Salary Cap news over recent weeks has put some of the glare and ire back on Saracens, who will be known as the team that were relegated due to irregularities over a couple of years. The fall out 2 years ago very nearly saw me turn away from this game, one I love watching and a club I love supporting, […]
A bit of a general rant before I get into the game in hand. This week in the Premiership saw three Friday evening fixtures – Bath v Exeter – TV game – 102 Miles Bristol v Northampton – 113 Miles Wasps v Gloucester – 71 miles Only one of those matches was on the TV, being the Bath match, I’ve […]
And so the Salary Cap debacle rumbles on; the 35 points deduction and £5.36 million fine have been accepted by Saracens. That’s left the club at rock bottom in the Premiership table, with a huge uphill climb to avoid relegation. News has come today of the Salary Cap Manager carrying out a mid-season review of Saracens’ books for the current […]
One of the joys/downsides of having so many international players in the squad is the way the starting XV is stretched during both the autumn Internationals and 6 Nations. The Premiership Rugby Cup softens some of the blow, but there are two Premiership Rugby games during this AI spell. The first for Saracens being Sale Sharks, the second Leicester Tigers […]
Part 2 of the Champions Cup match up between Sale Sharks and Saracens
James O’Sullivan fills us in on Sale Sharks new signing.
A Friday meeting I needed to attend at work means I was able to accept an invitation to go to Leicester for an unusual and exciting event. I had a leisurely morning – with a healthy breakfast (check my ‘lunch’ later!) before setting off for Leicester giving myself a good 3 hours to get there. The journey was […]
What chance that Sales Sharks would be playing at home on the weekend of the World Club Series – well I suppose a 1 in 2. A much slimmer chance that their opponents would be Saracens! I couldn’t believe my luck when I saw that was the case, so promptly booked my ticket. Having had a decent nights sleep at […]