Hugh Godwin

Hugh Godwin is the rugby union correspondent of the Independent on Sunday who also writes for The Independent

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Northampton captain Dylan Hartley is shown the red card and sent off by referee JP Doyle during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Leicester on Saturday

Dylan Hartley hopes for another final England chance

Hooker was dismissed against Leicester on Saturday

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James Haskell has been abused on Twitter over Wasps’ move

Saracens tryscorer Billy Vunipola says he must not get over-confident and skip extra training

Saracens 28 Sale 15: Sarries and Billy Vunipola still have work to do

Saracens’ mood was one of self-critical resolve rather than euphoria after they completed back-to-back wins over Sale Sharks in the European Champions Cup with a  28-15 success at Allianz Park on Saturday.

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George Kruis tries to barge his way over scrum-half Will Cliff

Saracens vs Sale Sharks match report: Kruis control keeps Sarries on track

Saracens 28 Sale Sharks 15: Another dazzling showing in the second row by George Kruis compensated for finishing one try short of the desired bonus point

Saracens celebrate after Owen Farrell scores in the 19-15 win over Sale

English failings exposed in Saracens’ battle to win

Saracens managed a tight victory over Premiership opponents

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Saracens celebrate after Owen Farrell scores in the 19-15 win over Sale

Sale Sharks vs Saracens match report: Fired-up Owen Farrell sparks Sarries to victory

Sale 15 Saracens 19: Playmaker returns to form as Sale’s cup hopes come to a grinding halt

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