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Statement: Harlequins confirm England props departure this summer

Tom West to Northampton Saints

Northampton Saints secured the signing of Tom West, the experienced loose-head prop from Saracens.

With a career trajectory spanning Wasps and Leicester before his tenure in north London, West aims to fortify Saints’ scrum and set-piece prowess while contributing to the team’s flourishing style of play.

“The club is playing some fantastic rugby at the moment and on a personal level I’ve got a great feeling about playing in Northampton,” West told the club website, external.

“I think I can really add a point of difference in the scrum and in the set-piece.”

Alex Lexington (Retired)

In a bittersweet moment for Sarries fans, Alex Lexington bids farewell to the sport after an illustrious 15-year journey.

Lexington’s prolific try-scoring abilities have left an indelible mark on the Gallagher Premiership, notably during his tenure with Leicester Tigers, London Irish, and Saracens.

His legacy, marked by 62 Premiership tries and numerous titles, exemplifies excellence and dedication.

Man of the Match Alex Lewington of Saracens during the Gallagher Premiership Match between Saracens and Exeter Chiefs at Allianz Park, London on May 4. – PHOTO: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK