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Alfie Barbeary handed ban after Champions Cup red card
Bath No8 Alfie Barbeary has been banned for three weeks following his red card against Racing 92 in the Investec Champions Cup.
Josh Raisey
18 Jan, 7:01
'I went from watching him on TV to looking at him next to me on the training pitch'
According to the old adage ‘you should never meet your heroes’ but Coventry Rugby’s summer signing from Saracens Obinna Nkwo…
INTERVIEW
Paul Smith
18 Jan, 5:03
Harlequins sign Gloucester lock Arthur Clark as emergency injury cover
Harlequins have signed lock Arthur Clark from Gloucester on a short-term loan deal as cover for the injured Stephan Lewies and Din…
Josh Raisey
17 Jan, 8:42
RPA statement: Verdict on Wasps, Worcester & London Irish hearings
Former players from Worcester Warriors, Wasps and London Irish are set to receive compensation for being made redundant last seaso…
Josh Raisey
16 Jan, 5:46
Manu Tuilagi linked with multiple Top 14 clubs - report
With Sale Sharks centre Manu Tuilagi's contract set to expire at the end of the season, he has inevitably found himself at the cen…
Josh Raisey
15 Jan, 5:16
Coach hints at what's next for Beno Obano after 'phenomenal' form
Bath Head of Rugby Johaan van Graan has hailed the “phenomenal” form of Beno Obano who is being backed to make his England ret…
Jon Newcombe
11 Jan, 10:33
Asher Opoku-Fordjour: 'Sale, England, the Lions... I want to do it all'
Sale's precocious prop talks race, rugby and being read the riot act by his coach.
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
11 Jan, 6:24
'We had a chat': Sale admit to talks with the in-demand Mason Grady
The 21-year-old back has been in excellent form this season for Cardiff after enhancing his reputation at the Rugby World Cup in F…
Liam Heagney
10 Jan, 12:23
Wales forward Christ Tshiunza dealt injury blow ahead of Six Nations
Wales forward Christ Tshiunza has suffered a setback during his recovery from injury as the countdown continues to this season’s…
PA
10 Jan, 11:34
Bristol statement: The immediate effect signing of Benjamin Grondona
Having featured for the Pampas XV last term in a season that culminated in playing for his country at the Junior World Championshi…
Liam Heagney
10 Jan, 4:33
Clive Woodward wades into debate over 'ludicrous passage of play'
Some fans, including England loosehead Joe Marler, branded the sequence of 12 kicks in a row at The Rec as the dullest 60-plus sec…
Liam Heagney
10 Jan, 4:10
Jacques Nienaber weighs in on strange kicking loophole shown in Premiership
After a weekend of Gallagher Premiership action which contained possible the match of the season so far, Northampton Saints' win o…
Josh Raisey
08 Jan, 12:38
Lewis Ludlam rubbishes 'frozen out' comments while dropping hint over future
Amid reports Northampton Saints captain Lewis Ludlam may be leaving Franklin's Gardens at the end of the season, he sent an emphat…
Josh Raisey
08 Jan, 9:55
Johann van Graan braces Bath for brutal 3 week window
Bath head of rugby Johann van Graan has braced his Gallagher Premiership title contenders for “a massive challenge”.
PA
08 Jan, 4:54
Courtney Lawes rumours swirl as England star visits French club's facilities
Rumours continue to swirl around Coutnery Lawes as French media report that England and Northampton Saints veteran was spotted vis…
Ian Cameron
07 Jan, 12:53
Tom de Glanville scores two tries as Bath inflict more misery on Gloucester
Full-back Tom de Glanville scored two tries as Gallagher Premiership title contenders Bath returned to winning ways by beating wes…
PA
07 Jan, 12:32
Young rugby fan begs Owen Farrell not to leave Saracens
Ah shucks! A young Saracens fan has been photographed imploring Owen Farrell not to leave the club for French giants Racing 92.
Ian Cameron
07 Jan, 11:00
'That is the reason why the bench looks like that' - Phil Dowson shocked by comeback
Northampton rugby director Phil Dowson struggled to sum up a remarkable Gallagher Premiership encounter against Exeter after his t…
PA
07 Jan, 6:33
Saracens explain 'glass half-full' reaction to loss at Leicester
Saturday’s 10-19 reverse at Leicester was the London club’s fifth loss in 11 outings, a record that contrasts sharply with las…
Liam Heagney
07 Jan, 6:00
Alex Sanderson: ‘The game could die unless something dramatically changes’
The Gallagher Premiership has been riddled with financial concerns since its inception, a shortfall exacerbated by the pandemic an…
Liam Heagney
07 Jan, 5:00
The rule Mark McCall insisted must be kept when quizzed about Farrell
The sabbatical-taking England skipper captained Saracens in their 10-19 Gallagher Premiership loss at Leicester on Saturday the da…
Liam Heagney
06 Jan, 13:27
Leicester player ratings vs Saracens | Gallagher Premiership 2023/24
Leicester player ratings live from Mattoli Woods Welford Road: This was a must-win for Dan McKellar’s Tigers.
OPINION
Liam Heagney
06 Jan, 12:30
Ollie Sleightholme hat-trick helps Northampton beat Exeter in thriller
Ollie Sleightholme scored three tries as Northampton moved back on top of the Gallagher Premiership after staging a stunning fight…
PA
06 Jan, 12:25
Leicester heap more misery on Saracens amid Owen Farrell bombshell report
Saracens’ torrid weekend that began with revelations over Owen Farrell’s possible move to Racing 92 continued with a 19-10 Gal…
PA
06 Jan, 12:19
Mark McCall addresses speculation Owen Farrell is off to Racing 92
The England skipper, who is on a Test rugby sabbatical following the recent Rugby World Cup, is out of contract at the London club…
Liam Heagney
06 Jan, 10:09
Alex Sanderson: 'I’m not bothered at all about the home record going'
Alex Sanderson chastised Sale Sharks’ inconsistency after a costly 22-14 home defeat to Bristol Bears.
PA
06 Jan, 5:00
Billy Millard delighted with Harlequins’ ‘massive’ victory over Newcastle
Billy Millard savoured a “massive” result for Harlequins as they made light of some big-name absentees to move to the top of t…
PA
06 Jan, 4:53
Bristol hold on as late yellow card costs Sale
Sale Sharks missed the opportunity to return to the Premiership summit after a 22-14 home defeat to Bristol Bears.
PA
05 Jan, 17:40
Harlequins strike early to land bonus-point win at Newcastle
Harlequins moved to the top of the Gallagher Premiership with a bonus-point 24-3 victory over bottom-of-the-table Newcastle at Kin…
PA
05 Jan, 17:05
Doncaster Knights sign ex-England U20 seccond row Charlie Beckett
Doncaster Knights have confirmed the signing of lock Charlie Beckett from Ealing Trailfinders for the remaining part of the 2023/2…
Ian Cameron
05 Jan, 10:10
Leicester stick with Bok-style bench as Pollard starts versus Farrell
Having gone with a five/three division in his replacements for the opening 11 league and Champions Cup matches this season, Dan Mc…
Liam Heagney
05 Jan, 8:53
Leicester statement: The re-signing of Mike Brown
A statement read: “Leicester Tigers are excited to announce Mike Brown has re-signed with the club beyond the 2023/24 season."
Liam Heagney
05 Jan, 4:31
'One of the most talented scrum-halves in the world': Mitchell signs new Saints deal
Northampton Saints have seen their third England international sign a new deal in as many days, with scrum-half Alex Mitchell comm…
Josh Raisey
05 Jan, 4:31
The 'mega' thing Sale love about 19-year-old prop Asher Opoku-Fordjour
The 19-year-old played off the bench in six of the Sharks last seven league and cup matches and with the front-rower now marked ab…
ANALYSIS
Liam Heagney
05 Jan, 3:36
'I know England are speaking about him and he is on their radar'
Guy Pepper, who made a Premiership record equalling 34 tackles in the defeat by Saracens,  can take a step closer to an England c…
Chris Jones
04 Jan, 10:19
Pat Lam names returning fly-half for 'one of the tougher challenges'
After sustaining a hamstring injury in their round one victory over Leicester Tigers in October, fly-half AJ MacGinty will make hi…
Grant Constable
04 Jan, 8:17
Phil Dowson backs George Furbank for England after signing new Northampton deal
Northampton Saints director of rugby has said that captain George Furbank is playing "the best rugby of his career" after becoming…
Josh Raisey
04 Jan, 7:49
Toulon address rumours surrounding potential Courtney Lawes move
With his contract at Northampton Saints ending at the end of the season, Toulon have quashed any rumours linking the England great…
Josh Raisey
04 Jan, 6:42
Leicester confirm immediate exit of two players, including Joe Powell
It was last July, shortly after the financial collapse of London Irish, when the 29-year-old Powell, who won four caps for Austral…
Liam Heagney
04 Jan, 6:19
'Let’s be honest, players leaving doesn’t help the league' - Kvesic
Having spent 13 years at three English Premiership clubs and a brief stint in Italy with Zebre, former England international Matt …
INTERVIEW
Paul Smith
04 Jan, 5:37
Bears’ accounts provide reality check for Premiership – Andy Goode
It was a brilliant festive period for the Premiership but Bristol’s latest accounts provide a stark reminder of where the league…
OPINION
Andy Goode
04 Jan, 4:09
Northampton Saints secure fifth new deal in the space of a month
Gallagher Premiership leaders Northampton Saints have confirmed that scrum-half Tom James has signed a new deal at Franklin's Gard…
Josh Raisey
03 Jan, 7:55
How Saracens are turning to the Premier League for inspiration
Saracens backs coach Kevin Sorrell is tapping into the expertise of leading Premier league football teams to ensure the reigning G…
Chris Jones
03 Jan, 4:24
‘Absolutely, why wouldn’t you back Fin Smith at 21?’
Potential England pick Smith has been at the heart of this Northampton consistency, starting all nine Premiership games so far.
Liam Heagney
03 Jan, 3:05
Bristol statement: The signing of Viliame Mata
The Pacific Islander is currently playing his eighth season with Edinburgh in the URC, but he is now a confirmed signing for the G…
Liam Heagney
02 Jan, 13:23
Alex Coles targeting England return after signing new Northampton deal
Alex Coles has signed a new deal with Gallagher Premiership leaders Northampton Saints just days after making his 100th senior app…
Josh Raisey
02 Jan, 7:56
Fraser Dingwall to stay at Northampton Saints
Fraser Dingwall has signed a new contract with Gallagher Premiership leaders Northampton.
PA
01 Jan, 14:23
Bath miss chance to start 2024 top of Premiership table after loss at Leicester
Bath missed the opportunity to begin 2024 at the top of the Premiership table as they crashed to a convincing 35-22 defeat to Leic…
PA
01 Jan, 14:04
Bath head coach admits Handre Pollard is too good to target
Johann van Graan, the Bath head coach, has admitted it is pointless to target double World Cup winner Handre Pollard when the Prem…
Chris Jones
29 Dec, 5:26
Manu Tuilagi to miss the start of England's Six Nations campaign
Manu Tuilagi has suffered another significant injury and will miss the start of England’s Six Nations campaign while Sale Sharks…
Chris Jones
28 Dec, 9:36
'He’s the biggest winger I’ve ever coached' - Van Graan on Joe Cokanasiga
Bath head of rugby Johann van Graan was “incredibly happy” for wing Joe Cokanasiga following an impressive display in the 25-1…
PA
27 Dec, 5:52
Charlie Atkinson ‘excited to make his mark’ at Gloucester after leaving Tigers
Gloucester have completed the signing of fly-half Charlie Atkinson from Leicester.
PA
26 Dec, 14:28
Adam Hastings misses late penalty as Gloucester defeated by Northampton
Adam Hastings missed a 45-metre angled penalty with the last kick of the match as Gloucester suffered a 31-29 Gallagher Premiershi…
PA
23 Dec, 13:04
Record Sandy Park crowd witness Exeter see off Leicester
Exeter maintained their superb home form as they defeated Leicester 29-10 in front of a record crowd at Sandy Park.
PA
23 Dec, 12:48
Alex Sanderson says ‘still loads more to come’ from Sale after Saracens scalp
Alex Sanderson believes Sale Sharks still have not scratched the surface of their potential after a statement victory over Saracen…
PA
23 Dec, 12:43
Bath top table at Christmas with hard-fought victory against Harlequins
Bath top the Gallagher Premiership at Christmas after winning an absorbing battle with fellow title contenders Harlequins 25-17 at…
PA
23 Dec, 12:24
Pat Lam on Virimi Vakatawa: 'class is permanent'
Bristol boss Pat Lam hailed the returning Virimi Vakatawa’s contribution as his side outmuscled Newcastle 21-13.
PA
22 Dec, 22:01
Virimi Vakatawa lifts Bristol over desperate Newcastle
Bristol made it back-to-back Gallagher Premiership wins after producing a gritty away display to beat winless Newcastle 21-13 at K…
PA
22 Dec, 17:44
Sale defend home turf again by edging Saracens in thriller
Premiership leaders Sale showed their title credentials as they edged out fellow high-fliers Saracens 22-20 in a festive thriller.
