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Jack O’Connell eyeing Bristol Rugby momentum from European finale

Qualification for the European Rugby Challenge Cup knockout stages may be beyond Bristol Rugby but Jack O’Connell claims they are…

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Fixture Change – Wasps v Gloucester Rugby

Premiership Rugby can confirm that the kick-off time for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Round 16 Wasps v Gloucester Rugby fixture…

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Harlequins Foundation reach £100,000 Great Ormond Street Hospital target

The Harlequins Foundation is today (Thursday 19th January) pleased to announce that it has succeeded in raising £100,000 for Great…

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Northampton Saints team news versus Montpellier

The Northampton Saints team has been announced for Friday’s European Rugby Champions Cup clash with Montpellier. An attacking line-up has…

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Leicester Tigers prove big draw at Welford Road

Leicester Tigers attendances have topped 100,000 over the last four home games at Welford Road. The best-supported team in English…

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Premiership Rugby clubs live on TV in Europe

European Rugby Champions Cup holders Saracens and three-time winners Toulon face off in a marquee clash at Allianz Park, kicking…

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Wasps’ Matt Mullan: ‘we must keep the momentum going’

WASPS’ last-gasp victory over Toulouse last week put them in prime position to reach the European Rugby Champions Cup knockout…

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Gareth Evans signs new contract to remain with Gloucester Rugby

Back row forward Gareth Evans has become the latest member of the current squad to commit his future to Gloucester…

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Gloucester Rugby confirm senior deal for scrum-half Ben Vellacott

A short time after making his first team bow, Gloucester Rugby are delighted to confirm that Academy scrum-half Ben Vellacott…

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Mike Phillips: Sale Sharks improvements will lead to wins

Mike Phillips is adamant Sale Sharks’ performance against French giants Toulon proves that an end to their losing run is…

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Graham Kitchener: Leicester Tigers pride is still burning bright

Leicester Tigers are already out of contention for the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals with a round still to come…

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Alex Lozowski, Mike Haley, Jack Nowell, Tom Wood, Matt Cox and George Ford star in OPTA’s European stats

Chris Ashton’s late try broke Scarlets hearts as Aviva Premiership Rugby champions Saracens extended their unbeaten run in Europe with…

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Charlie Clare hails Ben Foden influence at Northampton Saints

Northampton Saints hooker Charlie Clare has praised experienced full-back Ben Foden for helping to inspire an upturn in form for…

Charlie Clare has played 11 times for Northampton Saints this year.

Match officials for this weekend’s European rugby

Welsh referee Nigel Owens will be the man in the middle when Saracens face Toulon in a heavyweight clash in…

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Worcester Warriors will move on from Brive loss, says Matthew Cox

Forward Matthew Cox insists Worcester Warriors are moving on from their heartbreaking last-gasp defeat to Brive as they prepare for…

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Tom Bristow: Dai Young has created a great spirit at Wasps

Tom Bristow has hailed director of rugby Dai Young for creating a sense of togetherness at Wasps after their last-gasp…

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Rugby’s most comprehensive injury study published

The Professional Rugby Injury Surveillance Project (PRISP) report for the 2015-16 season has been published. The project is the most…

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Worcester Warriors sign Northampton Saints’ Ethan Waller

Worcester Warriors are delighted to announce the signing of Northampton Saints prop Ethan Waller. The loosehead will move to Sixways…

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Calum Clark signs for Saracens

Saracens are delighted to announce that flanker Calum Clark will join the club. Clark will move to Allianz Park from…

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Ross Batty hopes hooking battle can help Bath Rugby push on

Bath Rugby hooker Ross Batty insists the competition across Todd Blackadder’s squad will help them continue to bounce back from…

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Ross Batty hopes hooking battle can help Bath Rugby push on

Bath Rugby hooker Ross Batty insists the competition across Todd Blackadder’s squad will help them continue to bounce back from…

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Bath Rugby contract extensions for front row duo

Bath Rugby is delighted to announce that hooker Ross Batty and prop Max Lahiff have signed contract extensions that will…

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Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Bath Rugby, Bristol Rugby and Newcastle Falcons

Todd Blackadder attributed Bath Rugby’s 57-22 victory over league rivals Bristol Rugby to entering the game with exactly the right…

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Nathan Catt looking for 80-minute performance from Bath Rugby

Nathan Catt admits Bath Rugby have got to focus on executing for the full 80 minutes this weekend against Bristol…

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Sam Underhill heads to Bath Rugby

Flanker Sam Underhill has joined Bath Rugby on a three-year deal, the Club are delighted to confirm. One of the…

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Robbie Fruean to make starting debut, Anthony Watson on the wing against Bristol Rugby

