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Saracens deducted 35 points and fined £5.3m for salary cap breach | UK News

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Saracens rugby club have been deducted 35 points and fined £5.3m after being found guilty of breaching salary cap rules.

It means they are now on -26 points in the Gallagher Premiership table.

A Premiership Rugby statement said Saracens had “failed to disclose payments to players in each of the seasons 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19”.

It added that the club had also “exceeded the ceiling for payments to senior players in each of the three seasons”.

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