Union needs its own Rugby FA Cup

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As rugby pundits start to summarise 2021, there is one competition which will hardly garner a footnote. It’s fair to say, the Premiership Rugby Cup fails to garner significant ticket sales or mainstream attention. If you look through the last cup finals, only two had a crowd of over 10,000. A Rugby FA Cup it […] READ MORE


Worcester Warriors 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership Focus

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Worcester will be desperately hoping to improve on their last-place finish in the Gallagher Premiership last season. Worcester Warriors 2021/22 Director of Rugby Alan Solomons won’t have the fear of relegation, but, will hope the Warriors can be far more competitive. Worcester Warriors 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership Focus Can Worcester climb the table of such a […] READ MORE


Simmonds and Dombrandt shine in Gallagher Premiership

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The Gallagher Premiership semifinals over the weekend propelled English rugby to the forefront of European rugby. Contrast France’s Top 14 semifinals which were tight, turgid affairs dominated by the forwards. The Gallagher Premiership will never be able to match the salaries that the Top 14 can dish out. However, for any southern hemisphere player wanting […] READ MORE


Bristol Bears: Return to Bear Country

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Bristol Bears welcomed fans back to Ashton Gate, and they did so with panache and passion. Midway during the first half of the Gallagher Premiership fixture between Bristol Bears and Gloucester, BT Sport’s Sara Elgan sat down with Giles. The enraptured Bristol Bears fan was relishing his return to Ashton Gate, finally reunited with his […] READ MORE


Northampton bolster pack with South African Number 8 Signing

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Northampton Saints have made a new signing at number 8 in the form of South African prospect Juarno Augustus. The 23-year-old joins from Western Province and the Stormers whom he has represented since 2017. Size and strength in the forwards has long been an Achilles heel of this Northampton pack. Many will feel this signing […] READ MORE




Should relegation be scrapped due to the pandemic?

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With more and more games being called off in the English Premiership and the result decided by which team caught the virus, questions have been raised about whether relegation should be scrapped for this year. Should relegation be scrapped? With the Premiership’s current system to deal with Covid cancellations awarding 4 points and a victory […] READ MORE


Rob Baxter backs Sam Simmonds to keep pushing for England selection

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Rob Baxter has provided support for Sam Simmonds after another week went by without an international call up. Speaking ahead of the visit of Bath this weekend Rob Baxter addressed the media to show understanding for the situation of Sam Simmonds but also of Eddie Jones and the England setup. David Challis caught up with […] READ MORE