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Woodward hails second-half showing after Gloucester reach Challenge Cup final
“Job done” was the verdict of Gloucester Rugby’s man of the match Jason Woodward after his side overcame Newcastle Falcons to reach the final of the European Challenge Cup. The full-back was...
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Newcastle Falcons academy coach Laycock expecting tough A League semi-final
Skills coach and academy manager Mark Laycock is relishing the vibes around Newcastle Falcons as the club prepare for an A League semi-final and an Aviva Premiership Rugby play-off spot. With the first team...
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George McGuigan returns to Newcastle Falcons
Leicester Tigers hooker George McGuigan will re-join Newcastle Falcons from next season, the England Saxons international returning to the club he left two years ago. McGuigan, 25, became the first graduate...
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Rob Horne retires from professional rugby through injury
It is with great sadness that Northampton Saints can today confirm that due to an injury sustained in the Club’s fixture against Leicester Tigers, centre Rob Horne has been forced to retire from rugby....
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Match Reaction: Gloucester Rugby 33 Newcastle Falcons 12
After a lightning fast start from Newcastle Falcons, Gloucester Rugby fought back to reach the final of the European Challenge Cup with a 33-12 win at Kingsholm. It is the third time in four years the...
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CEO Sleepout – Business leaders to sleep rough at Sixways
On Thursday 26 April, 80 business leaders from the community will be sleeping rough on the concrete floor of Sixways Stadium’s South Stand as part of CEO Sleepout. Warriors Managing Director Gus Mackay,...
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Wasps statement regarding Ashley Johnson
The club is aware that a prohibited substance was reportedly found in an out-of-competition doping control sample provided by Ashley Johnson on February 7 2018. He has been provisionally suspended by the...
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Challenge Cup preview: Gloucester Rugby v Newcastle Falcons
There will be an Aviva Premiership Rugby team in this season’s European Rugby Challenge Cup final after Gloucester Rugby face Newcastle Falcons at Kingsholm on Friday night. Gloucester are looking to...
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Throwback Thursday: Five famous all-English clashes in European rugby
This weekend sees Gloucester Rugby take on Newcastle Falcons in the European Challenge Cup semi-finals, with a place in the final in Bilbao up for grabs. With numerous all-English clashes in European rugby...
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Harlequins Academy Coach Williams set for Wanderers semi-final clash
Harlequins academy coach Tom Williams is relishing the challenge of facing the in-form Northampton Wanderers in the semi-finals of the Premiership Rugby A League next Monday. The Wanderers, who won the...
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Christian Day to retire from professional rugby
Northampton Saints can today announce that veteran lock Christian Day will retire from professional rugby at the end of the 2017/18 season. The 34-year-old second row has been a part of the furniture at...
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Jonathan Joseph ruled out for the remainder of the season
The centre suffered the injury to his left foot during the first half of Bath’s 41-6 defeat at Allianz Park last Sunday. Director of Rugby, Todd Blackadder, said: “JJ is going to need surgery to correct his...
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Michael Young skippers Newcastle Falcons in European semi
Scrum-half Michael Young captains Newcastle Falcons in Friday’s European Challenge Cup semi-final at Gloucester having been man of the match during the Falcons’ Aviva Premiership victory there less than two...
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Marshall returns as Gloucester Rugby name team to take on Newcastle Falcons
Having missed out against Harlequins last weekend, Tom Marshall returns on the wing for Gloucester Rugby as one of half a dozen changes to the starting line-up for Friday evening’s European Rugby Challenge...
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Logovi’i Mulipola signs for Newcastle Falcons
Leicester Tigers star Logovi’i Mulipola will be a Newcastle Falcons player next season after the destructive prop agreed a deal to join the Kingston Park club. Capped 20 times by Samoa and with the ability...
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HITZ learners from Sale Sharks train with the Army
Learners from Sale Sharks’ HITZ programme have been enjoying training days with the British Army Youth Team, made up of current serving members of the Army. As part of the days, Army staff have been out to...
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Joel Hodgson confident of more Kingsholm success
Joel Hodgson believes positive memories of Kingsholm can help propel Newcastle Falcons to their first ever European final as they visit Gloucester Rugby on Friday. A fine goal-kicking performance from the...
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Pascal Gauzère to officiate Gloucester v Newcastle Challenge Cup semi-final
French referee Pascal Gauzère will take charge of the all-Aviva Premiership Rugby affair between Gloucester Rugby and Newcastle Falcons this weekend. The pair meet in the semi-finals of the European...
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BT Sport to show all-Premiership European semi-final
Aviva Premiership Rugby takes a backseat this weekend as Gloucester Rugby welcome Newcastle Falcons to Kingsholm on Friday night in the semi-finals of the European Challenge Cup, live on BT Sport 2....
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O’Callaghan to retire after Harlequins clash
British & Irish Lions and Ireland legend Donncha O’Callaghan has confirmed that Warriors’ final home match of the 2017/18 season against Harlequins will be his last in professional rugby. After a...
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Flats picks out his XV from Round 20 of Aviva Premiership Rugby
David Flatman has named his team of the week following Round 20 of Aviva Premiership Rugby and four sides feature heavily, with 12 of the 15 players selected. It is no surprise to see a Northampton Saints...
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Whiteley on form as Saracens Storm enjoy seven-try win against Bath
Saracens Storm moved up into second in the Southern Conference with a comfortable 50-10 win at Allianz Park against Bath United in the Premiership Rugby A League this weekend. Tom Whiteley impressed for the...
