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

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

“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

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

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

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…

Eye on the prize: This is what the 20 European Champions Cup teams are playing for

Sarries need that final step The 46-6 demolition job that Saracens did on Clermont Auvergne in last April’s Heineken Cup semi-final felt like a seismic shifting of Europe’s tectonic plates. It…