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McCall admits 'fine line' on selections as Saracens head into playoffs
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall was pleased to overcome a sticky start and see his side guarantee top spot in the Premiersh…
PA
24 Apr, 6:15
Monster hit from 130kg back row hailed as 'tackle of the season'
London Irish's 130kg back row So'otala Fa'aso'o has likely claimed the tackle of the Gallagher Premiership season with a bone-crus…
Ian Cameron
23 Apr, 12:53
Saracens end London Irish’s play-off hopes to take top spot
Leaders Saracens finished the regular season by ending London Irish’s hopes of a play-off spot with a commanding 45-21 victory.
PA
23 Apr, 12:24
The 12 players departing Harlequins at end of the season
As the Gallagher Premiership season draws to a close, Harlequins bid farewell to twelve of their players.
Ian Cameron
23 Apr, 11:02
Why the Premiership clubs can no longer compete with Europe's finest
Greater endeavour on attack has not proven profitable for Premiership clubs in the Champions Cup.
FEATURE
Nick Bishop
23 Apr, 10:33
Why Harlequins loss to Bath 'hurts more'
Tabai Matson admitted that Harlequins’ defence was catastrophic as they slumped to a 45-35 defeat against Bath at Twickenham.
PA
23 Apr, 5:13
Sale battle past Gloucester to secure home tie in play-offs
Sale Sharks booked a home tie in the Gallagher Premiership play-offs after digging deep to defeat Gloucester 25-22 at Kingsholm.
PA
22 Apr, 14:58
Bath shock Harlequins after thrilling try-fest in Twickenham
Attack was the order of the day as Bath edged to a 45-35 win over Harlequins during a thrilling back-and-forth game at Twickenham.…
PA
22 Apr, 12:23
Phil Dowson reacts to Northampton's demolition of Newcastle
Northampton head coach Phil Dowson hailed his side’s ruthlessness as they ran in 10 tries in a 66-5 demolition of Newcastle at K…
PA
22 Apr, 4:56
Northampton keep semi-final hopes alive with Newcastle thumping
Northampton remain in the hunt for a Gallagher Premiership semi-final place after easing past bottom side Newcastle with a 66-5 co…
PA
21 Apr, 17:24
Ex-Scotland wing McGuigan to retire to pursue coaching
Former Scotland international and current Sale Sharks wing Byron McGuigan has announced that he will be retiring from playing prof…
Ian Cameron
21 Apr, 13:01
Ref Watch: The truth about the Olly Woodburn call
Ed Morrison is to date the only Englishman among the elite eight-strong list* of World Cup final referees.
OPINION
Paul Smith
21 Apr, 9:08
Does luck balance out across the season?
Does defence win championships, and is there any such thing as a lucky team? It's time to crunch the data for answers
FEATURE
Sam Larner
20 Apr, 12:34
Gloucester reluctantly make decision to let Jordy Reid leave
Gloucester has announced that flanker Jordy Reid will depart the club at the end of the 2022-23 season. Reid joined the Cherry & W…
Ian Cameron
20 Apr, 12:08
Harlequins statement: Ross Chisholm retires, Charlie Matthews leaves
Harlequins have announced that stalwart Ross Chisholm is to retire and experienced lock Charlie Matthews will leave the club at th…
Liam Heagney
20 Apr, 10:24
Anthony Watson could be too pricey for London Irish
Declan Kidney, the London Irish director of rugby, says trying to bring England wing Anthony Watson back to club could be signific…
Chris Jones
20 Apr, 7:27
RFU statement: The Jack Nowell misconduct charge verdict
Exeter winger Jack Nowell has been heavily fined for a message he posted to Twitter last weekend about an incident in his team’s…
Liam Heagney
20 Apr, 5:46
Is Luther Burrell the best thing to have happened to English rugby?
The damning report published by the RFU backed the former England centre to the hilt reinforcing that the game has to kick on and …
FEATURE
Mick Cleary
20 Apr, 3:10
Nephi Leatigaga has left Leicester with immediate effect
Nephi Leatigaga has exited Leicester with immediate effect to take up an injury cover contract at the NSW Waratahs for Angus Bell,…
Liam Heagney
19 Apr, 17:34
Newcastle statement: The exit of ‘club great’ Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson has applied the brakes on his coaching career, stepping away from his role as an assistant at Newcastle after just a s…
Liam Heagney
19 Apr, 14:18
Gloucester statement: Exit of Billy Twelvetrees after 11-year stay
Former England and Lions midfielder Billy Twelvetrees will leave Gloucester at the end of this season after 11 years with the Gall…
Liam Heagney
19 Apr, 8:33
Exeter break their silence on the Jack Nowell misconduct charge
Rob Baxter has opened up about the Tuesday afternoon revelation that Jack Nowell will face a misconduct hearing on Wednesday eveni…
Liam Heagney
19 Apr, 7:59
Olly Woodburn has learnt his fate after his much-debated red card
Fears that Olly Woodburn could miss the upcoming Heineken Champions Cup semi-final following his Exeter red card have been quashed…
Liam Heagney
19 Apr, 6:35
Ellis Genge banned for dangerous tackle on England pal Tom Curry
Ellis Genge will miss the remainder of the season with Bristol - but his ban for dangerously tackling Tom Curry won’t spill over…
Liam Heagney
19 Apr, 6:10
Online criticism of referees is getting out of control
Players should be able to air their views but there is a very fine line when it comes to criticism of match officials doing the im…
FEATURE
Owain Jones
19 Apr, 4:05
Another update from Sale on the Manu Tuilagi contract extension story
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has suggested everything must be okay with the contract offer they have given Manu Tuilagi, as there have…
Chris Jones
18 Apr, 12:26
Gloucester pick up the pieces with an Adam Hastings silver lining
Scotland out-half Adam Hastings is poised to make his first appearance in four months when Gloucester host Sale this Saturday in t…
Chris Jones
18 Apr, 11:54
Headache for Exeter as RFU charge Jack Nowell for tweeting criticism
England international Jack Nowell potentially faces missing the upcoming Heineken Champions Cup semi-final in France versus La Roc…
Liam Heagney
18 Apr, 7:47
Two more players exit Exeter, including recent quarter-final starter
Munster have bolstered their midfield options by capturing the signature of Sean O’Brien from Exeter for next season.
Liam Heagney
18 Apr, 7:15
Santiago Carreras: 'It could sound quite arrogant, but I want to be the best player in the world'
The Argentine playmaker has lit up the Premiership and could pose a huge threat to England's aspirations at the World Cup
FEATURE
Tom Bradshaw
18 Apr, 2:15
Ellis Genge cited for dangerous tackle on England teammate
The Bristol front-row forward faces a disciplinary hearing.
PA
17 Apr, 11:57
George Ford on how Sale Sharks must think to end 17-year drought
Sharks are chasing their first Premiership title silverware since 2006.
PA
17 Apr, 11:46
Chris Ashton lauded as ‘best try-scorer Europe has ever seen’
Ashton became the first player to reach 100 Premiership tries during Leicester’s win over Exeter.
PA
17 Apr, 8:34
All hail Chris Ashton, the Premiership's first try-centurion
The much-travelled England wing has spent a career scoring tries and he crossed an impressive milestone against Exeter Chiefs
FEATURE
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
17 Apr, 8:32
Deja vu all over again for Wasps?
In the light of last week's Guardian story regarding Wasps' relaunch plans the club's former Media Manager Paul Smith who also fol…
OPINION
Paul Smith
17 Apr, 7:13
Newcastle Falcons' Alex Tait to retire from rugby
Newcastle Falcons' Alex Tait will retire from rugby at the end of the season after 16 years as a professional rugby player.
Ian Cameron
17 Apr, 5:41
Chris Ashton breaks 100 try milestone in Tigers rout
The Leicester wing score a hat-trick in his side’s 62-19 mauling of Exeter.
PA
16 Apr, 13:11
Wild scenes at Welford Road as Chris Ashton jumps barricade to applaud his own try
Chris Ashton added another feather to his cap on Sunday as he scored his 100th Gallagher Premiership try in Leicester Tigers' game…
Ian Cameron
16 Apr, 12:07
From brilliant to absent – Phil Dowson reflects on ‘typical’ Northampton display
Northampton boss Phil Dowson felt his side’s 38-29 victory over 14-man Saracens was indicative of their inconsistent performance…
PA
16 Apr, 3:35
Courtney Lawes future at Northampton remains uncertain
Northampton Saints are facing a tough battle to keep one of their most prized assets, England flanker Courtney Lawes, at Franklin'…
Ian Cameron
15 Apr, 13:05
Louis Lynagh stars on comeback as Harlequins beat Newcastle
Louis Lynagh made a successful comeback from knee surgery to celebrate his maiden appearance of the season with a try as Harlequin…
PA
15 Apr, 12:31
Northampton see off 14-man Saracens to keep playoff hopes alive
Northampton kept their playoff hopes alive after taking full advantage of Duncan Taylor’s eighth-minute red card to beat an alre…
PA
15 Apr, 12:26
Watch: Curry twins' amusing shared player of the match award
Ex-England international Austin Healey was at his mischievous best on Friday night when naming both Curry twins, Tom and Ben, as h…
Liam Heagney
15 Apr, 11:35
'I agree with the decision. Unfortunately, it has to be a red'
Scotland international Duncan Taylor picked up the first red card of his career when sent off just eight minutes into Saracens’ …
Liam Heagney
15 Apr, 11:04
'Gutted' Skivington reacts to shock, play-off ending loss to Bath
Gloucester head coach George Skivington conceded that Bath had beaten his side at their own game as the visitors triumphed 33-24 b…
PA
15 Apr, 4:58
The Alex Sanderson verdict on the latest title-chasing Sale win
Alex Sanderson has set his sights on a home tie after Sale Sharks secured their place in the Gallagher Premiership play-offs.
PA
15 Apr, 4:35
Bath rally to take down Gloucester at sold-out Kingsholm
.Gloucester’s slim hopes of an end-of-season play-off spot were extinguished as Bath recovered from a 17-0 deficit to achieve a …
PA
14 Apr, 18:55
Sale beat Bristol to book ticket to Gallagher Premiership play-offs
George Ford was the architect of Sale’s impressive win, kicking four penalties, a drop-goal and three conversions for a 21-point…
PA
14 Apr, 18:21
Courtney Lawes returns from injury for Northampton
Northampton Saints received a timely boost as former England captain, Courtney Lawes, returns from injury to feature in their must…
Ian Cameron
14 Apr, 7:23
Wasps to build stadium as part of new plan
The Guardian report that Wasps have ambitious plans to build a new 24,000-seater stadium with a hotel and community leisure opport…
Ian Cameron
14 Apr, 5:46
Dan Robson: 'It was a horrific thing that happened and I'm still scarred.'
After Wasps went bust, the 14-cap England scrum-half was forced to scramble for another club and he is flourishing with Pau at the…
FEATURE
Jon Newcombe
12 Apr, 11:48
Saracens issue a short injury update on Billy Vunipola
Saracens have confirmed that the current season is over for Billy Vunipola following the first-half knee injury he sustained in la…
Liam Heagney
12 Apr, 10:51
Leicester statement: 'Game changer' Chris Ashton confirms retirement
Former England international Chris Ashton has confirmed he will retire from playing at the end of the current Gallagher Premiershi…
Liam Heagney
12 Apr, 7:20
One-club man Will Welch to retire after 15 seasons at Newcastle
Will Welch has confirmed that he will retire from playing at the end of the current season following a 15-year career with Newcast…
Liam Heagney
12 Apr, 5:18
The latest Sale update on the Manu Tuilagi contract saga
Sale boss Alex Sanderson believes only a last-gasp offer from France or Japan can stop Manu Tuilagi from signing a new deal to sta…
Chris Jones
11 Apr, 13:03
Welsh exodus continues with Dillon Lewis moving to the Premiership
The exodus of players from the regions in Wales continued on Tuesday with Cardiff tighthead Dillon Lewis joining Harlequins in the…
Liam Heagney
11 Apr, 5:55
Newcastle statement: Appointment of Alex Codling as new head coach 
Newcastle have confirmed last Wednesday’s RugbyPass exclusive that ex-England lock Alex Codling will succeed Dave Walder as thei…
Liam Heagney
11 Apr, 5:15
'I'm still a bit bitter' - How Borthwick exit blindsided Leicester players
Springbok No.8 Jasper Wiesse has lifted the lid on exactly how Steve Borthwick and Kevin Sinfield broke the news of the departure …
Ian Cameron
10 Apr, 6:47
Leeds sack DoR after relegation to English rugby's 4th flight
Leeds Tykes have this week confirmed that Jon Callard, their Director of Rugby, will depart from the club at the conclusion of the…
Ian Cameron
09 Apr, 4:26
Anthony Watson explains 'grudges' he still has for his old club Bath
England winger Anthony Watson has given a withering account of his brutal exit from Bath last year, claiming he still holds a grud…
Liam Heagney
07 Apr, 5:52
Lewis Boyce and Michael Etete have left Bath with immediate effect
Forwards Lewis Boyce and Michael Etete have exited Bath for playing opportunities elsewhere. The 26-year-old prop Boyce has joined…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 9:10
Bristol Bears and the White Knight
English rugby is riven with financial strife, relying on its benevolent owners to prop clubs up, and in Steve Lansdown, Bristol Be…
FEATURE
Tom Bradshaw
06 Apr, 7:46
Luther Burrell on 'cut short' career, why he still won't name names
Ex-England international Luther Burrell has claimed his career has been cut short by the investigation into his racism allegations…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 3:29
Deal agreed for Alex Codling to become the new Newcastle boss
Newcastle Falcons have moved swiftly to replace Dave Walder with the appointment of Alex Codling as the club’s new head coach.