Centre Robbie Fruean will make his starting debut for Bath Rugby in the local derby against Bristol Rugby in the…

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Jack O’Connell eyeing Bristol Rugby momentum from European finale

Qualification for the European Rugby Challenge Cup knockout stages may be beyond Bristol Rugby but Jack O’Connell claims they are…

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Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Bath Rugby, Bristol Rugby and Newcastle Falcons

Todd Blackadder attributed Bath Rugby’s 57-22 victory over league rivals Bristol Rugby to entering the game with exactly the right…

Tusi Pisi returns for Bristol Rugby for their West Country Derby with Bath Rugby

Tusi Pisi returns for Bristol Rugby

Tusi Pisi returns from a two-week suspension to start when Bristol host Bath in the European Challenge Cup on Friday…

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Robbie Fruean to make starting debut, Anthony Watson on the wing against Bristol Rugby

Centre Robbie Fruean will make his starting debut for Bath Rugby in the local derby against Bristol Rugby in the…

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Bristol Rugby’s Tom Varndell named Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for December 2016

A “lethal finisher” of the highest order has being named Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for December. Bristol…

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 07:  Jason Woodward of Bristol Rugby runs in to score a try  during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Bristol Rugby at Franklin's Gardens on January 7, 2017 in Northampton, England.  (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

Luke Arscott: Jason Woodward’s influence at Bristol Rugby is far-reaching

Full-back Jason Woodward may be absent when Bristol Rugby line up against Bath Rugby on Friday but Luke Arscott insists…

LLANELLI, WALES - JANUARY 15:  Saracens fly half Owen Farrell breaks a tackle on his way to setting up the final Saracens try during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Scarlets and Sarcens at Parc y Scarlets on January 15, 2017 in Llanelli, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Saracens, Sale Sharks and Exeter Chiefs

Mark McCall praised his ‘phenomenal’ captain Owen Farrell after Chris Ashton’s brace helped Saracens come from from 22-15 down in…

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Exeter Chiefs Side To Face Ulster

Matters in the Aviva Premiership may take a step back for the next month, but for Exeter Chiefs head coach…

Exeter Chiefs Ian Whitten played for Ulster between 2008 and 2012.

Exeter Chiefs Ian Whitten ready to finish European campaign on a high

Ian Whitten is preparing to finish Exeter Chiefs’ European Rugby Champions Cup campaign with a bang in a clash with…

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Greg Holmes happy to slog it out for Exeter Chiefs

Greg Holmes admits he is loving the “ruthless” nature of rugby life in the Northern Hemisphere following his move from…

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Matt Kvesic to become an Exeter Chief

Matt Kvesic says he is “excited” about what lies ahead after he this week agreed to join the Exeter Chiefs…

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Match Reaction: Saracens 13 Exeter Chiefs 13

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall paid tribute to his side as they coped with 14 men for 70 minutes…

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Fixture Change – Wasps v Gloucester Rugby

Premiership Rugby can confirm that the kick-off time for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Round 16 Wasps v Gloucester Rugby fixture…

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Gareth Evans signs new contract to remain with Gloucester Rugby

Back row forward Gareth Evans has become the latest member of the current squad to commit his future to Gloucester…

Ben Vellacott

Gloucester Rugby confirm senior deal for scrum-half Ben Vellacott

A short time after making his first team bow, Gloucester Rugby are delighted to confirm that Academy scrum-half Ben Vellacott…

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Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Gloucester Rugby, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints, Wasps, Worcester Warriors

Dai Young hailed his side’s spirit after Wasps fought back to secure a dramatic 17-14 European Cup victory over Toulouse…

Challenge Cup – Benetton Treviso v Gloucester Rugby: kick-off delayed

The kick-off of today's Challenge Cup, Round 5 match between Benetton Treviso and Gloucester Rugby has been delayed until 17.00…

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Jonny May excited by free-scoring Gloucester Rugby’s potential

Gloucester Rugby flyer Jonny May admits the Cherry & Whites side that humbled Worcester Warriors last weekend in Aviva Premiership…

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Harlequins Foundation reach £100,000 Great Ormond Street Hospital target

The Harlequins Foundation is today (Thursday 19th January) pleased to announce that it has succeeded in raising £100,000 for Great…

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Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Gloucester Rugby, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints, Wasps, Worcester Warriors

Dai Young hailed his side’s spirit after Wasps fought back to secure a dramatic 17-14 European Cup victory over Toulouse…

Charlie Walker has made two Aviva Premiership Rugby so far this season

Charlie Walker raring to go for Harlequins’ crucial Edinburgh clash

Charlie Walker admits that every week feels like a must-win game for Harlequins but insists the team are raring to…

