Saracens rugby director Mark McCall has backed hooker Jamie George to come out successful when he faces England skipper Dylan Hartley in the upcoming European Champions Cup opener against Northampton Saints at Franklin's Gardens next Sunday.
Billy Vunipola was helped from the field in the closing stages of the first half after catching knee in an awkward position as Saracens continued their unbeaten home record over Sale with an emphatic 41-13 bonus-point win at the Allianz Park on Saturday.
Premiership Rugby stated that it would be wrong to judge the success of their US venture based on the low attendance during the recently held Aviva Premiership game between Saracens and Newcastle Falcons in Philadelphia.
England international Billy Vunipola is set to make his first appearance this season after he was named in the starting line-up for Saracens in the Aviva Premiership game against Newcastle Falcons to be played in Philadelphia on Saturday.
Fly-half Craig Willis stated that Newcastle Falcons are looking forward to the challenge of playing in Philadelphia when they host double European champions Saracens in round three of the Aviva Premiership on Saturday..
Saracens rugby director Mark McCall believes lock George Kruis will recover in time from his latest ankle injury that he sustained during the Aviva Premiership season opener against Northampton Saints at Twickenham Stadium.
Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley has urged his team to bounce back from the demoralising 55-24 defeat that they suffered against Saracens in the opening game of the Aviva Premiership at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.