EXCLUSIVE
Jon Newcombe
05 Apr, 9:53
Sale sign 'under-appreciated' Tom Ellis with immediate effect
Title-chasing Sale have signed Tom Ellis with immediate effect. The Bath forward had been on loan at Saracens, but he has now move…
Liam Heagney
05 Apr, 6:23
'Brave to come forward': Luther Burrell's allegations of racism at Newcastle upheld
The RFU said it ‘believes the investigation has fulfilled its objectives and does not intend to pursue a further disciplinary in…
PA
05 Apr, 0:35
Aaron Morris confirms 'heavy heart' retirement at the age of 28
Aaron Morris is to call it quits at the end of the current campaign at the age of just 28 after injuries restricted him to just si…
Liam Heagney
04 Apr, 6:46
Exeter sign three more players after capturing Wales centre
Exeter Chiefs have been busy in the transfer market, announcing the signings of three new players following on from the signing of…
Ian Cameron
03 Apr, 12:13
Wales rookie Joe Hawkins joins Exeter Chiefs
Rookie Wales international Joe Hawkins is set to be unveiled as one of a number of signings by Exeter Chiefs in the coming days, …
EXCLUSIVE
Ian Cameron
03 Apr, 9:38
Pat Lam hits back at 'personal' Andy Goode remarks on Genge and Bristol
Bristol Bears director of rugby Pat Lam has hit back at comments made by former England flyhalf Andy Goode on The Rugby Pod sugges…
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 6:24
Newcastle Falcons statement: RFU investigation
Newcastle Falcons has announced the findings of the investigation conducted by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) into allegations of …
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 5:33
Stormers try questioned as Quins' European season branded a 'failure'
Harlequins head coach Tabai Matson admitted his team’s season is in danger of fizzling out after they left it too late to salvag…
PA
01 Apr, 14:30
There's no smoke without fire - Andy Goode
The PR departments may have denied the stories but it’s been another bad week for the Premiership with financial headlines about…
Andy Goode
01 Apr, 3:30
Bath claim 'robust set of results' despite latest financial losses
Bath have reported revenues of nearly £20million in its latest annual financial report and while the Gallagher Premiership still …
Liam Heagney
31 Mar, 13:01
14 Gallagher Premiership players exiting the league
A bevvy of top rugby players in the Gallagher Premiership will be leaving for new challenges overseas next season.
Ian Cameron
31 Mar, 8:25
Bristol confirm nine contract extensions, including Steven Luatua
Bristol have followed Thursday’s signing ex-Wasps duo Gabriel Oghre and Sam Wolstenholme by confirming contract extensions for n…
Liam Heagney
31 Mar, 7:19
Bristol confirm recruitment of two ex-Wasps players for next season
Bristol have bolstered their roster for next season, confirming the signings on Thursday of ex-Wasps duo Gabriel Oghre from Bordea…
Liam Heagney
30 Mar, 14:19
Sale confirm 'as bad as it gets' injury suffered by Cobus Wiese
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has revealed the true extent of the devastating season-ending injury suffered by Cobus Wiese when he was …
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 11:54
Handre Pollard paid a classy compliment by an ex-England out-half
A former England out-half has paid Handre Pollard a classy compliment after the 2019 Rugby World Cup winner’s latest involvement…
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 7:32
London Irish issue 55-word statement about unpaid salaries story
London Irish have issued a 55-word statement in response to a media report claiming there were fears at the club that players and …
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 6:14
Two more Gallagher Premiership clubs in financial peril - reports
England’s Gallagher Premiership woke up to damaging headlines on Wednesday morning, with separate reports claiming that Newcastl…
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 4:59
Sale poised to schmooze Manu Tuilagi after 'insulting' first offer
Alex Sanderson is optimistic that negotiations with Manu Tuilagi this Wednesday will finally sway the England midfielder into comm…
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 13:14
Leicester on what Hassell-Collins signing means for Anthony Watson
Leicester have spoken about where the Anthony Watson contract situation now stands at the club following an eventful Tuesday in wh…
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 10:38
Bristol confirm the exit of assistant coach John Muldoon
Bristol boss Pat Lam will lose right-hand man John Muldoon to Connacht for the 2023/24 season. The pair first worked together when…
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 8:13
Leicester statement: Contract extension confirmed for Mike Brown
The 2023 Mike Brown resurgence has had another happy development as the ex-England full-back has signed a deal that will see him s…
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 7:39
London Irish statement: Ollie Hassell-Collins has joined Leicester
London Irish have confirmed that Ollie Hassell-Collins, their winger recently capped at Test level by England, is to leave at the …
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 7:14
Damning Rugby Pod verdict: 'Genge looked like he wasn't interested'
Rugby Pod co-host Andy Goode believes the abject performance last Saturday by Ellis Genge on his return to his old club Leicester …
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 5:51
Furious Rob Baxter threatens to cut players after 'litany of errors'
Exeter boss Rob Baxter struggled to contain his anger as he delivered a withering verdict on the Chiefs’ 36-19 Gallagher Premier…
PA
26 Mar, 14:28
Exeter's play-off hopes suffer huge blow as Bath move off bottom
Exeter’s Gallagher Premiership play-off hopes suffered a huge blow as Bath shredded the form book to claim a 36-19 victory
PA
26 Mar, 12:25
'There's nothing expected of us, so we've said we'd enjoy the journey'
London Irish director of rugby Declan Kidney downplayed his side’s play-off chances after a 37-22 victory at the Gtech Community…
PA
26 Mar, 4:39
London Irish into play-off places after stylish win over Northampton
London Irish launched themselves into a play-off spot with a flair-filled showing as they overcame fellow post-season hopefuls Nor…
PA
25 Mar, 16:02
Saracens and England sweat on Owen Farrell injury news
Farrell hobbled off in the 70th minute as Saracens edged London rivals Harlequins 36-24.
PA
25 Mar, 15:43
Farrell gets better of England teammate Smith before injury strikes
Owen Farrell came out on top in his duel with Marcus Smith at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium but the afternoon ended in personal disapp…
PA
25 Mar, 13:34
'World-class' Pollard play unlocks Bristol's defence
Richard Wigglesworth heaped praise on “world-class” Handre Pollard as Leicester beat Bristol 46-24 to boost their Gallagher Pr…
PA
25 Mar, 12:40
Handre Pollard leads Leicester to impressive victory over Bristol
A Handre Pollard-inspired Leicester showed their title credentials with a statement 46-24 win over Bristol that moved them clear o…
PA
25 Mar, 11:17
Exiled Bok No.8 prospect ploughs through 125kg prop
Northampton Saints No.8 Juarno Augustus left rugby fans in awe after running through the 125kg Bath prop Darcy Rae in his side's G…
Ian Cameron
25 Mar, 6:46
'No complaints': London Irish defend level of support in Brentford
Declan Kidney has insisted that the move of London Irish back to the English capital has been a success even though just two of th…
Liam Heagney
25 Mar, 6:08
Julian Montoya: 'I'm not lying, I don't think about those things much'
Leicester skipper Julian Montoya has downplayed his recent vault up the Gallagher Premiership try-scoring list with the Tigers.
Liam Heagney
25 Mar, 5:21
14-man Newcastle claim fiery victory over Gloucester
Newcastle produced a stunning performance in Mark Laycock’s first home game in charge as they prevailed 17-12 over Gloucester de…
PA
24 Mar, 18:22
The pointless 12-man escape London Irish refuse to celebrate
This Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership fixture between London Irish and Northampton has rekindled memories of the bizarre nine mi…
Liam Heagney
24 Mar, 12:14
Farrell and Smith to collide as Saracens and Harlequins name teams
Owen Farrell and Marcus Smith will challenge each other head-on this Saturday for their Gallagher Premiership clubs following a Gu…
Liam Heagney
24 Mar, 8:30
Three Gloucester players suffer 'season-ending injuries'
Gloucester Rugby has been hit with a major blow as three of their players have been ruled out for the rest of the season due to in…
Ian Cameron
24 Mar, 7:45
The reason why London Irish couldn't convince Rob Simmons to stay
Declan Kidney has bemoaned the financial imbalance that ultimately made it impossible for London Irish to keep hold of ex-Wallabie…
Liam Heagney
24 Mar, 6:31
How three refugees of England rugby landed Down Under after club cull
A trio of former Premiership players have landed in Perth.
FEATURE
23 Mar, 18:14
Northampton statement: Aaron Hinkley has left club
Northampton Saints have confirmed that former England U20s star Aaron Hinkley has left the club by mutual consent.
Ian Cameron
23 Mar, 8:44
The Mark Laycock verdict on Walder exiting 'emotional' Newcastle
Interim head coach Mark Laycock has held his first media briefing since he was asked on March 13 to take temporary charge at Newca…
Liam Heagney
22 Mar, 10:03
Bath statement: 'Behemoth prop' Thomas du Toit joining next season
Bath have bolstered their roster for 2023/24 with yet another Test-level signing, unveiling Springboks tighthead Thomas du Toit as…
Liam Heagney
22 Mar, 6:21
Northampton confirm exit of ex-Springboks wing Courtnall Skosan
Former Springboks winger Courtnall Skosan will leave Northampton at the end of the season – but there is no indication where he …
Liam Heagney
21 Mar, 12:00
Snubbed Joe Simmond's new club set to be confirmed this week
There was maybe a tinge of sadness as Exeter Chiefs lavished praise on flyhalf Joe Simmonds, whose new club in set to be confirmed…
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 12:56
Wallaby Rob Simmons the latest to exit English rugby
London Irish and the Gallagher Premiership will be losing one another storied international star, as Rob Simmons, the Wallabies lo…
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 8:48
Newcastle sign Sedbergh School star Ben Redshaw
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that they have signed England Under-18s star Ben Redshaw on a two-year deal.
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 7:48
Gloucester sign dual qualifed 6'5, 105kg centre Max Llewellyn
In a major coup for the Gallagher Premiership side, Gloucester have confirmed the signing of dual-qualified Cardiff centre Max Lle…
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 7:20
Tuilagi considering his future as Sale battle to keep England centre
England centre Manu Tuilagi is currently considering his options as his contract with Sale Sharks comes to an end. The powerful ce…
Ian Cameron
17 Mar, 9:53
Wasps' training ground has a new client, but it isn't a rugby team
Wasps’ training ground is back in business – but not for rugby. The Henley-in-Arden facility became surplus to requirement in …
Liam Heagney
17 Mar, 8:42
One cap England wing Thorley won't join Gloucester exodus
Ollie Thorley will be plying his trade at Gloucester next season after the club confirmed that the one-cap England winger has exte…
Ian Cameron
16 Mar, 13:09
Exeter sign a 133kg tighthead with immediate effect
Exeter have moved quickly to fill the void left by injured tighthead Harry Williams by securing the immediate effect signing of Eh…
Liam Heagney
14 Mar, 10:12
England prop Trevor Davidson quits Newcastle with immediate effect
Twice-capped England prop Trevor Davidson has exited Newcastle with immediate effect to permanently join Northampton, with Irish p…
Liam Heagney
14 Mar, 7:18
Jack Nowell to join La Rochelle - report
Exeter Chiefs winger Jack Nowell is reported to be moving to French Top 14 club La Rochelle, according to The Daily Telegraph.
Ian Cameron
13 Mar, 14:22
'The truth is we've had to cut a lot of money off the wage bill'- Rob Baxter
Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter has called on fans to be patient as he rebuilds the team with a tighter budget. 
Ian Cameron
13 Mar, 4:06
Skivington's brutal admission about the rest of Gloucester's season
Gloucester head coach George Skivington accepted that it would now be extremely difficult for his side to make the end-of-season p…
PA
12 Mar, 16:45
'George ticks both of those boxes' - Borthwick advised to pick Ford
Sale director of rugby Alex Sanderson backed George Ford to return to the England squad following their Guinness Six Nations hamme…
PA
12 Mar, 14:23
London Irish boost play-off hopes with victory over second-placed Sale
London Irish gave their play-off aspirations a boost as they overcame second-placed Sale 36-18 in a compelling battle at the Gtech…
PA
12 Mar, 12:55
In-form Bristol continue play-off push after brushing aside Harlequins
Bristol Bears continued their climb up the Gallagher Premiership table with an impressive 51-26 win over Harlequins at Ashton Gate…
PA
12 Mar, 12:14
The Bristol verdict on their rookie tighthead who joined as a No8
It’s been quite the journey at Bristol for the locally sourced prop George Kloska. The 23-year-old initially arrived at the Bear…
Liam Heagney
12 Mar, 6:00
Exeter Chiefs sign Georgia's Nika Abuladze
Exeter Chiefs signed their first Georgian, securing the services of international prop Nika Abuladze.
