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09th October 2013 15:48

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Alex Goode Saracens Aviva Premiership

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Saracens full-back Alex Goode insists his concentration remains on helping the Premiership side progress from their Heineken Cup pool.

The England international is keen for Sarries to carry their fine domestic form - winning all five of their opening league games - into the European campaign.

"At the moment, it's about getting out of the group and starting well," Goode told Sky Sports.

"We've started well in the Premiership and we want to continue this form in the Heineken Cup and into the rest of the year.

"If we can do well in both, then fantastic. The atmosphere around here is fantastic. We made some changes last week and everyone who came into the squad did a great job.

"We're in a good place but we know it's going to be a tough test and we need to be at our best this weekend if we are going to get the win."

The full-back was asked on both his upcoming international prospects and his duel for England coach Stuart Lancaster's selection in the number fifteen jersey with Northampton Saints' Ben Foden.

However, Goode was adamant his primary focus was on Sarries' back-to-back Heineken Cup clashes with Connacht and Toulouse

"I'm at a great club and the way the boys are playing is a great platform for me," added Goode.

"As far as I'm concerned, it's about these two massive games in the Heineken Cup. We've got a big challenge away at Connacht and then another one at home against Toulouse.

"I've got to play well for these two games and we'll see what Stuart has it mind after that."

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