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Best of Social: Gallagher Premiership Rugby continues with Round Three

Best of Social: Gallagher Premiership Rugby continues with Round Three

As teams begin to shake the cobwebs off after first couple of fixtures, Gallagher Premiership Rugby returns in what promises to be an enthralling weekend of action.

It all kicks off on Friday when Gloucester Rugby take on the Bristol Bears, live on BT Sport, while there are four further intriguing matches on Saturday – including Northampton Saints’ match against Saracens.

The round finishes on Sunday when Wasps host Leicester, a repeat of the 2005 and 2008 finals.

CEO of Gloucester Stephen Vaughan is buzzing for his side to turn last week’s draw into a positive and take victory this time out.

Meanwhile, Harlequins have shown us how they have been preparing all week:

Bath’s Elliot Stooke, who will start against Quins on Saturday, celebrated his 25th birthday this week and wasn’t too happy about it:

Sale go to Exeter on Saturday with confidence after their victory over Worcester last Sunday. Sale player Mark Jennings thanked the support and set out their desire to improve on that performance:

Leicester beat Newcastle 49-33 in a thriller last weekend at Welford Road, with Manuel Tuilagi picking up try of the week! They head to Wasps on Sunday live on BT Sport looking to make it back to back wins:

Defending champions Saracens head to Northampton with both sides coming off the back of good wins. Mako Vunipolo will make his 100th Premiership appearance for Saracens as they look for a third win in three:

James Haskall will look to inspire his side to victory against the 2018 league winners:

 

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Lovely stuff

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But Saracens duo Nick Isiekwe and Maro Itoje are out to stop him:

 

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Taught him everything he knows

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Jimmy Gopperth is out for Wasps but his recovery from an ACL injury is speeding up:

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