PA
22 Dec, 17:12
Statement: Championship clubs in England hit back at RFU plans
The English Championship clubs have hit back at the Rugby Football Union’s plans for the second tier of the English rugby pyrami…
Chris Jones
22 Dec, 10:16
Pat Lam reveals when Premiership squad cuts are expected to be imposed
Bristol Bears director of rugby Pat Lam does not expect maximum squad sizes to be imposed on Gallagher Premiership clubs as part o…
Chris Jones
21 Dec, 11:37
Saracens back Olly Hartley against league leaders Sale after impressing in Europe
Saracens have handed 21-year-old centre Olly Hartley his first Gallagher Premiership start since round one after a two-try display…
Josh Raisey
21 Dec, 9:54
Ben Youngs commits to 19th season at Leicester Tigers
Leicester Tigers have continued their drive to secure players for next season by a tying down scrum-half Ben Youngs for a 19th sea…
Josh Raisey
21 Dec, 8:56
Leicester Tigers secure Joe Heyes in flurry of long-term deals
Tighthead prop Joe Heyes has become the latest Leicester Tigers player to sign a long-term deal, following teammate George Martin …
Josh Raisey
21 Dec, 7:06
Alfie Barbeary compared to Bok World Cup winner and tipped to be 'premier' in Europe
Joint top of the Gallagher Premiership, two wins from two in the Investec Champions Cup- this has been a great start to the season…
Josh Raisey
21 Dec, 5:34
George Martin signs new ‘multiyear agreement’ at Leicester
Leicester second row George Martin has signed a new “multiyear agreement” with the club.
PA
21 Dec, 4:04
Will Stuart: 'The World Cup just gone was a missed opportunity'
The enormous tighthead has regrets from France but with managed game time and an injury-free run, is aiming to replace the great D…
FEATURE
Jon Newcombe
20 Dec, 14:58
Exeter Chiefs' Aidon Davis to undergo chemotherapy after cancer diagnosis
Exeter’s South African forward Aidon Davis has revealed that he is to undergo cancer treatment.
PA
20 Dec, 14:16
South African centre the latest ex Jersey player to be snapped up by Newcastle
Newcastle Falcons have announced the signing of former Jersey Reds centre Jordan Holgate until the end of the season.
Josh Raisey
20 Dec, 10:57
Saracens issue positive Ben Earl injury update
England could be set for a pre-Six Nations boost with the news from Saracens that Ben Earl is nearing a return to action sooner th…
Jon Newcombe
20 Dec, 8:54
'Just bad luck': Raffi Quirke and Sale teammate add to England's injury list
Sale Sharks scrum-half Raffi Quirke has suffered another significant injury which will stop him pressing for England selection thi…
Chris Jones
20 Dec, 8:02
Newcastle Falcons suffer nightmare journey home from South Africa
Newcastle Falcons bid to end their ten game losing run this season has become even tougher after a nightmare journey back from the…
Chris Jones
19 Dec, 8:53
Courtney Lawes backs Saints' English contingent ahead of Six Nations
Recently retired England great Courtney Lawes might have sent a subtle hint to Steve Borthwick recently that the England head coac…
Josh Raisey
19 Dec, 6:28
Where are they now? The last London Irish team before its collapse
Despite fifth place being their highest finish in the league since reaching the 2009 final, administration confirmed that the fina…
ANALYSIS
Liam Heagney
17 Dec, 5:00
Jonny Gray becomes the latest Scot to take up Top 14 deal
Scottish international Jonny Gray is set to leave Exeter Chiefs for a new challenge in France, having reportedly agreed to join To…
Ian Cameron
16 Dec, 11:00
'Until that point, I'll continue to do it': Ben Earl explains his celebrations
By the time the World Cup was drawing to a close, Ben Earl's notorious whooping and hollering was no longer being talked about, no…
Josh Raisey
15 Dec, 10:00
Veteran Luke Wallace exits Harlequins mid-season
Harlequins have announced that flanker Luke Wallace will leave the club at the end of December, bringing an end to his 12-year car…
Josh Raisey
15 Dec, 6:10
Leicester Tigers statement: Jasper Wiese's future
South Africa and Leicester Tigers No8 Jasper Wiese is set to leave Welford Road at the end of the season, the club have announced.…
Josh Raisey
14 Dec, 11:23
Steve Borthwick handed boost amid England back row injury crisis
Of the back row that started for England in the World Cup semi-final against South Africa in October, Courtney Lawes has since ret…
Josh Raisey
14 Dec, 8:13
Rob Baxter weighs in on Henry Arundell debate
Henry Arundell, Jack Willis and Joe Marchant have all left the Gallagher Premiership.
PA
14 Dec, 6:18
With over 200 appearances, Gloucester captain makes decision on future
Gloucester Rugby have today confirmed that club captain, Lewis Ludlow, has penned a new deal to stay with the Cherry & Whites at K…
Grant Constable
13 Dec, 8:46
Bristol confirm Ellis Genge injury and likely 2024 return date
England and Bristol Bears prop Ellis Genge has picked up an injury that will likely rule him out for the rest of the year.
Ian Cameron
08 Dec, 11:34
Exeter Chiefs eyeing up former England prop Goodrick-Clarke
Exeter Chiefs are looking to raid the RFU Championship in search of more forward gold, with the Devon based Gallagher Premiership …
EXCLUSIVE
Ian Cameron
08 Dec, 5:32
Revitalised Bath have 'puncher's chance' in European quest
After so long in the doldrums, a 'well-balanced' Bath side look 'in reasonable shape' for a tilt at honours
FEATURE
Mick Cleary
07 Dec, 10:21
Saracens statement: The signing of Logovi’i Mulipola
It was last week, when hosting a virtual media briefing to discuss the decision by Owen Farrell to take a Test rugby sabbatical fr…
Liam Heagney
06 Dec, 13:26
Sale give a 2024/25 contract update on George Ford, Manu Tuilagi
Out-half Ford signed a deal to move to the Sharks from Leicester in the summer of 2022... Tuilagi, meanwhile, is on a one-year ext…
Liam Heagney
06 Dec, 12:18
Challenge Cup winning league coach praised for 'changing the mindset' at Northampton
Northampton Saints showcased their credentials as a force to be reckoned with this season in the Gallagher Premiership with a 18-1…
Josh Raisey
04 Dec, 11:23
'We want the best players to play for England- if they're not in the Prem, they're not able to'
England Rugby appear to be on the brink of entering a new era with hybrid contracts and with that comes a lot of uncertainty surro…
Josh Raisey
04 Dec, 10:11
Gloucester chief pens open letter to fans after dismal start to the season
Gloucester chief executive Alex Brown has urged supporters to “stay with us” after a dismal start to the Gallagher Premiership…
PA
04 Dec, 6:39
Wales' openside Reffell now 'one of the best sevens in the world'
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PA
03 Dec, 16:12
Wales star's hat-trick helps Leicester pummel struggling Newcastle
A hat-trick of tries from Leicester’s Wales flanker Tommy Reffell ensured Newcastle’s desperate start to the season with a 47-…
PA
03 Dec, 12:43
Will Evans: 'The stats don’t back it up when they say it is dangerous'
Intriguing is the candid admission to RugbyPass by the London club’s Will Evans that he used to beat himself up about seeing his…
EXCLUSIVE
Liam Heagney
03 Dec, 3:15
Courtney Lawes stars as Northampton Saints win at Saracens
Phil Dowson paid tribute to an excellent all-round performance after Northampton kept their cool to upset Saracens and record a su…
PA
02 Dec, 15:26
Bath explain their 'keeping the foot on the throat' attitude
Sam Underhill was awarded player of the match and Johann van Graan was not about to disagree with that verdict.
PA
02 Dec, 14:22
Saracens' five-match winning streak is ended by gritty Northampton
Tries from Ollie Sleightholme and Alex Mitchell made sure of the victory, despite Saracens threatening a late fightback when Alex …
PA
02 Dec, 14:06
What most pleased Pat Lam in 'no mean feat' win over Gloucester
Gloucester were blown away to trail 41-7 after only 50 minutes but Bristol replaced impressive half-backs Callum Sheedy and Harry …
PA
02 Dec, 13:16
The Bath resurgence continues with a six-try win over Exeter
Number eight Alfie Barbeary had his best game so far in Bath colours with two tries as they leapfrogged Exeter into the top four.
PA
02 Dec, 12:57
New Bristol points record as Gloucester fall to sixth loss in a row
The Bears led 41-7 early in the second half before relaxing to allow Gloucester a hint of respectability, but they were comfortabl…
PA
02 Dec, 11:19
The massive compliment Joe Marler paid to a teenage Sale tighthead
Harlequins loosehead Joe Marler gave a wonderful compliment to a teenage opposition prop when conducting a flash TV interview near…
Liam Heagney
02 Dec, 7:39
The Marcus Smith report card after big Harlequins win
Marcus Smith’s influential display in Harlequins’ 36-3 Gallagher Premiership victory over leaders Sale shows he is back in the…
PA
02 Dec, 6:23
Smith outduels Ford as Harlequins put leaders Sale to sword
Quins climb to second in the Gallagher Premiership after putting the league leaders to the sword with a polished display.
PA
01 Dec, 16:58
Owen Farrell left out as Saracens name team to take on Northampton
Owen Farrell has been given this weekend off by Saracens just days after the England skipper revealed he was taking a sabbatical f…
Liam Heagney
01 Dec, 7:20
'Some interest from Edinburgh who don’t mind poaching our players'
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has delivered a mid-winter update about the Gallagher Premiership club’s contracting for the 2024/25 se…
Liam Heagney
01 Dec, 4:20
Hotly tipped flanker Guy Pepper the latest England back row injured
Guy Pepper, who has  been identified by England head coach Steve Borthwick as a player to watch, is battling to recover from the …
Chris Jones
30 Nov, 7:36
'Guys laughed at me, I'd go to the bathroom and cry' - How Agustin Creevy, 38, has stayed at the top
Once ridiculed and lampooned, Sale Sharks' Argentine colossus is still going strong.
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
30 Nov, 6:49
Unsung, underpaid, overworked: Are analysts any closer to ‘solving’ rugby?
Analysis is now part of the game's fabric but how much does raw data move the game forward?
FEATURE
Sam Larner
30 Nov, 5:03
Saints coming up with 'compelling' offer to keep captain at club
Northampton rugby director Phil Dowson says Saints are “desperate” to keep captain Lewis Ludlam at the club.
PA
29 Nov, 10:31
Exeter boss Rob Baxter has issued a sin-bin warning to football
Exeter rugby director Rob Baxter has urged football’s law makers to be careful after they agreed that sin-bins should be trialle…
PA
29 Nov, 7:47
Sale reach decision on recruitment after latest Tom Curry injury
Alex Sanderson has come to a decision on whether or not Sale will dip into the short-term recruitment market to replace Tom Curry,…
Liam Heagney
29 Nov, 4:07
Rodd becomes latest England player at Sale to suffer injury setback
Another England international at Sale is set to for a spell on the sidelines, Bevan Rodd the latest to get ruled out of selection …
Liam Heagney
28 Nov, 13:36
Home oxygen chamber helps rehab - 'It's out of Zach’s own pocket'
The number eight has missed Gloucester’s last four league games.
PA
28 Nov, 12:00
'My dad would pull out a gun': How Omar Mouneimne went from a violent home to rugby stardom
The respected Exeter defence coach and former MMA fighter has charted an inspiring voyage.
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
28 Nov, 7:17
Alex Codling makes frank admission as Newcastle's dire start to season continues
Alex Codling rued the ‘unacceptable’ errors which cost his Newcastle side a first win of the season as they let a half-time le…
PA
26 Nov, 14:00
Stuart Hogg's word of warning for Maro Itoje ahead of star's 'big old decision'
Stuart Hogg has issued a warning to England second-row Maro Itoje regarding his rumoured big-money move to France and the Top 14. …
Ian Cameron
26 Nov, 13:48
'Rude' exchange between Owen Farrell and Luke Pearce caught on ref mic
England flyhalf and Saracens captain Owen Farrell found himself caught in a heated exchange with referee Luke Pearce on Saturday.
Ian Cameron
26 Nov, 12:47
Newcastle’s Premiership misery goes on as Exeter end their wait for an away win
Exeter earned their first Gallagher Premiership away win in over a year with a 20-14 victory over Newcastle in a topsy-turvy game …
PA
26 Nov, 12:32
Owen Farrell difficulties dismissed as blip by Mark McCall
Owen Farrell’s difficulties off the kicking tee in Saracens’ tense 39-31 Gallagher Premiership victory over Bristol were just …
PA
26 Nov, 3:00
Springbok hero Handre Pollard credited with 'best kicking game in the Premiership'
Gloucester head coach George Skivington believed his side was “pinged off the park” after seeing them crash to a third consecu…
PA
25 Nov, 15:29
Maro Itoje stars as Saracens heap more misery on Bristol Bears
Saracens inflicted a fifth successive Gallagher Premiership defeat on Bristol but they were forced to dig deep for their 39-31 vic…
PA
25 Nov, 12:14
Yellow cards crucial as Gloucester fall to a fifth successive loss
Leicester wing Ollie Hassell-Collins scored two tries as Gloucester’s miserable form continued in a 38-20 loss for a fifth conse…
PA
25 Nov, 12:10
Sanderson: 'I would rather look bad and win than look good and lose'
Director of rugby Alex Sanderson insisted he was not concerned by Sale’s faltering attack after the league leaders claimed a scr…
PA
25 Nov, 6:14
Northampton anxiously await update as Lewis Ludlam is helped from field
Northampton director of rugby Phil Dowson was left concerned by an injury to captain Lewis Ludlam during his side’s dramatic 36-…
PA
24 Nov, 18:14
George Ford seals the deal late as Sale squeeze past Bath
George Ford kicked a late penalty as Sale extended their lead at the top of the Gallagher Premiership to five points with a 11-9 w…
PA
24 Nov, 17:46
Try-fest sees Northampton pip Harlequins
Winger Ollie Sleightholme put his long-term injury troubles behind him by scoring two tries in Northampton’s free-scoring 36-33 …
PA
24 Nov, 17:28
Leicester celebrate milestones as Los Pumas skipper returns
Leicester Tigers have named Julián Montoya to start and skipper the side when they travel to Kingsholm to take on Gloucester Rugb…
Grant Constable
24 Nov, 8:02
Virimi Vakatawa breaks silence on his return to play in England
Former France midfielder Virimi Vakatawa has spoken out for the first time about his career lifeline in England at the age of 31.
