157 Views 6 Comments

Farrell saw red on the hour mark in Saracens’ surprise 28-18 Gallagher Premiership loss to Wasps.

Owen Farrell a major doubt for Leinster game after red card for high tackle
# Sent Off
# Sent Off

Owen Farrell a major doubt for Leinster game after red card for high tackle

Sep 5th 2020, 2:48 PM 25,350 Views 43 Comments

The England international now looks highly unlikely to be available for the Champions Cup quarter-final.

# saracens - Friday 17 July, 2020

Maro Itoje becomes latest England star to commit future to Saracens
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Maro Itoje becomes latest England star to commit future to Saracens

Jul 17th 2020, 11:16 AM 4,389 Views 7 Comments

Saracens have retained a strong core of players despite their relegation.

# saracens - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Daly commits to new three-year deal with relegated Saracens
# 2023
# 2023

Daly commits to new three-year deal with relegated Saracens

Jul 15th 2020, 1:47 PM 4,776 Views 4 Comments

The fullback joins Jamie George, Sean Maitland and Mako Vunipola in staying with the club sanctioned for salary cap breaches.

# saracens - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Brad Barritt insists time at Saracens has not been tarnished
# No Regrets
# No Regrets

Brad Barritt insists time at Saracens has not been tarnished

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:21 PM 4,535 Views 1 Comment

Barritt won five Premiership and three European titles during his Saracens career.

# saracens - Monday 29 June, 2020

Saracens captain Barritt extends deal to include Leinster quarter-final
# Stalwart
# Stalwart

Saracens captain Barritt extends deal to include Leinster quarter-final

Jun 29th 2020, 10:48 AM 6,301 Views 6 Comments

The 33-year-old hopes to finish on a high with the Championship-bound club.

# saracens - Friday 26 June, 2020

Wales centre Tompkins signs for Pro14 side Dragons on year-long loan
# Big Boost
# Big Boost

Wales centre Tompkins signs for Pro14 side Dragons on year-long loan

Jun 26th 2020, 11:04 AM 3,554 Views 3 Comments

The 25-year-old has signed a new long-term deal with Saracens.

# saracens - Monday 8 June, 2020

England centre Lozowski the latest to depart Saracens on loan deal
# Heading Off
# Heading Off

England centre Lozowski the latest to depart Saracens on loan deal

Jun 8th 2020, 3:07 PM 8,179 Views 10 Comments

The 26-year-old will join Top 14 outfit Montpellier next season before returning to the English side.

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