Following a memorable season for both the men’s and women’s sides, Saracens have today announced an increased commitment in the women’s team ahead of the 2018/19 season.
Saracens Women enjoyed a phenomenally successful season in the Tyrrells Premier 15s, finishing top of the regular season standings before defeating Harlequins in the final to claim the inaugural title. They will now become more closely aligned with Saracens ahead of the new campaign.
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The developments will see the introduction of a number of changes, designed to provide a greater platform for the continued success and development of Saracens Women players, in turn ensuring the on-going growth of the club in the future.
These changes will include the integration of the women’s coaching team in to the wider Saracens set up, as well as the launch of a development pathway aimed at encouraging Saracens Women players to fill off the pitch roles within the club.
Saracens is proud of the immense depth of talent in the women’s squad. The increase in commitment to the women’s team will provide a greater platform for the continued success and development of these players, ensuring the growth of the club in the future.
Laura Eddie, Chairperson at Saracens Women, said: “Over a number of seasons we have gained a reputation for producing some of the most exiting young talent in the league, while at the same time continuing to develop our experienced international players. The further integration of Saracens Women with Saracens provides an exciting opportunity for our players to continue to grow and maintains Saracens’ position at the forefront of the women’s game.”
Nigel Wray, Saracens Chairman, added “‘It’s great that the Champions of England are joining up with the Champions of England! We really welcome the Saracens Women to the Allianz Park family. United we’re stronger.”