Ian Cameron
11 Mar, 16:54
Exeter battle past struggling Newcastle to keep up play-off push
Exeter kept up their hopes of an end of season Premiership play-off spot with a bonus-point 24-5 victory over Newcastle in difficu…
PA
11 Mar, 15:15
Ex-England centre among players rumoured for Gloucester exit
Rumours suggest that Gloucester could be set to lose at least two players to a new club made up of Ealing Trailfinders and the Osp…
Ian Cameron
11 Mar, 9:59
Polledri makes shock move to Italian URC side Zebre
Gloucester has confirmed that back-row Jake Polledri will leave the club for the URC at the end of the current season to join Ital…
Ian Cameron
11 Mar, 8:34
Walder insists ignominy of finishing bottom will keep Falcons fighting
Newcastle Falcons boss Dave Walder believes the ignominy of finishing bottom of the Premiership - despite the absence of relegatio…
Chris Jones
11 Mar, 6:27
The ex-England apprentice who took very different path to Marcus Smith
Under different circumstances, Gabriel Ibitoye could well have been running out at Twickenham this Saturday to represent England i…
Liam Heagney
11 Mar, 5:26
Northampton bounce back with bonus point win over Bath
Northampton recovered from last week’s embarrassing result at Bristol to pick up a bonus-point 45-26 victory over Bath at Frankl…
PA
10 Mar, 17:08
Saracens prop Robin Hislop off the hook for red card
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) have rescinded a red card given to Saracens prop Robin Hislop on the weekend.
Ian Cameron
10 Mar, 8:05
The Rob Baxter verdict on why crowds are down this season at Exeter
Exeter came roaring out of the pandemic, enjoying an average attendance for regular season Premiership games of 12,199 in 2021/22 …
Liam Heagney
10 Mar, 7:02
Inconsistent Gloucester warned of 'slaughter' in Prem crunch match
Gloucester boss George Skivington has warned his players they could get slaughtered by Premiership champions Leicester if they del…
Chris Jones
10 Mar, 3:13
The feeling at Bristol with Heenan sledger Joe Marler set to visit
Pat Lam has given his view with Joe Marler set to visit Bristol on Sunday with Harlequins nearly 11 weeks after the sledging incid…
Liam Heagney
09 Mar, 3:05
Pat Lam has responded to 'Charles Piutau is leaving Bristol' reports
Bristol boss Pat Lam has responded to reports that Charles Piutau will definitely leave the Bears at the end of the current season…
Liam Heagney
08 Mar, 11:38
Northampton statement: Fijian lock signed to replace David Ribbans
Northampton have announced the signing of Fiji Test lock Temo Mayanavanua as their replacement next season for the France-bound Da…
Liam Heagney
08 Mar, 7:26
Newcastle bring in an ex-Wasps hooker with immediate effect
Dave Walder has bolstered his Newcastle squad for the end-of-season run-in with the immediate effect recruitment of ex-Wasps young…
Liam Heagney
07 Mar, 7:13
The silence is deafening at Worcester - Andy Goode
All has gone quiet on the Worcester front in recent weeks but it’s looking like lightning could have struck twice and interventi…
OPINION
Andy Goode
06 Mar, 11:20
'Everybody in the stadium could see that': Saracens boss annoyed at tight calls going against them
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall believed tight calls went against them as they lost a thrilling top-of-the-table clash.
PA
05 Mar, 13:55
Sale roar back against Saracens to win top-of-the-table thriller
Joe Carpenter scored two tries in his side’s 35-24 victory.
PA
05 Mar, 12:41
'We're definitely going to give the old boss some headaches'
Richard Wigglesworth believes Leicester’s fringe internationals have given England coach Steve Borthwick a selection headache af…
PA
05 Mar, 3:18
'He can do no more': Quins coach says Marcus Smith has delivered for Borthwick
Harlequins head coach Tabai Matson glowingly endorsed Marcus Smith amid doubts about his involvement with England.
PA
04 Mar, 17:58
Marcus Smith sends England message as Harlequins trounce Exeter
Harlequins showcased some glamorous rugby as they dominated an underwhelming Exeter side 40-5 in the Gallagher Premiership clash a…
PA
04 Mar, 14:48
'Humbling experience' - Saints boss reacts to cricket score loss at Ashton Gate
Phil Dowson has described Saints' Premiership defeat against Bristol as “a humbling experience” after they capitulated at Asht…
PA
04 Mar, 4:40
Bristol pump Northampton with nine try haul
Rampant Bristol reeled off a third successive Gallagher Premiership victory after crushing play-off hopefuls Northampton 62-8 at A…
PA
03 Mar, 17:15
Jimmy Gopperth aims to join Brad Thorn in elite Premiership club
Jimmy Gopperth is hoping to become only the second player to feature in the Premiership at the age of 40, matching fellow New Zeal…
Chris Jones
03 Mar, 10:23
Harlequins name Marcus Smith to start after his England release
Marcus Smith has been named to start by Harlequins on Saturday after he was dropped from this week’s England training squad by S…
Liam Heagney
03 Mar, 7:23
Mike Haywood retires at 31 after offer that 'felt too good to turn down'
Northampton Saints veteran Mike Haywood will retire at the end of the season following an offer that 'felt too good to turn down'.
Ian Cameron
02 Mar, 9:38
The physio room brawl that ended England player's Harlequins career
More often than not, when fights break out amongst teammates behind the scenes at their clubs, it's the training pitch where you'd…
Ian Cameron
02 Mar, 8:57
The 'locked in stone' legacy Semi Radradra is leaving at Bristol
Semi Radradra doesn’t have much longer left in his three-year stint with Bristol. The Bears have just six Gallagher Premiership …
Liam Heagney
02 Mar, 4:58
The small tip that helped turn Brett Connon into a world class kicker
Former England outside half Dave Walder has revealed the crucial advice that has turned Brett Connon into a “world class kicker…
Chris Jones
02 Mar, 3:50
Bristol explain their signing of Kieran Marmion after Andy Uren exit
Pat Lam has described former Ireland international Kieran Marmion as the perfect fit to replace Andy Uren, the current Bristol scr…
Liam Heagney
01 Mar, 13:59
Sale statement: The signing of Sam Bedlow from Bristol
Alex Sanderson has secured a deal taking ex-Sale academy graduate Sam Bedlow back to the Sharks for the 2023/24 season.
Liam Heagney
27 Feb, 10:45
Newcastle make ex-Wasps lock their third signing for 2023/24
Ex-Wasps forward Tim Cardall has become the third new Newcastle signing for next season following last week’s announcement of Sc…
Liam Heagney
27 Feb, 8:16
The 'shackles are off' reason why Sale are on guard going to Exeter
Second-place Sale are Exeter-bound on Sunday fully aware that they can’t afford another slip on the road if they are to deliver …
Liam Heagney
26 Feb, 6:31
'I've found myself bored at times going from head coach to assistant' - Lee Blackett
Life is currently very different for Lee Blackett from what he had known as the Wasps boss. Take his commute to work.
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
26 Feb, 4:30
Leicester's misery on the road ends with win at London Irish
Reigning champions Leicester ended their losing run on the road to pick up four valuable points in their quest for an end of seaso…
PA
26 Feb, 2:39
Northampton secure third straight Premiership victory with Gloucester win
In-form Northampton dealt Gloucester’s play-off hopes another blow with a 41-34 victory in a compelling affair at the cinch Stad…
PA
25 Feb, 12:28
Saracens escape shock home upset against 14-man Newcastle
An early red card for Newcastle’s Greg Peterson ruined any hopes of his side causing an upset as Saracens moved 12 points clear …
PA
25 Feb, 11:48
The brutal moment when Saracens made Gavin Henson feel embarrassed
With it being Wales versus England week in Cardiff, Gavin Henson, the penalty hero of the 2005 Six Nations encounter, was always g…
Liam Heagney
25 Feb, 4:23
Wacky reason why Chris Ashton had to shelve Ash Splash celebration
Hard to believe it’s now four years since Chris Ashton was last capped by England but he will keep abreast of the live updates f…
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
25 Feb, 3:43
Bristol beat Bath in Prem bottom battle
Bath remain rooted to the bottom of the Premiership table after their fierce rivals Bristol won an error-ridden clash
PA
24 Feb, 17:17
The 10am call an upset Sale gave referee Ian Tempest last Sunday
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has revealed he was on the phone venting to referee Ian Tempest the morning after last weekend’s dramat…
Liam Heagney
24 Feb, 7:15
The reason Wigglesworth now admires Chris Ashton more than ever
Interim Leicester boss Richard Wigglesworth has paid Chris Ashton quite a tribute at his latest midweek media briefing.
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
22 Feb, 8:50
Former Wasps lock set for Premiership return after short URC stint
Ex-Wasps lock Kiran McDonald is primed for a return to the Gallagher Premiership in 2023/24 after he agreed on a deal to join Newc…
Liam Heagney
22 Feb, 6:23
Leicester statement: New coach named after list of 40 whittled down
Leicester have named Australian-based coach Dan McKellar as their new head coach for the 2023/24 season.
Liam Heagney
22 Feb, 4:20
Scotland prop McCallum returning to Prem after Edinburgh stint
Former Scotland prop Murray McCallum is heading back to Gallagher Premiership after what will have been a short stay in Edinburgh.…
Ian Cameron
20 Feb, 7:23
Sir Nigel Boardman to lead Premiership Rugby review of club finances
Premiership Rugby has appointed Sir Nigel Boardman to lead a review of the financial position of its current clubs.
PA
20 Feb, 6:29
The extraordinary lengths Newcastle are going to preparing Pedro Rubiolo
Newcastle Falcons are set to launch Argentina international forward Pedro Rubiolo’s Premiership career against Saracens and the …
Chris Jones
20 Feb, 5:24
'It sends a message... as one of my former clubs wrote me off because of age'
Mike Brown believes his starring return to Gallagher Premiership action with Leicester will send out a message.
PA
19 Feb, 14:28
Leicester see off Saracens in full-blooded encounter
Handre Pollard scored 14 points as Leicester won a full-blooded encounter over leaders Saracens 24-18 to keep alive their hopes of…
PA
19 Feb, 12:17
'It's something I just grew up with, I've no idea where it comes from'
Benhard Janse van Rensburg will have enjoyed the Saturday night bus ride home with London Irish. The deserved win over Bath gave t…
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
19 Feb, 3:51
'It's probably the biggest regret of my coaching career'
Former Newcastle Falcons and Harlequins head coach Dean Richards admits that the 'Bloodgate' scandal of 2009 is the biggest regret…
Ian Cameron
19 Feb, 3:19
'He's apologised': Sale Sharks coach on why Manu Tuilagi is 'gutted' after red card
Alex Sanderson was upset Tuilagi did not get to show what he can do to England head coach Steve Borthwick.
PA
18 Feb, 19:04
Wasps issue statement on Sixways 'rumours'
Wasps have issued a statement denied that they have come to an agreement to move to Sixways, or any other stadium.
Ian Cameron
18 Feb, 14:02
Watch - Tuilagi sees red as Sale sunk by Northampton's fightback
Manu Tuilagi was sent off on his return to club action as Sale were left stunned by a Northampton fightback, who claimed a 38-34 h…
PA
18 Feb, 12:54
London Irish spank Bath with play-off place beckoning
London Irish strengthened their credentials for a top-four finish in the Gallagher Premiership with a comfortable 25-10 victory th…
PA
18 Feb, 12:12
Wasps to relocate to Sixways - report
Wasps are set to relocate to Sixways from next season on, a move that was announced today at a public meeting between Atlas and Wo…
Ian Cameron
18 Feb, 11:49
Administration possible if Leicester don't get £13million cash injection
A planned £13 million pound cash injection is set to save Leicester Tigers from potentially going into administration.
Ian Cameron
18 Feb, 7:07
Louis Rees-Zammit shines in return to give Gloucester bonus point win over Harlequins
Louis Rees-Zammit weaved his magic as Gloucester climbed to third in the Gallagher Premiership after beating play-off rivals Harle…
PA
17 Feb, 18:00
Bristol secures Bonus point in home win over Newcastle
Scrum-half Harry Randall scored two tries to move Bristol off the bottom of the Premiership table with a bonus-point victory over …
PA
17 Feb, 17:34
Ex-Lions forward suggests it's 'time to look at a British League'
Former England lock Martin Bayfield, a 1993 tourist with the British and Irish Lions, has called on the rugby authorities to shake…
Liam Heagney
17 Feb, 5:02
Harlequins' frank admission about Nick Evans and England
Harlequins boss Tabai Matson has admitted the club may not have released attack coach Nick Evans to help England’s Six Nations c…
Chris Jones
16 Feb, 11:46
RFU statement: Wasps and Worcester in 2023/24
The RFU have updated the status of Wasps and Worcester regarding their respective situations for the 2023/24 after both clubs fina…
Liam Heagney
15 Feb, 12:45
Lynagh ready for comeback after injury nightmare
Harlequins boss Tabai Matson has revealed rising star Louis Lynagh, son of Wallaby great Michael...
Chris Jones
13 Feb, 12:56
Confirmed: Semi Radradra has named his new French club
The exit of Semi Radradra from Bristol was officially confirmed on Friday evening, the in-demand Fijian powerhouse getting unveile…
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 12:57
Gloucester lock Andrew Davidson has exited with immediate effect
Gloucester forward Andrew Davidson has left the Gallagher Premiership club with immediate effect. The Scottish second row was sign…
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 9:13
Furious Steve Diamond blasts the Atlas plan for Worcester
Steve Diamond has slammed the plan by new owners Jim O’Toole and James Sandford to rebrand Worcester Warriors as Sixways Rugby a…
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 7:48
Northampton statement: David Ribbans' exit to Top 14 is confirmed
Northampton have confirmed that England lock David Ribbans will quit at the end of the current season for a move to the Top 14.
