Saracens Too Strong for Sharks at Home
After two back to back wins Sharks traveled to Allianz Park to take on Saracens who sit second in the league and undefeated at home.
Sharks started on the back foot allowing Saracens to pull away with three tries in 14 minutes. The visitors then started to put the ball through the hands and worked their way up the pitch pinning Sarries in their 22. A penalty from Saracens allowed for Daley-Mclean to kick the for the corner and Sharks won the lineout on Sarries 5 meter line. Cowan collected the ball and feed it to Taylor who drove over the tryline, scoring Sharks first try of the game.
Sarries managed to score more try before halftime, again unconverted making the half time score 20-5 to Saracens.
Sharks made one change at half time with Trudy Cowan coming off for Jasmine Bell.
The second half continued with Sarries scoring their fifth try, this was converted making the score 27-5.
Sharks England international prop Heather Kerr then made a great run finding space and running over Sarries fullback securing sharks second try of the game which Daley-Mclean converted, making the score 27-12.
Sarries responded with a try of their own, which they managed to convert taking the score to 34-12.
Sharks managed to break Sarries defence on a number of occasions with hooker Elle Bloor leading the waym crashing through the middle of the pitch. Rachael Woosey capitalised on this and ran a great line leading to Sharks third try, Daley-McLean converted, making the score 34-19.
Sharks spent the next 10 minutes chasing the four try bonus point but Sarries kept them out and scoring two more tries of their own, both went unconverted making the final score 44-19 to Saracens.