Liam Heagney
24 Nov, 5:59
What Ben Curry makes of twin brother Tom's latest injury setback
Ben Curry has explained that his greatest ambition in rugby is to play alongside twin brother Tom in the England back row.
PA
23 Nov, 13:44
Bath captain's ingenuity earns him prestigious business award
Bath Rugby second row Gj Van Velze was today announced as the recipient of this season's first RPA Vodafone Business Gain Line Awa…
Grant Constable
23 Nov, 11:53
Premiership club secures a March friendly versus URC's Stormers
Next month’s trip to Mattioli Woods Welford Road won’t be the only time that the Stormers will play in England during the 2023…
Liam Heagney
23 Nov, 11:27
The Premiership is becoming increasingly beguiled by Russell's rakish charm
The charismatic Scotland fly-half has, in just a matter of weeks, added a sense of calm and a sprinkle of stardust down in the Wes…
FEATURE
Tom Bradshaw
23 Nov, 11:03
The critical Agustin Creevy pep talk appreciated by Alex Sanderson
Alex Sanderson has revealed his delight that veteran Agustin Creevy outlined this week to him some situations that could derail th…
Liam Heagney
23 Nov, 7:07
Gloucester boss warns young No10 ahead of clash with 'best of the best' Springbok
Gloucester boss George Skivington has rated Handre Pollard as the best No10 in the world and warned young fly-half George Barton t…
Chris Jones
23 Nov, 6:52
Stooke back in Premiership just days after Montpellier sack Cockerill
The sudden exit of Richard Cockerill as Montpellier boss last Sunday has had a ripple effect in the Gallagher Premiership.
Liam Heagney
22 Nov, 12:34
Alex Codling: 'I have never been 0-6, so I'm new to this'
New Newcastle boss Alex Codling has insisted that he made the right decision to quit French rugby and take over the bottom team in…
Chris Jones
22 Nov, 9:56
Police 'make contact' with man over alleged racist abuse
Police have “made contact” with a man in connection with the alleged racist abuse suffered by former England international Ugo…
PA
22 Nov, 8:55
Leicester and Saracens show the way for risk-averse England
Steve Borthwick will not relinquish a conservative game plan as long as England's 'old firm' dominate domestically.
FEATURE
Nick Bishop
22 Nov, 8:31
Sale deliver a devastating injury update on England back row Tom Curry
Sale have delivered a deflating update on Tom Curry, confirming that the England back row will require surgery to mend a hip probl…
Liam Heagney
21 Nov, 12:04
Surgery rules England hopeful out of the Six Nations
Gloucester prop Val Rapava-Ruskin has suffered a “devastating blow” in his bid to break into the England squad, with knee surg…
Chris Jones
21 Nov, 11:02
Handre Pollard on unique RWC experience and life at Leicester
Less than a month has passed since Handre Pollard kicked South Africa to a historic 12-11 win over New Zealand in the Rugby World …
Grant Constable
21 Nov, 10:53
Saracens statement: Ben Earl, Alex Lozowski, Elliot Daly injury update
Ben Earl will be available for the start of England’s Guinness Six Nations campaign after Saracens received a positive update on…
Liam Heagney
21 Nov, 10:45
Rugby Pod verdict on rumoured hefty Maro Itoje pay cut at Saracens
Former Scotland lock Jim Hamilton and England out-half Andy Goode have weighed in on the speculation surrounding the future of Mar…
Liam Heagney
21 Nov, 6:12
Exeter boss Rob Baxter explains last month's 10-hour payroll delay
Exeter boss Rob Baxter has insisted there was nothing sinister behind the club’s players getting paid 10 hours late last month, …
Liam Heagney
21 Nov, 5:09
Exeter working with police over Ugo Monye racism allegations
Exeter are working closely with police after former England international Ugo Monye accused a supporter of racist abuse following …
PA
20 Nov, 14:34
Gloucester rue errors in last-gasp defeat at Exeter
Gloucester head coach George Skivington bemoaned his side’s late errors as they conceded 10 points in the last four minutes to l…
PA
19 Nov, 16:03
Exeter Chiefs issue statement regarding Ugo Monye racism accusation
Exeter Chiefs have announced that they will be "launching a full investigation" into the accusations made by Ugo Monye that he was…
Josh Raisey
19 Nov, 13:49
WATCH: Dramatic scenes as last-gasp heroics rescue Exeter
Henry Slade landed a 45-metre penalty with the last kick of the match to secure a 25-24 victory and maintain Gloucester’s misera…
PA
19 Nov, 13:04
Hogg: 'I absolutely hated it... but there was method in the madness'
Stuart Hogg had just finished up an interview with his old mucker Finn Russell on Wednesday in Bath when he popped up on the Rugby…
EXCLUSIVE
Liam Heagney
19 Nov, 3:48
England star Ben Earl leaves Saracens warmup in knee brace
Ben Earl faces an anxious wait to discover the severity of the knee damage he sustained when warming up for Saracens’ 38-10 Gall…
PA
18 Nov, 16:10
Dan McKellar's take on Wales flanker Tommy Reffell after Saints scalp
Leicester head coach Dan McKellar lauded his side’s peerless physicality in a pumped-up 26-17 derby victory over Northampton.
PA
18 Nov, 15:36
Submissive Harlequins are no match for six-try Saracens
Saracens absorbed the loss of three England stars to put Harlequins to the sword in a 38-10 Gallagher Premiership victory at The S…
PA
18 Nov, 15:00
16-point Handre Pollard puts the derby boot into Northampton
Leicester will hope to have kick-started their season with a hard-fought 26-17 derby win over Northampton.
PA
18 Nov, 12:50
Why Dallaglio believes 'ominously good' Saracens are the team to fear
Former England and Wasps talisman Lawrence Dallaglio believes Saracens are the team for everyone to fear in this season’s Gallag…
Liam Heagney
18 Nov, 7:48
Johann van Graan hails ‘two world-class number 13s’ as Bath edge Bristol
Bath head of rugby Johann van Graan admitted he breathed a sigh of relief at his side’s narrow 20-19 Gallagher Premiership victo…
PA
17 Nov, 22:59
Sale boss insists ladder-leaders are ‘nowhere near the finished product’
Sale director of rugby Alex Sanderson admitted his side were still far from their best despite going top of the Gallagher Premiers…
PA
17 Nov, 21:01
Sale take care of business against Newcastle to top Premiership
Sale winger Arron Reed scored two tries to send his side top of the Gallagher Premiership as they recorded a 40-22 comeback victor…
PA
17 Nov, 17:49
Bath hang on for tense one-point victory over Bristol
Bath hung on to claim the spoils 20-19 against their near neighbours but Bristol almost pulled off a dramatic Gallagher Premiershi…
PA
17 Nov, 17:24
It's time to let the England players take French leave
Economic forces have forced the likes of Henry Arundell and Jack Willis over the channel to France and they shouldn't be published…
FEATURE
Mick Cleary
17 Nov, 12:52
Bath sign Italy hooker after Hurricanes stint
Bath have announced the signing of Italy hooker Hame Faiva, providing plenty of front row depth for head coach Johann van Graan. …
Josh Raisey
17 Nov, 10:26
Ellis Genge to go head-to-head with England teammate in Bristol return
England loosehead prop Ellis Genge will make his first appearance since the World Cup bronze final when he runs out for Bristol Be…
Josh Raisey
16 Nov, 7:53
Sale hail ‘superhuman’ impact of tackle king South African signing
Less than two months into the Gallagher Premiership season, Sale are feeling massively chuffed with their recruitment of the unher…
Liam Heagney
16 Nov, 3:41
18-year-old tasked with defending George Ford's spiral bombs
England Rugby World Cup trainee Ben Redshaw has been given the daunting task of trying to catch George Ford’s spiral bombs when …
Chris Jones
16 Nov, 3:28
Jonny May banned after 'highly reckless' tackle on Ollie Lawrence
Jonny May, the Gloucester winger who recently announced his Test rugby retirement, has copped a three-game ban after getting cited…
Liam Heagney
15 Nov, 10:51
The 'scary, scary thing' Stuart Hogg has noticed about Finn Russell
Life is now very different for Stuart Hogg, the ex-rugby player. It was July 9 when he brought forward his planned retirement, scr…
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
15 Nov, 9:19
The Sale verdict on England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie’s club debut
Sale have given their verdict on last weekend’s club debut by England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie.
Liam Heagney
15 Nov, 5:35
Tom Curry awaiting Harley Street verdict after latest injury setback
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has revealed he is awaiting a specialist opinion from London on the severity of the latest injury setback…
Liam Heagney
14 Nov, 10:56
Jonny May to face disciplinary hearing after first match back
Gloucester winger Jonny May has been cited for a dangerous tackle against Bath on Friday night at Kingsholm in the Gallagher Premi…
Josh Raisey
14 Nov, 10:29
Newcastle confirm Mateo Carreras exit
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that Argentina winger Mateo Carreras will leave the club at the end of the season, ending weeks o…
Josh Raisey
14 Nov, 6:16
Former England call-up Lewis Boyce offered rugby league trial
Leeds Rhinos have reportedly extended an invitation to former Harlequins and Bath forward Lewis Boyce to join the early stages of …
Ian Cameron
13 Nov, 9:09
England must follow Premiership's lead – Andy Goode
The Premiership might have its issues off the field but on the pitch it’s showing England and Steve Borthwick that the future sh…
Andy Goode
13 Nov, 4:01
'I often forget he’s only 21... He’s a tough competitor' - Dowson
Northampton director of rugby Phil Dowson lavished praise on Fin Smith after the 21-year-old inspired the Saints to a 34-19 Gallag…
PA
13 Nov, 3:50
'I wasn’t sure how we were going to win a lineout!' - Saracens boss reflects
Mark McCall was delighted at the way his Saracens side were able to adapt in adversity after a thumping 50-12 win away to Newcastl…
PA
13 Nov, 3:11
Saracens put up cricket score against Newcastle in Kingston Park rout
Saracens produced a wonderful display to dismiss Newcastle Falcons and gain a bonus point in a 50-12 rout at Kingston Park.
PA
12 Nov, 12:43
England hopeful inspires Northampton as Exeter's 13-month hunt for away win continues
Northampton leapfrogged visitors Exeter with a 34-19 victory at Franklin’s Gardens to move back into the top four of the Gallagh…
PA
12 Nov, 12:36
Nick Evans demands change despite Harlequins victory at Leicester
Harlequins attack coach Nick Evans accepts his team need to evolve and adapt different styles if they are to earn more success fol…
PA
11 Nov, 13:18
'It was his call to get back in a play so quickly after the World Cup'
Sale coach Alex Sanderson hailed the impact of fly-half George Ford as the England playmaker proved the difference in the Sharks…
PA
11 Nov, 12:56
Harlequins heap more misery on Handre Pollard's Leicester Tigers
Dino Lamb’s try gave Harlequins their fourth straight Gallagher Premiership victory as they ran out 29-25 winners at surprise ea…
PA
11 Nov, 12:20
George Ford impresses as Sale win at Bristol
England fly-half George Ford was the difference as the playmaking maestro inspired Sale to a 27-13 win over Bristol at Ashton Gate…
PA
11 Nov, 12:06
Finn Russell goes full villain mode with cheeky gesture to Gloucester fans
Scotland flyhalf Finn Russell played a crucial role in Bath's stunning comeback victory against Gloucester at the Shed on Friday n…
Ian Cameron
11 Nov, 9:13
Scotland international Christie to stay at Saracens
Scotland international Andy Christie has signed a new long-term contract with Gallagher Premiership giants Saracens. 
Ian Cameron
11 Nov, 8:21
Johann van Graan: 'This is just year two of our journey'
Bath boss Johann van Graan hailed his side’s second-half display as they turned around a 10-point half-time deficit to beat Glou…
PA
11 Nov, 5:45
Bath muscle up late for remarkable comeback win over Gloucester
.Bath produced a stunning second-half performance to win a pulsating West Country derby against Gloucester 45-27 at a sold-out Kin…
PA
10 Nov, 17:34
Northampton sign dual code England qualified flyhalf to fill void left by star's exit
Northampton Saints have finalized the loan signing of fly-half Charlie Savala from Edinburgh Rugby to address the void left by Jam…
Ian Cameron
10 Nov, 12:15
Pollard to make first post-World Cup start as host of Test players return to Prem
Handre Pollard is set to make his first post-Rugby World Cup start for Leicester Tigers as a host of Test players return to action…
Kim Ekin
10 Nov, 8:57
Son of ex-England flyhalf exits Northampton Saints mid-season
Northampton Saints have confirmed that fly-half James Grayson is set to depart the club after this weekend's clash against Exeter …
Ian Cameron
10 Nov, 5:45
Albert Tuisue: 'I had to help with nine post-mortems, touching the organs'
How Gloucester's ex-Fijian cop went from tiny island life to the Rugby World Cup.
