Sarries had been unbeaten going into the sport and hoping to maneuver again forward of Bristol Bears on the high of the desk with a win, however as a substitute it was the reigning champions who proved far too robust.
Might Campbell’s early strive put Saracens forward, however they quickly misplaced England star Poppy Cleall to the sin-bin.
Konkel received the primary of her tries instantly afterwards, and regardless of one other penalty from Zoe Harrison, Quins led 19-10 on the break as Fiona Fletcher and Emily Scott crossed.
That dominance continued after the break, Sarah Beckett powering over from shut vary. And whereas Hannah Botterman received a strive again for Saracens, Konkel had the ultimate say for the guests.
That win meant that Bristol finish the weekend high of the pile however they had been pushed all the best way by Worcester Warriors in a 14-12 victory, with Amber Reed’s last-gasp conversion the distinction.
The England centre held her nerve from out vast after Holly Phillips’ attempt to seal victory towards 14 ladies, with Worcester’s Sioned Harries despatched off halfway by way of the second half.
And World Rugby Participant of the 12 months Zoe Aldcroft made an necessary contribution as Gloucester-Hartpury edged their West Nation derby conflict with Exeter Chiefs 10-8, getting the primary strive of the sport for the guests.
In France Montpellier, led by France second row Safi N’Diaye, received the higher of Lille Métropole Villeneuvois 29-7 they usually sit high of the Elite 1 Pool 2, two factors away from Stade Bordelais who’ve a sport in hand.
Bordeaux received the higher of Lyon 20-3 to maneuver forward of Blagnac, who weren’t enjoying this weekend.
In the meantime in Italy Valsugana Padova continued their good begin to the season with a 77-7 victory over CUS Milano.
They now lead by six factors from Villorba, who received the higher of CUS Torino 29-10, with Rugby Colorno profitable the opposite sport of the weekend 92-0 towards Benetton Rugby.