The Player of the Year accolade might not have reached Saracens but they are determined to make up for it.
RPA awards are one of the several chances that come by the way of the teams. Even though Saracens was unable to win that award this time, it has simply strengthened their determination to win some more.
Maro Itoje, the England Saxons lock who plies his trade with the Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Saracens FC has committed his long term future with the club by putting pen to paper on a new deal, it has been announced.
The 20 year old, who captained England to the Junior World Cup title was also the leader of the club which won the LV=Cup this season and tying him up to a new deal is a sign of the long term ambitions of the London club.
It was a narrow margin by which Saracens defeated Newcastle. They are now second in the ladder. David Strettle gave the much needed lead for the Sarries which was a clean move.
At the break Saracens were 13- 10. Third attempt was made by Will Welch which was the third. Three penalties were kicked by Ben Spencer by which win was earned by Saracens.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club Saracens FC has claimed the support of at least seven clubs from the top flight of English rugby who want the salary cap to be scrapped from the game.
The club has said that there will be discussions on the matter when the shareholders meeting of Premiership Rugby takes place in February. The club issued a press release where it said that it was working on creating a consensus among the clubs in the English top flight in a bid to remove the salary cap that has handicapped the progress of the domestic game in England.
Worcester saw a 32-5 defeat when they played against the Saracens in a Women’s Premiership match. For the home side that is totally inexperienced, this was a great effort and seemed like an easy victory for the Saracens following the score line. Even then the game felt quiet balanced until there were 3 substitutions around 50 minutes.
Alex Goode sidestepped his away from Mike Brown and gained the jersey of number 15. The game was played against Sale and Saracens had a win of 40-19. Saracens proved that he was playing second fiddle to Brown. For the campaign in autumn they will play against the Southern Hemisphere. In the division of back they proved to be in an attacking mood.
Newcastle Falcons have used the Kingston Park multi-purpose stadium as their home ground since 1990 when they shifted from their original ground. Over the years it had been used as the site for Newcastle Chronicle and Journal Sports ground. The stadium was built in stages to ensure a capacity of more than ten thousand. The west stand is built keeping in mind the modern technologies and architecture. There are plans of extending the north and west stands in due course of time in order to build a world class stadium for the rugby giants.
The Ireland Women’s Rugby team has impressed one and all with their impressive performances in the World Cup. They went down 40-7 to an impressive English side but their stubborn attitude has caught the attention of several experts of the game. England was beaten by New Zealand in each of the finals that were played in the last three years featuring the two teams. But the Irish woman managed to cause the greatest upset this time around by beating the Black Ferns and booking their semi final berth. The champions had to face a shocking exit owing to their defeat in the game.
Kelly Brown, the Scotland international flanker has backed his Saracens FC team mate Chris Ashton to earn a recall to the England national team on the back of some stunning performances for the London club in recent months.
The young England man has been labeled as a failure in international rugby but he hit back in stunning fashion as he scored two tries to help Saracens to a 46-6 thrashing of Clermont Auvergne as the London side reached the Heineken Cup final.
Aviva Premiership Rugby Football Union club the London Wasps have completed the signing of winger James Short on loan from fellow Aviva Premiership side and London neighbors Saracens FC till the end of the season to ease the injury woes that has shattered almost all of their back line in recent weeks.