EPCR con­sider ac­tion over Sara­cens no-show

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Sara­cens’ rep­re­sen­ta­tives pulled out of yes­ter­day’s sea­son launch of the Cham­pi­ons Cup in Cardiff, prompt­ing Euro­pean Pro­fes­sional Club Rugby (EPCR) to con­sider tak­ing ac­tion against the club. Euro­pean and English cham­pi­ons Sara­cens were docked 35 points and fined £5.36 mil­lion (Dh25.7m) on Tues­day af­ter be­ing found guilty of breach­ing salary cap reg­u­la­tions. “EPCR is dis­ap­pointed to learn of Sara­cens’ de­ci­sion to make their club rep­re­sen­ta­tives un­avail­able for to­day’s of­fi­cial Sea­son Launch of the Cham­pi­ons Cup and Chal­lenge Cup in Cardiff,” EPCR said in a state­ment. “EPCR will now con­sider what ac­tion is ap­pro­pri­ate in this in­stance and will be mak­ing no fur­ther com­ment at this time.” Sara­cens have said they will ap­peal the sanc­tions.

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