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
09 Nov, 12:38
The four players Ben Youngs expects to battle for the England No9 shirt
After a record 127 matches for England, and a further two for the British & Irish Lions, Ben Youngs bowed out of Test rugby at the…
Josh Raisey
09 Nov, 10:52
Falcons boss hits back at claims that Mateo Carreras has signed French deal
Newcastle head coach Alex Codling has dismissed claims from France that Mateo Carreras, the Argentine wing, has signed a three yea…
INTERVIEW
Chris Jones
08 Nov, 8:29
How Saracens' Willis adapted his game in Top 14 before joining stacked back row
Saracens' summer signing Tom Willis is "looking forward" to battling with a host of Test stars to start in the Gallagher Premiersh…
Josh Raisey
06 Nov, 11:03
Rob Baxter: 'Everyone agreed we were responsible for our own shortcomings'
Exeter director of rugby Rob Baxter felt his side made hard work of seeing off battling Bristol following their 29-20 win.
PA
05 Nov, 13:45
Exeter see off battling Bristol to go top of Premiership
Exeter moved to the top of the Gallagher Premiership table with a bonus-point 29-20 win over Bristol.
PA
05 Nov, 13:35
Bath defend Finn Russell selection call
Johann van Graan insisted he was right to give Finn Russell a week’s holiday which ruled him out of the 24-18 loss to Northampto…
Chris Jones
05 Nov, 8:55
Northampton Saints break silence on Lewis Ludlam rumours
Saints had to hold out under intense Bath pressure in the second-half to secure a 24-18 victory.
PA
05 Nov, 6:09
Harlequins boss Billy Millard: 'He’s gone up a gear in his leadership'
The wingers crossed in spectacular fashion during a 40-12 six-try win over Newcastle.
PA
05 Nov, 5:56
Mark McCall: 'It was a bit of a gamble with 7 English internationals'
Mark McCall paid tribute to his England players for the way they made an instant impact on their return for Saracens after a 32-17…
PA
04 Nov, 15:04
Northampton keep their nerve to hold off Bath and claim place in top four
Tom Pearson, Alex Coles and George Hendy were the Saints tryscorers in a 24-18 win.
PA
04 Nov, 13:57
Six-try Harlequins top Premiership after brushing aside Newcastle
Louis Lynagh capped his 50th club appearance with a try as Harlequins put Newcastle Falcons to the sword in a six-try, 40-12 Galla…
PA
04 Nov, 13:51
England stars power Saracens to big win over Leicester Tigers
The return of Saracens’ international stars to domestic action helped them to a dominant 32-17 victory over Leicester.
PA
04 Nov, 13:43
Exeter Chiefs swoop for 6'4, 120kg Jersey Reds back row Hallam Chapman
Exeter Chiefs are the latest Gallagher Premiership side to confirm the signing of an ex-Jersey Reds player, with the club confirmi…
Ian Cameron
04 Nov, 10:23
Bath sign South African fullback on short-term contract
Bath have confirmed that they have signed South African fullback Brendan Owen on a short-term contract with immediate effect.
Ian Cameron
04 Nov, 8:44
Alex Sanderson credits George Ford for raising 'standards' after Sale win
.Alex Sanderson lauded the impact of the returning George Ford as Sale Sharks secured their third win of the season with a 24-10 s…
PA
03 Nov, 20:41
Arron Reed double sets Sale on their way to win over Gloucester
Arron Reed’s first-half double earned Sale a hard-fought 24-10 Gallagher Premiership victory over Gloucester.
PA
03 Nov, 18:21
Owen Farrell starts for Saracens as host of England stars return
England captain Owen Farrell is set to start for Saracens as one of seven England internationals who have returned from the World …
Josh Raisey
03 Nov, 8:58
The ‘hugely significant' BUCS Super Rugby milestone players list
BUCS Super Rugby have released a list celebrating the milestone of 102 of its university league players playing professionally in …
Liam Heagney
03 Nov, 7:49
Ospreys sign ex England U20 loosehead prop on loan
Exeter Chiefs loosehead prop James Kenny is set to make a move from the Gallagher Premiership to the United Rugby Championship aft…
Josh Raisey
03 Nov, 6:40
Mateo Carreras to leave Newcastle as new club revealed
Los Pumas flyer Mateo Carreras is set to bid farewell to Newcastle Falcons after the current season.
Ian Cameron
03 Nov, 5:45
'I am looking at the Mateo situation' - Newcastle address Carreras rumours
Newcastle boss Alex Codling insists the club is determined to fight to hold onto Pumas wing Mateo Carreras who is attracting inter…
Chris Jones
02 Nov, 9:57
England stars to start for Sale Sharks one week after World Cup bronze final
England fly-half George Ford is set to start for Sale Sharks on Friday against Gloucester one week after facing Argentina in the W…
Josh Raisey
02 Nov, 9:09
England international set to leave Bath for Japan
Bath have announced that former England centre Piers Francis will be leaving the club in order to join Japan's Kurita Water Gush A…
Josh Raisey
02 Nov, 8:41
Leicester Tigers resolve Anthony Watson situation after rumours
Leicester Tigers have announced they have agreed a new deal with England winger Anthony Watson after it appeared he would be leavi…
Josh Raisey
02 Nov, 7:12
Gloucester No8 Zach Mercer sweating over verdict of scan on ankle injury
Zach Mercer will discover in the next 24 hours if the impressive start to his Gloucester career in the Gallagher Premiership has b…
INTERVIEW
Chris Jones
01 Nov, 9:59
Northampton up and running after edging past winless Newcastle
Northampton earned their first Gallagher Premiership win of the season by beating winless Newcastle 16-14 at Kingston Park.
PA
29 Oct, 15:40
Pat Lam rues sloppy handling after Bristol Bears 'dominate'
Bristol director of rugby Pat Lam felt his side were their own worst enemies after they slipped to a 23-21 defeat against Harlequi…
PA
29 Oct, 8:01
'Outclassed, outworked and outmuscled': Sale boss' verdict after record loss
Sale director of rugby Alex Sanderson admitted his side had been “outclassed” after their biggest ever defeat to Exeter Chiefs…
PA
28 Oct, 15:24
Bath bemoan ill discipline in narrow loss to Leicester Tigers
Bath head of rugby Johann van Graan refused to get downbeat after a last-minute 25-24 defeat to Leicester.
PA
28 Oct, 15:15
Premiership finalists Sale demolished by young Exeter outfit
Exeter showed their 11-try thrashing of defending Premiership champions Saracens on the opening day of the campaign was no fluke a…
PA
28 Oct, 13:32
Leicester edge past Bath after late Russell and Shillcock kick battle
Leicester fly-half Jamie Shillcock returned to haunt former side Bath as he scored the winning penalty with the last kick of the g…
PA
28 Oct, 13:25
Jarrod Evans seals late Harlequins against Bristol Bears
Jarrod Evans kicked a 79th-minute penalty from 45 metres to give Harlequins a dramatic late Gallagher Premiership victory over Bri…
PA
28 Oct, 13:16
Joe Marler to retire at the end of the season
England prop Joe Marler is set to retire at the end of the current Gallagher Premiership season - RugbyPass understands.
EXCLUSIVE
Ian Cameron
28 Oct, 4:37
'We seemed to have all the momentum but it was all them on the scoreboard'
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall was delighted to see his side return to winning ways with a 24-3 win at Gloucester after lo…
PA
27 Oct, 18:03
Tom Willis brace brings Saracens first Premiership win of season
Saracens number eight Tom Willis scored two tries in a 24-3 victory over Gloucester to ensure the reigning champions did not begin…
PA
27 Oct, 17:09
English rugby club's classy touch for fallen foes
Coventry Rugby Chief Executive Nick Johnston has described himself as “absolutely delighted” by the response to his club’s w…
Paul Smith
25 Oct, 4:49
Wasps 'actively engaged' in process of setting up a permanent home
Former Premiership giants Wasps have announced their intention to explore the possibility of establishing a permanent home in Kent…
PA
23 Oct, 12:31
On this day: Wasps star quits rugby to attempt NFL career
The then 27-year-old left Wasps but returned to rugby with Racing 92 in 2022 after failing to make the Buffalo Bills roster.
PA
23 Oct, 10:46
'It was a tough 2 weeks after being left out of the World Cup squad'
Harlequins director of rugby Billy Millard believed that the disappointment felt in last week’s narrow defeat at Gloucester was …
PA
23 Oct, 3:46
Jarrod Evans and Luke Northmore guide Harlequins to win over Exeter
Harlequins picked up their first league win of the Gallagher Premiership season with a hard-fought 22-14 victory over Exeter at th…
PA
22 Oct, 13:42
'I was screaming from the touchline and they’re calling ‘leave the rucks alone’'
Skipper Rob du Preez scored the match-winning try and kicked four goals
PA
21 Oct, 14:25
Pat Lam puts Bristol win over Northampton down to 'pure guts'
Bristol Bears director of rugby Pat Lam hailed the guts shown by his side as they came from behind to claim a 33-27 win over North…
PA
21 Oct, 14:18
Johann van Graan's verdict on Bath’s impressive victory over Saracens
Johann van Graan hailed Bath’s mental strength and tactical nous after an impressive 25-16 victory over defending champions Sara…
PA
21 Oct, 14:13
Skipper Rob du Preez gives Sale Sharks deserved win against Leicester Tigers
Captain Rob du Preez’s individual try allowed Sale Sharks to make it back-to-back wins in the Gallagher Premiership as they defe…
PA
21 Oct, 13:57
Saracens remain winless in Premiership after home loss to Bath
Bath maintained their winning start to the new Premiership season with a 25-16 triumph over defending champions Saracens at a stor…
PA
21 Oct, 12:46
Virimi Vakatawa injured as Bristol beat Northampton
Bristol Bears roared back from 11 points down to beat Northampton 33-27 and bag a second successive win at the start of the Gallag…
PA
21 Oct, 12:19
Watch- Finn Russell sets up wonder try in first Bath start
Finn Russell gave the Gallagher Premiership a glimpse as to why Bath signed him on Saturday as he faced the reigning champions Sar…
Josh Raisey
21 Oct, 10:45
Gloucester boss hails 'outstanding' England World Cup winner as best coach in Premiership
Gloucester director of rugby George Skivington played down the significance of a first Gallagher Premiership away victory in nearl…
PA
21 Oct, 5:13
Gloucester repel late Newcastle comeback to make it two wins out of two
Gloucester made it two wins from two in the Gallagher Premiership with a nervy 18-14 victory over Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Pa…
PA
21 Oct, 4:48
Alex Sanderson hails ‘northern grit’ in bad tempered Prem win
Alex Sanderson hailed Sale’s “northern grit” as they earned a scrappy 20-15 opening round win over Northampton Saints.
PA
15 Oct, 12:04
Sale grind out win over Northampton to start Premiership season
Sale ground out a nervy 20-15 victory over Northampton to start the Gallagher Premiership season on a winning note.
PA
15 Oct, 11:01
The verdict on the Finn Russell Bath debut
Bath’s head of rugby Johann van Graan was pleased with Finn Russell’s debut performance in the 34-26 victory over Newcastle Fa…
Ian Cameron
14 Oct, 13:12
Ford-Robinson scores late try as Gloucester fight back to beat Quins
A last-minute try from replacement Jamal Ford-Robinson saw Gloucester edge a thrilling 29-28 home Gallagher Premiership comeback v…
PA
14 Oct, 11:47
Finn Russell makes Bath debut in six-try win over Newcastle
Big Bath signing Finn Russell made his debut as a first-half replacement but it was skipper Ben Spencer who was the star of the sh…
PA
14 Oct, 11:36
Premiership shock: Champions Saracens suffer record defeat to Exeter
Exeter Chiefs inflicted a record top-flight defeat on defending Gallagher Premiership champions Saracens as they ran amok at Sandy…
PA
14 Oct, 11:07
Dan McKellar to probe 'very flat' Leicester Tigers opener
Leicester’s new head coach Dan McKellar accepted that his side were comfortably second best as they lost 25-14 at Bristol in the…
PA
14 Oct, 5:00
Bristol open new season with impressive home win over lethargic Leicester
Man of the match Gabriel Ibitoye scored two tries as Bristol opened the Gallagher Premiership season in style with an impressive 2…
PA
13 Oct, 17:57
Alex Codling: 'The word grind winds me up - we are blessed to do what we do'
Newcastle Falcons' new supremo on stark finances, gameshows, and swimming with the ProD2 trophy.
