Gloucester 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership focus

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In the fourth article of our feature series, Last Word on Rugby focuses attention on the Gallagher Premiership ahead of the Gloucester 2021/22 season. This edition turns the focus on Gloucester Rugby, who will be aiming to improve on a disappointing 11th place finish last time out. Focus on Gloucester 2021/22 – Biggest departure The […] 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



ANALYSIS: Louis Rees-Zammit’s Six Nations performance so far

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Wales Louis Rees-Zammit’s performances to date have arguably seen him viewed as the player of the Six Nations so far. The 20-year-old Gloucester winger has shown all of his potential with examples of his pedigree that is obvious even only in his first few Tests for Wales. That includes a solid, error-free performance against Ireland […] 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



Chasing pack struggle in Gallagher Premiership Round One

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After less than a month away, Premiership rugby is back. Champions Exeter Chiefs have already taken their usual spot at the top of the league table, after putting in the most convincing win of Gallagher Premiership Round One. They beat Harlequins, who are joined at the bottom of the table by fellow ‘mid-table’ chasers Gloucester […] READ MORE


Jason Woodward looking for 80 minute performance from Gloucester

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Gallagher Premiership action continues to come thick and fast as Round 18 approaches. Gloucester will face London Irish at Kingsholm, with both sides still hopeful of claiming a Champions Cup spot for next season. Jason Woodward and Alex King spoke to the media ahead of this game. James Barker brings you the latest insight from Gloucester’s […] 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


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