Saracens to appeal 35-point deduction and £5.36m fine for breaching salary cap rules

Saracens have won four of the past five Premiership titles

Premiership and European champions Saracens have been deducted 35 points and fined £5.36m for breaching salary cap regulations in three seasons.

The punishment comes after an investigation into business partnerships between chairman Nigel Wray and some of the club’s players.

Saracens will appeal