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Community Tuesday: HITZ Officers learn how to help youngsters’ mental health
HITZ officer Charlie Hurley believes he’s gained a wealth of knowledge on mental health that will prove vital on a day-to-day basis following a two-day course at Leicester Tigers’ Welford Road. The...
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Exeter Chiefs Sam Simmonds sets new Premiership Rugby record
Sam Simmonds’ amazing season seems to get better every week and his remarkable hat-trick against London Irish made him Premiership Rugby’s most prolific try-scorer in history. The back-row has crossed the...
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Bristol Rugby to become Bristol Bears next season
Bristol Rugby will become the Bristol Bears from June 1st 2018, heralding a brave new era at Ashton Gate as they begin life in Gallagher Premiership Rugby. Over the last 18 months, the club has carefully...
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Harlequins squad update 2018/19
As the 2017/18 season draws to a close Harlequins can confirm a full squad update for 2018/19, which includes five new signings and new deals for a host of first-team players. Adding international class to...
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Tom Arscott to join Newcastle Falcons
Newcastle Falcons have announced the signing of experienced Premiership performer Tom Arscott from next season, for the start of the new Gallagher Premiership Rugby campaign. The 30-year-old has scored 29...
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The best of social media from the East Midlands derby
Leicester Tiger’s semi-final hopes were dented by Northampton Saints at Welford Road as Saints beat the Tigers 27-21. Three George Ford penalties could not compete with tries from Ben Foden, Cobus Reinach,...
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Things You May Have Missed: Aviva Premiership Rugby Round 20
Round 20 of Aviva Premiership Rugby saw some superb tries, a couple of dominant victories and an intense derby, as Northampton Saints enjoyed a first league double over Leicester Tigers since the 2003/04...
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Northampton Horne remains in hospital
Northampton Saints have confirmed that Rob Horne remains in hospital this evening having suffered an arm injury during their 27-21 victory at Welford Road yesterday. The 28-year old Australian is receiving...
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Match Reaction: Saracens 41 Bath Rugby 6
Owen Farrell scored 14 points as Saracens raced to the Aviva Premiership Rugby semi-finals with a fine victory against Bath Rugby. Farrell scored one try, kicked four conversions and a penalty in the win at...
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Match Reaction: London Irish 5-45 Exeter Chiefs
Exeter Chiefs booked a Sandy Park semi-final as they comfortably beat London Irish, winning 45-5 at the Madejski Stadium. Sam Simmonds scored a hat-trick for the visitors as Exeter ran in six tries, with...
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Sam Simmonds records hat trick in win over London
Sam Simmonds scored a hat trick of tries in Exeter Chiefs' 45-5 victory over London Irish in Round 20.
Fascinating end coming to Premiership Rugby season
The regular season of the 2017-18 Premiership Rugby campaign is coming to an end soon and there's plenty to keep your eyes on.
Saracens headed to semifinals with easy win
Saracens are one step closer to winning their third Aviva Premiership title in four years, thanks to their dominating win over Bath.
Match Reaction: Wasps 30 Worcester Warriors 15
Wasps put four tries past Worcester Warriors in Round 20 of the Aviva Premiership at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday. The hosts returned to winning ways after defeat to Sale last week, stepping up to the...
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Match reaction: Gloucester Rugby 37 Harlequins 9
Three late tries helped Gloucester Rugby move into sixth position in Aviva Premiership Rugby with a 37-9 triumph over Harlequins. Scores from Callum Braley, Jason Woodward, Jake Polledri and Ruan Ackermann...
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Match Reaction: Leicester Tigers 21 Northampton Saints 27
Northampton Saints bounced back from their heavy defeat to Saracens last week with a moral-boosting East Midlands derby victory over Leicester Tigers. Ben Foden and Cobus Reinach went over for the Saints in...
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Gloucester easily handle Harlequins
Gloucester has no trouble with Harlequins in a Round 20 matchup, winning 37-9.
Wasps defeat Worcester in dominant fashion
Wasps led the entire match for an easy 30-15 victory over Worcester in Round 20.
Northampton pull away late against Leicester
Northampton extended their lead over Leicester to nine late in the second half to win 27-21.
Match Reaction: Newcastle Falcons 35 Sale Sharks 30
Newcastle Falcons moved into the top three of the Aviva Premiership Rugby as they saw off a spirited Sale Sharks comeback at Kingston Park on Friday night. The hosts raced into a 25-point lead in the first...
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Sale mounts comeback but Newcastle scores late
Sale overcame a 25-0 deficit to take a lead against Newcastle, but the Falcons scored late to pull out a win.
Newcastle and Sale fight before halftime
Emotions run high just before halftime as a fight breaks out between Newcastle and Sale during their Round 20 match.
What to look out for in the Aviva Premiership this weekend
Champions Exeter Chiefs are safely through to the Aviva Premiership Rugby semi-finals, but who will join them? There is a crucial clash between Newcastle Falcons and Sale Sharks to kick-off Round 20 and...
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Horne to skipper Northampton Saints for East Midlands derby
Australian centre Rob Horne will lead out Northampton Saints for the very first time as the men in Black, Green and Gold take on fierce local rivals Leicester Tigers at Welford Road. Following a stunning 24...
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Leicester Tigers name team for Aviva Premiership derby day
Leicester Tigers make two changes to the starting line-up for Saturday’s derby clash with Northampton Saints at Welford Road as Tom Youngs and Matt Smith return to the team. Club captain Youngs exchanges...
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