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Exeter Chiefs v Saracens Premiership Preview

Premiership leaders Saracens have named their team to play second placed Exeter Chiefs in the Aviva Premiership clash at Sandy Park on Sunday. Table toppers Saracens travel to Devon to face the second placed Chiefs for the Sunday lunchtime kick-off and Mark McCall has named Scotland flanker Kelly Brown at openside flanker.

Chiefs side to face Saracens

; By Mark Stevens 5/2/16 Rob Hunter insists Exeter Chiefs are fully focused on the task in hand as they prepare to welcome Aviva Premiership leaders Saracens to Sandy Park on Sunday (1pm). With just two points separating last season’s champions and the Chiefs at the summit of the table, the stakes are certainly high… The post Chiefs side to face Saracens appeared first on Exeter Chiefs.

Chris Ashton loses appeal for eye gouging

England and Saracens winger Chris Ashton has lost his appeal for making contact with the eye of Ulster’s Luke Marshall last month. Ashton appeared to gouge the eyes of Ulster centre Marshall during a Champions’ Cup group stage game on 16th January at Allianz Park. Despite originally being called-up to England’s Six Nations campaign by new […] The post Chris Ashton loses appeal for eye gouging appeared first on Read Rugby Union.

Chris Ashton appeal not allowed

An independent Appeal Committee has today (Thursday, 4 February) announced its decision not to allow an appeal by the Saracens player, Chris Ashton, against the 10-week suspension imposed on him as a result of a citing complaint arising from his club’s European Rugby Champions Cup Round 5 match against Ulster Rugby on Saturday, 16 January 2016.

Chris Ashton not allowed to appeal gouging ban

Chris Ashton has not been allowed to appeal the ten-week gouging ban he received blast month last an independent Appeal Committee. The Saracens wing was found guilty of making contact with the eye or eye area of ulster’s Luke Marshall in the Champions Cup and was subsequently banned for ten-week.

Owen Farrell starts at centre for England

Owen Farrell will start at inside centre for England against Scotland in the first round of the Six Nations on Saturday. The Saracens fly-half has been named in midfield by new head coach Eddie Jones with George Ford at fly-half and Jonathan Joseph at outside centre. Dylan Hartley will captain a side that has 512 […]

Owen Farrell in centre for England

Owen Farrell will start at inside centre for England against Scotland in the first round of the Six Nations on Saturday. The Saracens fly-half has been named in midfield by new head coach Eddie Jones with George Ford at fly-half and Jonathan Joseph at outside centre.

Nigel Wray: Saracens ‘punished’ for producing England stars

Chairman Nigel Wray has described the compensation system for producing England players as “a complete nonsense” after revealing Saracens are set to be denied upwards of £500,000 over the course of the season. With eight Saracens players named by Eddie Jones in his 33-man squad, Wray claims the Allianz Park side are entitled to compensation […]

Jones names England squad for Scotland in Six Nations

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team for the opening match of the 2016 Six Nations Championship match against Scotland on Saturday. Jones has retained the same 23 players that he selected last week but also added Maro Itoje (Saracens), Elliot Daly (Wasps) who will travel with the squad to Scotland as reserves. Josh […] The post Jones names England squad for Scotland in Six Nations appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

Preview: Exeter Chiefs v Saracens

Exeter Chiefs have won their last 15 home games in all major tournaments at Sandy Park since Gloucester beat them there on 3rd January 2015; during that run the Chiefs have allowed their opponents only one losing bonus point whilst helping themselves to nine try bonus points.