Was Gallagher Premiership home advantage reduced without crowds?

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Whilst sports stadiums remain mostly empty around the world, the concept of home advantage has been put under the spotlight. The first football to return, the German Bundesliga, saw a significant increase in away wins. Early analysis by EPSN showed the percentage of home wins had halved. Recently, the English Premier League saw Leicester City […] READ MORE


COVID-19 causing Round 22 havoc in Gallagher Premiership

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Covid-19 havoc in Gallagher Premiership Covid-19 has changed the way we live and the way we absorb the sport we love. This season has been by no way straight forward. The world is a very different place now as it was when the first ball was kicked in round one. However, it hasn’t got in […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership 2020/21 full fixture list

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The Gallagher Premiership starts in less than two months and Last Word on Rugby brings you the full list of fixtures with all the information you need to know ahead the 24th campaign of the top flight. Gallagher Premiership’s 24th campaign Harlequins and Exeter Chiefs have been handed the honour of kicking off the 2020/21 […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership Team of the Week – Round 17

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The Gallagher Premiership bank holiday action has thrown up plenty of huge performances. Here is the Team of the Week from round 17.  15. Mike Brown It was a great weekend for fullbacks, with the likes of Luke James, Jason Woodward and Stuart Hogg all putting in worthy shifts. It was Brown’s leadership and sheer […] 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


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


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’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


BT set to televise Gallagher Premiership games, four games free to air

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The Gallagher Premiership is back and will kick off at The Stoop on August 14 when Harlequins take on Sale Sharks in their round 14 match-up. Robert Rees has all the latest from the fixtures announcement. Round 14 fixtures August 14, Harlequins vs Sale Sharks August 15, Exeter Chiefs vs Leicester Tigers August 15, Bath […] READ MORE


Gallagher Premiership 2020-21 complete list of transfers

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The Gallagher Premiership teams are still completing business deals as usual, despite a lack of live action, so here is the complete list of transfers in the Premiership. This list will continue to be updated as Gallagher Premiership transfers get officially completed. Last update: August 11, 11.02AM. Bath IN: Gabriel Hamer-Webb (academy), Juan Schoeman (Sharks), Ben […] READ MORE