Saracens offloading players to comply with salary cap

Michael Rhodes

New Saracens CEO Ed Griffiths has admitted that Saracens would need to trim their wage bill in order to be compliant with the Premiership Rugby salary cap. This suggests that the breach was more than a misunderstanding over co-investments by a handful of players, but regardless, it's encouraging to see that

Happy New Year From The Rugby Blog


Happy new year! Happy new decade! Hopefully you had a good festive break, and Father Christmas delivered what you asked for. I ran out of steam at the end of 2019, with a World Cup hangover made worse by the Premiership salary cap scandal, but having had some time

Gallagher Premiership 2019/20: Round 5 Talking Points

Maro Itoje

The Premiership got back underway this week with wins for Sarries, Chiefs, Saints, Worcester and Quins with a draw between Bristol and London Irish. We return to Europe this weekend in what is a somewhat disjointed Premiership season with another fixture not till 20th December, but nonetheless here are some

Gallagher Premiership 2019/20: Round 5 Results

Jonny May

It was another tricky round of unpredictable results in Round 5, as we had a brief return to the Premiership before the Champions Cup resumes this weekend. Here are the results and Superbru predictability for context: Bath 12-25 Saracens, 88% Exeter 38-3 Wasps, 96% Northampton 36-13 Leicester, 94% Worcester 20-13 Sale, 45% Bristol 27-27 London Irish,

Saracens Statement on Behalf of Nigel Wray


Here is a statement from Saracens confirming they will not appeal the sanctions imposed for breaching the Premiership Rugby Salary Cap. Saracens today confirms that it is not going to appeal the recent ruling of the independent panel in relation to salary cap breaches. Any review or further appeal would be a