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Harlequins team to play Edinburgh Rugby

Harlequins has announced the team to play Edinburgh Rugby at The Stoop on Saturday in Round 5 of the European…

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Harlequins unveil a first for a dedicated club rugby union stadium in the country

Harlequins can today confirm (Thursday 12th January) that it has recently installed a new eco-friendly LED floodlight system at The…

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Joe Marler injury update

Harlequins can confirm today that Joe Marler has suffered a fracture to his lower left leg. He will undergo a…

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Leicester Tigers prove big draw at Welford Road

Leicester Tigers attendances have topped 100,000 over the last four home games at Welford Road. The best-supported team in English…

Graham Kitchener

Graham Kitchener: Leicester Tigers pride is still burning bright

Leicester Tigers are already out of contention for the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals with a round still to come…

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Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Gloucester Rugby, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints, Wasps, Worcester Warriors

Dai Young hailed his side’s spirit after Wasps fought back to secure a dramatic 17-14 European Cup victory over Toulouse…

LEICESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 25:  Tigers player Matthew Tait in action during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Bath Rugby at Welford Road on September 25, 2016 in Leicester, England.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Tait returns for Leicester Tigers’ clash with Racing 92

Mathew Tait returns from injury to join the Leicester Tigers line-up for the European Champions Cup fixture against Racing 92…

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Dom Barrow joins list of new contracts at Tigers

Leicester Tigers have agreed new contract terms with second rower Dom Barrow beyond the end of the 2016/17 season. Barrow…

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Betham extends contract with Leicester Tigers

Australia international Peter Betham has committed his future to Leicester Tigers after agreeing terms on a new contract at Welford…

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Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Bath Rugby, Bristol Rugby and Newcastle Falcons

Todd Blackadder attributed Bath Rugby’s 57-22 victory over league rivals Bristol Rugby to entering the game with exactly the right…

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Chris Harris returns to Newcastle Falcons side to face Grenoble

Chris Harris will make a welcome return to the field on Friday as Newcastle Falcons travel to take on Grenoble…

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Buoyant Newcastle Falcons full of confidence, says lock Sean Robinson

Sean Robinson insists there is a growing belief at Newcastle Falcons this season as they continue to hunt a top…

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06:  Vereniki Goneva of Newcastle Falcons runs for the try line during the Aviva Premiership match between Newcastle Falcons and Bath Rugby at Kingston Park on January 6, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Match Reaction: Newcastle Falcons 24 Bath Rugby 22

Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards gave credit to the belief and resilience of his players as they came…

Mark Wilson has played all 12 of Newcastle Falcons' Aviva Premiership Rugby games this season.

Newcastle Falcons’ Calum Green hails inspirational Mark Wilson

Newcastle Falcons lock Calum Green has praised the inspirational leadership of back-row Mark Wilson as Dean Richards’ side prepare to…

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Newcastle Falcons team to face Bath Rugby

Newcastle Falcons have made three changes for Friday’s Aviva Premiership visit of Bath Rugby (7.45pm), fit-again flanker Will Welch returning…

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Northampton Saints team news versus Montpellier

The Northampton Saints team has been announced for Friday’s European Rugby Champions Cup clash with Montpellier. An attacking line-up has…

Charlie Clare has played 11 times for Northampton Saints this year.

Charlie Clare hails Ben Foden influence at Northampton Saints

Northampton Saints hooker Charlie Clare has praised experienced full-back Ben Foden for helping to inspire an upturn in form for…

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Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Gloucester Rugby, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints, Wasps, Worcester Warriors

Dai Young hailed his side’s spirit after Wasps fought back to secure a dramatic 17-14 European Cup victory over Toulouse…

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Young referees get recognition at packed Franklin’s Gardens

Young referees from the East Midlands were centre stage at Franklin’s Gardens at the start of the New Year, as…

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Northampton Saints team news for Castres clash

The Northampton Saints team has been announced for Saturday’s European Rugby Champions Cup clash with Castres (KO 1pm). The Saints…

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Match Reaction: Northampton Saints 32 Bristol Rugby 26

First-team coach Alan Dickens believes the improvements made by Bristol Rugby in recent weeks are plain to see, despite his…

BARNET, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 10:  Owen Farrell of Saracens and Tom Arscott of Sale Sharks during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Saracens and Sale Sharks at Allianz Park on December 10, 2016 in Barnet, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Tom Arscott statement

Sale Sharks have today issued the following statement on Tom Arscott.  Sale Sharks have today terminated the contract of Tom…

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Mike Phillips: Sale Sharks improvements will lead to wins