Liam Heagney
10 Feb, 5:16
Ex-Worcester boss Steve Diamond tweets 'shafted' 37-word RIP message
Former Worcester director of rugby Steve Diamond has tweeted a negative 37-word verdict about the decision on Thursday to rebrand …
Liam Heagney
09 Feb, 12:40
Intervention could yet foil 'absolutely disgusting' move to erase Worcester
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is reportedly in talks with the Rugby Football Union to block the sale of Worcester Wa…
Chris Jones
09 Feb, 10:59
RFU issue statement on controversial Worcester Warriors rebrand
Ownership group Atlas plan to merge with semi-professional fourth tier club Stourbridge.
PA
09 Feb, 10:42
Worcester Warriors renamed and will not play in RFU Championship
Worcester Warriors will be renamed Sixways Rugby as ownership group Atlas revealed the club will not feature in next season’s Ch…
PA
09 Feb, 7:02
The Fijian Drua won't last long if their top players keep getting picked off
The Fijian Drua can't just be a feeder club, they have to be able to stand on their own two feet - and that's going to be difficul…
OPINION
Tom Vinicombe
08 Feb, 10:25
Bristol name the Fijian who will replace the France-bound Radradra
Pat Lam has confirmed he has secured a replacement for the France-bound Semi Radradra, Bristol unveiling the signing of Fijian Dru…
Liam Heagney
08 Feb, 4:34
'I want the most expensive rugby player, that's how fantasy it was'
Ex-RFU boss Rob Andrew has recalled being at the forefront of the unprecedented recruitment drive that resulted in Newcastle signi…
Liam Heagney
07 Feb, 13:17
'Pure box office': Adam Radwan agrees lengthy Newcastle extension
Out-of-favour England winger Adam Radwan has agreed on a deal to stay with Newcastle rather than look to get the attention of nati…
Liam Heagney
07 Feb, 10:32
The strong-man fitness circuit incident at Saracens that wounded Itoje
England lock Maro Itoje has recalled his formative years coming through the ranks at Saracens, including how his teenage failure i…
Liam Heagney
06 Feb, 4:00
A chilling 15-minute video of the missing Levi Davis has emerged
A chilling social media video of Levi Davis has emerged more than three months after the former Bath and Ealing player went missin…
Liam Heagney
04 Feb, 7:03
Out of favour Engand wing Cokanasiga to stay at Bath
Blockbusting England winger Joe Cokanasiga has committed his future to Bath as he bids to battle his way back into contention for …
Ian Cameron
02 Feb, 7:44
England outcast George Ford to make first start for Sale Sharks
England outcast George Ford will make his long-awaited debut for Sale Sharks this weekend in a Premiership Rugby Cup pool clash a…
Ian Cameron
02 Feb, 7:14
Worcester officially have new owners after four months in limbo
Worcester finally have new owners after the administrators struck a deal with the Atlas group headed up James Sandford and Jim O…
Liam Heagney
01 Feb, 11:10
Leicester statement: Mike Brown has joined with immediate effect
Defending Gallagher Premiership champions Leicester have confirmed the signing of ex-England full-back Mike Brown on a short-term …
Liam Heagney
31 Jan, 10:25
Exeter revisit 'very powerful emotions' of Saracens' salary scandal
Rob Baxter has revisited how the fallout over the Saracens salary cap saga helped to fuel Exeter to win their 2019/20 Gallagher Pr…
Liam Heagney
30 Jan, 4:49
Matson reacts to latest Harlequins flop as rot sets in
Tabai Matson accepted Harlequins were now a mid-table team after seeing them crash to a fourth straight league defeat.
PA
29 Jan, 13:50
Watch - Captain sees red as London Irish pile more misery on Harlequins
Harlequins’ miserable league run continued with their fourth straight Premiership defeat after a red card for captain Stephan Le…
PA
29 Jan, 12:43
'Francois is Hollywood, isn't he': Saracens boss Mark McCall heaps praise on former Springbok
Substitute Francois Hougaard struck with the clock almost three minutes in the red, rounding off a spell of relentless pressure th…
PA
28 Jan, 15:34
Exeter back in playoff spot after a hard-fought win over Gloucester
Exeter Chiefs leapfrogged Gloucester into the top four in the Gallagher Premiership table with a hard-fought 24-17 victory at Sand…
PA
28 Jan, 13:48
Leaking players to England effecting Leicester's 'consistency'
Northampton director of rugby Phil Dowson praised his squad for adapting to having so many players absent following their 19-18 vi…
PA
28 Jan, 13:40
Clock-in-the-red Hougaard try denies Bristol at Saracens
Francois Hougaard scored a dramatic winning try on his Saracens league debut as the Gallagher Premiership leaders edged out Bristo…
PA
28 Jan, 12:27
Even Tyson Fury got a mention in Freddie Burns' Leicester send-off
Freddie Burns has revealed he shared a Tyson Fury quote with the Leicester squad when he last addressed them on the Welford Road p…
Liam Heagney
28 Jan, 11:46
Leicester's Prem freefall continues as Saints win first away game
Ollie Sleightholme’s superbly-taken try earned Northampton victory in the East Midlands derby as they edged out Leicester 19-18 …
PA
28 Jan, 11:34
The three clubs circling snubbed England No.8 Billy Vunipola
As many as three clubs on two continents are said to targeting unwanted England No.8 Billy Vunipola.
Ian Cameron
28 Jan, 11:09
Video: Farewell message leaves 'blown away' Freddie Burns in tears
Freddie Burns was left in tears reading out emotional messages from Leicester fans ahead of his final match for the club this Satu…
Liam Heagney
28 Jan, 6:19
The 'sign of growth' that Bath have taken from their latest loss
Bath head coach Johann van Graan urged his side to continue fighting after suffering a last-gasp 30-27 defeat to high-flying Sale …
PA
28 Jan, 4:23
Watch: Arron Reed's last-minute winning try for Sale versus Bath
Arron Reed scored a last-minute try as Sale earned a dramatic 30-27 Gallagher Premiership win over a resilient Bath side who saw t…
PA
28 Jan, 4:09
Jannes Kirsten the latest to quit as major Exeter exodus continues
Jannes Kirsten has become the latest Exeter Chiefs double-winner to quit Sandy Park. The Gallagher Premiership club has been swamp…
Liam Heagney
27 Jan, 11:02
'I hope he doesn't give away too many of our secrets to the English boys'
Harlequins find themselves in a unique and undesirable position this Guinness Six Nations where not only their players are being s…
Josh Raisey
27 Jan, 3:20
Billy Vunipola implies he may be about to leave Saracens
Out of favour England No.8 Billy Vunipola has implied that he's ready to leave Saracens after the Rugby World Cup, should an oppor…
Ian Cameron
26 Jan, 10:57
Free agent Cipriani admits he 'might never play again'
Former England flyhalf Danny Cipriani says despite being physically in best shape of his life, he might never play another profess…
Ian Cameron
26 Jan, 9:44
Premiership statement: Shot clock trial to start this weekend
Friday night’s Gallagher Premiership match at the AJ Bell between Sale and Bath will see the introduction of the shot clock for …
Liam Heagney
26 Jan, 8:29
'Addiction to tinkering': Two Premiership bosses on RFU tackle law
Two Gallagher Premiership directors of rugby - Sale boss Alex Sanderson and Rob Baxter of Exeter - have shared their thoughts on t…
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
26 Jan, 4:04
Plan for George Ford to debut on Friday for Sale has been scrapped
This Friday’s much-anticipated Sale debut for George Ford has been scrapped. The England out-half has been sidelined since his f…
Liam Heagney
25 Jan, 12:43
The 21-word Sale answer to latest Manu Tuilagi 'leaving' rumour
Alex Sanderson has addressed the latest speculation that England pick Manu Tuilagi will exit Sale at the end of this season when h…
Liam Heagney
25 Jan, 11:57
Seismic defensive shifts are on the horizon with new tackle laws
Rugby defences are going to have to make big changes with the new tackle laws.
FEATURE
Nick Bishop
25 Jan, 9:31
Mike Brown currently on trial at a Premiership club - report
Ex-England full-back Mike Brown is reportedly on trial at a Gallagher Premiership club ten months after playing his last game in t…
Liam Heagney
25 Jan, 4:45
RPA make startling 'mascots get paid more than some players' claim
RPA general secretary Christian Day is seeking to introduce a minimum salary into the Gallagher Premiership after claiming that cl…
PA
24 Jan, 11:23
Exeter turn to Bath to quickly fill the gap left by van Heerden
Rob Baxter has moved quickly to replace the departed Ruben van Heerden, agreeing to a deal that has taken Mike Williams from Bath …
Sam Smith
24 Jan, 7:24
The day Billy Vunipola was taken aside by Saracens over his off-field behaviour
Hulking Saracens No8 Billy Vunipola has recalled the day he was taken aside by Saracens over his off-field behaviour - by non-othe…
Ian Cameron
24 Jan, 5:40
Northampton Saints sign ex-Wasps hooker Tom Cruse
Northampton Saints have signed former Wasps hooker Tom Cruse until the end of the 2022/23 campaign on a short-term deal.
Ian Cameron
23 Jan, 12:19
'It was only because we were so successful that clubs came after us'
Saracens No.8 Billy Vunipola has described the salary cap scandal that engulfed the club three years ago as a 'witchhunt' and one …
Ian Cameron
23 Jan, 11:58
Freddie Burns could be just the tonic the Highlanders need
Premiership winner Freddie Burns could push the Highlanders to greater heights.
FEATURE
Tom Vinicombe
23 Jan, 11:56
Leicester sign Bristol scrumhalf after early release agreed
Leicester Tigers have signed Bristol Bears scrumhalf Tom Whiteley after an early release was agreed by Pat Lam's side.
Ian Cameron
23 Jan, 7:18
Vunipola: 'This is what I chose, the life I signed I up for'
Saracens No.8 Billy Vunipola has opened up about his attitude to the potential risks posed by concussion as a professional rugby u…
Ian Cameron
23 Jan, 6:54
O'Shea's middle-of-the-night police station calls about Danny Care
Veteran scrum-half Danny Care had recalled the middle-of-the-night police station calls that Conor O’Shea received about him dur…
Liam Heagney
23 Jan, 4:00
Highlanders sign ex-England flyhalf Freddie Burns
The Highlanders have signed former England flyhalf Freddie Burns from Leicester Tigers, who have released the former England 10 mi…
Ian Cameron
22 Jan, 14:20
Harry Williams joins Exeter Chiefs exodus - report
According to French media, former England prop Harry Williams will join the exodus of first-team players leaving Exeter Chiefs.
Ian Cameron
21 Jan, 7:43
Glasgow miss last gasp kick resulting in Challenge Cup draw with Bath
Former England scrum-half Ben Spencer landed a late penalty to secure Bath a 19-19 Challenge Cup draw with Glasgow at Scotstoun.
PA
20 Jan, 17:55
'Unhappy' Ruben van Heerden the latest Exeter player to leave
Exeter Chiefs' ongoing player exodus continues at pace as the Gallagher Premiership side confirmed that Ruben van Heerden is the l…
Ian Cameron
20 Jan, 9:28
Leicester sign ex-Wasps prop West and a South African youngster
New Leicester boss Richard Wigglesworth has strengthened his squad with immediate effect, signing England prospect Tom West and Ca…
Liam Heagney
19 Jan, 5:19
Joe Simmonds to become the latest big name to quit Exeter - report
Double-winning skipper Joe Simmonds is poised to become the latest big name to exit Exeter at the end of the current season.
Liam Heagney
18 Jan, 14:23
On this day in 2020: Saracens relegated from the Premiership
Saracens were informed they would be relegated from the Gallagher Premiership at the end of the season following a series of breac…
PA
18 Jan, 3:49
Exeter statement: The exit of Dave Ewers
Dave Ewers has become the latest big name to quit Exeter for the 2023/24 season, the back-rower following Sam Simmonds and Luke Co…
Liam Heagney
17 Jan, 8:40
Harlequins statement: The signing of scrum-half Will Porter
Harlequins’ preparations for the 2023/24 season continued on Tuesday with the confirmation that Will Porter has been signed.
Liam Heagney
17 Jan, 7:29
'Stain on the reputation': DCMS issues damning Premiership report
The DCMS has warned that the financial situation of Gallagher Premiership clubs is “clearly unsustainable” in a damning report…
PA
17 Jan, 4:23
Tigers confirm Danny Wilson role 'effective immediately'
Leicester Tigers haved confirmed that former Glasgow Warriors head coach Danny Wilson will join the club’s coaching team.
