Saracens docked 35 points and fined £5m for salary cap breaches

Saracens have been docked 35 points and fined more than £5million over breaches of salary cap rules.

The penalty leaves the London club on -26 points in the early Gallagher Premiership table.

An statement from Premiership Rugby announced: “The sanction that has been imposed on Saracens Rugby Club by the panel is a total fine of £5,360,272.31 and a total deduction of 35 league points.”

Owen Farrell is among the star players at Saracens
Owen Farrell is among the star players at Saracens (David Davies/PA)
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