Holders Saracens will face a tough pool in defence of their Heineken Champions Cup crown next season.
Saracens star Billy Vunipola has been hailed as the world’s best number eight following his Heineken Champions Cup final destruction of Leinster.
Brad Barritt has hailed Saracens’ leaders and the “phenomenal” response by his team that saw them crowned European champions for a third time in four seasons.
Jamie George accepts that Saracens will need to “take it up another level” when they bid to become the most successful English club in European Cup history on Saturday.
Next month’s Heineken Champions Cup will be an Anglo-Irish affair after defending champions Leinster impressively dispatched Toulouse 30-12 at the Aviva Stadium.
Tournament organisers have condemned a spectator who appeared to confront England star Billy Vunipola following Saracens’ Heineken Champions Cup semi-final victory over Munster.
Billy Vunipola was on the score sheet as Saracens reached their third European final in four seasons after beating Heineken Champions Cup opponents Munster 32-16.
Mark McCall expects fans to again boo Billy Vunipola following the Saracens and England forward’s official warning from the Rugby Football Union for a homophobic Instagram comment.
David Strettle capitalised on the late withdrawal of Owen Farrell to cross twice as Saracens stormed into the Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals with a 56-27 victory over Glasgow.
Two tries from Keith Earls secured Munster a 17-13 victory at Edinburgh and a 14th Heineken Champions Cup semi-final appearance.