Joe Marler Roasts Former England Captain Following Saracens Comments
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It’s pretty safe to say that Saracens aren’t exactly the most popular club around at the moment after an investigation into their repeated breach of the Premiership salary cap resulted in them being found guilty of essentially ‘cheating’ the system.
The reigning Premiership and European champions were hit with a massive fine in excess of £5 million and docked a whopping 35 points in the league – but have said they will launch an appeal against “all the disciplinary panel’s findings.”
Harlequins flanker and former England captain, Chris Robshaw has branded Saracens as cheaters and reckons they have done serious damage to the sport, with the likes of Exeter boss Rob Baxter also slamming them for their actions.
“Call it what you want. It is cheating,” Robshaw said.
“When you look at cheating in athletics, when you look at cheating in cycling, when you look at cheating in baseball, for us as a sport we like to think our sport is cleaner and cleaner than everyone else. It is not anymore. It is not. We have to be realistic about that.
As a sport, we have got to take the damage that comes with that now. I am sure it will be like that for a while. It is not going to be easy for our sport to move forward.”
But another former England captain has leapt to the defence of Saracens, well their owner Nigel Wray at least, on Twitter. Will Carling says Wray has done a huge amount for English rugby and should not be ‘damned’ despite his role in the entire fiasco.
But never fear, Joe Marler is here with an absolutely fantastic roasting of Carling.
Arse licking of the highest order resumes! 🍑
— Joe Marler (@JoeMarler) November 12, 2019
Normal service has resumed.