Is Premiership Rugby Cup fit for purpose? Question for RFU

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The Premiership Rugby Cup has gone through several forms in recent years. It has contained teams from Wales and England and known as the Anglo-Welsh Cup and we have seen the tournament under the sponsored name, the LV Cup. Currently, with the addition of a thirteenth team to the Gallagher Premiership, we have the most […] READ MORE


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


Sale Sharks claim silverware in Premiership Rugby Cup Final

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Six months late, but the first silverware of the 2019/20 English season has been claimed. Sale Sharks won the Premiership Rugby Cup final, beating Harlequins 27-19.  Sale Sharks win Premiership Rugby Cup Final The game ignited after a yellow card for Harlequins’ Stephan Lewies, with Sale scoring ten points during the sin-bin period.  Hooker Curtis […] READ MORE


The rapid rise of Louis Rees-Zammit

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Gloucester have form when it comes to producing exciting wingers. The production line that unleashed James Simpson-Daniel, Jonny May and Charlie Sharples has unearthed a new star: Louis Rees-Zammit. 😳😳 Unbelievable pace form @LouisReesZammit! COME ON!! pic.twitter.com/mWnlhCUssH — Gloucester Rugby (@gloucesterrugby) December 20, 2019 Who is Louis Rees-Zammit? Rees-Zammit was born in Llandaff in Cardiff […] READ MORE


Dai Young: Building ‘strength in depth’ for 2019/20 Premiership

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Last season would have been regarded as a disappointing season by Wasps’s standards in recent years. They finished eighth in the Premiership, just missing Heineken Champions Cup Rugby playoffs. This was a disappointment but Director of Rugby Dai Young believes they have a better foundation this season. Wasps had to compete with a number of […] READ MORE



Premiership Rugby Cup Derby-day more than just result for Exeter

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Exeter Chiefs face Bristol Bears in their final Premiership Rugby Cup group game and their Derby-Day match. They do so in the knowledge that a win is their only chance to progress to the semi-finals. However, this Premiership Rugby Cup Derby-Day is about more than just the result. With most teams using these weeks as […] READ MORE


Title contenders to meet resurgent Northampton in Premiership Rugby Cup Final

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The action never stops for Gallagher Premiership sides, as Worcester Warriors, Saracens, Northampton Saints and Newcastle Falcons battled for a place in the Premiership Rugby Cup final. After two entertaining clashes Saracens and Northampton Saints came away as winners and will contest the final in March. Worcester Warriors 22 vs 38 Saracens The Warriors were […] READ MORE


Gloucester Rugby Academy players Growing as senior squad share Experience

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Gloucester’s injury-riddled season has seen their academy players step up to the mark. Players like Henry Walker, Lloyd Evans and Aaron Hinkley have all proved they’ve got what it takes. Walker and Evans spoke to the media on how they’ve developed as Gloucester Rugby academy players growing as senior squad share experience. Lloyd Evans relishing […] READ MORE