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
13 Oct, 13:08
Ex Jersey players find homes in Premiership after 'incredibly strange' 2 weeks
Former Jersey Reds scrum-half James Elliott and prop Sam Grahamslaw have been snapped up by Gallagher Premiership outfits Newcast…
Josh Raisey
12 Oct, 8:24
Finn Russell already in Bath training just days after World Cup exit
Scotland may have crashed out of the World Cup on Saturday, but fly-half Finn Russell is already back on the horse with his new cl…
Josh Raisey
10 Oct, 11:17
Coventry Rugby statement: Player salaries
RFU Championship side Coventry Rugby have issued a statement after a public document 'grossly' overstated how much money they spen…
Ian Cameron
07 Oct, 5:25
'The group as a whole expressed very low levels of confidence in the RFU'
Championship clubs have expressed “very low levels of confidence in the RFU” in a statement issued following an emergency meet…
PA
06 Oct, 4:48
Saracens secure new deal for England's World Cup star
Off the back of some stellar performances so far this World Cup for England, Saracens have tied down the services of back row Ben …
Josh Raisey
02 Oct, 12:19
The South African-born Italy U20 No8 tipped by coach to be 'special talent'
Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter has tipped 21-year-old No8 Ross Vintcent to be a "special talent" after scoring a hat-t…
Josh Raisey
02 Oct, 10:37
'What a s**t show it has been. It is a real shame and I am gutted'
When the season kicked off earlier this month with the Premiership Cup, prop Steven Longwell was looking forward to his third seas…
Gavin Harper
30 Sep, 11:08
No less than 10 England players named for Premiership Cup clash
A total of ten current or former England players will be taking to the field as Leicester Tigers take on Newcastle Falcons in the …
Ian Cameron
29 Sep, 10:42
'F*****g disgrace': Ex England captains to current players react to Jersey news
The news that last season's Championship winners Jersey Reds are set to become the fourth club in England to enter administration …
Josh Raisey
28 Sep, 12:00
Championship chairman points finger of blame amid Jersey Reds 'disaster'
Championship chairman Simon Halliday believes that “persistent uncertainty” over Rugby Football Union financial support regard…
PA
28 Sep, 11:59
Another English club go into administration
Jersey Reds, the winners of last year’s Championship, are set to enter administration.
Jon Newcombe
28 Sep, 4:42
Bristol sign ex France international Virimi Vakatawa
Bristol have pulled off a major coup by tempting former France international Virimi Vakatawa out of retirement.
PA
27 Sep, 13:50
Bath submit plans for 'world-class facility'
Bath have submitted plans to redevelop their Recreation Ground home and increase capacity to 18,000.
PA
27 Sep, 10:19
Gallagher Premiership and Major League Rugby announce landmark deal
Premiership Rugby and the United States' Major League Rugby (MLR) have announced today that they have signed a two-year exclusive …
Josh Raisey
20 Sep, 11:28
George Ford exit rumours begin to swirl once again
Sale Sharks and England standoff George Ford is once again being linked with an exit from Sale Sharks and the Gallagher Premiershi…
Ian Cameron
03 Sep, 6:41
Kyle Eastmond is back in rugby union
Former dual code international Kyle Eastmond has begun his coaching journey in the RFU Championship with Jersey Reds.
EXCLUSIVE
Jon Newcombe
01 Sep, 3:00
Post-exodus Exeter name radically changed 39-man double team for Bristol
Exeter Chiefs have named a 39-man squad to play Bristol Bears in a pre-season match that will feature two separate starting teams …
Ian Cameron
31 Aug, 10:05
Ex-England international Scarborough lands new role as head coach
Harrogate Rugby Club have confirmed that former England international Dan Scarborough is taking over the role of head coach at the…
Ian Cameron
20 Aug, 10:23
Bath go again with GJ van Velze
Bath have confirmed that GJ van Velze has rejoined the team for the upcoming 2023/24 season after impressing last season. 
Ian Cameron
18 Aug, 6:32
Coventry sign former Leicester Tigers prospect Owen
Coventry Rugby boss Alex Rae has added more young Midlands-based talent to his squad with the signing of former Leicester Tigers a…
RugbyPass
17 Aug, 10:42
Leicester bolster scrum and Ospreys defence with new coach signings
Leicester Tigers and Ospreys have bolstered their respective coaching teams ahead of the 2023/24 season, the Gallagher Premiership…
Liam Heagney
16 Aug, 12:58
Coventry sign promising young prop from Ealing
Coventry Rugby boss Alex Rae has fitted another piece into his squad jigsaw with the signing on a season-long loan of Ealing prop …
RugbyPass
10 Aug, 8:14
Newcastle continue recruitment drive with Olympic silver medalist
Newcastle Falcons have made their 14th signing ahead of the new season by bringing in two-cap Wales flanker Sam Cross from the Osp…
Josh Raisey
08 Aug, 5:26
Coventry Rugby fills Wasps and Worcester gap
Coventry Rugby has come to the rescue of aspiring teenage rugby players in the West Midlands after the collapse of the region's tw…
Ian Cameron
06 Aug, 6:03
Danny Cipriani set for six figure reality TV payday - reports
Former England rugby player Danny Cipriani has been announced as a contestant on this year's I'm A Celebrity reality show, accordi…
Ian Cameron
04 Aug, 12:30
Tom Collins names his new club after leaving Northampton
Seasoned Gallagher Premiership player Tom Collins has signed for Championship club Ealing Trailfinders following his release from …
Liam Heagney
01 Aug, 11:43
The 'wickedly sharp' first impression made by new Sale signings
Alex Sanderson has given his first impressions of his new arrivals at Sale, injured England hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie, South Africa…
Liam Heagney
28 Jul, 8:02
Ed Slater: Why the Rugby Inheritance Podcast brings out 'honesty, openness, triumphs and disaster'
Ed Slater's Rugby Inheritance Podcast has produced gems of stark emotion and deep reflection that go way beyond the game
FEATURE
Sam Roberts
28 Jul, 4:36
Bristol sign one of Cheika's 'outstanding' Argentina back-rowers
Having reportedly missed out on signing Argentina back row Juan Martin Gonzalez Samso, who joined Saracens earlier this week, Bris…
Liam Heagney
27 Jul, 14:07
Can budding genius Finn Russell make the most of his career-defining Bath move?
Finn Russell's move to Bath could determine whether he fulfils his prodigious gifts and he has the support network to thrive
FEATURE
Tom Bradshaw
27 Jul, 7:38
Saracens statement: The signing of another ex-London Irish player
Mark McCall has bolstered his title-winning Saracens squad with the recruitment of yet another player from the financially collaps…
Liam Heagney
25 Jul, 8:44
'Missed out on £100k insurance payout by 43 seconds'
Former Harlequins and Worcester winger Sam Smith has mentioned how a 43-second appearance for the Warriors cost him £100,000 in 2…
Liam Heagney
25 Jul, 5:57
Carl Fearns secures third-tier deal in France to prolong his career
One-time England prospect Carl Fearns has secured a deal to prolong his career back in France following his end-of-season release …
Liam Heagney
21 Jul, 4:54
Jack Nowell's French switch has finally been confirmed
England winger Jack Nowell has completed a move to European champions La Rochelle, the French side have announced.
PA
19 Jul, 15:33
The Bath verdict on the France-bound Jonathan Joseph
Bath have finally acknowledged the departure of Jonathan Joseph 15 days after the ex-England midfielder was confirmed as a signing…
Liam Heagney
19 Jul, 11:35
Harlequins statement: Marcus Smith contract extension
Speculation linking Marcus Smith with a possible move to the Top 14 after the end of the 2023/24 Gallagher Premiership season has …
Liam Heagney
19 Jul, 5:26
Stuart Hogg secures a new role just nine days into his retirement
Stuart Hogg has secured a new role just nine days after announcing his shock retirement from playing with immediate effect.
Liam Heagney
18 Jul, 5:25
Gallagher Premiership 2023/24 fixtures released
Bristol will host Leicester to kick off the new Gallagher Premiership season on Friday, October 13, before champions Saracens star…
PA
18 Jul, 4:41
Gloucester CEO steps down as ex-England lock takes over with 'immediate effect'
Gloucester has confirmed that Lance Bradley, who served as Chief Executive Officer for the past four years, will be leaving the cl…
Ian Cameron
14 Jul, 9:05
Champ sides to battle Prem as new cup fixtures confirmed
Premiership Rugby has released the fixtures for the revamped 2023-24 Premiership Rugby Cup, set to commence in September.
Ian Cameron
14 Jul, 3:44
Zach Mercer shortlisted for Top 14 prize alongside England competitor
Incoming Gloucester No.8 Zach Mercer has been shortlisted as one of the five candidates for Top 14 No.8 of the season alongside Sa…
Josh Raisey
12 Jul, 10:20
Premiership Rugby confirm start to the new season
Premiership Rugby have revealed the that new Gallagher Premiership season will get underway on Friday October 13, two weeks before…
Josh Raisey
11 Jul, 5:33
Giant 6'9 English lock to join Test trio at ProD2 big-spenders
Biarritz Olympique continues to bolster its roster for the upcoming Pro D2 season, and their latest addition is the English second…
Ian Cameron
08 Jul, 7:43
'I felt it was time for a change' - Cowan-Dickie signs for Sale Sharks
Sale Sharks have confirmed the signing of England and British and Irish Lions hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie from Exeter Chiefs for the …
Ian Cameron
07 Jul, 5:32
Leicester statement: 4 more signings, including two from London Irish
New Leicester boss Dan McKellar has added four more signings to his squad for the upcoming 2023/24 season, including two additions…
Liam Heagney
04 Jul, 3:23
Northampton sign league guru Lee Radford
Northampton Saints have confirmed that Lee Radford will be joining the club as an assistant coach.
Ian Cameron
03 Jul, 8:19
Sale Sharks confirm Akker van der Merwe departure
South Africa international hooker Akker van der Merwe will leave Gallagher Premiership finalists Sale Sharks with immediate effect…
PA
30 Jun, 7:24
Fowkes leaves Ealing for Leicester Tigers
Former Wasps scrum coach Neil Fowkes is heading back to the Gallagher Premiership.
EXCLUSIVE
Jon Newcombe
30 Jun, 5:54
Gloucester bring in five London Irish players, including Ben Donnell
Gloucester boss George Skivington has bolstered his squad for next season with the signing of five players from London Irish, the …
Liam Heagney
27 Jun, 13:48
'X-factor': Saracens add another London Irish player to their squad
Saracens have picked up a second ex-London Irish player, adding versatile Argentinian back Lucio Cinti to their roster just five d…
Liam Heagney
27 Jun, 9:50
Saracens sign Wallabies prop Ollie Hoskins
Saracens have signed Wallabies tighthead prop Ollie Hoskins on a two-year deal. The 30-year-old Australian international joins the…
Ian Cameron
22 Jun, 10:20
Harlequins sign England centre Will Joseph
Harlequins have signed 20-year-old Will Joseph, the London Irish and England centre. Joseph, a member of England's World Cup train…
Ian Cameron
22 Jun, 10:09
Newcastle sign flyhalf Rory Jennings
Rory Jennings has signed a two-year contract with Newcastle Falcons, becoming one of a group of former London Irish players to fin…
Ian Cameron
22 Jun, 7:18
Harlequins sign rising star Chandler Cunningham-South
Harlequins have officially signed Chandler Cunningham-South, a versatile London Irish back-row player and former England U20s star…
Ian Cameron
22 Jun, 6:53
Lovejoy Chawatama the latest London Irish exile to find new club
Harlequins have signed Lovejoy Chawatama, the London Irish prop, following the latter's administration and suspension from the Gal…
Ian Cameron
22 Jun, 6:35
Another Premiership club secures a fixture versus the Barbarians
The Barbarians have added yet another match to their upcoming September/October UK and Ireland tour, agreeing to return to Frankli…
Liam Heagney
20 Jun, 8:21
Scott Baldwin retires from playing to take up a Prem coaching role
Recent Wales Scott Baldwin has announced his retirement from playing with immediate effect to take up a Gallagher Premiership coac…
Liam Heagney
20 Jun, 7:04
Former head coach Andy Robinson joins Bath coaching team
Bath have appointed former head coach Andy Robinson and ex-Scotland forward Stevie Scott to their coaching team.
PA
19 Jun, 16:11
London Irish break up continues with van Rensburg Prem deal confirmed
The dispersal of Declan Kidney’s out-of-work London Irish squad has continued with Benhard Janse van Rensburg becoming the lates…
Liam Heagney
17 Jun, 4:43
South African flyhalf Tian Schoeman exits Newcastle
South African fly-half Tian Schoeman has left Gallagher Premiership club Newcastle Falcons by "mutual consent".
Ian Cameron
16 Jun, 11:32
Premiership Rugby launches powerful new Sporting Commission
The new group will have decision-making powers on sporting and regulatory issues after the collapse of Wasps, Worcester and London…
PA
16 Jun, 4:16
Tom Pearson becomes second London Irish player to secure new club
Northampton have bolstered their 2023/24 squad with a second signing this week from London Irish, England prospect Tom Pearson fol…
Liam Heagney
15 Jun, 4:05
Harlequins statement: Tabai Matson is no longer the head coach
Tabai Matson is no longer the head coach at Harlequins, Billy Millard instead taking charge of first-team affairs for the 2023/24 …
Liam Heagney
15 Jun, 3:48
Chunya Munga becomes first London Irish player to find a new club
England prospect Chunya Munga has become the first London Irish player to secure a new club following the Exiles’ June 6 suspens…
Liam Heagney
14 Jun, 10:47
Exeter CEO Tony Rowe hits back at allegations about their finances
Exeter CEO Tony Rowe has hit back at allegations that his Chiefs are in financial trouble.
