Mercer topples Radradra in Round 19 Premiership Stats

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After a stellar week for Bath, Zach Mercer has toppled Radradra atop of the tackles list in round 19 of the Premiership stats. Last week Radradra topped almost all attacking categories demonstrating his worth to Bristol. He is still up there in most but with a bit more competition this week. Back again we take […] READ MORE


Premiership Rugby round 18 player stats dive

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As the Premiership reaches its climax following Round 18, Last Word on Rugby has decided to take a look at which players have performed the best each week in the stats. David Challis will keep us up to date who has outperformed their rivals statically speaking. This week saw some incredible games, some controversial moments […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership new recruits progress

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Rugby is well and truly back under way. The continuation of the 2019/2020 season has been a welcome return to TV screens across the country. This season is peculiar in that we are getting a real taste of the Gallagher Premiership new recruits for what would’ve been the 2020/2021 campaign. Now three rounds of the […] READ MORE


Rees-Zammit and Earl chasing Chris Ashton’s record

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Louis Rees-Zammit and Ben Earl are leading the race to become the top try-scorer in the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership with the best strike-rate ever recorded. Research from The Rugby Tipster highlights a number of new records if they continue their scoring form for the rest of the season. Form scorers clash at Kingsholm Both will […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership Round 15 Preview

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Round 14 was by no means a box office restart to the league. Some matches were cagey with high amounts of ball out of play time. However, it certainly has wetted the appetite of rugby fans and they are ready for more. Gallagher Premiership Round 15 gives an opportunity for the teams that looked rusty […] READ MORE


Crunch time for Bristol and Sale Premiership title credentials

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Over the next week we should have a clearer picture of who has the best Gallagher Premiership title credentials. League leaders Exeter Chiefs travel to both Sale Sharks and Bristol Bears in the space of five days; could they be knocked off the top of the table in this time? Away wins at Sandy Park […] READ MORE


Premiership Rugby restart: who hit the ground running?

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Rugby fans across the country had been waiting for the Premiership Rugby restart to come and for many the wait was well worth it. The sight of our league’s signature names rampaging on turf was a joy to behold. There is also the added intrigue of the changing of players mid way through the season […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership Round 14: restart roundup

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English Rugby is finally back and the Gallagher Premiership Round 14 did not disappoint. Here is a roundup and analysis of all the action from the six Gallagher Premiership matches of the weekend. Harlequins 16 – 10 Sale Sharks The first game since 8 March was, perhaps unsurprisingly, a tight affair that didn’t see a […] READ MORE


Pat Lam – Excited “an understatement” for Bristol Rugby Return

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Rugby returns to Ashton Gate with no fans this weekend and David Challis caught up with Pat Lam and Luke Morahan to get all the insight in the Bristol camp. Ahead of taking on already relegated Saracens both spoke of the need to make a fast start in order to press home their top-four ambitions. […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership’s Channel 5 games confirmed

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The four free to air Gallagher Premiership games have been confirmed with only a few days to go until the season restarts. Robert Rees brings you the latest. Free to air games The matches that will be shown on Channel 5 this season are: Saturday 15 August (2pm) – Exeter Chiefs v Leicester Tigers Saturday […] READ MORE