Saracens and England stars are high on the list of players for World Rugby. You will find shortlisted candidates like Owen Farrell, Billy Vunipola and Maro Itoje being all on this list.
These three players, in particular, are in the contest to be named as World Rugby player for 2016. There is a shortlist of six names and this trio of Saracens and England dominate the list. There are others who are being considered for the award as well such as the number eight player from Ireland, Jamie Heaslip.
Saracens is one of the top clubs in the game. They have recently announced their plan to set up a free school in Colindale.
They want to offer a good education to the upcoming talents. Saracens F.C. has acknowledged the acute shortage of secondary schools. They have submitted plans to open more free schools. They plan to make the schools functional by September 2017.
They have formed a trust to open the school. For the school, they are teaming up with the Ashmole Academy in Southgate. They plan to submit the application in March to the concerned department.
Three women from Saracens are named in the England international women’s rugby squad to play in the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Sevens Series.
This is very happy news for the Saracens rugby club and a moment to rejoice. The three women that will be taking part in the final leg of the Rugby Europe Grand Prix Sevens Series are Deborah Fleming, Lotte Clpaa and Lauren Cattell. These three women were newly contracted to the Saracens squad.
Alex Lozowski, the sixth Saracens included in England’s team. He will be playing with England’s regular players Jamie George, Owen Farrell, Billy Vunipola, Alex Goode and Mako Vunipola.
The team of players (33) will first move to Portugal, they will move to place on 30 October. Here training will be given to all the players. This will be specific training that will benefit players during the game. After completing training, the team will come back to London in base camp. Here, the team will prepare for opening match opposite South Africa which will take place at stadium Twickenham.
Everywhere the Saracens seem to be in the news. They have dominated the English rugby and are at the top position right now, having won the European double as well as the Premiership. The team is definitely on a high, having clinched the titles in two consecutive years, 2015 and 2016 after 2011.
Saracens have emulated the victory obtained by the Wasps and Leicester Tigers teams. These teams have also clinched a European double as well as a domestic title. Sarries were able to clinch the Premiership title this year by beating Exeter. The score was a close tally, 28-20 that took place at Twickenham. It added to the league crown that they won at the European Champions Cup. This was a few weeks before.
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.
The Saracens have confirmed that west stand at Allianz Park will now be replaced with modern stand.
The new stand will have a more improved sports facility. The new stand which is proposed will have:
• Improved competition and education facility for games like rugby, athletics and other community sports.
• There will be an enhanced facility to support Saracens charitable trust.
• For spectators and users too, there will be better facility made without increasing the size of the stadium.