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England Rugby squad update

Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson is a step closer to making his England return after being one of 24 players retained…

Anthony Watson

Piutau hoping West Country derby brings the best out of Bristol Rugby

Bristol Rugby centre Siale Piutau admits there is no better way for his side to bounce back from a bruising…

Mark Jennings: In-form Sale Sharks can topple Saracens

Sale Sharks’ Mark Jennings believes his in-form side are now reaping the fruits of their tough European campaign – and…

Zach Mercer to lead England U20 against Italy

England Under 20 have made eight changes to the starting line-up for their Six Nations match against Italy at the…

Will Witty targets top six as Newcastle Falcons push continues

Newcastle Falcons are enjoying their best season in over a decade and lock Will Witty believes a top-six finish is…

Round 16 Preview: Bristol Rugby v Bath Rugby

Bristol Rugby’s only two victories in Aviva Premriship Rugby this season came in successive matches, against Worcester and Sale over…

Bristol v Bath

Ticket sales for Derby Day at Wembley hit 50,000

Ticket sales for this year’s Derby Day spectacle between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley Stadium have now hit 50,000! The…

Wembley

Round 16 Preview: Wasps v Gloucester Rugby

Wasps are without a win in their last four first team fixtures since beating Zebre in Parma in the Champions…

Wasps v Gloucester

Referee appointments: Dean Richards takes charge of 91st Aviva Premiership Rugby clash

Referee Dean Richards will move ever closer to a century of Aviva Premiership Rugby matches this weekend, as he takes…

Round 16 Preview: Exeter Chiefs v Newcastle Falcons

Exeter Chiefs only defeat in their last ten first team matches was at Clermont-Auvergne in the European Champions Cup on…

Exeter Chiefs v Newcastle Falcons

Round 16 Preview: Northampton Saints v Worcester Warriors

Northampton Saints have slipped to successive Aviva Premiership Rugby defeats at Bath and at Newcastle but have not lost three…

Northampton Saints v Worcester Warriors

Jack Wilson extends stay with Bath Rugby

Jack Wilson has extended his stay with Bath Rugby until at least 2019, the Club are delighted to confirm. The…

Jack Wilson

Guy Mercer relishing Bath Rugby’s rigorous preparation this term

Bath Rugby club captain Guy Mercer believes meticulous planning has laid the foundations for a successful end to the season.…

Newcastle Falcons sign Canadian try machine DTH van der Merwe

Newcastle Falcons have added another proven top-level try-scorer to their squad with the news that Canada and Scarlets wing DTH…

DTH van der Merwe

Round 16 Preview: Saracens v Sale Sharks

Saracens are without a win in their last three Aviva Premiership Rugby fixtures and have not gone four in a…

Saracens v Sale Sharks

Round 16 Preview: Harlequins v Leicester Tigers

Harlequins are one of only two sides with a 100 per cent home winning record in Aviva Premiership Rugby this…

Harlequins v Leicester Tigers

Phil Swainston joins Harlequins from Wasps

Harlequins is excited to confirm today (Wednesday 22nd February), the signing of Wasps tighthead prop Phil Swainston, who will join…

Phil Swainston

BT Sport and ITV coverage of Aviva Premiership Rugby

A breathless round of Aviva Premiership Rugby action last week saw records smashed, underdogs triumph, and tries galore with a…

Live TV matches on BT Sport for Round 21

Premiership Rugby can confirm that Harlequins’ crucial clash with Wasps in the penultimate round of Aviva Premiership Rugby has been chosen…

Wasps v Harlequins
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Anthony Watson

England Rugby squad update

Bath Rugby's Anthony Watson is a step closer to making his England return after being one of 24 players retained…

Jack Wilson

Jack Wilson extends stay with Bath Rugby

Jack Wilson has extended his stay with Bath Rugby until at least 2019, the Club are delighted to confirm. The…

Guy Mercer relishing Bath Rugby’s rigorous preparation this term

Bath Rugby club captain Guy Mercer believes meticulous planning has laid the foundations for a successful end to the season.…

RFU Disciplinary Hearing: Francois Louw and Kahn Fotuali’i

The charges against Francois Louw and Kahn Fotuali’i of Bath Rugby were heard in Bristol on Tuesday evening. Louw and…