Kim Ekin
15 Jan, 14:15
Two red cards sink London Irish against Stormers
London Irish’s feint hopes of progressing in the Heineken Champions Cup vanished due to a pair of red cards as Stormers ran out …
PA
15 Jan, 10:03
A fresh theory has emerged in the case of the missing Levi Davis
Levi Davis, the ex-Bath and Ealing player, could have been kidnapped, according to the latest information received by his family. …
Liam Heagney
14 Jan, 6:54
'Still bitter about it now': The setback that bugs Simpson-Daniel
Retired England international James Simpson-Daniel has revealed one aspect of his stellar club career with Gloucester that he is s…
Liam Heagney
13 Jan, 7:24
Saracens statement: The signing of ex-Wasps back-rower Tom Willis
England prospect Tom Willis will return to the Gallagher Premiership next season after securing a deal with Saracens for the 2023/…
Liam Heagney
12 Jan, 14:14
Harlequins statement: The signing of ex-Glasgow boss Danny Wilson
Former Glasgow boss Danny Wilson is back in rugby after securing a deal to join Harlequins as an assistant for the 2023/24 season.…
Liam Heagney
12 Jan, 7:19
'Too much negative': Sale hit back over Tuilagi clash with Allan
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has taken umbrage with the level of negative commentary that has accompanied last Sunday’s much-talked-…
Liam Heagney
11 Jan, 12:21
Northampton statement: The signing of ex-Wasps back Burger Odendaal
Former Wasps midfielder Burger Odendaal will return to the Gallagher Premiership next season, joining Northampton once his stop-ga…
Liam Heagney
10 Jan, 8:28
Harlequins CEO refutes Andre Esterhuizen rumours
Harlequins CEO Laurie Dalrymple has refuted claims that Andre Esterhuizen is considering leaving the club.
Ian Cameron
09 Jan, 9:17
Gutted Bristol boss Pat Lam reacts to his side's latest humbling
The visitors were second best in almost every area as they went down 23-7.
PA
09 Jan, 6:45
Everyone is saying the same thing about the Manu Tuilagi incident
Many rugby fans are questioning how Sale Sharks centre Manu Tuilagi went unpunished for a collision with Tommy Allan in his side's…
Ian Cameron
09 Jan, 6:35
Has the England job come too early for Steve Borthwick?
Leicester's dominance has slipped following an exceptional 2021-22 season.
FEATURE
Nick Bishop
09 Jan, 6:27
'He loved to grab people by the throat and just be a pain'
England World Cup winner Jason Robinson has recalled his transformative time at Sale playing alongside the enigmatic Sebastien Cha…
Liam Heagney
09 Jan, 4:00
'I would love to stay at the club... I am not saying I am definitely leaving'
The England wing could follow his Exeter team-mates to France.
PA
08 Jan, 14:11
'Fingers crossed' - Sale issue update on England flanker Tom Curry
Tom Curry faces a race against time to be fit for England’s Six Nations opener against Scotland after suffering a hamstring stra…
PA
08 Jan, 14:01
This weekend's Championship shocker evidence RFU must now act
What the governing body decides to do with the Championship is a far more crucial decision.
OPINION
Sam Roberts
08 Jan, 8:43
'It's actually true, I've run my quickest top speeds this year'
New Sale signing Tom O’Flaherty is thrilled he is defying the supposed logic that the older a winger gets, the slower you are se…
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
08 Jan, 4:30
Newcastle's attitude 'absolutely bang on' against Leicester
Newcastle Falcons head coach Dave Walder was in raptures after his side ended a four-year winless run against Leicester Tigers wit…
PA
08 Jan, 3:00
Exeter issue Luke Cowan-Dickie update amid Six Nations injury fears
Exeter hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie has given new England head coach Steve Borthwick an injury scare four weeks before the Six Nations…
PA
07 Jan, 15:16
Latest Cowan-Dickie injury takes gloss off impressive Exeter win
Exeter bounced back from a five-try drubbing against Gallagher Premiership leaders Saracens last weekend as they swept Northampton…
PA
07 Jan, 13:40
Leicester Tigers' rapid decline since Borthwick's exit is worrying fans
Was this worth £1 million? It's a thought that must be crossing many Leicester Tigers fans' minds as the Gallagher Premiership ch…
Ian Cameron
07 Jan, 12:26
Newcastle blitz Leicester with a first-half Carreras hat-trick
Mateo Carreras scored a first-half hat-trick as Newcastle Falcons blitzed Leicester Tigers 45-26 in their first Gallagher Premiers…
PA
07 Jan, 11:33
'The RFU will make sure Owen Farrell is available for Six Nations'
Owen Farrell's controversial tackling technique was once again in the spotlight during Saracens' victory over Gloucester at Kingsh…
Ian Cameron
07 Jan, 5:52
'It will now be trial by jury on social media... and it's wrong'
Friday night’s controversy about Saracens No10 Owen Farrell made for riveting live TV viewing on BT Sport as former England inte…
Liam Heagney
07 Jan, 3:50
Watch: Owen Farrell tackle controversy threatens his Six Nations
Owen Farrell landed a long-range drop goal with the game’s final kick as Gallagher Premiership leaders Saracens edged out Glouce…
PA
06 Jan, 17:01
'I didn't need to walk in that changing room and flip over a table'
Rookie Leicester boss Richard Wigglesworth has revealed he didn't lose the rag with his Tigers players when he entered the AJ Bell…
Liam Heagney
06 Jan, 7:24
'Our game with England in the World Cup will be like a final for us'
Mateo Carreras is a constant reminder of the clear and present danger waiting for England at the Rugby World Cup and the recent 30…
INTERVIEW
Chris Jones
06 Jan, 6:51
The 'one thing' Northampton want after Wasps and Worcester collapse
Northampton CEO Mark Darbon has penned an open letter to supporters, informing them of the governance changes that are being negot…
Liam Heagney
06 Jan, 5:22
Records broken and milestones reached across festive weekend of rugby
A record number of fans included rugby in their festivities over the weekend as both attendance and TV audience records were broke…
Ned Lester
05 Jan, 22:51
Walder blasts 16-man fiasco as England international leaves club
Walder raised the issue with Paul Hull, the new RFU head of professional game match officials...
Chris Jones
05 Jan, 10:00
Nathan Earle has left Newcastle with immediate effect
One-time England prospect Nathan Earle has left Newcastle after agreeing to a Championship club deal with Ealing that will see him…
Liam Heagney
05 Jan, 9:45
American football commentary has Baxter still believing in Exeter
Rob Baxter is hoping that the form of his Exeter for the remainder of the 2022/23 campaign can resemble the NFL Dallas Cowboys.
Liam Heagney
05 Jan, 8:49
The 'kick in the gut' that has sharpened Gloucester boss Skivington
Gloucester boss George Skivington has revealed how deeply his team’s disappointing Christmas Eve loss at Leicester affected him,…
Liam Heagney
05 Jan, 7:48
Fitness updates on England duo gives Borthwick Six Nations boost
The prop has been sidelined since England’s autumn series finale.
PA
05 Jan, 6:44
'No mitigation can be applied': Albert Tuisue cops yet another ban
Albert Tuisue has been banned for the second time in recent months, the Fijian back-rower following up his Test duty red card in N…
Liam Heagney
05 Jan, 5:38
Elliott Stooke has exited Bristol for a spell in the Top 14
Elliott Stooke has become the latest ex-Wasps player to move to the Top 14, the lock bringing to an end his short-term injury cove…
Liam Heagney
05 Jan, 4:26
Northampton sign England hooker Curtis Langdon
Northampton Saints have confirmed the signing of England international hooker Curtis Langdon.
Ian Cameron
05 Jan, 3:44
'Really sorry' Joe Marler revisits Jake Heenan incident on podcast
Joe Marler has reiterated an apology to Jake Heenan, his Harlequins teammates and his club after he was suspended last week for co…
PA
04 Jan, 12:20
The Joe Marler decision has thrown referees under the bus
The latest instalment of the Joe Marler soap opera seemed like a best-forgotten storm in a teacup, but then in stepped the RFU who…
OPINION
Paul Smith
04 Jan, 8:03
The 'very open scenario' that will worry Jack Nowell fans at Exeter
Rob Baxter has admitted he is planning for England wing Jack Nowell to not be part of the Exeter squad next season.
PA
04 Jan, 6:55
Ex-Worcester prop Murray McCallum secures a 10-day trial in France
Former Worcester prop Murray McCallum has landed himself a ten-day Pro D2 trial at Montabaun. The Scottish front-rower has been le…
Liam Heagney
04 Jan, 6:41
Bristol versus Top 14 isn't the only tug of war for Semi Radradra
The club-level future isn’t the only tug of war that Fiji’s Semi Radradra is embroiled in as the services of the Bristol midfi…
Liam Heagney
03 Jan, 13:00
'He's proved himself at a good level': Irish sign a Sydney centre
London Irish have bolstered their squad for the remainder of the 2022/23 campaign by signing midfielder Eddie Poolman from Sydney …
Liam Heagney
03 Jan, 6:39
Mum sledge was Joe Marler's 'go to line' panel hears
Referencing other players' mothers was Joe Marler's 'go-to' line when sledging opponents - the Harlequins prop told an RFU discipl…
Ian Cameron
02 Jan, 8:42
Newcastle Falcons sign Puma Pedro Rubiolo
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed the signing of Pedro Rubiolo, a versatile forward who can play in the back row or second row.
Ian Cameron
02 Jan, 5:14
'I just hope that Joe wasn't made a scapegoat for something'
Tabai Matson hopes that “a clear mandate comes down from above” after Joe Marler was banned for verbally provoking an opponent…
PA
01 Jan, 13:32
Losing run snapped as Northampton hammer Harlequins
Northampton emphatically ended a run of four successive defeats in the Gallagher Premiership and Heineken Champions Cup by beating…
PA
01 Jan, 12:33
Leicester boss Wigglesworth signs ex-Wasp as his own replacement
Leicester Tigers boss Richard Wigglesworth has confirmed the signing of Sam Wolstenholme on a short-term contract.
Ian Cameron
01 Jan, 7:59
Leicester Tigers statement: Two more players exit club
Leicester Tigers have issued a statement confirming that Tom Cowan-Dickie and Gabriel Oghre - who were both on short-term deals - …
Ian Cameron
01 Jan, 7:10
The full ref mic audio of what Joe Marler said to Jake Heenan
A video with the audio of what Harlequins' England prop Joe Marler said Jake Heenan has been published online.
Ian Cameron
31 Dec, 14:59
Watch - Owen Farrell throws 'unreal' pass against Exeter
Owen Farrell was acclaimed as a once in a generation player after masterminding Saracens’ 35-3 Gallagher Premiership rout of Exe…
PA
31 Dec, 14:14
Owen Farrell reigns supreme as Saracens crush Exeter
Saracens bounced back from their shock defeat to London Irish by crushing arch-rivals Exeter 35-3 at StoneX Stadium.
PA
31 Dec, 12:23
Joe Marler's latest ban is a farce - Andy Goode
Joe Marler being banned for just two weeks is a farce and World Rugby need to clamp down on unions dishing out whatever punishment…
OPINION
Andy Goode
31 Dec, 11:19
Prem exodus: 5 players leaving English top flight for France
Fears abound that the Gallagher Premiership could be set to lose more of its stars as the English top flight struggles to compete …
Ian Cameron
31 Dec, 6:38
From journeyman to Premiership's top lineout thief
Sebastian de Chaves’ dramatic transformation from second row journeyman into the Premiership’s leading line out stealer
Chris Jones
31 Dec, 5:08
Alex Sanderson admits to 'harsh words' during Sale's dominant win over Leicester
Alex Sanderson wanted more from his side at half-time despite a dominant display against defending champions Leicester.
PA
31 Dec, 4:47
Leicester suffer heavy defeat at the hands of impressive Sale
Impressive Sale beat Leicester 40-5 as interim head coach Richard Wigglesworth suffered his first defeat since taking over from St…
PA
30 Dec, 17:16
Joe Marler banned for 'wholly inappropriate' comment
Joe Marler has been banned for two weeks with a further four weeks suspended for comments made towards Bristol flanker Jake Heenan…
PA
30 Dec, 16:26
London Irish lock Adam Coleman handed ban following dangerous tackle
London Irish lock Adam Coleman has received a four-week ban after being sent off in the Exiles’ Gallagher Premiership win agains…
PA
30 Dec, 13:34
Harlequins prop Joe Marler charged over sledging
The Harlequins prop faces a disciplinary hearing following an incident in the Gallagher Premiership game.
PA
30 Dec, 6:19
Springbok Handre Pollard to make long-awaited return for Tigers
Handre Pollard, one of the most highly anticipated Premiership signings of the 2022-23 season will make his starting debut for Lei…
Tom Vinicombe
29 Dec, 10:31
Ben Spencer commits future to Bath
Bath have confirmed that club captain and England international Ben Spencer has signed a new contract with the team.
Kim Ekin
29 Dec, 5:14
Baxter: 'It just seems madness to me and we've got to get out of it'
Round 13 saw the top three sides – Saracens, Sale and Harlequins – fall to the bottom three with London Irish, Newcastle and B…
Ian Cameron
28 Dec, 9:19
Champ hooker joins Newcastle with immediate effect
Ealing Trailfinders hooker Alun Walker has joined Newcastle Falcons on a short-term loan, with immediate effect, the club announce…
Kim Ekin
28 Dec, 9:06
Scotland centre Cameron Redpath to stay at Bath
Bath has announced that Scotland international Cameron Redpath has signed a contract extension.
Ian Cameron
28 Dec, 5:37
What Joe Marler said that triggered Jake Heenan
Harlequins prop Joe Marler has publicly apologised to Bristol flanker Jake Heenan for the comments that triggered a fracas
Ian Cameron
28 Dec, 5:19
Joe Marler faces possible disciplinary action for verbal incident
Joe Marler faces possible disciplinary action for verbally provoking Bristol flanker Jake Heenan as Harlequins slumped...
