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Saracens boss Mark McCall reveals plans for new attacking system to maximise best ball carriers
Saracens are trying to get their most destructive players on the ball as often as possible as part of a new attacking system, revealed director of rugby Mark McCall.
The Men in Black boast some of the most threatening ball carriers in the league and the tries have been flowing in their first three games of the season.
Sarries have scored 13 tries and are only the second team in Premiership history to open a season with three consecutive bonus-point wins.
"I think for anybody who watched our attacking system last year, I hope it's obvious we have made a big change over the summer," McCall said.
"We had a system in place for three years which we felt in the summer was handicapping some of the players we had.
"We wanted to come up with something that got our good ball carriers on the ball more often.
"It's a work in progress, we're nowhere near where we want to be with it but you can see how often Schalk Brits got his hands on the ball, the two Vunipolas got their hands on the ball and our backs got their hands on the ball.
"It's a much more flexible attacking system than the one we used before."
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