Dan Bowden

Bowden leaves Bath Rugby

Bath Rugby can confirm that Dan Bowden has been released from his contract by mutual consent. Bowden, who joined the…

RFU Disciplinary: Francois Louw and Kahn Fotuali’i

Francois Louw and Kahn Fotuali’i of Bath Rugby will appear before an RFU Disciplinary panel in Bristol on Tuesday 21…

Piutau hoping West Country derby brings the best out of Bristol Rugby

Bristol Rugby centre Siale Piutau admits there is no better way for his side to bounce back from a bruising…

Steve Gorvett

Steve Gorvett to step down as Bristol Rugby CEO

Steve Gorvett has decided to step down as Chief-Executive at the end of the 2016/17 campaign. Mark Tainton has been…

Alan Solomons

Solomons joins Bristol Rugby as a coaching consultant

Alan Solomons has joined Bristol Rugby as coaching consultant with immediate effect. The South African joins Mark Tainton’s coaching set-up…

Match Reaction: Leicester Tigers 50 Bristol Rugby 17

Aaron Mauger has backed his Leicester Tigers side to make the top four and qualify for the Aviva Premiership Rugby…

Thretton Palamo

Bristol team to face Leicester Tigers

Siale Piutau will make his first competitive start for Bristol against Leicester Tigers on Saturday (3pm KO). The Tongan international…

Bristol Rugby’s Jordan Crane relishing Welford Road return

Jordan Crane cannot wait to get back to Welford Road after ten years as a Leicester Tiger but the Bristol…

James Short

James Short full of praise for Exeter Chiefs pack

Hat-trick hero James Short praised the contribution of the Exeter Chiefs pack as they brushed aside the attentions of Worcester…

David Ewers eager to get back fit and firing for Exeter Chiefs

David Ewers may be tipped for an England call-up in the near future but the flanker believes holding down a starting…

Exeter Chiefs’ Thomas Waldrom eyeing trophy charge

Exeter Chiefs No. 8 Thomas Waldrom insists his sights are firmly set on bringing silverware back to Sandy Park this…

Match Reaction: Worcester Warriors 32 Exeter Chiefs 48

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter praised the lightning speed of hat-trick hero James Short as his side ran in…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Reaction: Exeter Chiefs’ Snow revels in hardest game of year

Exeter Chiefs scrum-half Joe Snow feels that his side's 29-28 win against Wasps in the 3rd/4th place play-off at the…

Hill confident Exeter Chiefs’ squad depth will ensure top four finish

Exeter Chiefs look well on course to reach the Aviva Premiership Rugby play-offs for the second year running and centre Sam…

Old Patesians and Tewkesbury secure spots at Twickenham after Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup

Wyatt Dundas and his Old Patesians RFC U12s team have secured a spot as part of the Aviva Premiership Rugby…

Kingsholm

Gloucester Rugby statement on supporter behaviour at Saracens game

Gloucester Rugby today issued the following statement in relation to an incident following the Saracens game at Kingsholm on Friday…

Matt Scott

Gloucester Rugby name side for Friday night clash with Saracens

Gloucester Rugby make five changes for their latest Aviva Premiership fixture, the visit of Saracens to Kingsholm on Friday evening…

Matt Scott insists Gloucester Rugby can match Saracens ahead of crunch clash

Matt Scott is demanding a reaction from Gloucester Rugby as they prepare to take on champions Saracens on Friday night,…

Update on proposed takeover of Gloucester Rugby

Gloucester Rugby Chairman Martin St Quinton and Mohed Altrad travelled to Geneva today to jointly present to the Board of…

Match Reaction: Leicester Tigers 34 Gloucester Rugby 9

Aaron Mauger lavished praise on his resilient Leicester Tigers side after they claimed their first Aviva Premiership Rugby win since…

Wembley

Ticket sales for Derby Day at Wembley hit 50,000

Ticket sales for this year’s Derby Day spectacle between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley Stadium have now hit 50,000! The…

Phil Swainston

Phil Swainston joins Harlequins from Wasps

Harlequins is excited to confirm today (Wednesday 22nd February), the signing of Wasps tighthead prop Phil Swainston, who will join…

Match Reaction: Bath Rugby 22 Harlequins 12

Bath Rugby director of rugby Todd Blackadder admits his side were not at their best but was still delighted to…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Reaction: Harlequins’ Hennessey over the moon