PA
27 Dec, 15:28
Bristol beat Harlequins to climb off the foot of the Gallagher Premiership table
Bristol defied a second-half onslaught from Harlequins to claim a 15-12 victory at Twickenham Stoop that lifts them off ...
PA
27 Dec, 15:25
England flanker Sam Underhill commits future to Bath
The 26-year-old’s previous deal had been set to expire next summer.
PA
27 Dec, 7:44
Richard Wigglesworth's Leicester claim Slater Cup
Richard Wigglesworth’s first game in charge of Leicester ended in a convincing 28-13 Gallagher Premiership victory over Gloucest…
PA
24 Dec, 12:20
Scotland centre Cameron Redpath injured as Exeter hold off Bath
Exeter hung on in the face of a determined Bath fightback to claim a 20-15 victory at Sandy Park that keeps them in the hunt for a…
PA
24 Dec, 12:12
Watch - Multiple red cards as derby boils over in Brentford
Adam Coleman has been sent off and fellow ex-Wallabies lock Rob Simmons was yellow carded as their London Irish team ended English…
AAP
24 Dec, 5:18
Wigglesworth names his first Leicester side as ex-Wasp named on bench
Interim Leicester Tigers head coach Richard Wigglesworth has named his first side as head coach of Leicester Tigers following the …
Ian Cameron
23 Dec, 7:12
'I'm really proud of Joe, it's a tough challenge being authentic'
Out-of-favour England loosehead Joe Marler has played his part in recent times in encouraging publicity for English club rugby.
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
23 Dec, 5:00
Fit-again Nick Isiekwe returns for Saracens ahead of schedule
Nick Isiekwe has made it back into the Saracens starting line-up ahead of projection after Mark McCall suggested in September that…
Liam Heagney
22 Dec, 7:30
Report reveals Premiership clubs' £300million debt in six years
England’s top-flight clubs have accumulated a combined debt of £300million in six years, according to an investigation into the…
PA
22 Dec, 5:52
Bath statement: Tom Dunn and Will Stuart contract extensions
Preparations for the 2023/24 season have continued at Bath with England internationals Tom Dunn and Will Stuart agreeing to contra…
Liam Heagney
22 Dec, 5:33
Where are they now? The last Wasps team before the collapse
It’s still hard to believe that Wasps went out of business just over two months ago, an October 17 training ground meeting confi…
ANALYSIS
Liam Heagney
22 Dec, 4:22
Where are they now? The last Worcester team before the collapse
Tuesday morning was a sharp reminder of the pitfalls of Gallagher Premiership rugby, Bath announcing an hour before they unveiled …
ANALYSIS
Liam Heagney
21 Dec, 8:55
Harlequins statement: Danny Care contract extension
England scrum-half Danny Care has signed a contract extension at Harlequins, the club he first played for in 2006.
Liam Heagney
21 Dec, 7:17
Send South Africa back to Super Rugby to end Champions Cup woes
The Champions Cup has seemingly inherited the problems that plagued Super Rugby in its latter years.
OPINION
Tom Vinicombe
21 Dec, 6:58
'It's not fair, it's not right and it shouldn't happen'
Coventry Rugby chief executive Nick Johnston has labelled the suggestion that the RFU will allow Wasps to relaunch as a Championsh…
INTERVIEW
Paul Smith
20 Dec, 14:47
Sale statement: Joint bid to buy the AJ Bell stadium is declined
Sale Sharks have issued a statement after their joint bid with Salford City FC to purchase the AJ Bell was rejected by Salford Cit…
Liam Heagney
20 Dec, 12:59
Finn Russell to join Bath after Rugby World Cup
Bath have signed Scotland and British and Irish Lions fly-half Finn Russell. The Gallagher Premiership club did not specify Russel…
PA
20 Dec, 5:14
New England coach Borthwick likened to a computer by Bok bruiser
Jasper Wiese epitomises the impact new England coach Steve Borthwick can have on individual players, helping to turn the strong ru…
INTERVIEW
Ian Cameron
19 Dec, 10:45
Leicester Tigers statement: New coaching team
As flagged by RugbyPass yesterday, Richard Wigglesworth has been appointed as interim head coach of Leicester Tigers foll…
Ian Cameron
19 Dec, 7:22
REPORTS: Bath deal to make Finn Russell one of rugby's best paid
Reports in the UK and in France have Scotland flyhalf Finn Russell signing for Bath to become one of the best-paid rugby players i…
Ian Cameron
18 Dec, 10:09
Richard Wigglesworth tipped to take over at Leicester Tigers
With news breaking this morning that Steve Borthwick will be confirmed as England’s new head coach on Monday, it raises the imme…
Ian Cameron
18 Dec, 9:21
George Skivington's positive spin on Gloucester's 57-0 loss to Leinster
Gloucester head coach George Skivington was proud of the “fighting spirit” his young team showed in a 57-0 defeat to Leinster.…
PA
17 Dec, 3:59
Wasps statement: New groundshare and the 'long road ahead'
The new owners and operators have Wasps have issued a statement confirming their return in the 2023/24 season, revealing that they…
Ian Cameron
16 Dec, 10:20
RFU issue decision on Wasps and reject Worcester application
The Rugby Football Union have issued their decision on bids to take over both Wasps and Worcester Warriors 'phoenix entities'.
Ian Cameron
16 Dec, 6:54
Steve Diamond breaks cover on his Worcester takeover plan
Former Worcester Warriors head coach Steve Diamond has broken ground on his bid to take over the club in the wake of their adminis…
Ian Cameron
16 Dec, 4:58
Leicester Tigers statement: Two players depart club
Leicester Tigers have confirmed that two players - Tom Horton and Lachlan Shelley - have left Welford Road.
Ian Cameron
16 Dec, 4:22
'Patently untrue' - Worcester accuse RFU over Championship blockade
Worcester Warriors’ prospective new owners have accused the Rugby Football Union of “seeking to impose onerous operational con…
PA
15 Dec, 13:27
Walder reveals why England rookie McGuigan was released mid-season
Head coach Dave Walder has revealed it was the Newcastle Falcons board that agreed to a mid-season release to allow try-scoring ho…
Chris Jones
15 Dec, 6:17
Conflicting reports on Finn Russell's future as English 10 enters ring
There are conflicting reports in the UK and French media this week over whether or not Finn Russell will sign for Bath or stay put…
Ian Cameron
15 Dec, 5:28
England duo sign contract extensions with Saracens
England internationals Jamie George and Elliot Daly have signed contract extensions with Gallagher Premiership leaders Saracens.
PA
14 Dec, 14:38
Agustin Creevy banned until the new year
London Irish will be without hooker Agustin Creevy for their trip to South Africa this weekend after he was handed a four week ban…
Josh Raisey
14 Dec, 5:33
Andy Warwick cited after controversial Manu Tuilagi tackle
Ulster prop Andy Warwick has been cited following his tackle on Sale Sharks' Manu Tuilagi on Sunday which forced the centre to lea…
Josh Raisey
13 Dec, 5:27
Big Test names among 5 candidates for RPA General Secretary
The Rugby Players Association have revealed the five candidates who are standing for election to become the RPA’s new General Se…
Ian Cameron
12 Dec, 4:55
Italy flyhalf Tommy Allan signs for Perpignan
Harlequins have confirmed that Italy fly-half Tommy Allan will join French side Perpignan at the end of the season.
Kim Ekin
10 Dec, 13:08
Luke Morahan to exit Bristol mid-season
Former Wallabies winger Luke Morahan is set to leave Bristol early to head to France and the Top 14.
Ian Cameron
10 Dec, 5:35
Overlooked England hooker Jamie Blamire decides his future
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that England hooker Jamie Blamire has signed a new two-year deal with the club.
Kim Ekin
09 Dec, 8:14
Former England scrumhalf Joe Simpson retires
Former England scrumhalf Joe Simpson has retired from professional rugby at the age of 34 - announcing the decision on the Sale Sh…
Ian Cameron
09 Dec, 4:36
Joe Marler remarks won't earn him any new fans in South Africa
Joe Marler had a twinkle in his eye. With a medal round his chest for his player of the match display in Harlequins’ 19-13 win i…
OPINION
Daniel Gallan
08 Dec, 10:48
Family of Levi Davis offers reward in bid to find missing rugby player
The family of missing rugby player Levi Davis have offered a cash reward in a bid to find the 24-year-old.
Ian Cameron
08 Dec, 9:25
Wes Goosen desperate to test himself against Saracens
Edinburgh back Wes Goosen is desperate for the “dream” opportunity to test himself against Saracens.
PA
08 Dec, 8:38
'I was up all night, 2, 4, 5am because of the excitement'
Alex Sanderson has told his Sale Sharks players to enjoy their position as England's form team in the Heineken Champions Cup and a…
Chris Jones
08 Dec, 5:03
'It's almost like Test-match rugby': Schoeman on facing Saracens
Edinburgh prop Pierre Schoeman believes facing in-form Saracens can get his side back to their best.
PA
07 Dec, 8:57
Steve Borthwick gets backing for England job from Premiership rival
Sale boss Alex Sanderson is backing Steve Borthwick to replace Eddie Jones as England head coach and is convinced he has “earne…
Chris Jones
07 Dec, 4:12
Wasps and Worcester relegated by RFU after failed bids
The Rugby Football Union have confirmed today that both Wasps and Worcester Warriors have had their 'No Fault Insolvency’ applic…
Josh Raisey
06 Dec, 10:29
'Flip-flops and ripped t-shirts - Bath were the boy band of rugby'
A BT Sport podcast has recalled how the Bath amateur-era supremacy struggled in the professional era before their 1998 European Cu…
Liam Heagney
05 Dec, 5:00
Tributes paid to 34-year-old rugby player who died at training
Tributes have been paid to a 34-year-old rugby player who died during a training session in Cumbria on Thursday.
Ian Cameron
04 Dec, 13:18
The Gloucester positional gamble that paid off in spades
Gloucester head coach George Skivington said his players “wanted to make a point” as they returned to winning ways with a 34-1…
PA
04 Dec, 6:27
Borthwick quizzed on England role as red card costs Leicester
Leicester boss Steve Borthwick admitted that Francois van Wyk’s second-half red card was “a big factor” in draw with Bristol…
PA
04 Dec, 5:26
'I don't want to be safe and in this squad, I can't play safe'
Former Springboks winger Courtnall Skosan is the rugby equivalent of Ronseal, having very much done as it said on the tin a year a…
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
04 Dec, 3:30
Los Pumas star leads Gloucester to victory over Northampton
A scintillating performance by Argentina international Santiago Carreras inspired Gloucester to a 34-19 victory over Northampton a…
PA
03 Dec, 15:03
Paddy Jackson the inspiration as London Irish snap losing streak
.Paddy Jackson’s game-changing try helped London Irish to their second Gallagher Premiership win of the season as they beat Newc…
PA
03 Dec, 12:14
Watch: The awkward 'this is just a fraud' Joe Marler TV interview
Joe Marler was mischievously awkward in his post-match live TV interview on Friday night after he was awarded player of the match …
Liam Heagney
03 Dec, 11:17
Nick Easter has taken on a job in the third tier of English rugby
Ex-England No8 Nick Easter has dropped down two divisions to start working again in rugby after losing his job two months ago when…
Liam Heagney
03 Dec, 10:10
England camp attendee Elliott Stooke the latest Wasp to find new club
Former Wasps and England camp attendee Elliott Stooke has been signed by Bristol Bears on a short-term contract.
Ian Cameron
03 Dec, 5:15
Harlequins boss Matson clarifies extent of Marcus Smith injury
Harlequins will head to South Africa on Sunday without the services of England star Marcus Smith for their Heineken Champions Cup …
PA
03 Dec, 4:14
Bath battle Harlequins into added time but fall short at the death
Harlequins reeled off a fourth successive Gallagher Premiership victory after halting Bath’s recent resurgence by winning 19-13 …
PA
02 Dec, 17:31
England fly-half Marcus Smith ruled out for rest of year with ankle injury
Fly-half set for spell on the sidelines after suffering ankle problem.
PA
02 Dec, 15:38
Gloucester sign duel-qualified SA teenager in 'ground-breaking move'
Gloucester have confirmed the signing of a dual-qualified South African teenager - Gareth Blackmore - to their academy.
Ian Cameron
02 Dec, 13:13
England prospect wants foot race with Prem's fastest players
Ollie Hassell-Collins, the London Irish wing, wants to race off against the Premiership’s fastest wings to determine who is Engl…
Chris Jones
02 Dec, 7:23
Cowan-Dickie the latest Chief set to exit English rugby - reports
Exeter Chiefs hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie appears to be the latest England international who set to leave English rugby for France.
Ian Cameron
01 Dec, 11:39
Exeter Chiefs statement: Asset sold to Tony Rowe
Exeter Chiefs have confirmed that they have sold a 'percentage of shares' in a hotel to the club chairman and CEO Tony Rowe.
