South African flank Michael Rhodes scored a try to help Saracens defeat Munster 32-16 in their European Champions Cup semi-final in Coventry on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Saracens thrashed the Glasgow Warriors 56-27 on Saturday to book their place in the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup.
Saracens loose forward Michael Rhodes has been suspended for three weeks for a dangerous hit on Bath lock Levi Douglas in an English Premiership match.
Saracens’ South African former owners sold their stake in the club partly because they feared it was breaching the Premiership salary cap.
Saracens have confirmed that former Springbok Schalk Burger will leave the club at the end of the season and return to Cape Town.
The Glasgow Warriors grabbed a 33-24 bonus-point win against the Cardiff Blues, while there were also European Champions Cup wins for Saracens and the Exeter Chiefs on Sunday.
Robert du Preez kicked 14 points as the Sale Sharks beat Saracens 24-18, while there were also English Premiership wins for the Worcester Warriors, Harlequins, the Exeter Chiefs and Leicester Tigers.
The Exeter Chiefs secured an impressive 31-13 bonus-point win against Saracens, while there were also victories for Northampton, Leicester, Sale, Gloucester and Bath in the English Premiership.
Former Springbok flank Schalk Burger will leave Saracens at the end of the season and return to South Africa.
Saracens scored a late try to snatch a 31-25 win over Sale, while there were also Premiership wins for Gloucester, Harlequins, Bath, Northampton and Exeter.