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


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


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 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


Crunch time for Bristol and Sale Premiership title credentials

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Over the next week we should have a clearer picture of who has the best Gallagher Premiership title credentials. League leaders Exeter Chiefs travel to both Sale Sharks and Bristol Bears in the space of five days; could they be knocked off the top of the table in this time? Away wins at Sandy Park […] 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 Round 14: restart roundup

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English Rugby is finally back and the Gallagher Premiership Round 14 did not disappoint. Here is a roundup and analysis of all the action from the six Gallagher Premiership matches of the weekend. Harlequins 16 – 10 Sale Sharks The first game since 8 March was, perhaps unsurprisingly, a tight affair that didn’t see a […] 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


5 Stories To Follow On The Return Of Premiership Rugby

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With the return to of Premiership rugby so close we can almost taste the first tackle, thoughts turn away from off-field issues and back onto the rugby itself. With that in mind, it becomes a job to remember the state of play for the league. So much has happened since the season was suspended back […] READ MORE