LONDON, ENGLAND – Mr. Wray said:
“As we enter a new year, a new decade, it is time for the Club to make a fresh start. I am not getting any younger and feel this is the right moment for me to stand down as Chairman and just enjoy being a fan of this incredible rugby club. I will always be committed to the wonderful Saracens family.
“The Wray family will continue to provide the required financial support to the Club, and I will remain actively engaged in the work of the Saracens Sport Foundation and Saracens High School, as part of the Club’s ongoing commitment to our community in north London.”
A new independent Chairman will be appointed imminently.
Edward Griffiths will take up the role of interim CEO for a 12-month period. Mitesh Velani will assume a consultancy position at the Club and remain on the Saracens board.
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NEW YORK, NY – If this [Cheslin Kolbe-fast] Week 121 interview is any indicator, 2020 is going to be a zany, wacky year in rugby! How else would one explain England Head Coach Eddie Jones hopping on camera with our Matt McCarthy re his ill-fated use of Owen Farrell and George Ford in the #RWC2019 loss to the #Springboks. Moreover, the two discuss that damning decision during the final in the height of the Gallagher Premiership season! Did Coach Jones miss key Premiership scouting opportunities to chat rugby with us?! This is an Eddie we haven’t seen before and it’s all here, while dining with his family.
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Mathieu Bastareaud sitting for our Week #120 show, live from the Pig N Whistle on W36th Street. Mathieu, French actor and restaurateur Pascal Escriout and our Mathieu, Matt McCarthy, cover a wide range of topics including questions from Bryan Ray of Americas Rugby News, Paul Bains of Driving Maul and James Harrington of James On Rugby. Topics include:
-Leaving Toulon for Rugby United NY
–Perspective after the birth of his son
-His #RWC2019 Omission from Les Bleus – the French National Team; How it felt and how he found out.
–Playing #8 or #12
-Living in NYC
–Mr. Bean vs Jerry Lewis
-Remaining career goals
-Stars like Ma’a Nonu, Tendai “The Beast” Mtawarira & Juan Manuel Leguizamón joining Major League Rugby
-Experiencing Staten Island & NY winters.
USA Rugby CEO Ross Young answers under fire.
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