London — English champions Saracens have been given a 35-point deduction and fined £5.36m (R101.8m)  after they were found guilty of breaching salary cap regulations, Premiership Rugby Ltd (PRL) said on Tuesday.

British media reported the breaches related to England internationals such as Owen Farrell, Maro Itoje, Mako and Billy Vunipola entering into business partnerships with club chair Nigel Wray...

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