Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

We Are out to Take Confident Saracens Down a Peg or Two

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

We Are out to Take Confident Saracens Down a Peg or Two

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IT'S fair to say our training ground has been buzzing this week after our win at Newcastle last Sunday made it three Premiership victories on the bounce. That has really thrown us back up where we want to be in terms of the league table.

Now we're back into the European Champions Cup - which is a competition we worked so hard to get into last season - and tomorrow's home game with Saracens which we are all really looking forward to.

It's a match that seems to have caught the imagination of a lot of people thanks to all the big names in the Sarries squad and we want to make the most of it and show what we're about.

For us it's an opportunity to beat Sarries and given some of the stuff they have come out with in the media it sounds like they are quite confident of playing up here with them talking about possible bonuspoint wins against us. There is maybe a touch of arrogance about them so we have a lot of incentive to try and do well and comments like that have only fuelled our desire even more. …

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