Saracens

[1] Saracens 21-6 Newcastle Falcons [8] (Aviva Premiership) 2016-12-24 13:30

Stadium: Allianz Park

Newcastle Falcons
Saracens   Newcastle Falcons
21 Pts 6
03:03 Time In Opponent's 22 08:08
48 48
Possession
52 52
34 34
10 Minute Possession
66 66
2 Tries 0

Tweets


Thanks to our wonderful pioneers for giving up their Christmas Eve's to volunteer with us today! https://t.co/4VfcVJnfMn

2016-12-24 12:30:00

Team News | Just over half an hour to go until kick off here at @AllianzPark, Here's a reminder of your Sarries sid… https://t.co/KZmk9saSsi

2016-12-24 12:54:25

RT @OptaJonny: 9 - @Saracens have conceded just 9 tries in @premrugby this season, the only side to concede at a rate of less than one per…

2016-12-24 13:02:17

Around the ground | The Salvation Army band entertain the supporters on the @AllianzPark piazza. https://t.co/SPYG4AsReL

2016-12-24 13:04:29

Christmas Jumpers | We asked you to tweet us your Christmas jumper snaps, here are some of our favourites!… https://t.co/FR3D2SM0CU

2016-12-24 13:08:04

Pre-match warm up is well underway at @AllianzPark just over 20mins until kick off 🏉 https://t.co/HDfrPm9bs2

2016-12-24 13:08:43

Today's game isn't televised but if you can't make it to @AllianzPark you can listen live on @BBCLondonSport https://t.co/CKkE469Aix

2016-12-24 13:11:45

KICK OFF! The teams are out onto the pitch at @AllianzPark and Joel Hodgson gets the game up and running for @FalconsRugby #SarriesLive

2016-12-24 13:31:27

1' The first penalty of the game goes the way of Saracens. @Ben_spencer9 boots his side up to just inside their own half. SAR 0-0 NEW

2016-12-24 13:32:48

3' Joel Hodgson boots the Falcons into an early lead as Saracens are caught holding onto the ball on the floor. SAR 0-3 NEW

2016-12-24 13:35:01

4' Newcastle are penalised for taking the man out in the air at the restart. @owen_faz levelling the scores for the home side. SAR 3-3 NEW

2016-12-24 13:37:21

Here come your Saracens!! https://t.co/VHQNuePjzZ

2016-12-24 13:37:24

8' Another penalty goes the way of the Falcons as they go within inches of the line with a powerful rolling maul. They kick into the corner.

2016-12-24 13:38:43

9' Great defence from @Ben_spencer9 holds the visitors up over the line. 5m scrum to the Falcons. SAR 3-3 NEW

2016-12-24 13:39:38

Action Shot | @j_george2 escapes the tackle of his opposite number, Scott Lawson https://t.co/tX2Rhzpp5W

2016-12-24 13:40:56

11' Saracens are caught offside under their own posts. Hodgson slotting the penalty for Newcastle. SAR 3-6 NEW

2016-12-24 13:43:06

Action Shot | @owen_faz scores Saracens' first points of the afternoon from the tee https://t.co/UjIpkNeZbN

2016-12-24 13:44:05

14' @J_George2 puts boot to ball at Saracens attack inside the Falcons half but the ball rolls dead. Scrum to the Falcons. SAR 3-6 NEW

2016-12-24 13:46:01

18' @owen_faz with the break for Saracens, leaving his opposite number clutching the air. Great footwork from the fly-half. SAR 3-6 NEW

2016-12-24 13:49:50

20' Penalty to Saracens five metres inside the Falcons half with the boot of Farrell sending them deep inside the 22. SAR 3-6 NEW

2016-12-24 13:51:16

20' TRY! Bosch goes over for the home side, dancing footwork sending him through the gap in defence. @owen_faz adds the extras. SAR 10-6 NEW

2016-12-24 13:53:58

Action Shot | @owen_faz is tackled on the ball during the first half https://t.co/1X8qsTpKt9

2016-12-24 13:56:43

25' Vereniki Goneka breaks downfield for the Falcons. His chip ahead is carried over the line by Sarries. 5m scrum to Newcastle SAR 10-6 NEW

2016-12-24 13:57:21

28' Great work on the floor from @vincentkoch1 wins the put in at the scrum for Sarries five metres from their own line. SAR 10-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:01:09

30' Penalty goes the way of Saracens at the scrum allowing the hosts to clear their lines and take play up to the 22. SAR 10-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:02:05

Action Shot | Here's the try! Marcelo Bosch in for the Men in Black mid way through the first half https://t.co/S9cfxkQaw8

2016-12-24 14:02:52

31' Saracens attack deep inside the Newcastle 22 after back-to-back penalty but an intercept from the visitors ends the move. SAR 10-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:04:46

