Saracens’ Matt Stevens makes return from drugs ban at Woollams

England international returns in second-string victory

OLD ALBANIANS’ home, Woollams, played host to Matt Stevens’ return to rugby after a two-year drugs ban.

The England international prop played 56 minutes for new club Saracens’ second string in their 39-29 win over Wasps.

Stevens was banned back in 2009 after testing positive for cocaine whilst on the books at Bath, a ban which came to an end on January 19 this year.

Sarries ran in six tries during Monday night’s victory with two familiar faces at Woollams amongst the scorers.


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Former OAs prop James Ellershaw got the ball rolling for Saracens with flanker Jamie Bache wrapping up the scoring for the home side.

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