Harlequins’ centre Jake Hennessey was over the moon to cap off years of hard work by winning the Premiership Rugby…

Charlie Matthews

Harlequins make three changes for Bath Rugby

Harlequins has announced the team to play Bath Rugby in Round 15 of the Aviva Premiership at The Rec on…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Round-up: Harlequins take title

Harlequins were crowned Premiership Rugby U18 Academy champions after they scored 20 unanswered points to beat Sale Sharks 20-8 in…

More to come from Leicester Tigers, warns Dom Barrow

Leicester Tigers have recorded back-to-back bonus-point victories but lock Dom Barrow has issued a warning to the rest of Aviva…

Denny Solomona stars in remarkable Aviva Premiership Rugby weekend

The weekend’s remarkable action saw a number of Aviva Premiership Rugby records tumble, with Sale Sharks wing Denny Solomona leading…

Match Reaction: Leicester Tigers 50 Bristol Rugby 17

Aaron Mauger has backed his Leicester Tigers side to make the top four and qualify for the Aviva Premiership Rugby…

JP Pietersen

Leicester Tigers team news

International duo Telusa Veainu and JP Pietersen return to the Leicester Tigers backline for Saturday's home game against Bristol Rugby…

George Ford

Leicester Tigers confirm signing of George Ford and move for Freddie Burns

Leicester Tigers have completed the signing of George Ford from Bath Rugby for the start of the 2017/18 season in…

Mike Fitzgerald

Leicester Tigers duo Brendon O’Connor and Mike Fitzgerald sign new deals

Brendon O'Connor and Mike Fitzgerald have agreed new terms to extend their time with Leicester Tigers. O'Connor, the 27-year-old flanker…

Will Witty targets top six as Newcastle Falcons push continues

Newcastle Falcons are enjoying their best season in over a decade and lock Will Witty believes a top-six finish is…

DTH van der Merwe

Newcastle Falcons sign Canadian try machine DTH van der Merwe

Newcastle Falcons have added another proven top-level try-scorer to their squad with the news that Canada and Scarlets wing DTH…

Redcar and Keswick shine at Newcastle Falcons’ Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup

Redcar Rugby Club U12s team captain Will Lund will be part of May’s Aviva Premiership Rugby Final at Twickenham after…

Josh Matavesi

Newcastle Falcons sign Josh and Joel Matavesi

Newcastle Falcons’ ambitious recruitment plans for the 2017-18 season have advanced with the news that Fijian international Josh Matavesi and…

Sinoti Sinoti

Newcastle Falcons team to face Northampton Saints

Sinoti Sinoti will make his first Aviva Premiership appearance in more than three months when he returns for Newcastle Falcons’…

Maxime Mermoz

Maxime Mermoz signs for Newcastle Falcons

Newcastle Falcons have added title-winning prowess and proven international class with the signing of French centre Maxime Mermoz. The 30-year-old…

Northampton Saints celebrate

Northampton Saints to receive investment from majority shareholders

Northampton Saints plc, the parent company of Northampton Saints, has today announced a significant cash injection into the Aviva Premiership…

Phil Dowson

Northampton Saints confirms coaching structure

Northampton Saints has today confirmed the club’s new coaching structure for the 2017/18 season onwards. The structure both builds on…

Calum Clark

Northampton Saints team news versus Newcastle

The Northampton Saints team has been announced for Sunday’s Aviva Premiership Round 15 trip to Newcastle. The starting 15 shows…

Robson

Robson to retire as Saints chief executive at end of season

Northampton Saints has today announced that Allan Robson will be retiring as the club’s chief executive at the end of…

Mikey Haywood hoping Saints can bounce back at Kingston Park

Northampton Saints hooker Mikey Haywood admits his side will have extra motivation when they travel to Newcastle Falcons in round…

Groom hails Myler and memorable tribute

Nic Groom has hailed both half-back partner Stephen Myler and the Recreation Ground’s moving tribute to Joost van der Westhuizen.…

RFU Disciplinary Hearing: Steve Diamond

The charge against Steve Diamond of Sale Sharks for conduct prejudicial to the interests of the Union and/or the Game,…

