‘Saracens are still hungry’ – Wray

Date published: January 24 2017

Jackson Wray believes Saracens are still hungry for success despite their 10-3 to Toulon at Allianz Park.

Wray produced arguably his finest performance in a Saracens jersey, with the 26-year old number eight picking up the Man of the Match award in a display that his director of rugby Mark McCall describes as Wray’s 'coming of age performance'.

Speaking after the game, Wray was keen to pass on any individual praise to his teammates and sounded out a warning to the rest of Europe, that as current holders of the Champions Cup, Saracens are as hungry as ever as they look to defend their title with the north Londoners due to face Glasgow Warriors in the last-eight of the tournament.

"As a squad, we’re just so hungry," Wray told the Saracens website. 

"There’s guys who weren’t playing today but all of us just want to keep this momentum going, keep trying to improve and when the big part of the season comes around, we just want to be in the picture and in the mix. If we keep on improving, come back as a unit then we should be good.

"We knew it would be a massively physical battle and we fought and scrapped for everything. Not everything fell our way but we showed the fight and the hunger to stick in there."

He added: "If we can take that kind of spirit going forward in this competition then we won’t go far wrong."