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Mark McCall demands England call-up for Sarries star David Strettle
Saracens boss Mark McCall says England must give David Strettle a chance after his superb display against Sale.
Sarries cruised to a 32-12 victory over the struggling Sharks, with Strettle the man-of-the-match.
Owen Farrell also kicked 22 points in the win and McCall insists Strettle should join the fly-half in the England camp when Stuart Lancaster announces his Six Nations squad on Wednesday.
"David Strettle was made man-of-the-match today and he was magnificent," he said.
"He's really relished this opportunity to play on the left wing and England don't have that many natural left wingers.
"No-one's been putting their hands up as an out-an-out starter and the last five weeks has seen some of the best rugby I've seen from him.
"We'd like to be scoring more tries and we've done that in certain games in Europe but we were dominant in the first half as well here and that is a good sign."
Sale remain rooted to the foot of the table as they could only muster four Danny Cipriani penalties.
Boss Steve Diamond is urging his troops to play for the full 80 minutes if they are to escape the drop.
"We came down here looking for a performance and trying to stay with them for the first 60 minutes, which we managed to do," he said.
"Then we conceded a soft try, really, once Charlie Hodgson came on that opened us up and then another basic error where they chipped through and scored.
"So we're disappointed with that, but for the first 60 minutes we were still in the game - if we could've just sorted our tackle awareness out in getting away from the ball we'd have been competitive.
"We've just got to stick to what we do in the league and hopefully our endeavour will show."Aviva Premiership. Click here to bet.
|Friday 24th April|
|19:45||Bath vs London Irish|
|Saturday 25th April|
|14:00||Sale Sharks vs Harlequins|
|15:00||Gloucester vs Newcastle Falcons|
|15:00||Leicester Tigers vs London Welsh|
|15:15||Northampton vs Saracens|
|Sunday 26th April|
|14:00||Wasps vs Exeter|
|Friday 8th May|
|19:45||Harlequins vs Bath|
|Saturday 9th May|
|14:00||Sale vs Newcastle|
|15:00||Northampton vs London Welsh|
|15:00||Gloucester vs London Irish|
|15:15||Wasps vs Leicester Tigers|
|Sunday 10th May|
|14:00||Saracens vs Exeter|
|Saturday 16th May|
|15:30||Exeter vs Sale|
|15:30||Leicester vs Northampton|
|15:30||Bath vs Gloucester|
|15:30||Newcastle vs Harlequins|
|15:30||London Irish vs Wasps|
|15:30||London Welsh vs Saracens|
|Sunday 12th April|
|London Irish 25 - 23 Sale Sharks|
|London Welsh 13 - 40 Wasps|
|Exeter 21 - 10 Northampton|
|Saturday 11th April|
|Saracens 22 - 6 Leicester Tigers|
|Harlequins 29 - 26 Gloucester|
|Friday 10th April|
|Newcastle Falcons 19 - 29 Bath|
|Sunday 29th March|
|London Welsh 14 - 29 Bath|
|Sale Sharks 23 - 6 Gloucester|
|Saturday 28th March|
|Saracens 42 - 14 Harlequins|
|London Irish 22 - 21 Newcastle Falcons|
|Leicester Tigers 25 - 18 Exeter|
|Friday 27th March|
|Northampton 52 - 30 Wasps|
|Sunday 8th March|
|Newcastle Falcons 12 - 16 Leicester Tigers|
|Wasps 17 - 26 Saracens|
|Saturday 7th March|
|Gloucester 33 - 33 Northampton|
|Exeter 74 - 19 London Welsh|
|Harlequins 26 - 20 London Irish|
|Friday 6th March|
|Bath 12 - 3 Sale Sharks|
|Sunday 1st March|
|Wasps 32 - 21 Gloucester|
|Saturday 28th February|
|Exeter 16 - 6 Bath|
|Saracens 22 - 17 Newcastle Falcons|
|Leicester Tigers 28 - 8 Sale Sharks|
|London Welsh 12 - 50 London Irish|
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