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Rugby on TV : June 24-30

click here to subscribe to the Setanta PackYet another massive weekend for Irish sport ahead…and apparently there’s some football on as well! ;-)DateTimeShowCompetitionChannelThu Jun 233:00pmSARACENS V

Pool draws explained

Saracens, Connacht Rugby and the winners of tomorrow’s TOP 14 final between Racing 92 and RC Toulon in Barcelona will be guaranteed top seedings when the pool draw for the European Rugby Champions Cup takes place in Neuchâtel, Switzerland next Wednesday (29 June).

Rugby Tactics: How Saracens Wolf Pack Defence is Influencing England

This week, as part of our ongoing collaboration with TheDeadBallArea, we continue our look at Saracens’ highly effective defensive system, focusing on their use of Exit Strategies and how their Wolf Pack defence is now influencing England under Paul Gustard. Previously we looked at Saracens’ Wolf pack defence and the impact it had on the Premiership final against Exeter.

Australia v England: Farrell to feature at fly-half

Ahead of England’s first test match on Saturday against Australia in Brisbane head coach Eddie Jones has announced his starting XV – with Owen Farrell returning to a more familiar role. Saracens star Farrell has been moved in from inside centre – where he prominently featured during the RBS Six Nations campaign, to fly-half ahead […] The post Australia v England: Farrell to feature at fly-half appeared first on Read Rugby Union.

Will Fraser: We can double up just like Leicester

Will Fraser says Saracens are determined to make their critics eat humble pie by becoming first side since Leicester in 2002 to clinch back-to-back ‘doubles.’ England’s best side are assured of a place in history after becoming only the third Premiership team to triumph at home and abroad, but the Men in Black continue to […]

Pumas wants Koch to give back

Saracens-bound Vincent Koch is contracted to the Pumas but the Mbombela Stadium outfit has laid an official complaint with SA Rugby. The post Pumas wants Koch to give back appeared first on

Nick Cain column: Self-policing the salary cap wrong from the off

The salary cap “investigation” surrounding Saracens and Bath last season, and the stampede by almost every other club in the Premiership to identify them by declaring that they were not being questioned, struck me at the time as self-righteous indignation. The mealy-mouthed denigration of Saracens prompted in some quarters by their double-winning achievement this season […]

Itoje tipped to replace Robshaw for England

Saracens lock Maro Itoje has been tipped to replaced former captain Chris Robshaw in England’s back row for Saturday’s first of three Tests against Australia. Itoje won his first England cap in the Six Nations earlier this year but this season he has won a European Cup title and earned a back to back Premiership […] The post Itoje tipped to replace Robshaw for England appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

Chiefs will learn from final experience

Scrum-half Dave Lewis believes Exeter Chiefs will learn from their Aviva Premiership Final defeat to Saracens to become even stronger ahead of the new 2016/17 season The post Chiefs will learn from final experience appeared first on Exeter Chiefs.