Owen Farrell steers Saracens to Premiership final in blitz over Wasps


• Saracens 57-33 Wasps
• Farrell kicks 27 points to back up Saracens’ try spree

Normal service has been resumed. Saracens are back in the Premiership final. The mischievous had wondered whether they were a fading force, surrendering their Premiership title last season and suffering an unprecedented slump in the middle of this, but they have played their way back into form. Wasps were unable to cope.

The visitors managed five tries, some spectacular in a predictably exhilarating festival of running rugby, but they were 20-0 down in the first quarter and 30-5 down at the start of the second half, unable to deal with a Saracens masterclass. None was more masterful than Owen Farrell, who kicked 11 from 11 for a haul of 27 points, a record for a play-off. It was good news all round for Eddie Jones.

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Written by Michael Aylwin at Allianz Park
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/may/19/saracens-wasps-premiership-play-off-semi-final-match-report under the title “Owen Farrell steers Saracens to Premiership final in blitz over Wasps”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.