Billy Vunipola of Saracens charges upfield during their defeat of Wasps 24-17 in the  Champions Cup semi-final. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Saracens 24 Wasps 17 It is nine years since an English club lifted Europe’s premier club trophy but Saracens sense their time approaching. On their (...)

England and Saracens lock George Kruis has been cited for an alleged bite in Friday’s Aviva Premiership clash at Bath, the Rugby Football Union has announced. Photograph: David Davies/PA

George Kruis, arguably the outstanding player of the Six Nations Championship, could miss the rest of the season after being charged with biting a fel(...)

Owen Farrell celebrates Duncan Taylor’s score during Saracens’ 33-17 win over Ulster. Photograph: Inpho

Saracens 33 Ulster 17 Saracens secured a home quarter-final in the Champions Cup with a round of matches still to go following another hugely impress(...)

Chris Ashton scored three for Saracens in their Champions Cup rout of Oyonnax. Photograph: PA

Saracens 55 Oyonnax 13 Chris Ashton scored a hat-trick of tries as Saracens remained unbeaten in all competitions this season with a convincing 55-(...)

Richard Wiggelworth dives to score during Saracens 45-10 win away at Oyonnax. Photograph: Afp

Wasps 23 Bath 25 George Ford kicked a match-winning conversion with the game’s final kick in front of watching England head coach Eddie Jones as Bath(...)

Iain Henderson: returns to blindside flanker, where he can hunt and hurt Saracens with greater freedom. Photo: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Reasons to believe? The local factor. Ulster will always be a force at rebranded Ravenhill, this is the first time they go out to deliver for new dir(...)

Toulouse and France captain Thierry Dusautoir during the pre-match minute’s silence in respect of the Paris terror attack victims. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Image

Saracens 32 Toulouse 7 England international Toby Flood has commended “a fantastic show of solidarity” by four-time European champions Toulouse after (...)

Toulouse players take part in a minutes silence in honour of the Paris Attacks before the European Champions Cup, pool one match at Allianz Park Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Saracens 32-7 Toulouse Saracens encountered few problems as they launched their European Champions Cup campaign with an emphatic victory over French h(...)

Saracens’ ‘prize’ for beating the top seeds away in last season’s quarter-final was a semi-final  at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in St Etienne against Clermont. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

The semi-final draw is no longer part of rugby’s European Cup. Even with the traditional quirks of the competition – the minnows; the back to back fix(...)

London Irish will play their Aviva Premiership fixture against Saracens at the Red Bull Arena in New York. It will be the first Premiership game to be played overseas. Photograph: Getty

London Irish will play their Aviva Premiership home game against Saracens this season in New York. Irish and Premiership Rugby have announced a ground(...)