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Nils Mordt is looking forward to taking to the field with Saracens’ young stars as they kick off their LV= Cup campaign with a London derby against Harlequins on Sunday.

Wed, 13:26
Tim Swiel (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Harlequins have announced the loan signing of fly-half Tim Swiel from the Durban-based Sharks in South Africa.

Mon, 09:26
Conor O'Shea  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea is looking forward to two mouth-watering clashes with Leinster after his side secured a deserved 23-16 win over Wasps.

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Mark McCall, the Saracens director of rugby (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall, while disappointed not to take a losing bonus point from the game, believes the pool remains wide open.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Chris Robshaw (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England have confirmed that Chris Robshaw will remain captain for next month’s autumn internationals at Twickenham.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Mark McCall, the Saracens director of rugby (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall saluted Chris Ashton and David Strettle after the England wings plundered four tries in Saturday’s 30-23 Champions Cup victory over Clermont.

Sunday, October 12, 2014
Brad Barritt of Saracens (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall has called for centre Brad Barritt to be reinstated in England’s midfield ahead of the eagerly anticipated QBE Internationals series in November.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Joe Launchbury of Wasps (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Wasps hope their relocation to Coventry will persuade Joe Launchbury to reject interest from Aviva Premiership rivals Saracens.

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Saracens' David Strettle

EXCLUSIVE: David Strettle believes the weekend’s Premiership results prove that the top flight is getting tougher every year after Saracens “went off track” and lost their perfect start to the season.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Barking v Ipswich Rugby match at Goresbrook, Dagenham (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

London One North: Barking 64 Ipswich 14

Saturday, September 27, 2014
Saracens' Owen Farrell (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Saracens delivered a positive update on Owen Farrell after the England fly-half missed Saturday’s 40-19 Aviva Premiership victory over Sale with a thigh strain.

Friday, September 26, 2014
Saracens' Owen Farrell (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

England fly-half Owen Farrell has been ruled out for a “few weeks” by a leg problem, his club Saracens have announced.

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Conor O'Shea, Harlequins director of rugby (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea offered an impassioned defence of Chris Robshaw in reaction to a week of “insulting” speculation over his England future.

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Alex Goode breaks with the ball against Harlequins as Saracens team-mate Will Fraser looks on. Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images

Alex Goode believes his Saracens team-mate Will Fraser can push his way into the England frame as the clock ticks down towards next year’s home World Cup.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Catalin Fercu, Romania. Pic by Tony Marshall/EMPICS

Saracens have confirmed that Romanian international Catalin Fercu will link up with the club at the end of the month from Timisoara Saracens.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Conor O'Shea, Harlequins director of rugby (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea believes Aviva Premiership clubs have “little alternative” but to ratify a second salary cap increase in two years to keep pace with big-spending French counterparts.

Saturday, September 13, 2014
Saracens' Charlie Hodgson bearks clear to score a try against Harlequins (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images for Aviva)

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea revealed that his players apologised to fans following Friday night’s 39-0 capitulation to Saracens.

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Chris Robshaw, captain of England. Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images

Harlequins’ Chris Robshaw will be entering familiar territory on Friday night when the Aviva Premiership offers the stage to see off another pretender to his England jersey.

Monday, September 8, 2014
Connor O'Toole is under the cosh from several Ruislip players during Saturday's 41-22 win at Gale Street. Pic: Mick Kearns/TGSPHOTO

London One North: Barking 41 Ruislip 22

Sunday, September 7, 2014
Nick Easter of Harlequins is tackled by Tom Fowlie of London Irish  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Harlequins’ Nick Easter conceded that “better teams would have put us away” after his side struggled to a hard-fought victory over London Irish at Twickenham.

Sunday, September 7, 2014
David Strettle of Saracens   (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Saracens’ man of the match David Strettle believes he can end his England exile in time to break back into Stuart Lancaster’s 2015 World Cup squad.

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Marland Yarde of Harlequins in action (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Harlequins kicked off their Aviva Premiership season with a hard-fought 20-15 win over London Irish in an error-ridden game at Twickenham.

Saturday, September 6, 2014
David Strettle crosses the line for Saracens (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

David Strettle’s controversial hat-trick try edged Saracens to a last-gasp 34-28 Aviva Premiership victory over Wasps at Twickenham.

Friday, September 5, 2014
Saracens player Will Fraser  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Saracens’ uncapped flanker Will Fraser still has time to break into the England squad for Rugby World Cup 2015, according to Paul Gustard.

Friday, August 29, 2014
Tim Streather of Saracens. Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Bedford Blues 3 Saracens 47

Friday, August 22, 2014
Kieran Longbottom of Saracens. Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Prop Kieran Longbottom was delighted to have made his Saracens debut as the Londoners beat Ospreys 39-5 in a pre-season friendly at the HAC in the heart of the city.

Friday, August 22, 2014
Chris Robshaw (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Chris Robshaw will lose vital opportunities to “fine-tune” his Rugby World Cup captaincy after stepping down as Harlequins skipper this season, according to John Smit.

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Saracens stars (L-R) Chris Ashton, Owen Farrell, Alistair Hargreaves, Alex Goode and Billy Vunipola in the club's 2014/15 home (black) and away (white) kits

Saracens have unveiled the club’s new Nike home and away kits for the 2014-2015 season.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Charlie Matthews of Harlequins. Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Harlequins’ summer transfer activity has placed a lot of emphasis on youth and nowhere is that more evident than in the second row where Charlie Matthews is now a senior figure.

Monday, August 18, 2014
Will Fraser of Saracens. Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images

Will Fraser was delighted to have made his first appearance in nine months as Saracens kicked-off their home pre-season campaign with six tries against Championship neighbours London Scottish.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Saracens' Mark McCall (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Saracens will open their European Rugby Champions Cup campaign by renewing hostilities with Clermont Auvergne, the French side they trounced to reach last term’s Heineken Cup final.

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Nick Gourlay (right) introduces Brazilian youngsters to tag rugby on the beach

The FIFA World Cup has only just finished, but Brazil will be hosting another global sporting event in two years’ time – the 2016 Olympics.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Saracens' David Strettle

EXCLUSIVE: David Strettle says Saracens have recovered from their heartbreak and are ready to go again after returning to pre-season training.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Saracens and Harlequins met at Wembley for the second time last season (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Saracens have announced that their home Aviva Premiership clash against London rivals Harlequins on March 28 has been switched to Wembley.

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Michael Tagicakibau (Photo by Richard Sellers/Getty Images)

Fijian wing Michael Tagicakibau has left Saracens to join Scarlets.

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