But Neath director of rugby Rowland Phillips Rugby is confident his side can put in a good performance after recent wins over Bucharest and Bristol at the Gnoll.
He said: "We are already relishing the pre season friendly against Saracens. As a club we are always keen to punch above our weight and fixtures like this will only improve our squad's skills and stamina going into the 2008/09 season."
Neath Rugby are giving season ticket subscribers a complimentary ticket to the Saracens game providing people sign up for 08/09 before the 31st July. Supporters can apply online - over the phone or by calling into the club shop, 13 Old Market St Neath."
In addition to the match against Saracens, Neath will play Newport Gwent Dragons, Bayonne and the Western Force.
Neath Rugby Pre Season matches:
Saturday 2nd August - Cwmtawe Sevens and Snid Fundraiser - Burry Port v Neath ko 1.30pm
Thursday 7th August - Neath v Saracens - The Gnoll 8.30pm
Saturday 16th August - St Davids v Neath - Pembrokshire 2.30pm
Saturday 23rd August - Plymouth Albion v Neath - Recreational Ground 2pm