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Friday, July 24, 2020

Jackson Wray is the latest Saracens star to commit to life in the Championship next season.

Maro Itoje has joined the raft of England internationals to commit their long-term future to Saracens despite the club’s relegation to the Championship.

Calum Clark feels the Championship will be a good platform for Saracens youngsters to show their talent next season.

Owen Farrell has signed a long-term contract extension with Saracens despite the club’s relegation to the Championship.

England international Elliot Daly has agreed a new three-year deal with Saracens.

Saracens this week confirmed that England prop Mako Vunipola has committed his future to the club.

The British & Irish Lions and SA Rugby have confirmed the 2021 tour to South Africa will go ahead as scheduled.

England hooker Jamie George has signed a new long-term deal with Saracens, the club have announced.

Scotland international Sean Maitland has signed a new two-year deal with Saracens.

Dom Morris admitted he is looking forward to the new challenge of playing in the Championship with Saracens next season, after extending his stay at the club.

Premiership Rugby clubs can return to contact training on Monday in “significant milestone” towards the league’s planned resumption on August 15.

Saracens centre Brad Barritt has stressed his memories of his time with the club have not been tarnished.

Former England centre Brad Barritt will leave Saracens at the end of the 2019-20 season, having agreed a contract extension to see out the delayed campaign.

Australia lock Will Skelton is the latest big name to be confirmed as leaving Saracens.

The Rugby Football Union is undertaking a review into the “historical context” of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot – a favourite song among England supporters which has roots in American slavery.

Lord Myners has warned rugby union players it would be “foolhardy” to feel they need to go on strike after his review prompted clubs to announce a substantial cut to the salary cap from next season.

Premiership rugby stars could go on strike over contractual issues arising from the league’s expected confirmation of a reduction of next season’s salary cap by up to 25 per cent.

RFU chief Bill Sweeney has pointed to the success of rugby league to show that union could work as a summer sport.

Premiership Rugby has announced its plan to resume the Gallagher Premiership season on August 15.

Premiership and Championship clubs have been given provisional authorisation to begin non-contact training amid the coronavirus pandemic.

England’s three-match Ashes series with Australia has been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The European Tour will resume in July with a run of six tournaments over six weeks in the UK, but the Dutch Grand Prix has been put back until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wales scrum-half Aled Davies is joining Saracens ahead of their Championship campaign.

Former Rugby Football Union chief executive Francis Baron believes a ‘Coronavirus Cup of World Rugby’ next summer could significantly ease the economic hardship facing the global game because of the pandemic.

England lock George Kruis will end a 12-year association with Saracens at the end of the 2019-20 season and head to Japan after agreeing a switch to Panasonic Wild Knights in the Top League.

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