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Max Malins’ hat-trick leads way for unstoppable Saracens to destroy Bath

Bath 17-71 SaracensHosts concede 10 tries in record home defeatTimely results and firm selectorial nudges are one thing butthere was no mistaking this extraordinarily powerful statement from Saracens beside the River Avon. With a significant England squad announcement imminent and Eddie Jones watching from the stands, here was an outcome to make the entire country do a double take.Notwithstanding the glaring shortcomings that now find once-proud and winless Bath marooned at the foot of the Premiership table, here was irrefutable evidence that several of Sarries’ supposedly fading senior pros still harbour serious Test ambitions. If a hat-trick of tries for Max Malins was the headline stat, this was a collective 10-try beasting of such major proportions that Jones will find it extremely hard to ignore. Continue reading...

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