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 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


Gallagher Premiership round 14 Team of the Week

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Following the resumption of the Gallagher Premiership last weekend, the top stars of the game showed off their magic. Robert Rees selects his Team of the Week.  1. Val Rapava Ruskin Gloucester’s dominant display was centred around their forward prominence. 100% at scrum time and carrying hard to give the Cherry and Whites the go […] 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


Duncan Weir growing lockdown hair to raise money for charity

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Scotland stand-off Duncan Weir is raising money for charity by growing his hair until the New Year. The Worcester Warriors playmaker has developed quite the hair-do during the Coronavirus lockdown, and has committed to growing it into 2021 to raise money for Acorns Children’s Hospice. On his JustGiving page, the 29-year-old said: “I’ve always had […] READ MORE


Alex Grove reflects on ‘absolute battle’ after completing Channel swim

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Former Worcester Warriors and Scotland centre Alex Grove has reflected on the “absolute battle” of swimming the Channel, a challenge he completed in just under 14 hours as he raised money for Acorns Children’s Hospice. Alex Grove completes Channel swim Grove, who spoke to Last Word on Rugby before the challenge, set off at 00.30 this morning […] READ MORE


Former Scotland centre Alex Grove taking on Channel swim

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Former Scotland and Worcester Warriors centre Alex Grove is preparing to swim the channel this weekend to raise money for charity. A massive good luck to @AlexGrove who is gearing up for his channel swim on Saturday 🙌🏊‍♂️ This is a massive challenge and he has raised a mammoth £18,620! Help him reach his 20k […] 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


Rugby union weekly contract round-up

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Despite the cancellation and postponements of the rugby union season there is still plenty of activity behind the scenes and Last Word brings you all the latest contract news from the past week. Sam Parry The versatile hooker has announced an extra year extension to his tenure at the Ospreys, which will take him to […] READ MORE


Sixways Stadium to be used as Coronavirus testing facility

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Worcester Warriors’ Sixways Stadium is to be used as a drive-through Coronavirus testing facility as part of the Government’s UK-wide drive to increase testing for thousands more NHS and other key workers. Sixways Stadium becomes the latest rugby stadia to help out with the pandemic. Worcester Warriors ‘proud’ to play a part The site sits […] READ MORE