34' Penalty to Saracens at the scrum. @owen_faz to go for goal. SAR 10-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:07:27

35' The Saracens fly-half dissects the posts with his penalty attempt extending the hosts' lead to seven. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:09:08

39' @JacksonWray with the break for Saracens before being chopped down with a high tackle. In to the corner it goes. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:13:21

Half Time | A close first half here at @AllianzPark, Marcelo Bosch the only try scorer as we go in at the break wit… https://t.co/Ue3Y5arbK6

2016-12-24 14:13:37

Sarries TV | A few shots of a festive @AllianzPark this afternoon! 🏉🎄 https://t.co/BssqDhL3Rn

2016-12-24 14:16:58

Second half | The teams are back out for the second half. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:29:44

44' Strong start to the second forty with breaks from @bazzbarrington and @J_George2 putting the Falcons on the back foot early. SAR13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:33:03

47' Penalty to the Falcons as Saracens collapse a driving maul. Hodgson kicking down towards the corner. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:37:12

48' Strong work from the Saracens pack at the maul earns the turnover deep inside their own 22. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:38:10

Action Shot | @bazzbarrington holds of the Newcastle defense early in the second half https://t.co/fOO6mzrdXp

2016-12-24 14:39:04

50' Saracens subs: @SchalkBrits on for @J_George2, @Chipifigallo for @vincentkoch1 and @ChrisAshton1 replaces @natenate174 SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:44:07

51' Schalk Burger also comes onto the field for the home side. He replaces Will Skelton. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:45:14

56' Scrum to Saracens inside their own 22 as Falcons lose the ball in attack. A superb shove from the pack earns the penalty. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:54:56

58' @rwiggy9 comes on for @Ben_spencer9 at scrum-half for Saracens. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 14:56:15

60' A great tackle by @Chipifigallo on Ben Sowrey as the Saracens prop sends his opponent flying into touch. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:01:00

62' @MikeRhodes7 makes the break for Saracens but the offload from Farrell fails to find its recipient. Scrum to Falcons. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:02:03

62' @titilamo replaces @bazzbarrington in the front row for Saracens. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:02:54

65' The stands burst into a round of applause as Maitland puts in a great touch finder to pin Newcastle back into their own 22. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:06:10

68' Not straight at the lineout from the Falcons handing the scrum to Saracens 30 metres out. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:08:54

69' Penalty to Saracens at the scrum. @owen_faz to go for goal. SAR 13-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:09:38

70' A further three points from the boot of the Saracens fly-half hands his side a 10 point lead with 10 minutes remaining. SAR 16-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:11:02

72' @alexlozowski takes to the field to replace @NickTompkins1 in the Saracens' midfield. SAR 16-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:13:06

Action Shot | Schalk Burger makes a run with the ball during the second half https://t.co/SsCi3cNUox

2016-12-24 15:15:34

74' Saracens force the knock on after a series of crunching tackles in defence from Burger, @MikeRhodes7 and @JacksonWray. SAR 16-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:16:27

74' @Joel_Conlon comes on in the back row as @MikeRhodes7 leaves the field with a blood injury. SAR 16-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:17:34

76' TRY! @AllianzPark are on their feet as @ChrisAshton1 marks his return to the side with a try in the corner. SAR 21-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:20:01

77' @owen_faz takes a drop conversion as his ball rolls off the tee. Quick thinking from the fly-half but it narrowly misses. SAR 21-6 NEW

2016-12-24 15:21:57

Action Shot | @ChrisAshton1 dives over the line with minutes left in the second half to score https://t.co/9gQdyDxO4u

2016-12-24 15:23:08

Full Time | After a close second half at @AllianzPark it finishes 21-6 to Saracens in our last home game of 2016 https://t.co/tJWsv9AbBQ

2016-12-24 15:24:55

Pts

1 2 OT F
13 8 21
6 0 6

Events

  • 4' - 1st Penalty Kick - Hodgson (Newcastle Falcons)
  • 5' - 2nd Penalty Kick - Farrell (Saracens)
  • 11' - 3rd Penalty Kick - (Newcastle Falcons)
  • 19' - 1st Try - Bosch (Saracens)
  • 21' - 1st Conversion - Farrell (Saracens)
  • 35' - 4th Penalty Kick - (Saracens)
  • 13-6: First Half score
  • 2nd Half
  • 71' - 5th Penalty Kick - Farrell (Saracens)
  • 75' - 2nd Try - Ashton (Saracens)
  • 21-6: Second Half score
  • Race to 30 - neither
  • Race to 40 - neither
  • 2nd Half Race to 10 – neither
  • 2nd Half Race to 15 – neither
  • 2nd Half Race to 20 – neither