European champions Saracens keep their quarter-final hopes alive

• Saracens 15-6 Munster• Vunipola brothers shine in bad-tempered victoryThere are bigger issues on Saracens’ minds these days but they remain just about in contention for one competition, at least, of which they are the champions. An ugly, bad-tempered win over Munster keeps them on the shoulders of the Irishmen in Pool Four, albeit seven adrift of Racing 92. Two tries in the last quarter did for the province, who for most of the match had resisted manfully a rather lacklustre Saracens.Lacklustre, that is, until a brawl broke out involving virtually every player on the pitch, 10 minutes into the second half. The Munster doctor is alleged to have made a comment regarding Jamie George’s weight. Whatever it was, the normally jovial George really did not like it. All hell broke loose. This may not be the last to be heard of the incident. Continue reading…