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SA-born Brad Barritt to say goodbye to Saracens

Saracens’ Brad Barritt applauds the fans as he leaves the field dejected following his side's 10-3 defeat to Munster during the European Champions Cup match at Thomond Park in Limerick on 7 December 2019.
Saracens’ Brad Barritt applauds the fans as he leaves the field dejected following his side's 10-3 defeat to Munster during the European Champions Cup match at Thomond Park in Limerick on 7 December 2019.
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Saracens skipper Brad Barritt will leave the club at the end of the 2019-20 season.

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The South African-born midfielder announced on Monday that he's signed a short-term contract extension in order to see out the Covid-19 disrupted season.

The 33-year-old joined Saracens from the Sharks in 2008 and has made 257 appearances for the London-based club, winning five English Premiership titles and lifting the European Champions Cup on three occasions.

Barritt played 26 Tests for England between 2012 and 2015 and also featured for the British & Irish Lions on their 2013 tour of Australia.

- Compiled by Sport24 staff

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