Saracens 44-3 Ospreys: Defending European champions bounce back thumbnail

Saracens 44-3 Ospreys: Defending European champions bounce back

Rotimi Segun

Saracens winger Rotimi Segun scored two tries as the defending champions secured their first European win of the season against Ospreys
European Champions Cup Pool four; Saracens v Ospreys
Saracens: (23) 44
Tries: Singleton, Segun 2, Lewington, Penalty, Barrington Cons: M Vunipola 3 Pens: Daly, M Vunipola
Ospreys: (3)
Pen: Hook

Defending champions Saracens returned to winning ways in the European Champions Cup with a bonus-point victory over Ospreys in Pool Four.

Sarries, who were beaten by Racing 92 in their opening game, led 23-3 at the interval after tries by Jack Singleton, Alex Lewington and Rotimi Segun.

Winger Segun added a second to secure the bonus point after the break before a Richard Barrington try.

James Hook kicked Ospreys’ three points from their solitary penalty in range.

More to follow.

Teams

Saracens: Daly; Segun, Taylor, Barritt, Lewington; Manu Vunipola, Whiteley; Mako Vunipola, Singleton, Lamositele, Skelton, Kruis, Isiekwe, Earl, Wray.

Replacements: George, Barrington, Ibuanokpe, Kpoku, Christie, Wigglesworth, Lozowski, Gallagher.

Ospreys: Evans; Dirksen, Watkin, K Williams, T Williams; Hook, Davies; Smith, Otten, Fia, Beard, B Davies, Orie, Cracknell, Morris.

Replacements: Phillips, Thomas, Botha, Ashley, Cross, Venter, Price, Thomas-Wheeler.

Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France) Assistants: Thomas Charabas (France), Vincent Blasco Baqué (France) TMO: Philippe Bonhoure (France)

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