Feb 02, 2015
Global Network Review
With four wins out of four, the Saracens Global Network Clubs made sure of a third unbeaten weekend in a row. Catch up with all the news below.
Abu Dhabi Saracens
Abu Dhabi Saracens clinically dispatched Gulf Top Six leaders Doha 39-15 to go top of West Asia’s premier rugby competition for the first time in their history. The UAE Sarries outfit remain unbeaten this year, with four wins from their first four matches in the Gulf Top Six.
Impala Saracens, Nairobi
Impala Saracens recorded their third win on the trot defeating Mean Machine 34-8. Impala Saracens move up to sixth in the Kenya Cup league standings, and lie just four points off a play-off place.
Kuala Lumpur Saracens
KL Saracens continued their pre-season training at the weekend. They begin their KRS Liga campaign next weekend.
Lelo Saracens, Tbilisi
Lelo Saracens defeated fourth placed Kharebi Rustavi 27-13 on their return to competitive action after the Christmas break. The victory saw Lelo move into second place in the league.
Moscow Saracens are in pre-season preparing for the beginning of the Russian Professional Rugby League.
Sao Paulo Saracens
Sao Paulo Saracens are in pre-season and are adjusting well to their new Head Coach Jacob Mangin. The Brazilian sevens season kicks off in February.
Seattle Saracens defied the odds to defeat Castaway Wanderers 26-21. Seattle managed to survive a late onslaught by the home team after having a man sent off. The win was all the more impressive as Saracens were without the services of six of their finest players: John Cullen, Olive Kilifi, Lou Stanfill, Mike Shepherd, Matt Trouville and Ben Landry were attending a USA Rugby training camp.
Timisoara Saracens begin their pre-season in February, with the SuperLiga Championship kicking off in April. Timisoara Saracens lock forward Valentin Poparlan will represent Saracens against the Blue Bulls at Allianz Park on Saturday. He will become the second player from the Saracens Global Network to represent Saracens after Catalin Fercu.
Toa Saracens are in pre-season, preparing for the Tongan Premier Division.