It’s semi-final time in both the Aviva Premiership and the Guinness Pro14, with some high octane games scheduled! To prepare you, join ‘In the Bin’ rugby pod for a look at all the coverage.
Paddy and Andy discuss the recent results, and the upcoming finals this weekend.
Big Story Roundup
In the news this week, there is a ‘changing of the Gustard’ in the England camp. As Quins persuade Paul to take over at the Stoop.
— Harlequins ? (@Harlequins) May 21, 2018
Aviva Premiership and Guinness Pro14 redux
Starting at Allianz Park, Owen Farrell (see main picture) had Wasps in peril from the start. Sarries forward power saw them ‘Owen’ing Wasps, for whom a double from Le Roux, wasn’t enough to see them through.
Exeter showed their class in a dominant display, which couldn’t have been more typical Exeter! They clipped the Falcons play-off wings…. without breaking a sweat. Even Thomas ‘the tank’ Waldrom steamed through to set up the final try, on his Sandy Park farewell.
Last weekend was the Royal Wedding and this Saturday is a Royal Rumble ? as the new kings ? of English rugby are crowned ?
— Premiership Rugby (@premrugby) May 22, 2018
On Friday at Scotstoun, the Scots were done in play offs, with a ruthless Patchell inspired Scarlets side romping home.
Finally in Dublin, Lowe’s magic made sure it was Leinster who finished the game on a high, seeing them progress to a ‘home’ final.
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— PRO14 RUGBY (@PRO14Official) May 23, 2018
And with that, fans now know who will be competing this weekend, in the major rugby finals before the anticipated June Internationals.
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