Ian Cameron
01 Dec, 10:54
Saracens sign Francois Hougaard on short-term deal
Saracens have bolstered their scrumhalf stocks with another Springbok. On Thursday, the English club announced that they have sign…
Rugby365
01 Dec, 7:17
Danny Care's lie detector test: Saracens, Matson and Man Utd
Out-of-favour England scrum-half Danny Care has revealed to BT Sport that he wishes every day he was a professional footballer, wh…
Liam Heagney
01 Dec, 7:11
Henry Arundell's Six Nations hopes in serious doubt
Henry Arundell, one of the most exciting talents in English rugby, has undergone surgery on a foot injury which puts his availabil…
Chris Jones
01 Dec, 6:58
The Leicester reaction to getting back 'desperate' England players
Leicester boss Steve Borthwick has insisted that Freddie Steward, Ben Youngs and Jack van Poortvliet have not been damaged by Engl…
Chris Jones
30 Nov, 6:24
'We thought Quins were arrogant, thought they were above themselves'
It was just four weeks ago when rugby fans feasted on the latest dramatic installment in the London Irish versus Harlequins rivalr…
Liam Heagney
28 Nov, 6:00
Leicester hold off London Irish despite England prospect's 70m try
Reigning champions Leicester moved up to fifth in the Gallagher Premiership with a hard-fought 33-31 win over bottom club London I…
PA
27 Nov, 12:20
'They took advantage of how sloppy we were... They were all over us'
Dave Walder was delighted with Newcastle Falcons’ attitude as they edged Exeter Chiefs 24-21 at Kingston Park.
PA
26 Nov, 8:46
Brett Connon penalty proves decisive as Newcastle edge Exeter
It was the away side with the momentum at the death, but the Falcons defended with heart and managed to hold on for a second win i…
PA
25 Nov, 17:30
Vintage Danny Care performance sees Harlequins down Gloucester
Danny Care produced a man of the match performance as Harlequins sent Gloucester crashing to a third consecutive league defeat.
PA
25 Nov, 17:09
George Merrick has left Newcastle with 'immediate effect'
Former England U20s star George Merrick has left Newcastle Falcons with 'immediate effect' - the club have confirmed.
Ian Cameron
24 Nov, 12:20
Dire 'will not survive' warning issued on Worcester
Warriors were relegated from the Gallagher Premiership last month after the partial liquidation of its holding company.
PA
24 Nov, 9:46
Ex-Wasps out-half Haydon-Wood makes switch to France his next move
Former Wasps out-half Will Haydon-Wood has secured his short-term future, putting his October 17 redundancy behind him with a deal…
Liam Heagney
24 Nov, 8:14
Tom Cruse the latest ex-Wasps player to secure short-term future
Free agent Tom Cruse has secured his short-term future following his October 17 redundancy at Wasps, the 33-year-old revealing on …
Liam Heagney
22 Nov, 5:52
A breakdancing cage and the Worcester player who 'just fell apart'
Former England international Pat Sanderson has recalled some of the social fun that helped Worcester to beat the odds in their fir…
Liam Heagney
22 Nov, 4:19
Joe Launchbury lands new Premiership club after Japan stint
Former Wasps captain Joe Launchbury is set to rejoin his former club Harlequins after his stint in Japan comes to an end.
Josh Raisey
21 Nov, 13:13
Leicester Tigers snap up ex-Wasps hooker Gabriel Oghre
Leicester Tigers have announced the signing of former Wasps hooker Gabriel Oghre on a short-term deal.
Josh Raisey
21 Nov, 10:23
Alfie Barbery has become latest ex-Wasps player to find a new club
England prospect Alfie Barbeary has become the latest ex-Wasps player to sort out his future, agreeing to a long-term deal with Ba…
Liam Heagney
20 Nov, 10:50
Leicester and Gloucester to contest The Slater Cup
Leicester Tigers and Gloucester are set to contest The Slater Cup as part of their Gallagher Premiership season.
Ian Cameron
18 Nov, 6:35
Clubless England lock Joe Launchbury has named his new team
Clubless England second row Joe Launchbury is set to relaunch his career in the 2023 Japanese Top League after he was confirmed as…
Liam Heagney
18 Nov, 5:02
'It would be great to get the All Blacks, Australia or Argentina here'
Bristol fly-half Callum Sheedy admits his side’s 26-18 win over a strong South African XV at a packed Ashton Gate will live long…
PA
18 Nov, 2:36
Sale follow Exeter's lead and bring in ex-Wasps academy signings
Sale have taken a leaf out of the Exeter recruitment book by signing two ex-Wasps academy players on long-term deals.
Liam Heagney
17 Nov, 11:39
Tom Parton quits London Irish for Saracens
Saracens have confirmed the signing of Tom Parton from London Irish for the 2023/24 season.
Liam Heagney
17 Nov, 11:29
Newcastle retain Saracens' 'skilful' loanee Obatoyinbo
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that Elliott Obatoyinbo will remain the club until the end of next season after impressing in a s…
Kim Ekin
17 Nov, 9:28
RPA statement: Demand to limit players to 30 games per season
The RPA have called for a limit of 30 games per season to reduce injury risk after new the publication of new research.
PA
16 Nov, 11:15
Ex-England pick Kvesic leaves Worcester collapse behind for the URC
Former England back-rower Matt Kvesic has moved to the URC following the early-season collapse of Worcester in the Gallagher Premi…
Liam Heagney
16 Nov, 7:38
Dan Robson becomes the latest ex-Wasps player to land in the Top 14
Out-of-favour England scrum-half Dan Robson has drawn a line under last month’s Wasps redundancy by sourcing himself a new club …
Liam Heagney
15 Nov, 14:36
Another ex-Worcester player gets sorted as Neild moves to the URC
Cameron Neild has become the latest free agent ex-Worcester player to source a new club as the back-rower was confirmed as a new G…
Liam Heagney
15 Nov, 14:15
Sell-out international matches are 'hopefully the future' for Bristol
Bristol Bears boss Pam Lam believes the club’s sold-out clash with South Africa at Ashton Gate on Thursday offers one way of try…
Chris Jones
14 Nov, 13:49
Snubbed England star bags 60m scorcher as Newcastle edge Gloucester
Newcastle turned the form-book on its head with a thrilling 27-21 victory in a remarkable game at Gloucester.
PA
12 Nov, 13:02
What Worcester contingent told colleagues as they boost Bath
Bath head of rugby Johann van Graan paid tribute to the Worcester exiles who contributed so wholeheartedly to a last-minute 19-18 …
PA
12 Nov, 5:40
Prem shock: Bath snatch dramatic late victory over Leicester
Bath pulled off a stunning 19-18 victory over defending Gallagher Premiership champions Leicester.
PA
11 Nov, 17:41
Premiership Rugby statement: The revised 11-team fixtures list
Premiership Rugby have revealed the revised 11-team top-flight fixtures list that will take the 2022/23 season from the start of J…
Liam Heagney
11 Nov, 12:54
Harlequins statement: Joe Marchant exit confirmed
Liam Heagney
11 Nov, 11:56
Newcastle defend club's culture after 100 people face RFU grilling
Head coach Dave Walder has defended Newcastle Falcon’s diversity record following reports that almost 100 people involved with …
Chris Jones
10 Nov, 9:52
The Exeter 'problem' every time they bring over an Australian
Exeter boss Rob Baxter had given his verdict on Scott Sio, their new signing who has started twice in recent weeks after a dozen s…
Liam Heagney
10 Nov, 4:56
Top 14 club snaps up ex-Wasps back three Ali Crossdale
One-time England prospect Ali Crossdale is the latest free agent Wasps player to get fixed up after getting made redundant last mo…
Liam Heagney
10 Nov, 4:24
Exeter sign three more players from Wasps
Rob Baxter has snapped up three more Wasps players for Exeter just weeks after picking up hooker Dan Frost from the collapsed Gall…
Liam Heagney
09 Nov, 14:44
Saracens confirm replacement fixtures against non-English teams
Saracens have arranged replacement fixtures against non-English teams after their Gallagher Premiership home games with Wasps and …
Liam Heagney
09 Nov, 12:28
Rob Baxter breaks silence on the Exeter 'asset sale' statement
Exeter director of rugby Rob Baxter has explained the reason why the Chiefs felt compelled to issue a statement that its members w…
Liam Heagney
09 Nov, 5:48
Joe Marchant to leave Quins and English rugby behind
Harlequins centre Joe Marchant is set to leave English rugby behind in favour of signing for Top 14 side Stade Francais.
Ian Cameron
07 Nov, 10:45
Former Bath player Levi Davis missing in Spain
Appeals have been made as to the whereabouts of former Bath player and reality TV contestant Levi Davis, who has gone missing in S…
Ian Cameron
06 Nov, 15:31
'We got killed by the referee' - Lam reacts to Bristol's latest home loss
Bristol director of rugby Pat Lam believes his side paid the price for a lack of discipline as they slumped to a 25-10 defeat to G…
PA
06 Nov, 4:23
Bath's Worcester imports score in win over Newcastle
Bath made it back-to-back league wins with a 17-10 victory over Newcastle in the 250th Premiership match to be held at Kingston Pa…
PA
05 Nov, 14:57
First-half Sale blitz is a mountain too high for Gloucester
Sale extended their impressive start to the Gallagher Premiership season with a comfortable 27-17 win over Gloucester at the AJ Be…
PA
05 Nov, 11:39
The 'outdated' notion an England rugby columnist wants to bin
Names of the back of rugby shirts will be a talking point this weekend following the recent headlines generated by England confirm…
Liam Heagney
05 Nov, 8:49
Phil Dowson: Saints weren't their usual free-flowing selves in Exeter win
The Saints were outscored three tries to two but prevailed through Fin Smith's boot and "a lot of ugly work."
PA
04 Nov, 20:33
Dan Biggar's replacement shines as Saints sink Exeter
Superb kicking from Northampton’s young outside half Fin Smith condemned Exeter to a third league defeat on the trot
PA
04 Nov, 18:06
Exeter statement: EGM arranged to address funding shortfall
Exeter Chiefs have issued a statement clarifying their financial situation amid concerns regarding the loans they took to get the …
Liam Heagney
04 Nov, 13:24
Bath keep Russian prop as Gloucester pinch URC academy star
Bath have confirmed that they will keep Russian international Valeriy Morozov, who recently joined the side following the demise o…
Ian Cameron
04 Nov, 11:42
Ryan Mills has bagged new Premiership deal after Wasps redundancy
Out-of-work midfielder Ryan Mills has secured his short-term future through to the end of the current Gallagher Premiership season…
Liam Heagney
04 Nov, 9:58
Record turnover still results in a hefty pre-tax loss for Bristol
Bristol have revealed their financial results for the 2021/22 financial year and despite reporting a record turnover from their la…
Liam Heagney
04 Nov, 9:31
'Delighted' Blackett names his new club 17 days after Wasps' demise
Ex-Wasps boss Lee Blackett has secured a new role 17 days after his Gallagher Premiership club fell into administration with the l…
Liam Heagney
03 Nov, 11:19
Ex-Wasps CEO Stephen Vaughan has landed himself a new sports job
Ex-Wasps CEO Stephen Vaughan has quickly sourced a new job following the October 17 administration decision that resulted in 167 p…
Liam Heagney
03 Nov, 6:50
Have Saracens reminded Eddie Jones what England have been missing?
Saracens have hauled themselves back into the spotlight of England selection by transforming their style of play.
FEATURE
Nick Bishop
02 Nov, 15:53
Newcastle boss backs his Falcons to become key Pumas against England
Dave Walder, the Newcastle Falcons head coach, is backing his trio of Pumas to cause England problems at Twickenham on Sunday with…
Chris Jones
02 Nov, 13:06
Former Gloucester captain named academy manager
Gloucester have announced that former captain Gareth Delve has become the club's new academy manager.
Josh Raisey
02 Nov, 12:47
Sale CEO Sutton claims 'cancer diagnosis was a welcome relief'
Sale Sharks CEO Sid Sutton had made an extraordinary claim - that a cancer diagnosis ten years ago was the best thing to ever happ…
Liam Heagney
01 Nov, 10:02
Ex-Wasps back-rower Nizaam Carr has named his new URC club
Former Springboks back-rower Nizaam Carr has found a new club after his contract at Wasps was shredded when he became one of the 1…
Liam Heagney
01 Nov, 7:17
Noah Heward has found himself a new team after Worcester collapse
Noah Heward has become the latest Worcester player to source new employment following the recent financial implosion of the Warrio…
Liam Heagney
01 Nov, 6:05
Matteo Minozzi becomes the latest Wasps player to find a new club
Matteo Minozzi has become the latest player to find new employment following last month’s dramatic financial collapse of Wasps.
