Nine-try Saracens trounce Gloucester 60-12

Ben Spencer scored a double for Saracens
Ben Spencer scored a double for Saracens
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Saracens 60-12 Gloucester Rugby, Allianz Park
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Saracens ran a nine-try riot as they warmed up for the play-offs with a 60-12 win over Gloucester Rugby in their Aviva Premiership encounter at Allianz Park on Saturday.

Tom Seabrook scored an early try in the first minute to get Gloucester off the mark but Sean Maitland responded back with a try of his own in the 11th minute and a conversion from Owen Farrell gave them two point lead.

Gloucester once again reclaimed the lead when Halaifonua Tonga dotted down but the scores were levelled 12-12 at the end of the first quarter when Liam Williams dotted down in the 17th minute.

Farrell ensured Sarries had the momentum heading into the break with a penalty kick in the 30th minute followed by a converted try.

As Gloucester were unable to match up the pressure in the second half, Saracens looked dominant with tries from Juan Figallo (42'), Maro Itoje (48'), Chris Wyles (50'), Ben Spencer (75' and 80') along with a penalty try saw them clinch a 62-12 victory.

They will now lock horns with Wasps in the home semi-final at Allianz Park on 19th May.

Widely regarded as the most competitive rugby union league in the world...it can only be the Gallagher Premiership.

12 teams compete in the league over a season, playing every team both home and away, before four move into the playoffs and one is relegated.

The division is becoming more and more exciting as each year passes by so who will be lifting silverware at Twickenham in May?

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