Champions’ Cup: English In The Ascendancy

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It was a weekend where the rugby no longer mattered. In the aftermath of the horrors in Paris, the world of rugby moved on with solidarity. And move on we did, as, despite five games being called off in France, round one of the Rugby Champions’ Cup got underway with English clubs claiming early dominance. Four of the […] READ MORE


Season Preview: Northampton Saints

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Last Season Despite reaching the semi finals, last year’s defending champions looked to have peak at the start of the season. Their season seemed to be torn apart ruthlessly by Clermont when they were hammered 37-5 in the Champions Cup quarter-final. Northampton Saints never fully recovered from that thrashing and although they beat Saracens twice in the Premiership […] READ MORE


2015-16 European Season: Impress or Regress

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With pre-season well underway for most European sides, and the season proper underway for the Top 14 teams, it’s worth taking a look at the teams who could maybe push on from last season and stake a claim for higher honours, and those who might not reach the dizzy heights of last year. 2015-16 Top […] READ MORE


Singha Premiership 7s Group C – Wade and Co. Are Winners for Wasps

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Known as the faster paced, somewhat more appealing format of rugby, 7s is a spectacle that exudes flair and finesse in every phase of the game. A diluted version of the regular XV game that focuses on passing precision, ball handling skills and speed to captivate audiences worldwide, it delivers something for everyone. And the […] READ MORE


Champions Cup Fixtures: Winners and Losers

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The Champions Cup has thrown up some intriguing clashes, so here are the sides who have gained and lost most from the draw… Champions Cup Fixtures: Winners and Losers POOL ONE Winners: Ulster Saracens, Ulster and Toulouse were all secretly hoping that they would draw Oyonnax first, and Ulster are the lucky ones to have […] READ MORE


Aviva A League Set For Its Best Season

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The following press release comes from the Aviva A League. Aviva A League Set For Its Best Season After a scintillating end to the 2014-15 campaign, the Aviva A League is set for its most explosive season yet according to Premiership Rugby’s Head of Academies and Development, Mike Hynard. Maro Itoje led Saracens Storm to […] READ MORE