Liam Heagney
01 Nov, 5:44
Charlie Atkinson the latest Wasps player to be rehomed
Leicester Tigers have confirmed that England prospect Charlie Atkinson has penned a deal that will see him join the club on a 'lon…
Ian Cameron
31 Oct, 11:33
Leicester Tigers sign Matt Everard from Wasps
Leicester Tigers have added former Wasps coach Matt Everard to their management team, welcoming back their former back row to the …
Ian Cameron
31 Oct, 11:09
Steve Diamond pulls out of TV appearance: 'I've spoken to my lawyers'
Former Worcester Warriors head coach Steve Diamond has pulled out of an appearance on BT Sport's Rugby Tonight after it was reveal…
Ian Cameron
30 Oct, 14:20
Snubbed England star inspires Saracens to victory over Sale
Alex Goode produced a virtuoso performance to celebrate his entry into Saracens’ history books but it was Theo McFarland who did…
PA
30 Oct, 13:54
Worcester Warriors officially have a 'preferred bidder'
Administrators have chosen a preferred bidder to buy Worcester Warriors, one of two Gallagher Premiership sides that went into adm…
Ian Cameron
30 Oct, 13:46
The Law tweak that could end maul try plague
A tweak to the game's laws has been floated that could end the excess numbers of catch-and-drive maul tries afflicting rugby union…
Ian Cameron
30 Oct, 13:14
Wasps to be rescued by club legends - reports
It is being reported that Wasps are to be taken over by members of the Wasps Legends group and former owners after administrators …
Ian Cameron
30 Oct, 7:09
'Jeepers, it's frustrating, especially the first half for us'
Harlequins head coach Tabai Matson was delighted with his side’s 26-24 victory over local rivals London Irish, but was also left…
PA
30 Oct, 7:00
'They're just freaks of nature, it was better being on their side'
Robert du Preez was full of breezy chat the other night when RugbyPass eventually managed to track the Sale talisman down over the…
INTERVIEW
Liam Heagney
30 Oct, 6:30
'I am staggered that he only has that number of England caps'
Saracens boss Mark McCall has claimed he is staggered that the long-serving Alex Goode has only won 21 England caps during his ste…
Liam Heagney
30 Oct, 4:45
'You need to get the big decisions right, they have got that wrong'
Ex-England international Ugo Monye has slammed the standard of officiating in the Gallagher Premiership after London Irish were ro…
Liam Heagney
29 Oct, 14:06
Thriller with two red cards tips Harlequins' way at the death
George Head’s last-second try gave Harlequins a dramatic 26-24 victory over local rivals London Irish in a Gallagher Premiership…
PA
29 Oct, 12:52
Mitchell runs show as Northampton condemn Bristol to latest loss
Alex Mitchell ran the show as Northampton condemned Bristol to a fourth successive Gallagher Premiership defeat by winning 45-31 a…
PA
29 Oct, 12:36
'Charismatic, intelligent' reason why Saracens still treasure Alex
It’s now 22 months since Alex Sanderson flew the coop and quit his assistant’s role at Saracens to become a first-time directo…
Liam Heagney
29 Oct, 8:32
Flannery makes a 'brilliant' Premiership vs Super Rugby comparison
Harlequins assistant Jerry Flannery believes the Gallagher Premiership has eclipsed Super Rugby as a spectacle and insists that th…
Chris Jones
29 Oct, 7:18
'Never moaned, never griped': Louis Rees-Zammit hailed after win
Gloucester boss George Skivington hailed the “gifted” Louis Rees-Zammit after he starred.
PA
29 Oct, 0:23
Rees-Zammit turns on the style as Gloucester eclipse Exeter
Gloucester reeled off a fourth successive Gallagher Premiership victory and climbed to third in the table after beating Exeter 38-…
PA
28 Oct, 17:31
RFU statement: Wasps' relegation confirmed
Wasps’ relegation from the Gallagher Premiership has been confirmed by the RFU eleven days after they fell into administration w…
Liam Heagney
28 Oct, 13:28
Out-of-work Worcester prop Jay Tyack is back in the Premiership
Tighthead Jay Tyack has become the latest out-of-work Worcester player to find himself a new club and he will be thrown straight b…
Liam Heagney
28 Oct, 8:50
Kiran McDonald secures a temporary URC deal after Wasps redundancy
Second row Kiran McDonald has become the latest ex-Wasps player to find work after he was made redundant by the club on October 17…
Liam Heagney
28 Oct, 7:07
Stuart Hogg has described Rob Baxter as 'a very, very scary man'
Scotland and Lions full-back Stuart Hogg has admitted that he is scared of Rob Baxter, the Exeter Chiefs director of rugby who sig…
Liam Heagney
28 Oct, 6:35
Diamond makes bolshy 'USP' claim about his Worcester takeover bid
Steve Diamond has made an eye-catching claim about the unique selling point in his consortium bidding to take over the financially…
Liam Heagney
28 Oct, 5:25
The moment when the reality of Wasps' collapse hit Willis hardest
England back row Jack Willis has revealed the emotional moment when the reality of Wasps’ collapse truly hit home.
PA
28 Oct, 4:34
Wasps' Dan Frost has found himself a new Premiership club
Another out-of-work Wasps player has quickly found himself a new club as Exeter have snapped up Dan Frost, who will go with them t…
Liam Heagney
27 Oct, 11:06
Shock mid-season exit to France on cards for Dan Biggar - report
Just weeks after he confirmed that he would leave Northampton at the end of the 2022/23 season, injured Wales out-half Dan Biggar …
Liam Heagney
27 Oct, 10:32
Steve Diamond announces his consortium bid to take over Worcester
Steve Diamond has unveiled his ambitious bid to take over the financial-stricken Worcester, who were suspended by the RFU from pla…
Liam Heagney
27 Oct, 8:07
Koch and Odogwu become the latest Wasps players to get a new club
Springboks prop Vincent Koch and one-time England prospect Paolo Odogwu have found a new club ten days after they were among the 1…
Liam Heagney
27 Oct, 5:17
Sale explain their Tuesday meeting with free agent Vincent Koch
Sale have reacted to speculation they are in the market to sign Springboks tighthead Vincent Koch, Sharks director of rugby Alex S…
Liam Heagney
26 Oct, 12:52
Bath's Dave Attwood banned 'for losing my s***, I crossed a line'
Ex-England lock Dave Attwood has been banned after he was cited for punching/striking in last Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership w…
Liam Heagney
26 Oct, 12:06
Jake Armstrong has left Bristol Bears with immediate effect
Tighthead prop Jake Armstrong has exited Pat Lam’s Bristol Bears with immediate effect. A club statement read: “Jake Armstrong…
Liam Heagney
26 Oct, 11:25
Saracens sign a Wasps prop but it isn't a return for Vincent Koch
Gallagher Premiership leaders Saracens have signed a prop from Wasps - but it isn’t their old StoneX Arena crowd favourite Vince…
Liam Heagney
26 Oct, 10:37
Brad Shields becomes latest Wasps player to find new club
Former England international Brad Shields has become the latest ex-Wasps player to find a new club, the 31-year-old agreeing to sw…
Liam Heagney
26 Oct, 10:01
Redundant Wasps boss Blackett has landed temporary role next month
Lee Blackett has found himself his first temporary coaching work since Wasps went to the wall on October 17.
Liam Heagney
25 Oct, 13:18
Ted Hill's Bath stay made permanent
Bath have announced that former Worcester captain Ted Hill has agreed a long-term contract with them.
PA
24 Oct, 17:31
Bristol sign Wasps departee Porter with 'immediate effect'
Bristol Bears have confirmed the signing of former Wasps scrum-half Will Porter, who has signed for the Bears as injury cover with…
Ian Cameron
24 Oct, 11:16
Marcus Smith becomes youngest player to reach Premiership milestone
Marcus Smith became the youngest player to reach 100 Premiership appearances today as he led Harlequins to an important 29-13 win …
Stefan Frost
23 Oct, 12:21
Former RFU boss blasts union and calls for radical reform of English game
Francis Baron, the former Rugby Football Union chief executive, is calling for a radical reform of the governing body.
INTERVIEW
Chris Jones
23 Oct, 5:21
The 'cheery, jolly' 20-year-old Kiwi making rapid strides at Irish
Declan Kidney has given his approval to the rapid progress Chandler Cunningham-South has made at London Irish since joining the Ga…
Liam Heagney
23 Oct, 4:47
A relieved Johann van Graan reacts to first win of the season
Bath’s head of rugby Johann van Graan had a simple message to his squad this week after six Gallagher Premiership defeats: “Sh…
PA
23 Oct, 4:09
Camps issue latest on injured Owen Farrell and Luke Cowan-Dickie
Owen Farrell could face a race against time to be fit for England’s Autumn Nations Series opener against Argentina.
PA
22 Oct, 13:40
Bottom club Bath secure first win of the season
Johann van Graan secured his first win in charge of Bath as the Gallagher Premiership’s bottom club claimed a 27-14 victory over…
PA
22 Oct, 12:27
'Utter stupidity' - Owen Farrell carded after 6 minutes for clash with England teammate
Saracens flyhalf Owen Farrell was carded just minutes into their Gallagher Premiership clash with bitter rivals Exeter Chiefs at S…
Ian Cameron
22 Oct, 11:20
'It didn't look good' - Updates on Jonny May and Henry Arundell
Gloucester boss George Skivington admitted his concern over Jonny May’s suspected dislocated elbow sustained in a 22-21 Gallaghe…
PA
22 Oct, 4:53
England duo injured in narrow Gloucester win
Jonny May is a major doubt for England’s autumn series after suffering a suspected dislocated elbow.
PA
21 Oct, 17:07
'I'll never forget my first game back... Christ, what have I left NZ for?'
James Haskell fears more clubs in the Gallagher Premiership are going to suffer the same fate as Worcester Warriors and Wasps as "…
INTERVIEW
Josh Raisey
21 Oct, 9:59
Premiership's £500m debt: How much each club actually owes
How much debt is owed by each Gallagher Premiership club has been revealed as part of their participation in a UK government commi…
Ian Cameron
21 Oct, 8:18
England call up back row as Courtney Lawes ruled out of training camp
England are being forced to call up London Irish back row Tom Pearson after they revealed that captain Courtney Lawes will not be …
Ian Cameron
21 Oct, 7:50
Bath pick up two more Worcester players
Bath have picked up two more Worcester players, adding to the number of former Warriors that have made the move to Somerset.
Ian Cameron
21 Oct, 7:03
Rob Baxter backs decision to axe Henry Slade from England squad
Exeter centre Slade had surgery on his shoulder in the summer but has started the season strongly.
PA
21 Oct, 6:50
'I'll work my hardest to get as close as I can to him'
The England pair are expected to pick up where they left off against Australia in the summer.
PA
21 Oct, 4:34
Kyle Sinckler isn't leaving Bristol Bears
The England prop’s Bears’ contract was due to expire at the end of the current season.
PA
20 Oct, 15:26
Wasps' Josh Bassett has found a new club
Wasps winger Josh Bassett becomes one of the first of the club's players to find a new home following the collapse of Coventry-bas…
Ian Cameron
20 Oct, 10:29
Bristol loanee Dan Thomas immediately selected for Scarlets
Bristol Bears have loaned Dan Thomas on a two-game loan to Welsh URC side Scarlets, who are suffering a fresh injury crisis.
Ian Cameron
20 Oct, 7:32
'If you count Derek's loans in there as well, it's over £100m'
Wasps CEO Stephen Vaughan has explained the staggering nine-figure level of debt that left the Gallagher Premiership club in need …
Liam Heagney
20 Oct, 4:15
Curtis Langdon becomes 14th Worcester player to find a new club
Out-of-work England international Curtis Langdon has become the 14th Worcester player to quickly find a new club after the cash-st…
Liam Heagney
19 Oct, 13:21
Premiership's on-field riches can't hide off-field rags
The Premiership is going from strength to strength on the field but things are a different story off the park.
FEATURE
Nick Bishop
19 Oct, 8:56
London Irish shed more light on the sudden exit of 'good man' Rona
London Irish boss Declan Kidney has shed more light on last week’s sudden departure of Curtis Rona, the former Wallabies midfiel…
Liam Heagney
19 Oct, 8:47
Bristol letter to fans mentions 'expected losses of close to £1m'
Bristol have written an open letter explaining to fans that cancelled home matches this season will cost the club potentially up t…
Liam Heagney
19 Oct, 7:56
Bath statement: Supreme Court ruling on The Rec redevelopment
Bath have expressed delight with a Supreme Court ruling that clears the way for the long-awaited redevelopment of the Gallagher Pr…
Kim Ekin
19 Oct, 7:07
'Let's wipe all our debts and start again? I honestly don't get it'
Exeter boss Rob Baxter has launched a stinging rebuke of people who believe that the financially stricken Wasps and Worcester shou…
Liam Heagney
19 Oct, 5:58
'We'd never risk it': The Sale, Eddie Jones thinking around Manu
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has explained that their over-cautious management of the fitness of Manu Tuilagi was the reason why he wa…
Liam Heagney
19 Oct, 4:34
Worcester duo Whittingham and Goldring disqualified and fined
A Cardiff Magistrates Court hearing has resulted in Worcester owners Jason Whittingham and Colin Goldring being disqualified as co…
Kim Ekin
18 Oct, 16:21
'It's been the darkest week in English club rugby history'
England hooker Jamie George has insisted that senior players must be consulted as rugby chiefs look to restructure the game in the…
PA
18 Oct, 14:05
RFU statement: Communications with the administrators at Wasps
The RFU has provided its latest update on the distressing situation at Wasps, the Gallagher Premiership club that ceased trading o…
Liam Heagney
18 Oct, 13:18
Sale reveal meeting lined up with some out-of-work Wasps targets
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has revealed he is due to meet with some out-of-work Wasps players on Friday, three days after the clubs …
Liam Heagney
18 Oct, 12:45
The Springboks have reacted to Wasps making prop Koch redundant
Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber have shared their thoughts on Springboks tighthead Vincent Koch being made redundant by Wasps …
Liam Heagney
18 Oct, 10:55

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