LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 16: Joe Maddock of Saracens tries to breaks with the ball during the match between Saracens and South African Barbarians at Honourable Artillery Company on May 16, 2013 in London, England.
Before the Twickenham game against Saracens I felt fabulous. Before this game I didn't feel amazing. Even just before the game, I missed a couple and my head started to go. I was thinking: 'Hold on, why did that go like that?'
They play to a consistently high standard every week and a team that is less consistent over the course of the season can rise above them on the one-off occasion ... Northampton showed at Saracens what they are capable of, but I expect Leicester to win: they will be desperate to avoid a hat-trick of losses, it is a derby and their six Lions are in scintillating form.More quotes »
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