Premiership New Zealand XV: the backs

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Following the selection of a Pacific Island XV of the best-imported players into the Premiership, James Barker now selects a Premiership New Zealand XV; the best Kiwis to have played in England. Premiership New Zealand XV 15. Charles Piutau – Wasps, Bristol Bears A fairly simple decision to begin with. The most highly paid player […] READ MORE


Rob Baxter reacts to Jannes Kirsten contract extension

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Exeter Chiefs lock Jannes Kirsten has penned a contract extension with the club following a successful injury cover period at the Devon side.  Robert Rees brings you the latest from Sandy Park.  Jannes Kirsten signs extension Rob Baxter has rewarded the fine form of South African import Jannes Kirsten with a new contract extension at […] READ MORE



EPCR speak out on ‘Club World Cup’ proposal

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The news broke on Monday morning of discussions regarding a Club World Cup in the place of the current European competitions. EPCR have since given a statement on the current state of affairs.  Robert Rees brings you the latest on the proposal. Club World Cup proposal Much like football, there is a want from some […] READ MORE



Best Premiership Pacific Islanders XV: the backs

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In the first of a series of articles, we will be compiling teams of the best imports to the English Premiership. First, a XV of Premiership Pacific Islanders featuring the best from Samoa, Tonga and Fiji. These players have been selected on the strength of their contributions to their club/clubs whilst in the Premiership, rather than […] READ MORE



Gloucester Rugby earn £5.3m profit in latest accounts

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The latest Gloucester Rugby accounts have revealed that the club have made a £5.3m profit following the £12.8m investment from CVC.  Gloucester turn a profit… Gloucester typically lose money in recent times. This financial year is different! Turnover rose from £15.76m to £16.8m, resulting in a £5.3m profit before tax (Year Ending 2018:£2.2m loss). This […] READ MORE