Wednesday 22 February 2017

Sarries to play tie in Cape Town

Published 06/10/2011 | 05:00

Saracens have announced that they will play their Heineken Cup pool stage clash with Biarritz in Cape Town, marking the first time the tournament has seen a fixture played outside Europe.

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European Rugby Cup and the IRB have approved an application from the Aviva Premiership champions which will see South Africa become the 10th country to stage a match in Europe's elite club competition.

Saracens chairman Nigel Wray said: "The world is becoming increasingly smaller and well connected, and, as a club, we are committed to thinking big and creating major events that people want to watch."

Irish Independent

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