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Saturday, September 27, 2014

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.

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Saracens' David Strettle is tackled by Northampton's Ken Pisi during the Aviva Premiership final. Picture: PA Wire

Saracens chief executive Edward Griffiths has called for a root and branch review of the Television Match Official “shambles” after Owen Farrell’s controversial disallowed try in the Aviva Premiership final.

Saturday, May 31, 2014
Northampton were triumphant at Twickenham  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Saracens were left crestfallen at Twickenham as their season ended in a dramatic last-gasp extra time Aviva Premiership final defeat that saw Northampton Saints win an intense battle of wills to claim their first league ever title.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Toulon's Juan Smith (right) tackles Saracens' Brad Barritt

Brad Barritt admits it would be heartbreaking if Saracens end this season without a trophy as they gear up for their second shot at silverware this weekend.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Scotland international Jim Hamilton has joined Saracens

Saracens have recruited three top international players for next season – Juan Figallo, the Argentinian tighthead prop, Jim Hamilton, the Scotland lock, and Mike Ellery, the England Sevens wing.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
(left to right) Saracens' Neil De Kock, Brad Barritt, Richard Barrington and Jamie George stand dejected after losing the Heineken Cup final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff

Kelly Brown believes Saracens will recover quickly from their Heineken Cup final disappointment and be ready for the “huge challenge” that awaits them in Saturday’s Premiership final against Northampton.

Friday, May 23, 2014
Top row (left to right): England cricketer Eoin Morgan, Saracens full-back Ben Ransom, Middlesex CCC cricketer John Simpson, Saracens flanker Will Fraser, England cricketer Steven Finn, Saracens kicking coach Dan Vickers, England cricket captain Alistair Cook, Saracens flanker Nick Fenton-Wells. 
Bottom Row: Saracens chairman Nigel Wray, Bunbury Cricket Club founder David English.
Pic: Matthew Impey/Wiredphotos.co.uk. tel: 07789 130 347 email: matt@wiredphotos.co.uk

Two of England’s greatest sporting institutions, Saracens Rugby Club and Bunbury Cricket Club, have joined forces to create a partnership to promote the importance of team sport and the message ‘teams not gangs’.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Saracens' Alistair Hargreaves. Pic: David Rogers/Getty Images

Alistair Hargreaves says Saturday’s Heineken Cup final is the biggest match of his career – but he hopes Saracens captain Steve Borthwick will overcome injury to take his place in the starting line-up.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Saracens' Billy Vunipola in action against Ulster in the Heineken Cup

England star Billy Vunipola says Saracens must believe in themselves and put everything into their final two games as they bid for a domestic and European trophy double.

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Saracens supporters celebrate against Harlequins. Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire

Saracens 31 Harlequins 17

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