Sale dominate Saracens to take vital Premiership win

If Sale’s victory over Gloucester last-week was overshadowed by Steve Diamond’s needless spat with a journalist, this victory over the champions speaks for itself. Chris Ashton spoke before the game of Sale’s top-six ambitions, and if they can reproduce performances like this there is little doubt that the Sharks will be playing in Europe’s elite…

Saracens edge Glasgow in fiery Champions Cup encounter

Saracens beat Glasgow Warriors 13-3 at Scotstoun to open their European campaign with a victory. An early try from Michael Rhodes, as well as eight points from the boot of England international Owen Farrell, cancelled out Adam Hastings’ penalty. It was an opportunity for young Scottish fly-half Hastings to test himself against one of the best…

Lewington shows his class as depleted Saracens battle past Newcastle

Alex Lewington scored twice as Saracens overcame two late yellow cards to beat Newcastle Falcons 21-32 at Kingston Park. Newcastle threatened to come back after falling 17-9 behind on the stroke of half-time, twice bringing the deficit within three. But against a team that has Owen Farrell steering the ship, it was always a difficult…

Premiership Preview: Saracens

In the final part of Read About Sport’s Premiership Preview series, Josh Bartholomew looks at Saracens’ prospects ahead of the 2018-19. Last Season: Last campaign, Saracens fought past a seven-game losing run to finish 2nd in the Premiership, going on to beat Exeter to take the title. Despite failing to progress past the quarter-final stage of the Champions Cup,…