Reginald Potts – From Saracens to Olympic Glory 1912

The Club’s first official historian, O.R.G. Williams, noted in his 1926 publication that the 1908-09 season had seen a significant growth in the Club’s profile and performance over previous seasons “With the increase in the playing strength maintained it was found possible to run a third side. The playing strength also showed a marked improvement…

Saracens 1st XV 1913-14

The Final Match, 1914

Saracens 1st XV encountered a challenging 1913-14 season, winning just 9 of their 22 games and losing the final game that year on March 28th 1914 at home to old rivals Upper Clapton. Unbeknownst to all at Saracens, this was to be the Club’s final 1st XV match until October, 1919.  The outbreak of war…