Leeds inquest was positive feedback

MUCH was made of our so-called team inquest after last week&rsquo;s victory over Leeds, but it was really nothing more than an exchange of positive feedback.<br /><br />I was actually very happy with the players individually, as I have been all season, it was just the fact that we didn&rsquo;t stick to the gameplan as much as I&rsquo;d have liked, which prompted the discussion.<br /><br />Not that I needed to say much, however, the players didn&rsquo;t need to be told of the mistakes they might have made and acknowledged the fact that things didn&rsquo;t exactly go to plan.<br /><br />That said, we came through unscathed and we go to Bath on Saturday with our 100 per cent record still in tact. Bath had made a stuttering start to the Premiership but are a better side than their league position suggests. They showed against Stade Francais recently just what a dangerous team they can be.<br /><br />I was told this week that victory would represent a best league start to a season since Newcastle&rsquo;s 12-match winning start in 1997, but that is certainly not a statistic on our radar at the Recreation Ground on Saturday.<br /><br />The only numbers I&rsquo;m interested in are in the league table at the end of the season. Right now, we&rsquo;re simply taking things a step at a time.<br /><br />This week, we are without fly-half Derick Hougaard, who has suffered a hamstring pull, but in Glen Jackson we have someone who certainly deserves a little run in the side.<br /><br />Brendan Venter is Saracens head coach. Call the Sarries box office on 01727 792800