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  • Leicester v Saracens – the stats

    Leicester v Saracens – the stats

    A much changed Saracens outfit may have narrowly lost 31-27 to a strong Leicester Tigers side at Welford Road on Saturday afternoon, but there were plenty of positives to take out of a spirited display away to the reigning Premiership champions. Here Henry Fraser looks at some of Saracens’ top performers on the day. Maro

  • Melck red card – a ‘mistake’

    Melck red card – a ‘mistake’

    Saracens will urgently seek to overturn the red card shown to Justin Melck at Welford Road on Saturday. The flanker was sent off early in the second half when the touch judge indicated Melck had gouged the eye of the Leicester hooker. A club spokesman said: “The touch judge obviously thought he saw something, but