Liam Heagney
13 Jun, 5:25
'He’s got a good build': Newcastle bring in another Argentinian
Newcastle have confirmed their latest signing ahead of the 2023/24 season, snapping up tighthead Eduardo Bello on a two-year deal …
Liam Heagney
13 Jun, 4:42
Sale Sharks statement: The tragic death of Liam O’Connor
Gallagher Premiership finalists Sale have issued a statement following the tragic death of Liam O’Connor, their junior academy p…
Liam Heagney
13 Jun, 4:19
Gloucester confirm coaching ticket for 2023/24
Gloucester have confirmed their coaching ticket ahead of the 2023/24 season.
Ian Cameron
12 Jun, 6:36
Bordeaux to swoop for Wallabies lock - report
Union Bordeaux-Bègles could be one of the first clubs to swoop on the carcass of London Irish.
Ian Cameron
11 Jun, 4:47
Kelly Brown: 'If I hadn't worn a helmet, I'd be dead'
Saracens stalwart Kelly Brown reflects on his trophy-laden career and a near-fatal bike crash as he prepares to leave rugby.
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
11 Jun, 3:15
Emotional Agustin Creevy posts ‘amazing London Irish family’ message
Former Argentina skipper Agustin Creevy has broken his silence following last Tuesday’s demise of London Irish.
Liam Heagney
10 Jun, 9:04
London Irish owner turned down 'two or three' offers to buy club
Mick Crossan, the London Irish owner who has seen the Premiership outfit suspended from the league and forced into administration.…
EXCLUSIVE
Chris Jones
10 Jun, 4:00
Tom Cruse to stay at Northampton Saints
Veteran hooker Tom Cruse has committed his future to Northampton Saints by signing a contract extension, the club have confirmed.
Ian Cameron
09 Jun, 12:30
Watch: Epic farewell London Irish video will give you the feels
London Irish have signed off on their brutal week by posting an emotional video on social media.
Liam Heagney
09 Jun, 10:04
Harlequins raid BUCS Super Rugby for rising star
Harlequins have dipped into the university rugby pathway by securing the services of Roma Zheng, a rising star of the BUCS Super R…
Ian Cameron
08 Jun, 7:48
Billy Twelvetrees: 'Ed started pre-season with us and and nine months on he’s really struggling. Jesus Christ.'
The former England and Lions centre, leaves Kingsholm a legend after over a decade's service, and in that time he has matured into…
FEATURE
Tom Bradshaw
07 Jun, 13:06
Mick Crossan pens open letter as London Irish go into administration
London Irish owner Mick Crossan has written an open letter explaining the financial hardship that resulted in the club getting sus…
Liam Heagney
07 Jun, 8:55
The message London Irish Amateur RFC have sent to its members
The grassroots section of London Irish have issued a reminder that the suspension of their Gallagher Premiership professional team…
Liam Heagney
07 Jun, 7:43
London Irish's expected collapse leaves Premiership Rugby reeling
The dismantling of a third storied club in eight months paints a sorry tale of a domestic league that has spiralled out of control
FEATURE
Owain Jones
07 Jun, 6:37
The 'devastated’ Ollie Hoskins breaks London Irish player silence
Public reaction from the playing squad at London Irish to Tuesday evening’s suspension of the financially stricken club by the R…
Liam Heagney
07 Jun, 5:18
Highs and lows of London Irish, the latest club to exit Premiership
London Irish have been suspended from the Gallagher Premiership following a failure to provide financial guarantees for next seaso…
PA
07 Jun, 4:25
The emotional reaction on Twitter after suspension of London Irish
Tuesday evening’s demise of London Irish generated an avalanche of sympathy on Twitter.
Liam Heagney
06 Jun, 17:12
London Irish issue 72-word statement on its Premiership suspension
London Irish have issued a 72-word statement in response to Tuesday evening’s announcement that the RFU had suspended the club f…
Liam Heagney
06 Jun, 16:05
Breaking: RFU suspend London Irish from the 2023/24 Premiership
London Irish have become the third club in less than a year to be suspended by the RFU from the Gallagher Premiership, their June …
Liam Heagney
06 Jun, 14:21
London Irish near suspension as they enter final 24 hours before deadline
Irish have until 4pm on Tuesday to complete a proposed takeover by an American consortium or for owner Mick Crossan to commit for …
PA
05 Jun, 12:33
How greater exposure to foreign clubs could rejuvenate English rugby
The Premiership is under pressure from the burgeoning success of the URC and the Top 14.
FEATURE
Nick Bishop
05 Jun, 9:33
'I can remember the exact moment my soul was first crushed by a rugby coach'
Former rugby player Sam Smith, an ex-England age-grade representative and Gallagher Premiership veteran, has recently shared a pro…
Ian Cameron
05 Jun, 4:04
London Irish face winding-up petition over unpaid tax bill
The club are already facing the threat of suspension from the Gallagher Premiership.
PA
02 Jun, 16:26
UK government appoint advisers to aid rugby union
The Government appointments follow the difficulties faced by London Irish, Worcester and Wasps.
PA
02 Jun, 12:37
Jimmy Gopperth set to play at 40 after finding new club - report
Jimmy Gopperth is reportedly set to play professional club rugby at the age of 40.
Liam Heagney
01 Jun, 11:45
Saints back row latest to head to France
Young Northampton Saints back rower Karl Wilkins has left the side following the conclusion of the 2022/23 season - the Gallagher …
Ian Cameron
01 Jun, 9:41
Praise for Farrell for having 'the bollox to talk to Maro like that'
The Rugby Pod has delivered a glowing endorsement of Owen Farrell and his leadership in Saracens’ latest Gallagher Premiership f…
Liam Heagney
01 Jun, 7:46
RPA statement: The deadline extension given to London Irish
English players union RPA have issued a short statement following Wednesday evening's decision by the RFU to give London Irish a s…
Liam Heagney
01 Jun, 5:03
RFU statement: London Irish Premiership suspension deadline extended
London Irish have been given an additional week to save themselves from being suspended from participating in the 2023/24 Gallaghe…
Liam Heagney
31 May, 14:40
The five clubs most affected by the grim Premiership outlook
London Irish could be the latest victims of the financial crisis gripping the Gallagher Premiership.
ANALYSIS
PA
31 May, 11:51
Opinion: Climate activists in rugby and sport deserve support, not hate
Speaking after his team’s painful loss in the Gallagher Premiership final on Saturday, Sale Sharks boss Alex Sanderson was asked…
OPINION
Daniel Gallan
31 May, 9:25
Telusa Veainu 'absolutely buzzing' to be back in the Premiership
Telusa Veainu is back in the Premiership three years after quitting Leicester Tigers for France.
Liam Heagney
31 May, 7:48
Sale statement: The exit of Coenie Oosthuizen
Sale have got back to work following their post-Gallagher Premiership trip to Marbella by confirming that former Springboks prop C…
Liam Heagney
31 May, 6:46
RFU statement: Payday ultimatum for London Irish
London Irish must pay all staff for May in full on Wednesday or be withdrawn from the Gallagher Premiership.
PA
31 May, 5:47
Mick Cleary: 'Sport, as we know, is one of life’s great escape mechanisms. Not in Premiership rugby it isn’t.'
It has been a chastening season in English rugby with yet another side on the brink and the hope is no more clubs perish
FEATURE
Mick Cleary
30 May, 11:31
London Irish latest: RFU expected to extend their Tuesday deadline
The latest speculation surrounding London Irish just hours before Tuesday’s RFU deadline regarding their inclusion in the 2023/2…
Liam Heagney
30 May, 8:11
Saracens pen an open letter to their 'loyal, brilliant, kind' fans
What a difference 11 months can make. It was last June, in the wake of their agonising Gallagher Premiership final loss to Leicest…
Liam Heagney
30 May, 7:08
Leicester bring in ex-Wallaby to complete coaching team
Incoming Leicester Tigers head coach Dan McKellar has confirmed his coaching team heading into next season, brining in three new c…
Josh Raisey
29 May, 12:33
Saracens back on their perch to continue the dynasty
Despite spirited resistance from Sale Sharks, few members of the Twickenham crowd doubted Mark McCall's men would wrestle back the…
FEATURE
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
29 May, 11:18
'No one wants us to win and we don’t care'
Jackson Wray believes new Gallagher Premiership champions Saracens deserve more respect for emerging from one of the bleakest epis…
PA
28 May, 13:01
'Manu’s playing his best rugby': Sanderson says Tuilagi peaking for RWC
Sarries made amends for failing to score a try during a 15-12 loss to Leicester in the 2022 final.
PA
28 May, 7:16
Premiership final Just Stop Oil protestors charged
The duo invaded the pitch midway through the first half of the match between Saracens and Sale, throwing orange paint powder on to…
PA
28 May, 6:24
Emotional Alex Sanderson issues apology to the retiring Jono Ross
Alex Sanderson jetted out to Marbella on Sunday with his beaten Sale having issued an apology to Jono Ross that the Sharks were un…
Liam Heagney
28 May, 5:13
Adam Hastings: 'When you're injured, you question a lot of things'
Adam Hastings has recovered from two spectacularly ill-timed injuries to target a place in Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
27 May, 16:51
Owen Farrell's 'fight for' reaction to Saracens' redemption title win
Owen Farrell has played down his Twickenham heroics even though Saracens boss Mark McCall claimed that his team’s No10 is playin…
Liam Heagney
27 May, 14:54
The furious Sale reaction to protestors invading Twickenham pitch
Beaten Sale have reacted furiously to the pitch invasion that took place midway through the first half of Saturday’s Gallagher P…
Liam Heagney
27 May, 13:55
Saracens player ratings vs Sale | 2023 Premiership final
Saracens player ratings: Two tries in a four-minute spell extricating the Londoners from the crisis that was the Sharks biting to …
OPINION
Liam Heagney
27 May, 12:47
Saracens defy injuries to hold off Sale and win Premiership title
The match was briefly disrupted in the first half by protestors from climate action group Just Stop Oil.
PA
27 May, 12:30
Sale player ratings vs Saracens | 2023 Premiership final
Sale player ratings: We were told throughout the season that “Northern Rugby Matters”. Sale Sharks had body-surfed across this…
OPINION
Daniel Gallan
27 May, 12:07
Tom Curry helps eject 'Just Stop Oil' protesters from Premiership Final
Just Stop Oil protesters forced a stoppage in play during Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership final at Twickenham.
PA
27 May, 10:55
Wray: The training ground change that was the making of Saracens
Jackson Wray will play his last professional match this Saturday when he lines out as the Saracens No8 in the latest Gallagher Pre…
Liam Heagney
27 May, 2:24
Sale win the lift Premiership needs – Andy Goode
Saracens are favourites but, with everything going on in the Premiership at the moment, it’d be good for the league to have a le…
OPINION
Andy Goode
27 May, 1:48
The George Ford view on match-up with 'great friend' Owen Farrell
George Ford has claimed it is not about individual match-ups ahead of an intriguing Twickenham battle with friend and England coll…
PA
27 May, 1:33
The Saracens feeling Owen Farrell never wants to experience again
Owen Farrell has insisted that Saracens are returning to the Gallagher Premiership final with more strings to their bow as a resul…
PA
26 May, 14:29
Akker van der Merwe: 'Yes, I stutter, but it’s not who I am. It doesn’t define me. It doesn’t own me.'
Akker van der Merwe has overcome mental and physical obstacles to stand on the cusp of a 'career high' with Sale Sharks
FEATURE
Owain Jones
26 May, 14:15
'It's mad': BT Sport rugby pundits name Premiership Immortals XV
Six current top-flight players have gained selection in the Premiership Immortals XV chosen by a BT Sport panel consisting of Lawr…
OPINION
Liam Heagney
26 May, 12:01
Jackson Wray: 'Saracens showed critics we are stronger than any of you think'
Jackson Wray has experienced glory, despair and tumult as he bids to end a 15-year Saracens career with a ninth trophy.
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
26 May, 9:33
How Saracens have switched up their play to become an attacking force
For so long Mark McCall's men have been derided as successful but boring, yet a change in tack has seen them add flair to force
FEATURE
Russell Forbes
26 May, 9:07
What Jonny Hill, Maro Itoje have told the Premiership final teams
England forwards Jonny Hill and Maro Itoje have urged their respective Sale and Saracens teams to seize the moment on Saturday.
PA
26 May, 9:04
Saracens, Sale name their Gallagher Premiership final teams
Saracens have named their team to take on Sale on Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership final at Twickenham, making one surprise chan…
Liam Heagney
26 May, 7:26
Why the 'scariest man' Ben Kay even met didn't make his Immortals XV
Ben Kay has become the final BT Sport rugby pundit to name his Premiership Immortals XV ahead of this Saturday’s round-table deb…
OPINION
Liam Heagney
26 May, 4:56
Ben Earl explains the Six Nations feedback he got from Borthwick
Ben Earl is looking to help Saracens regain the Gallagher Premiership title and put down an early World Cup selection marker at Tw…
PA
25 May, 14:54
Coventry have just added 'some serious Saracens bulk' to their pack
Ambitious Championship club Coventry have followed Monday’s recruitment of ex-England back-rower Matt Kvesic by securing the ser…
Liam Heagney
25 May, 11:24
The 'unenjoyable' moment that convinced Jono Ross to retire
Sale Sharks skipper Jono Ross feels the time is right for retirement – but not before one last challenge that could deliver a dr…
PA
25 May, 10:41
Leicester confirm the signing of two of Dan McKellar's old Brumbies
Incoming Leicester boss Dan McKellar has confirmed the signing of two players he previously worked with at the Brumbies, Exeter’…
Liam Heagney
25 May, 10:27
Two tightheads out, two in at Northampton... including 'rough diamond'
Phil Dowson has continued to rejig his Northampton squad, the Saints confirming on Thursday the signing of tighthead pair Elliot M…
Liam Heagney
25 May, 10:04
The Top 14-bound Jack Nowell has named his Ultimate Exeter XV
Jack Nowell has named his Ultimate Exeter XV nearly four weeks after bringing the curtain down on his stellar 12-year career playi…
Liam Heagney
25 May, 8:18
Leicester statement: The early release exit of Harry Potter
Leicester Tigers have explained why they have agreed to grant Harry Potter an early release from his contract at Welford Road.
