Rugby Union: Sarries offer over free tickets to emergency services following terror attack

Sarries chairman Nigel Wray said the club made the gesture to show emergency services how much they are appreciated by Londoners.

Saracens have offered free tickets to members of London's emergency services for their Premiership derby against Harlequins at Wembley in the wake of last week's terror attack in the British capital.

Three people were killed when Khalid Masood drove a hire car at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, before policeman Keith Palmer was stabbed to death outside the Houses of Parliament.

Masood also injured over 50 people before he was shot dead following his attack on PC Palmer, who was hailed as a hero for bravely running towards the terrorist in New Palace Yard.

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The emergency services have been praised for the way they dealt with the events last week and European champions Sarries have shown their appreciation by giving away tickets for the match against Quins on April 8.

Saracens chairman Nigel Wray said "We would like to put on record our gratitude and thanks for the wonderful work our emergency services do on a daily basis in this great city by offering them free entry to one of the biggest days in the capital's sporting calendar.

"We hope that in a very small way we can help highlight just how much Londoners appreciate how the emergency services keep us all safe."

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