Saracens too strong for Northampton Saints

Saracens won their second round clash against Northampton Saints at Vicarage Road beating them by 33 points to 19.


Noah Cato and Jacob Rauluni scored a try a piece in the first half of the match for Saracens.

 

For the Saints Ben Foden and Lewitt also scored a try a piece but at half time Saints were trailing 21-16.

 

In the second half Saracens relied largely on Gordon Ross to extend and maintain their lead with his boot.

 

Northampton Saints were only able to add a single penalty to their first half score.

 


Final Score Saracens 33 (21) Northampton 19 (16)

Scorers


Saracens
Tries – Cato, Rauluni
Con -Ross
Pen – Ross 6
Drop G- Ross

Northampton Saints
Tries – Foden, Lewitt
Con –
Pen – Myler 3


Teams


Saracens: Goode; Leonelli, Powell, Farrell, Cato, Ross, Rauluni, Lloyd; Cairns, Visagie, Borthwick, Chesney, Barrell, Saull, Skirving


Replacements: Walker, Mercey, Ryder, Seymour, Wilson, Penney, Thrower


Northampton Saints: Foden; Ashton, Mayor, Mordt, Diggin, Myler, Dickson; Tonga’uiha, Shields, Stewart, Lord (capt), Day, Lawes, Lewitt, Wilson

 

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