Saracens Pre-War Players Attend the 1926 Jubilee Dinner

The recent discovery of an original newspaper story covering the Saracens 50th Anniversary Jubilee Club Dinner has been very insightful. The detailed journalistic coverage of the gala evening, held at the famous Cafe Monico (on Tichborne Street, near what is now Piccadilly Circus), captures wonderfully the spirit of the evening via the speeches, the humour, the…

Saracens Vs Northampton

“There is one name in the history of the Saints that stands as much for gallantry, bravery, leadership and heroism as playing ability and statistics – Edgar Mobbs.” It would be impossible to ignore the importance of Edgar Mobbs in the history of Northampton rugby club. A winger making 234 appearances for the club, and…

Saracens Vs Leicester

Considering the long and proud history of both clubs it is perhaps surprising that the first meeting between the two did not occur until March 23rd 1963. Unfortunately for Saracens, it was a rather one-sided affair, losing 25-6, a veritable drubbing in an era with lower points awarded for tries, and typically lower-scoring affairs anyway. Leicester…