Saracens

Saracens have their home at Allianz Park. They became Premiership champions in 2011, and have reached three of the last five finals. They hold the world record attendance at a club rugby match, with over 83,000 people at Wembley for their Premiership win over Harlequins in 2014.

Body on the line: Burger hurls himself into a tackle at Twickenham

Tackle by tackle: How Jacques Burger stopped Clermont

If Saracens are the comic villains of European rugby – and one prominent Irish blog has rather wittily christened them Globo Gym after the muscly-but-dumb badguys in Ben Stiller’s boisterous movie…

Rising star: Maro Itoje chops down Keith Earls at the Irish Independent Stadium

England Saxons player analysis: Maro Itoje

“Joy and jubilation” – those were the words uttered by Maro Itoje when the England Under 20 skipper was asked to articulate his thoughts at the final whistle of last…

Special one: Stephen Myler became only the second Saints player to score 2,000 points

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Myler’s milestone Northampton fly-half Stephen Myler joined Paul Grayson in a most exclusive club at the weekend, after reaching the 2,000 point milestone for the Saints. The 17…

A Goode day: Andy Goode set a new record for points in a Premiership match

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Staying strong It is six months since Owen Williams suffered a serious spinal injury while playing for Cardiff Blues in a tens tournament in Singapore and the former…

George Kruis on the England camp

George Kruis on the England camp

Having been brought into the England squad for the autumn Internationals on the back of fine form with Saracens in the Aviva Premiership and the European Rugby Championship, George Kruis…