Saracens send Sheriff out on loan

23rd Jul 2014, 15:43

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Game time: Eoin Sheriff

Game time: Eoin Sheriff

Saracens have announced that eight players will link up with Bedford Blues for the 2014/15 season.


Saracens have announced that eight players will link up with Bedford Blues for the 2014/15 season.

Lock Eoin Sheriff will head to Goldington Road on a season-long loan, with Scott Spurling and Matt Hankin will also remaining on dual registration with the Blues.

Joining them on dual registration will be Saracens England U20 World Cup winners Nathan Earle, Hayden Thompson-Stringer, Nick Tompkins, Maro Itoje and Aaron Morris.

"We are once again delighted to be working with Bedford Blues and continuing our relationship which has blossomed so well over the years," said Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall.

"Thanks to this special relationship, many players have gained valuable experience within the Championship before making the transition to the Premiership and I hope that both clubs continue to benefit from this agreement."

"Our relationship with Saracens continues to grow and once again we have an amazing array of talented youngsters who will be available to us at certain times throughout the season," said Bedford Blues director of rugby Mike Rayer.