Gloucester Rugby seal bonus point win over Northampton Saints

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Gloucester Rugby played hosts to Northampton Saints on Saturday afternoon at Kingsholm with both sides hoping to bounce back from losses in the previous weekend of Gallagher Premiership fixtures. A win for Gloucester would boost their hopes of a top-four finish, while Saints themselves were hoping for a win that would keep them in what […] READ MORE



Two more Gallagher Premiership rounds before International Rugby takes over

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With just two more Gallagher Premiership rounds to be played before International Rugby begins, English rugby fans couldn’t be happier with such a full calendar. It happens in the Northern Hemisphere autumn though, last year was so badly interrupted that the pandemic interrupted so much of the calendar, 2021 is gratefully welcomed by stakeholders, players, […] READ MORE


Northampton Saints 2021/22 Gallagher Premiership focus

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Last Word on Rugby is refocusing attention on the Gallagher Premiership ahead of the 2021/22 season. This article centers on Northampton Saints, who finished fifth last season but will be looking for a closer top-four challenge this time. Saints biggest departure in offseason Props Francois van Wyk and Owen Franks have departed, which could impact […] 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


Elizabeth chats to Northampton centre Rory Hutchinson

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Elizabeth Cartwight chats to Northampton centre Rory Hutchinson. He spoke about his omission from the Scotland squad, who influenced him to first pick up a rugby ball and a new hobby he picked up during lockdown. Rory Hutchinson plays for the Northampton Saints in the Gallagher Premiership, who he has represented since 2014. That was […] READ MORE



Leicester Tigers vs Northampton Saints Match CANCELLED

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Leicester Tigers vs Northampton Saints has today become the most recent victim to the Covid-19 pandemic having been cancelled. This follows a significant number of positive tests from within the Northampton Saints camp. The cancelled game between Leicester and Northampton is the first casualty for this weekend so far. This comes after two games were […] 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