Scotland wing Sean Maitland signs new Saracens deal

Two more years despite relegation

Scotland wing Sean Maitland will be staying at Saracens for two more years. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire
Scotland wing Sean Maitland will be staying at Saracens for two more years. Picture: David Davies/PA Wire

Scotland international Sean Maitland has signed a new two-year deal with Saracens.

The 31-year-old was linked with a move away from the club after they were relegated to the Championship for repeated salary cap breaches.

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However, the Sarries wing will be part of Mark McCall’s side in the second tier and is contracted with the north London side until 2022.

Maitland said: “It was a bit of a no-brainer for me. My family love it here, we’re settled and I wanted to stay because I love being here and I love what the club is about and the people that are in it.

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“We’re one big family. That comes right from the top, from the owner, into the group and the academy.

“We’re all aligned, one big family, and for me that’s important.”

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Director of rugby McCall added: “Sean has made an outstanding contribution to our club over the last four years both on and off the field.

“He has taken his game to a new level during that time and has had a great influence on some of our younger players. To have a player of Sean’s quality and experience commit his future to the club is a huge boost.”

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Maitland renewing his terms follows Dom Morris, Ralph Adams-Hale and Manu Vunipola, the cousin of Billy and Mako, all extending their contracts at Saracens this week.

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