Liam Heagney
25 May, 7:30
‘True man-mountain' included in Ugo Monye’s Premiership Immortals XV
Ugo Monye has become the latest BT Sport rugby pundit to name his Premiership Immortals XV.
OPINION
Liam Heagney
25 May, 4:53
Bryce Heem's back-to-front quest for a 'geriatric' debut
Bryce Heem has travelled a different path to many of his New Zealand contemporaries.
FEATURE
Jamie Wall
24 May, 13:53
Dallaglio breaks his silence on Wasps' losing Championship licence
Lawrence Dallaglio has broken his silence on last Thursday’s revelation that Wasps had their licence to take part in next season…
Liam Heagney
24 May, 8:49
Newcastle confirm 15 leavers, including Mulipola, Fearns, Robinson
Respective USA, Samoa and Scotland internationals Greg Peterson, Logovi’i Mulipola and Gary Graham have been included on the lis…
Liam Heagney
24 May, 7:22
'Completely nuts' Premiership Immortals XV named by Austin Healey
Ex-Leicester utility Austin Healey has named his Premiership Immortals XV in a very Austin Healey-like way – only selecting play…
OPINION
Liam Heagney
24 May, 5:51
'I was stunned, it was surreal... I couldn't have dreamed of it'
Ivan van Zyl has learned plenty of new tricks since he joined Saracens in 2021. By his own admission he needed to sharpen his skil…
EXCLUSIVE
Daniel Gallan
24 May, 3:34
'Amazing seeing him': Football legend delivers pep talk at Sale
Sale Sharks have tapped into Alex Ferguson’s revered motivational powers ahead of the Gallagher Premiership final against Sarace…
PA
23 May, 13:39
'Heavy heart': Salakaia-Loto quits Northampton with immediate effect
Northampton boss Phil Dowson has lost the services of Lukhan Salakaia-Loto for 2023/24 after the Gallagher Premiership club agreed…
Liam Heagney
23 May, 12:15
Our friends in the North
It's vital rugby union has a foothold in the North of England, which makes Sale's first visit to Twickenham since 2006 pivotal
FEATURE
Tom Bradshaw
23 May, 11:11
'Very brave': Lawrence Dallaglio names his Premiership Immortals XV
Legendary Wasps No8 Lawrence Dallaglio has named his Premiership Immortals XV, including icons such as Martin Johnson and Neil Bac…
OPINION
Liam Heagney
23 May, 9:41
The 'like Christmas again' reason Exeter became 2020 title winners
Joe Simmonds has described the post-lockdown resumption of collective training at Exeter as “the just like Christmas” moment t…
Liam Heagney
23 May, 7:52
London Irish half-back becomes the 10th 2023/24 Newcastle signing
New coach Alex Codling’s recruitment drive at Newcastle has taken another step, the Falcons confirming on Tuesday that they have…
Liam Heagney
23 May, 4:27
Ex-England flanker Matt Kvesic joins Coventry Rugby
Coventry Rugby have confirmed the signing of highly-experienced England international forward Matt Kvesic.
Paul Smith
22 May, 9:59
No SA return for Bok prospect Juarno Augustus
Northampton Saints have secured the services of their influential South African No.8, Juarno Augustus, who has signed a new contra…
Ian Cameron
22 May, 5:16
Sam Nixon: Jeremy Clarkson, Sir Alex Ferguson and life in the madcap ProD2
A fed-up Sam Nixon almost retired at 25, but returning to France and the turbulent waters of the ProD2 has given the prop a new le…
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
19 May, 12:01
'So many lives adversely affected': Online reaction to Wasps' demise
Thursday evening’s announcement that the RFU revoked their licence for Wasps to play in next season’s Championship ignited a h…
Liam Heagney
19 May, 9:44
Leicester Tigers general manager to depart club
Leicester Tigers have confirmed that general manager Leigh Jones will be departing the club in the summer.
Ian Cameron
19 May, 6:32
'Psychopath', 'melted welly': Tom Varndell names his Ultimate XV
Former England wing Tom Varndell, the long-time all-time Premiership try-scorer until his tally of 92 was surpassed last year by C…
Liam Heagney
19 May, 5:26
Wasps' full statement after RFU pull plug
Following the revocation of their Championship licence by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) for the upcoming season, Wasps have relea…
Ian Cameron
19 May, 5:05
Care, Slade, Ford on 'freakish' Robinson vs Brown selection debate
Three leading Gallagher Premiership players – Danny Care, Henry Slade and George Ford – have had their say on whether Jason Ro…
Liam Heagney
18 May, 12:44
RFU statement: Wasps’ Championship licence revoked
Wasps must begin their post-administration era at the bottom of the English league pyramid after the RFU revoked their licence to …
Liam Heagney
18 May, 12:38
England hooker Singleton to stay at Gloucester
Gloucester have confirmed that Jack Singleton has committed to the Cherry & Whites by extending his time at the club.
Ian Cameron
18 May, 11:39
Mako: Why 'wanting to prove people wrong' hurt Saracens last year
Mako Vunipola feels that Saracens have not allowed themselves to be affected by external noise this season ahead of their ninth Ga…
PA
18 May, 9:55
Ben Curry ‘gutted’ after injury seriously threatens Rugby World Cup involvement
Ben Curry’s hopes of contributing to England’s Rugby World Cup campaign appear to be over after the Sale flanker was ruled out…
PA
18 May, 6:06
Impressive stats see Jasper Wiese bag English players’ union award
Leicester number eight Jasper Wiese has been named players’ player of the year in England after producing another season notable…
PA
17 May, 18:00
Gloucester CEO reveals findings of 'deep dive' 10th-place review
Gloucester CEO Lance Bradley has written an open letter to supporters after the club’s frustrating 10th-place finish in the Gall…
Liam Heagney
17 May, 11:14
Premiership statement: Saracens, Sale to wear away kits in final
Premiership Rugby have decided that both Saracens and Sale will wear their away kits for the May 27 final at Twickenham.
Liam Heagney
17 May, 5:09
Tindall vs Tuilagi: 'Pretty much different to any player in the world'
Gallagher Premiership players have had their say on whether Mike Tindall or Manu Tuilagi should be selected on the BT Sport Immort…
Liam Heagney
17 May, 4:17
Revealed: Murley evidence was 'key factor' at Chris Ashton hearing
Evidence provided by Harlequins’ Caden Murley was “the key factor” in Chris Ashton having his recent red card downgraded to …
Liam Heagney
16 May, 10:01
'There are bigger crowds coming and the buzz is better. It’s busier'
The Sharks will face Saracens in the Gallagher Premiership final at Twickenham on May 27.
PA
15 May, 14:59
RFU statement: London Irish
The RFU have released a statement regarding the situation at Gallagher Premiership side London Irish, which is in the process of b…
Ian Cameron
15 May, 13:00
Sale Sharks show true Northern pride
George Ford inspires Sale to reach their first Premiership final in 17 years and despite facing Saracens, they will have nothing t…
FEATURE
Garry Doyle   Owain Jones
15 May, 8:23
Former All Black Charles Piutau heading to Japan
Former All Black and Tongan international Charles Piutau is headed to Japan after announcing a deal for next season.
Ben Smith
15 May, 1:41
Owen Farrell adamant Saracens have always played with adventure
One victory separates the club from a sixth Gallagher Premiership title.
PA
14 May, 17:27
'He is on crutches... I doubt if he will make the final'
The England international fly-half was a dominant presence against Leicester.
PA
14 May, 13:59
Sale Sharks reach first Prem final in 17 years after taming Leicester
Sale Sharks reached their first Gallagher Premiership final for 17 years as they ended Leicester’s hopes of back-to-back titles.…
PA
14 May, 12:23
Leicester pull Handre Pollard out of Premiership semi-final
Leicester Tigers have been forced to pull Springbok star Handre Pollard out of the team for their Gallagher Premiership semi-final…
Ian Cameron
14 May, 9:30
‘Can beat you in a phone box’: The Wade vs Ashton Immortals XV debate
Gallagher Premiership players have had their say on whether Christian Wade or Chris Ashton should be selected on the BT Sport Immo…
Liam Heagney
14 May, 8:20
'Guys might be introverted but they find their feet. It’s rewarding'
Safe to say, life has treated Ernst Joubert well since he hung up the boots in 2015 following his half-dozen seasons at Saracens.
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
14 May, 5:30
Phil Dowson refuses to blame referee for Northampton’s loss
Sean Maitland scored Saracens’ first two tries after escaping punishment for an early clash with George Furbank.
PA
13 May, 15:01
Two-try Maitland escapes sanction as Saracens storm past Saints
The wing was not carded for an early challenge on Northampton’s George Furbank before kick-starting his side’s 38-15 win.
PA
13 May, 13:02
The ‘cheat’ solution to the Wilkinson vs Farrell Immortals XV debate
Gallagher Premiership players have had their say on whether Jonny Wilkinson or Owen Farrell should be selected on the BT Sport Imm…
Liam Heagney
13 May, 8:13
Nowell and Slade dream up wacky law tweaks for Exeter sevens event
England and Exeter duo Jack Nowell and Henry Slade have come up with an intriguing set of attack-minded rules for next month’s R…
Liam Heagney
13 May, 5:00
The 'harsh conversations' of a rare away Premiership semi-final win
With only one of the last 14 Gallagher Premiership semi-finals won by the away side on the day, Northampton will have to tear up t…
Liam Heagney
13 May, 4:45
How an 'irretrievable' Sale remark led to a Manu Tuilagi red card
One thing Sale boss Alex Sanderson has very much steered clear of this week is giving Manu Tuilagi any motivational pep talks ahea…
Liam Heagney
13 May, 3:27
Can Leicester breach the Sale Sharks defensive wall?
The teak-tough D implemented by Alex Sanderson has turned the AJ Bell into a fortress, one that Leicester have to plunder
FEATURE
Russell Forbes
13 May, 3:12
Don’t rule out shock away wins in Premiership semi-finals – Andy Goode
There may only have been six away wins in a couple of decades’ worth of Premiership semi-finals but I just have a feeling we cou…
Andy Goode
12 May, 14:37
Tom Wood: 'An upset isn’t out of the question'
The former England backrow and Saints legend says Northampton are one side with the x-factor to unseat a steely Saracens side
FEATURE
Tom Wood
12 May, 11:59
It's all change for Saracens for clash with record-setting Lawes
Saracens have named an entirely changed starting XV for their Gallagher Premiership semi-final versus Northampton, restoring all t…
Liam Heagney
12 May, 8:20
No place for Chris Ashton as Leicester, Sale name semi-final teams
Thursday evening’s disciplinary hearing reprieve for the red-carded Chris Ashton has come too late for the all-time record Galla…
Liam Heagney
12 May, 7:43
Mick Cleary: 'Leicester don’t mess about when it comes to the scoreboard. You're either in front or a loser'
Tigers have battled their way from mid-table to be within a game of a Premiership final and they have a puncher's chance against S…
FEATURE
Mick Cleary
12 May, 4:17
Last Sunday's Richard Wigglesworth visit behind enemy lines
Better the devil you know perfectly sums up the challenge awaiting Alex Sanderson on Sunday when he attempts to guide Sale into th…
Liam Heagney
12 May, 3:40
‘He’s freakish’: The Dallaglio vs Vunipola Immortals XV verdict
Eleven Gallagher Premiership players have had their say on whether Billy Vunipola or Lawrence Dallaglio should be selected on the …
Liam Heagney
11 May, 13:55
Five-hour hearing clears Chris Ashton to play with immediate effect
Fears that the stellar career of Chris Ashton was prematurely ended by last Saturday’s red card have been quashed as the soon-to…
Liam Heagney
11 May, 13:47
Ollie Lawrence pays 'big thing' tribute to ex-Worcester teammates
Ollie Lawrence hopes to one day return to a rebuilt Worcester after dedicating his Gallagher Premiership player of the season awar…
PA
11 May, 12:45
Leicester, Northampton dominate 2022/23 Premiership Dream Team XV
Leicester and Northampton have led the way in the 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership Dream Team, the East Midlands rivals getting three…
Liam Heagney
11 May, 10:14
'What a joke' - Diamond lashes Prem over awards snub
Steve Diamond has expressed his frustration on Twitter after the team failed to receive any awards at the 2023 Gallagher Premiersh…
Ian Cameron
11 May, 8:48
Gloucester recruit ‘absolute best fit’ attack coach from London Irish
Just 12 hours after it was revealed that defence coach Brad Davis is off to coach the Wallabies attack at the upcoming Rugby World…
Liam Heagney
11 May, 6:24
Allan Lamb is helping Dave Ribbans bid for a Twickenham farewell from Saints
Allan Lamb, the former England and Northamptonshire cricket star, is helping Northampton lock Dave Ribbans’ bid to take Northamp…
Chris Jones
11 May, 5:58
England midfielder named Gallagher Premiership player of the year
Lawrence was a mainstay of the England midfield during the Six Nations.
