Aviva Premiership
Sarries set for Wembley record
ESPNscrum Staff
March 19, 2012
Saracens tackle South Africa at Wembley Stadium, Saracens v South Africa, Wembley Stadium, London, England, November 17, 2009
Saracens have made Wembley a home from home © Getty Images
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Tournaments/Tours: Aviva Premiership
Teams: England | Saracens
Grounds: Wembley Stadium

Saracens have broken through the 75,000 ticket barrier for their next trip to Wembley Stadium.

The reigning Aviva Premiership champions take on league-leaders Harlequins at the home of English football on March 31.

The game will set a new record attendance for a rugby union fixture at Wembley, with Sarries' best return currently 47,000 after seven games at the ground.

Saracens chief Edward Griffiths initially targeted a crowd of 60,000, after Quins drew 82,000 fans - a world record for a regular season game - to the reverse fixture at Twickenham last December.

The current record for a domestic match belongs to Leinster and Munster, who contested a Heineken Cup semi-final in front of 82,208 fans at Croke Park in 2009.

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