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Premiership final in numbers

Saracens face Exeter in the Aviva Premiership final on Saturday, with Saracens bidding to retain the title and Exeter making their first appearance in English rugby's end-of-season showpiece.

Here, Press Association Sport crunches the numbers ahead of the Twickenham showdown.

8 - the number of clubs that have won the English league title.

44 - the record number of career individual points in Premiership finals shared by Owen Farrell and Mark van Gisbergen.

6 - the number of years since Exeter were promoted to the Premiership.

4 - the number of Premiership finals Saracens have contested before this weekend.

13 - the number of Premiership tries scored by Exeter number eight Thomas Waldrom this season.

11 - the number of Premiership tries scored by Saracens wing Chris Ashton this season.

2 - the number of times Saracens have been crowned Premiership champions.

12 - the number of years since an English club won a domestic and European double, which is Saracens' aim on Saturday.

36 - the number of points Saracens scored when they last played Exeter in March.

9 - the number of successive wins Saracens have recorded against all opponents heading into Saturday's final.


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