PA
10 May, 18:48
Dave Attwood: 'I’d given everything I possibly could have but it wasn’t enough'
The Bath, Bristol and Gloucester second-row has given an immense amount to the game and now he wants to give back
FEATURE
Tom Bradshaw
10 May, 17:02
'He's certainly the man for England, I’d be shocked if he weren’t'
Brad Barritt went all quiet on RugbyPass when asked to name the one player he most liked playing with during his stellar career. …
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
10 May, 10:55
The 'pretty rare flesh wound' that Manu Tuilagi is dealing with
Alex Sanderson has insisted that Manu Tuilagi will be fit and available for selection for this Sunday’s Gallager Premiership sem…
Liam Heagney
10 May, 4:07
Leicester reveal decision on Chris Ashton red card hearing approach
Leicester are ready to contest Chris Ashton’s red card that could rule him out of Tigers’ Gallagher Premiership playoff clash …
PA
09 May, 12:59
Mark McCall explains the pain driving on title-chasing Saracens
Mark McCall says Saracens’ defeat in the Gallagher Premiership final last season has proved a driving force behind their quest f…
PA
09 May, 12:09
Legendary lock tops poll to join Itoje in Immortals XV engine room
The BT Sport Premiership Immortals XV has begun to take shape with five of the eight forwards now chosen by fans.
Liam Heagney
09 May, 11:37
The message Worcester fans’ group has given the RFU over Wasps
Worcester Warriors Supporters Trust has called on the RFU to block efforts from Wasps to play at Sixways Stadium. Worcester were l…
PA
09 May, 11:06
The Rugby Pod names its best-ever Premiership player import
With the curtain having fallen last Saturday on the Gallagher Premiership careers of Bristol duo Charles Piutau and Semi Radradra,…
Liam Heagney
09 May, 7:28
Sale Sharks break cover on signing Luke Cowan-Dickie
The England forward is working his way back from ankle surgery.
PA
08 May, 16:24
'The boys are certainly pumped' - Sam Vesty
Northampton head coach Sam Vesty believes insists his side are ‘pumped’ for their Gallagher Premiership semi-final clash with …
PA
08 May, 13:33
'These lads have gone from Championship to 10th, to 9th, to 8th and now to 5th'
Declan Kidney paid tribute to his London Irish players after they put a difficult week behind them...
PA
08 May, 4:34
Johann van Graan's admission about Bath despite turning club around
Bath head coach Johann van Graan is relishing another Heineken Champions Cup campaign after his side pipped Bristol for the final …
PA
07 May, 11:26
'He’s had a chequered past through, sometimes, accidents... this was another'
Leicester interim head coach Richard Wigglesworth was full of sympathy for Chris Ashton following the former England winger’s re…
PA
07 May, 6:42
'I haven’t got a problem with what Saracens did... we would probably have done the same'
Bristol’s director of rugby, Pat Lam, refused to blame Saracens’ decision to rest several players for their clash with Bath as…
PA
07 May, 6:07
'You slip easily into driving like a lunatic, I'd a rude awakening'
Matt Kvesic was apologetic when he answered the phone the other day to RugbyPass at the time he had suggested to call. The bed del…
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
07 May, 5:44
'We’re not done': Sanderson won't be content unless Sale win Premiership title
Alex Sanderson insisted his Sale Sharks side will not be content with their season unless they end it by lifting the Gallagher Pre…
PA
06 May, 17:59
London Irish confirm names of the 12 players who are leaving
London Irish have confirmed that a dozen players will be departing the Gallagher Premiership club now that their 2022/23 season ha…
Liam Heagney
06 May, 14:27
London Irish end difficult week on a high with win over Exeter
Two tries from Juan Martin Gonzalez ensured London Irish finished a difficult week on a high as they saw off Exeter Chiefs 17-14 a…
PA
06 May, 14:11
Bath brush aside Saracens to claim final Heineken Champions Cup spot
Bath ran in nine tries in a 61-29 win over a game Saracens second string to snatch the last Heineken Champions Cup spot next seaso…
PA
06 May, 14:05
Champions Cup heartache for Bristol as win over Gloucester not enough
Bristol missed out on a Heineken Champions Cup spot for next season despite a hard-fought 36-21 win over local rivals Gloucester a…
PA
06 May, 14:00
Chris Ashton's career ended with red card in Leicester loss
Chris Ashton’s decorated career ended with a red card as Leicester were defeated 20-17 by Harlequins on the final day of the reg…
PA
06 May, 13:21
Early success for Leicester, Saracens in BT Sport Immortals XV poll
Leicester and Saracens have had first success in the BT Sport fan poll to select a Premiership Immortals XV. The tournament’s pr…
Liam Heagney
06 May, 7:44
Miles Reid: 'It was probably one of the worst days I have ever had on a rugby pitch'
The swashbuckling No 8 has had his best season yet in Bath colours and after some crushing lows he senses a revival in the West Co…
FEATURE
Jon Newcombe
06 May, 3:06
London Irish allay cancellation fears by naming power-packed XV
London Irish have allayed fears that their final match of the Gallagher Premiership season might not take place as they have named…
Liam Heagney
05 May, 7:24
Exeter team 'largely based on players who are going to be here next season'
Rob Baxter has selected an Exeter Chiefs team that is shorn of its departing superstars for their final Gallagher Premiership game…
Ian Cameron
05 May, 7:15
Sale confirm list of 12 players leaving at the end of the season
Gallagher Premiership title chasers Sale have confirmed that a dozen players will leave at the end of the current season.
Liam Heagney
05 May, 6:31
Exit: Leicester Tigers confirm 9 players leaving club
Gallagher Premiership heavyweights Leicester Tigers have confirmed the departure of nine players at the end of the season.
Ian Cameron
05 May, 6:01
BT Sport launches campaign to name its Premiership Immortals XV
BT Sport have unveiled an intriguing build-up to 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership final, getting fans to select their Immortals XV be…
Liam Heagney
04 May, 9:52
'Never thought I'd be writing something like this' - Nowell pens emotional goodbye
Exeter Chiefs star Jack Nowell has penned an emotional farewell message to the club and it's fans on his pending exit from the Dev…
Ian Cameron
04 May, 9:49
The Declan Kidney transcript: Every word of his London Irish update
After days of media speculation arising on the back of payday being missed last Friday, London Irish director of rugby Declan Kidn…
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
04 May, 9:31
Declan Kidney hosts briefing to provide latest London Irish update
Declan Kidney has confirmed that this Saturday’s London Irish match will definitely go ahead even though players and staff at th…
Liam Heagney
04 May, 7:12
Bath statement: The exit of Stuart Hooper
Former director of rugby Stuart Hooper is to leave Bath following a 15-year association with the club. It was last summer when the…
Liam Heagney
04 May, 6:00
The 'cringey energy giver' who has ignited Sale post-Faf de Klerk
When World Cup winner Faf de Klerk said his goodbyes in Manchester and headed to Japan last summer, the path was clear for rookie …
Liam Heagney
04 May, 4:03
Why there isn’t 'mass panic' at London Irish - Andy Goode
It’s not good at all that players and staff at London Irish are reportedly yet to be paid their April wages but people should be…
OPINION
Andy Goode
03 May, 14:39
Atlas issue six-part social media statement on Worcester takeover
New Worcester owners Atlas have published a six-part Twitter thread following the completion on Wednesday of their deal to take ov…
Liam Heagney
03 May, 11:35
All hail Nick Abendanon, a rare talent overlooked by England but adored in France
The popular Bath and Clermont full-back will be fondly remembered for his courage and ability to quicken the pulse of the fans
FEATURE
Tom Bradshaw
03 May, 11:24
Reports – Sale of Worcester Warriors to Atlas is finally complete
It has been reported that the sale of Worcester Warriors, the former Gallagher Premiership club that collapsed at the start of the…
Liam Heagney
03 May, 8:23
Sale boss Sanderson has reacted to Northern super club merger idea
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has responded to a recent radical suggestion that the Sharks should merge with Newcastle and one other cl…
Liam Heagney
03 May, 4:53
The Englishman who is hot on the heels of Shaun Stevenson
Kibirige has been a revelation in his first season at the Force, scoring eight tries to sit second on the Super Rugby Pacific try-…
AAP
02 May, 18:15
Gloucester leaver Jordy Reid has named his new club
Australian back-rower Jordy Reid has confirmed that he will join Ealing for the 2023/24 Championship season after it was revealed …
Liam Heagney
02 May, 8:56
Bath statement: The signing of ex-Wasps boss Lee Blackett
Gallagher Premiership strugglers Bath have confirmed the capture of Lee Blackett for next season. The ex-Wasps boss had been worki…
Liam Heagney
02 May, 7:50
Two internationals among 8 players to leave Bath
Bath have confirmed the departure of eight players, including Scotland international Darcy Rae, at the end of the season.
Ian Cameron
01 May, 6:53
Multi-team merger 'not something that is on the table'
Newcastle Falcons communications manager Mark Smith has clarified that a theoretical merger between several professional rugby clu…
Ian Cameron
30 Apr, 9:37
Manu Tuilagi pens new Sale Sharks deal
The centre will remain available for England selection after committing to another Gallagher Premiership campaign.
PA
29 Apr, 9:09
Courtney Lawes to stay in England despite overseas offers
Despite rumours surrounding his future, Courtney Lawes has signed a new deal with Northampton Saints that will see him stay at Fra…
Ian Cameron
29 Apr, 5:49
Saracens flanker Jackson Wray retiring at end of season
Saracens’ long-serving flanker Jackson Wray will retire from rugby at the end of the season.
PA
28 Apr, 13:06
London Irish signing casts further doubt on Anthony Watson move
London Irish has secured the signing of Tom Collins from Northampton Saints for the upcoming 2023/24 Gallagher Premiership season.
Ian Cameron
28 Apr, 5:47
Jono Ross: 'People said I was going to a nothing club'
Sale Sharks totem Jono Ross has his say on the salary cap, fan abuse and Premiership owners as he explains his decision to retire.
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
28 Apr, 5:01
Dave Walder to join Bristol Bears
Former Newcastle Falcons head coach Dave Walder is set to join Bristol Bears as their senior backs and attack skills coach ahead o…
Ian Cameron
27 Apr, 13:39
Exeter ready themselves for one last hurrah before break-up
The Chiefs have had an inglorious season but one last heroic effort could extend the most emotional of goodbyes
FEATURE
Mick Cleary
27 Apr, 13:11
Ealing sign former England centre Billy Twelvetrees
Ealing Trailfinders have secured the services of former England international centre Billy Twelvetrees from Gloucester.
Ian Cameron
27 Apr, 12:25
Northampton confirm 7 more players leaving the club
Northampton Saints have confirmed the names of seven more players that are set to exit the club at the end of the 2022/23 campaign…
Ian Cameron
27 Apr, 12:01
Newcastle to raid Coventry again for defence coach
Newcastle Falcons look set to continue their raid on Championship high-flyers Coventry with James Scaysbrook strongly tipped to be…
EXCLUSIVE
Jon Newcombe
27 Apr, 8:01
Leicester Tigers lose Eli Snyman to the URC
Leicester will lose the services of Eli Snyman at the end of the current season, with the South African lock returning to Benetton…
Ian Cameron
27 Apr, 7:47
Tackle height is coming down but RFU have work to do to repair ill-feeling – Andy Goode
The tackle height is coming down and the base of the sternum is an improvement but there’s a lot of ill-feeling around the way i…
OPINION
Andy Goode
26 Apr, 12:20
Ex All Black one of two Northampton Saints departures
Northampton Saints have confirmed the departure of former All Blacks centre Matt Proctor from Franklin's Gardens at the end of the…
Josh Raisey
26 Apr, 11:22
Newcastle add 102kg centre from Edinburgh
Newcastle Falcons have announced the signing of Edinburgh centre Cameron Hutchison on a two-year deal ahead of next season.
Josh Raisey
26 Apr, 6:30
Sione Vailanu: 'I was out of shape and lazy; I had to push myself'
Sione Vailanu talks devastating tsunamis, being coached by Jonah Lomu, and losing 15KG to become Glasgow's colossus.
FEATURE
Jamie Lyall
26 Apr, 5:27
Jack the glad
England backrow star Jack Willis has swapped crestfallen Wasps for European royalty in Toulouse and he is loving his new life in F…
FEATURE
Gavin Mortimer
25 Apr, 10:00
Newcastle bolster pack with double signing ahead of next season
Newcastle Falcons have continued their recruitment drive ahead of next season with the signings of Coventry back-row Josh Bainbrid…
Josh Raisey
25 Apr, 8:28
Worcester Warriors' buyers handed takeover ultimatum
Worcester Warriors’ buyers must complete a takeover of the club by May 2, according to a report issued by administrators Begbies…
PA
25 Apr, 7:52
Jack Willis pleads with the RFU for change after leaving England for France
The 26-year-old’s Test future is in the air after recently agreeing a three-year contract extension with Toulouse..
PA
24 Apr, 17:49
RFU Championship sides to compete in Premiership Cup
In a new move, RFU Championship sides are set to compete in the Premiership Cup -  it has been confirmed.
Ian Cameron
24 Apr, 11:19
Saracens' road to redemption gathers pace
The late Premiership Final loss to Leicester Tigers will have hurt Mark McCall's men and they will be fired to reclaim their title
FEATURE
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
24 Apr, 10:13

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