Mike Phillips is adamant Sale Sharks’ performance against French giants Toulon proves that an end to their losing run is…

LLANELLI, WALES - JANUARY 15:  Saracens fly half Owen Farrell breaks a tackle on his way to setting up the final Saracens try during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Scarlets and Sarcens at Parc y Scarlets on January 15, 2017 in Llanelli, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Saracens, Sale Sharks and Exeter Chiefs

Mark McCall praised his ‘phenomenal’ captain Owen Farrell after Chris Ashton’s brace helped Saracens come from from 22-15 down in…

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Sale Sharks name side to face Toulon

Sale Sharks have named their side to take on RC Toulon on Sunday at the Stade Mayol in the European…

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Cameron Neild and Sale Sharks ready to give Europe their all

Sale Sharks hooker Cameron Neild insists he and his teammates are not throwing in the towel in the European Champions…

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Match Reaction: Harlequins 29 Sale Sharks 26

Harlequins director of rugby John Kingston was bursting with pride after his side dealt with three front-row injuries to beat…

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Calum Clark signs for Saracens

Saracens are delighted to announce that flanker Calum Clark will join the club. Clark will move to Allianz Park from…

LLANELLI, WALES - JANUARY 15:  Saracens fly half Owen Farrell breaks a tackle on his way to setting up the final Saracens try during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Scarlets and Sarcens at Parc y Scarlets on January 15, 2017 in Llanelli, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Saracens, Sale Sharks and Exeter Chiefs

Mark McCall praised his ‘phenomenal’ captain Owen Farrell after Chris Ashton’s brace helped Saracens come from from 22-15 down in…

Owen Farrell scored all 16 of Saracens' points

Saracens name team to face Scarlets

Saracens have named their side to face Scarlets for Sunday’s European Rugby Champions Cup clash at Parc y Scarlets, kick-off…

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Full RFU decision on Saracens’ Brad Barritt and Richard Barrington

The charges against Sarcens' Richard Barrington for dangerous charging, contrary to law 10.4(g), and team-mate Brad Barritt for dangerous tackling,…

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RFU Disciplinary: Richard Barrington & Brad Barritt

Richard Barrington & Brad Barritt of Saracens will appear before an RFU Disciplinary panel in London on Tuesday evening. Barrington…

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Liam Williams to join Saracens

Saracens are delighted to announce the signing of Wales international Liam Williams. Looking forward to welcoming @SanjayWills to @Saracens at…

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Fixture Change – Wasps v Gloucester Rugby

Premiership Rugby can confirm that the kick-off time for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Round 16 Wasps v Gloucester Rugby fixture…

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Wasps’ Matt Mullan: ‘we must keep the momentum going’

WASPS’ last-gasp victory over Toulouse last week put them in prime position to reach the European Rugby Champions Cup knockout…

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Match officials for this weekend’s European rugby

Welsh referee Nigel Owens will be the man in the middle when Saracens face Toulon in a heavyweight clash in…

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Tom Bristow: Dai Young has created a great spirit at Wasps

Tom Bristow has hailed director of rugby Dai Young for creating a sense of togetherness at Wasps after their last-gasp…

Nick De Luca

Nick De Luca extends Wasps contract until end of season, before retiring from professional rugby

Scotland international centre Nick De Luca has extended his contract with Wasps until the end of the season, at which…

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Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Gloucester Rugby, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints, Wasps, Worcester Warriors

Dai Young hailed his side’s spirit after Wasps fought back to secure a dramatic 17-14 European Cup victory over Toulouse…

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Worcester Warriors will move on from Brive loss, says Matthew Cox

Forward Matthew Cox insists Worcester Warriors are moving on from their heartbreaking last-gasp defeat to Brive as they prepare for…

Ethan Waller

Worcester Warriors sign Northampton Saints’ Ethan Waller

Worcester Warriors are delighted to announce the signing of Northampton Saints prop Ethan Waller. The loosehead will move to Sixways…

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Aviva Premiership Rugby European Round-up: Gloucester Rugby, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints, Wasps, Worcester Warriors

Dai Young hailed his side’s spirit after Wasps fought back to secure a dramatic 17-14 European Cup victory over Toulouse…

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Worcester Warriors name side to face Brive

Joe Taufete'e will make his Club debut when Warriors travel to Stade Amedee-Domenech to take on Brive in the penultimate…

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Kirwan commits future to Warriors

Warriors flanker Carl Kirwan has committed his future to the Club by signing a new contract to remain at Sixways.…

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Worcester Warriors using European break to their advantage, says Sam Lewis

Sam Lewis admits Worcester Warriors may have taken one step forward and two steps back in recent weeks, but the…