Jess Breach scores a try
Breach scored against Saracens when the sides met in the Premier 15s semi-finals in May

Saracens have signed England winger Jess Breach from rivals Harlequins.

The 24-year-old, who has scored 11 tries in 22 England appearances, will leave Quins after five years and join Saracens after the World Cup.

It comes as former England prop Rochelle Clark agreed a new one-year deal at the Premier 15s champions.

“She truly is a game changer with great pace and ability to score tries,” Saracens head coach Alex Austerberry told the club website.

“Coming in to the prime of her career, it will be exciting to see Jess continue to grow and develop in a Saracens shirt.

“With the ability to score tries and makes breaks from nothing, Jess will no doubt be a potent weapon in a very exciting backline.”

Rochelle 'Rocky' Clark scores a try for Saracens in the Premier 15s
Clark (with the ball) retired from playing for England in 2018 but has continued her club career with Saracens

Clark, 41, is England’s most-capped player and joined Saracens in 2019 in a player-coach role, but will extend in a playing role only.

Clark, known as ‘Rocky’, was capped 137 times by England and won the 2014 World Cup during her 15-year international career, before retiring in 2018.

The prop, who worked as forwards and skills coach, is to instead pursue her media career away from the pitch.

“During my time at Saracens I’ve been privileged to work with some of the best players in the world and develop my coaching craft,” Clark said.

“The Saracens Women are an excellent group to coach and I’m delighted I can still play alongside them whilst committing my time to pursuing my media and punditry career.”

Saracens were crowned Premier 15s champions in June for the third time since the league was introduced in 2017.

“Rocky is certainly one of a kind. There is a reason why she has had an unbelievable playing career and continues to perform at the highest level,” added Austerberry.

“I am delighted that Rocky has committed to another year in a Saracens shirt and I have no doubt she will continue to contribute consistently.”

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