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Saracens face relegation from Rugby Premiership after salary cap breach

Reigning Premiership champions Saracens have been sentenced with relegation from the top league of English rugby after being found guilty of breaking salary cap regulations over the last 3 years.  This penalty was handed to them on 18th January this year. They had been sanctioned in November, when they were docked 35 points and ordered […]

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Saracens face unprecedented penalty in wake of salary cap

Saracens are in hot water, there is no doubt. 35 points down and £5.36m out of pocket – is English rugby about to witness the fall of a dynasty? As an Exeter fan, it is hard to turn a sympathetic eye to Sarries’ plight. After a nine-month investigation into suspected salary cap breaches, to have […]

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Saracens still the team to beat as Champions Cup returns

The Champions Cup returned this week as Europe’s best clubs battle each other to be called ‘best on the continent’. The new format is only a couple of seasons old and ensures that only the highest quality teams qualify so that the competition truly represents the elite of Europe. So far, it has been a […]

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One English side guaranteed a place in Champions Cup final

The season is nearly at an end and most players are looking forward to a holiday before the dreaded pre-season training. Unless you’re Andy Goode and you tactically retire, only to make a startling comeback two weeks into the next season. But don’t cry. The season isn’t over yet as we still have the the […]