Saracens dual-register England Under-20 stars with Bedford
July 23, 2014
Maro Itoje and Aaron Morris have been dual-registered with Bedford © Getty Images
Saracens have loaned second-row Eoin Griffin to Bedford for the 2014-15 season and have also announced a host of dual-registration deals.
Griffin will bolster Bedford's resources in the locks while Saracens have confirmed Scott Spurling and Matt Hankin will continue to be dual-registered with Bedford with Nathan Earle, Hayden Thompson-Stringer, Nick Tompkins, Maro Itoje and Aaron Morris joining them on similar deals.
"We are once again delighted to be working with Bedford Blues and continuing our relationship which has blossomed so well over the years," Saracens boss Mark McCall said. "Thanks to this special relationship, many players have gained valuable experience within the Championship before making the transition to the Premiership and I hope that both clubs continue to benefit from this agreement."
Bedford Blues director of rugby Mike Rayer added: "Our relationship with Saracens continues to grow and once again we have an amazing array of talented youngsters who will be available to us at certain times throughout the season."
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