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Alex Goode breaks with the ball against Harlequins as Saracens team-mate Will Fraser looks on. Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images

Goode backs Saracens team-mate Will Fraser to push his way into England frame ahead of World Cup

Alex Goode believes his Saracens team-mate Will Fraser can push his way into the England frame as the clock ticks down towards next year’s home World Cup.

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Catalin Fercu, Romania. Pic by Tony Marshall/EMPICS

Romanian ace Catalin Fercu signs for Saracens

Saracens have confirmed that Romanian international Catalin Fercu will link up with the club at the end of the month from Timisoara Saracens.

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Conor O'Shea, Harlequins director of rugby (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Harlequins chief says Aviva Premiership clubs need more spending power

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea believes Aviva Premiership clubs have “little alternative” but to ratify a second salary cap increase in two years to keep pace with big-spending French counterparts.

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Saracens' Charlie Hodgson bearks clear to score a try against Harlequins (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images for Aviva)

Harlequins players apologise to fans after rampant Saracens run riot at the Stoop

Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea revealed that his players apologised to fans following Friday night’s 39-0 capitulation to Saracens.

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Chris Robshaw, captain of England. Photo by Martin Hunter/Getty Images

Chris Robshaw unfazed by Will Fraser duel as Harlequins prepare for Saracens clash

Harlequins’ Chris Robshaw will be entering familiar territory on Friday night when the Aviva Premiership offers the stage to see off another pretender to his England jersey.

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Nick Easter of Harlequins is tackled by Tom Fowlie of London Irish  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Harlequins number eight Nick Easter admits London Irish win was ‘lucky’

Harlequins’ Nick Easter conceded that “better teams would have put us away” after his side struggled to a hard-fought victory over London Irish at Twickenham.

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David Strettle of Saracens   (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Saracens’ hat-trick hero David Strettle eyes England World Cup spot

Saracens’ man of the match David Strettle believes he can end his England exile in time to break back into Stuart Lancaster’s 2015 World Cup squad.

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Marland Yarde of Harlequins in action (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Harlequins kick off Premiership season with narrow victory over London Irish at Twickenham

Harlequins kicked off their Aviva Premiership season with a hard-fought 20-15 win over London Irish in an error-ridden game at Twickenham.

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David Strettle crosses the line for Saracens (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Controversial David Strettle try gives Saracens last-gasp win over Wasps in Twickenham thriller

David Strettle’s controversial hat-trick try edged Saracens to a last-gasp 34-28 Aviva Premiership victory over Wasps at Twickenham.

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Saracens player Will Fraser  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Saracens’ coach backs Will Fraser to make England Rugby World Cup squad

Saracens’ uncapped flanker Will Fraser still has time to break into the England squad for Rugby World Cup 2015, according to Paul Gustard.

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Kieran Longbottom of Saracens. Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Saracens bow a blast for K-bomb

Prop Kieran Longbottom was delighted to have made his Saracens debut as the Londoners beat Ospreys 39-5 in a pre-season friendly at the HAC in the heart of the city.

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Chris Robshaw (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Former Saracens star Smit claims Robshaw could regret Harlequins decision

Chris Robshaw will lose vital opportunities to “fine-tune” his Rugby World Cup captaincy after stepping down as Harlequins skipper this season, according to John Smit.

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Saracens stars (L-R) Chris Ashton, Owen Farrell, Alistair Hargreaves, Alex Goode and Billy Vunipola in the club's 2014/15 home (black) and away (white) kits

Saracens unveil new Nike kits

Saracens have unveiled the club’s new Nike home and away kits for the 2014-2015 season.

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Great Britain's Mo Farah celebrates with his gold medal after winning the men's 10,000m final at the European Championships (pic: Adam Davy/PA)

Beagle Farah lands Euro gold

Olympic and world champion adds another title

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Frank Buglioni (right) is in action at York Hall on Saturday

Collins excited over Buglioni return

New trainer is looking for a big performance

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Middlesex may look to recruit all-rounder for next season

Middlesex are set to make the all-rounder’s position their top priority when they begin reshaping the squad for next season.

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Alex Goode breaks with the ball against Harlequins as Saracens team-mate Will Fraser looks on. Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images

Goode backs Saracens team-mate Will Fraser to push his way into England frame ahead of World Cup

Alex Goode believes his Saracens team-mate Will Fraser can push his way into the England frame as the clock ticks down towards next year’s home World Cup.

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A new handball season gets underway at Barking's Sporthouse this weekend

Handball’s back in Barking

Sporthouse to stage season openers

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