Saracens 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership focus

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Love them or loathe them, Saracens 2021/22 will certainly add some star power to the Gallagher Premiership this season. Will the former Gallagher Premiership champions manage to reach Twickenham for the Final? Ins and Outs for Saracens 2021/22 From their Championship campaign, club stalwart Michael Rhodes and hot prospect Ali Crossdale are the most notable […] READ MORE




Will Saracens players be in Englands Six Nations Squad?

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Will Saracens players make the England Six Nations squad? The rugby season is well and truly underway domestically and in Europe. The rust that the players may have been feeling will have truly been shrugged off. There is also no evidence to suggest any impact on the performance with the short pre-season either. England were […] READ MORE



Gritty but predictable England scrape past France

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England somehow found a way to scrape past a hugely improved France. For that England deserve huge credit. In truth, it was another disjointed and turgid contest against a French team who completely disregarded the tag of being ‘second string’. England could have had no complaints if France had won this game. What is concerning […] READ MORE


Highest paid rugby union players 2020

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Rugby union players can be well paid, and despite the pandemic, there are still plenty of lucrative contracts out there. Looking at various media sources, Last Word has identified the highest-paid rugby union players in the world.  14th. Faf de Klerk – £500,000 The Sale Sharks and World Cup-winning scrum-half is pocketing half a million […] READ MORE



Salary Cap breach a Game Changer for 2019/20 Premiership

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A 35 point competition deduction and £5.3m fine is a ‘game-changer’ for the 2019/20 Premiership season. Primarily for the salary cap offenders Saracens, but as much for that one side’s competitors and for fans of the sport. Premier Rugby Ltd (PRL) brought the full force of possible sanctions down on current Gallagher Premiership and European […] READ MORE


England’s road to recovery: Five key moments to redemption

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England have a chance for history. Four years ago, English rugby experienced its darkest day. Stuart Lancaster and his men dumped out of a home World Cup and a reshuffle was imminent. In came Eddie Jones fresh off the high of an infamous win over the Springboks with up and coming Japan side. Fast forward […] READ MORE