Heineken Cup semi-finals: 5 things we learned


1. Defence certainly can win you gamesGiven that this was a record win for a Heineken Cup semi-final, you could be forgiven for thinking that Saracens would have dominated the stats. Not so. Some of them are staggering: Saracens' top three tacklers (Burger, Borthwick and M Vunipola) made more tackles

Heineken Cup team of the week: semi-finals


15. Alex Goode (Saracens) Considering the horrific fall he had in his last Heineken Cup outing, this was a remarkable performance. Goode was a rock under the high ball and returned any stray kicks with interest, answering critics who point to an alleged lack of running threat