Saracens have announced a mid-season friendly, with the South African side Blue Bulls to visit Allianz Park in January 2015.

The provincial side will visit Allianz Park on January 31 of next year, bringing with them a full-strength side.

Director of rugby, Mark McCall, said: “The Vodacom Blue Bulls are always formidable opposition, and we look forward to another fantastic occasion at Allianz Park.

"Our players greatly enjoyed the game against the Sharks last January; these matches against top southern hemisphere opposition are becoming part of our annual calendar.”