David Strettle ensures Saracens are back to winning ways against Worcester


• Saracens 25-17 Worcester
• Ben Te’o scores try on first start for Warriors

Saracens return to winning ways but without the emphatic response they would have wanted. A failure to claim a bonus point means they stay in second place behind Exeter going into the new year and truth be told they deserved nothing more. David Strettle’s try eventually made the match safe but this will not be one for the end of season highlights reel.

Indeed, Worcester were well worth their 14-0 lead early in the first half – Ben Te’o scoring the second try on his first club start of the season – and Saracens were forced to roll up their sleeves to inch their way back into the match. There was nothing polished about this performance but they always have their power to rely on. Worcester, meanwhile, can feel aggrieved that all that effort yielded not even a bonus point.

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Written by Gerard Meagher at Allianz Park
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/dec/29/saracens-worcester-premiership-match-report under the title “David Strettle ensures Saracens are back to winning ways against Worcester”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.