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Saracens smash Edinburgh in Heineken Cup


Charlie Hodgson scored the last of Saracens five tries

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Article Published: Saturday 13 October 2012


Saracens rocked last season's Heineken Cup Semi-finalists Edinburgh by whitewashing them 0-45 at Murrayfield to get their European season off to a flyer.

Saracens scored five tries in the match and the bonus point victory takes them to the top of their pool.

The English club scored tries through Sam Tomkins, Owen Farrell, Chris Ashton, Alex Goode and Charlie Hodgson, the fly-half also scoring four penalties and four conversions for a personal haul of 25 points.

"My guys didn't play to our game plan. Instead of kicking the ball beyond the line of Saracens players, they insisted on running into the dragon's den - we could have been beaten by more," said Edinburgh coach Michael Bradley

Final Score Edinburgh (0) 0 Saracens (16) 45

Scorers

Edinburgh
-

Saracens
Tries: Tomkins, Farrell, Ashton, Goode, Hodgson
Cons: Hodgson 4
Pens: Hodgson 3

Teams

Edinburgh: Tom Brown; Lee Jones, Nick De Luca, Matt Scott, Tim Visser; Greig Laidlaw (capt), Richie Rees; John Yapp, Ross Ford, Willem Nel, Grant Gilchrist, Sean Cox, David Denton, Ross Rennie, Stuart McInally.

Replacements: Andy Titterrell, Allan Jacobsen, Geoff Cross, Robert McAlpine, Netani Talei, Chris Leck, Harry Leonard, Dougie Fife

Saracens: Alex Goode; Chris Ashton, Joel Tomkins, Brad Barritt, David Strettle; Charlie Hodgson, Richard Wigglesworth; Mako Vunipola, Schalk Brits, Matt Stevens, Steve Borthwick (capt), Mouritz Botha, Kelly Brown, Will Fraser, Jackson Wray

Replacements: John Smit, Rhys Gill, Petrus du Plessis, George Kruis, Andy Saull, Neil de Kock, Owen Farrell, Chris Wyles.

 
 
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