KICKING KING | Owen stars for Sarries

SARACEN’S fly-half Owen Farrell contributed 22 points as the Premiership champions began their Heineken Cup campaign with a 42-17 bonus-point victory over Benetton Treviso. Farrell scored an early try, landed four conversions and kicked three penalties, while former Springboks skipper John Smit made a try-scoring debut. Elsewhere, a late try from Clement Poitrenaud saw Toulouse beat Gloucester 21-17.