Owen Farrell plays Johnny Sexton role to help Saracens prepare for Leinster

Suspended Farrell running opposition plays in trainingAlex Goode or Manu Vunipola will come in at fly-halfOwen Farrell is steeling his Saracens teammates for their Champions Cup quarter-final against Leinster by adopting Johnny Sexton’s role in training this week. Farrell is suspended for Saturday’s match in Dublin but the Saracens director of rugby, Mark McCall, has revealed how the England captain is still playing a crucial role in his side’s preparation.Leinster – unbeaten since losing last season’s European final to Saracens – were heavy favourites even before Farrell’s five-week ban for a…

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