Statistics: Saracens Men 44-13 London Irish (Oct 2017)
Saracens returned to the top of the Premiership in October 2017 with a convincing victory over London Irish at Allianz Park.
England prop Mako Vunipola scored the only try of the first half and Owen Farrell added a couple of penalties as Sarries led 13-6 at the break.
Farrell crossed to extend the advantage before Irish captain David Paice bundled over from a driving maul. But Sarries dominated the final 25 minutes with Liam Williams, Chris Wyles and Nathan Earle going over.
Here’s how Sarries’ key statistics looked on the day:
Saracens: Goode; Williams, Tompkins, Barritt (capt), Wyles; Farrell, Spencer; Vunipola, George, Koch, Isiekwe, Kruis, Clark, Burger, Wray. Replacements: Tolofua, Barrington, Figallo, Skelton, Earl, Wigglesworth, Lozowski, Earle.
Tries: M.Vunipola, Farrell, Williams, Wyles, Earle (2)
Cons: Farrell (4)
Pen: Farrell (2)
Sin bins: Earl, Burger
Clean Breaks: 19
Defenders Beaten: 21
Tackles/Success Rate: 60/ 88%
Chris Wyles (146)
Alex Goode (136)
Nathan Earle (77)
Alex Goode (21)
Jackson Wray (14)
Chris Wyles, Nick Tompkins (both 11)
Chris Wyles (6)
Alex Goode (3)
Liam Williams, Owen Farrell, Nathan Earle (all 2)
Chris Wyles (5)
Alex Goode, Nathan Earle (4)
Owen Farrell (3)
Christopher Tolofua (6)
Jamie George. Owen Farrell, George Kruis, Schalk Burger (all 5)
Nick Tompkins, Chris Wyles (both 4)
Nathan Earle (2)
Chris Wyles, Christopher Tolofua, George Kruis (all 1)