Mark Jennings: In-form Sale Sharks can topple Saracens

Sale Sharks’ Mark Jennings believes his in-form side are now reaping the fruits of their tough European campaign – and…

Denny Solomona stars in remarkable Aviva Premiership Rugby weekend

The weekend’s remarkable action saw a number of Aviva Premiership Rugby records tumble, with Sale Sharks wing Denny Solomona leading…

RFU Disciplinary: Steve Diamond

Steve Diamond of Sale Sharks will appear before an RFU Disciplinary panel charged with conduct prejudicial to the interests of…

Match Reaction: Sale Sharks 34 Wasps 28

Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond heaped praise on history-maker Denny Solomona as his hat-trick laid the foundations for…

Under-18s Academy Finals Day – Reaction: Redpath proud of Sale Sharks display

Sale Sharks centre Cameron Redpath expressed his pride at reaching the Premiership Rugby U18 Academy Finals Day for the first…

Wembley

Ticket sales for Derby Day at Wembley hit 50,000

Ticket sales for this year’s Derby Day spectacle between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley Stadium have now hit 50,000! The…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Reaction: Reffell delight at Saracens progress

Sean Reffell is confident Saracens Academy U18s have improved beyond recognition despite being beaten 36-26 by Worcester Warriors at the…

Gloucester Rugby’s David Humphreys praises outstanding Tom Marshall

David Humphreys believes Gloucester Rugby fans have yet to see the best of full-back Tom Marshall after the New Zealander’s…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Round-up: Harlequins take title

Harlequins were crowned Premiership Rugby U18 Academy champions after they scored 20 unanswered points to beat Sale Sharks 20-8 in…

Tom Lindsay

Saracens sign Tom Lindsay on short-term deal

Saracens have signed hooker Tom Lindsay from Gloucester on a short-term deal. Former England Saxons hooker Lindsay, 29, will provide…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Fifth/Sixth Play-off: Worcester Warriors 36 Saracens 26

Worcester Warriors claimed fifth place on Premiership Rugby U18 Academy Finals Day with a 36-26 win against Saracens at Sixways.…

Marcus Watson

Marcus Watson, Ben Harris and Antonio ‘TJ’ Harris sign for Wasps

Wasps are pleased to confirm the signings of winger Marcus Watson and prop Ben Harris, who will arrive at the…

Jimmy Gopperth: Youthful experience can help Wasps thrive in key period

Wasps may have suffered a first Aviva Premiership Rugby loss since November last weekend but with a hungry, young squad…

Match Reaction: Sale Sharks 34 Wasps 28

Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond heaped praise on history-maker Denny Solomona as his hat-trick laid the foundations for…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Reaction: Porter admits inconsistency cost Wasps

Wasps captain Will Porter felt the team lacked consistency during their defeat to Exeter Chiefs on Premiership Rugby U18 Academy…

Tommy Taylor

Wasps team to play Sale Sharks

Director of Rugby Dai Young has named the Wasps’ side to travel to Sale on Sunday, in round 15 of…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Round-up: Harlequins take title

Harlequins were crowned Premiership Rugby U18 Academy champions after they scored 20 unanswered points to beat Sale Sharks 20-8 in…

Simon Kerrod

Worcester Warriors sign Jersey prop Simon Kerrod

Warriors have captured the signing of Jersey Reds tighthead prop Simon Kerrod. The 24-year-old, who is considered to be a…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Reaction: Rigby and Warriors gave everything

Young prop Nick Rigby admitted he could not have asked for anything more after finishing the Premiership Rugby U18 Academy…

Match Reaction: Worcester Warriors 32 Exeter Chiefs 48

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter praised the lightning speed of hat-trick hero James Short as his side ran in…

Potgieter

Potgieter and Bregvadze to start against Chiefs

Warriors have made just two changes to their starting line-up for this Saturday’s Aviva Premiership clash with Exeter Chiefs at…

Under 18s Academy Finals Day – Fifth/Sixth Play-off: Worcester Warriors 36 Saracens 26

Worcester Warriors claimed fifth place on Premiership Rugby U18 Academy Finals Day with a 36-26 win against Saracens at Sixways.…

Chim Gale

Fans urged to witness talent at Under-18s Finals Day

Warriors Academy Manager Chim Gale is urging fans to come to Sixways this Thursday, not just to support his Under…