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Stars of tomorrow prepare to do battle in Premiership Rugby U18 Academy campaign
The rugby stars of the future will make their first auditions this weekend as the Premiership Rugby U18 Academy season gets underway. The post Stars of tomorrow prepare to do battle in Premiership Rugby U18...
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Premiership Rugby Scholarships progressing coaches’ outlooks
When Rebecca Trapp took the plunge to apply for the Premiership Rugby Scholarship programme, she never imagined just how much her outlook on coaching would change for good. The Pittsburgh accountant, who...
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Jamie Shillcock commits to Worcester Warriors journey
Highly-regarded fly-half Jamie Shillcock has committed to the Warriors journey by signing a new two-year contract. The new deal is another indication of Warriors’ commitment to building the Club through the...
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Outstanding year of achievement for HITZ’s Jade Whale
To win a prestigious award, join Bath Ladies RFC and change your outlook on life in just 12 months means a lot of effort must have gone into your year – step forward Jade Whale. At a star-studded ceremony...
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How the HITZ programme changed Carter Moran’s life
If you were to meet Carter Moran today you would encounter a confident, award-winning man adept at mentoring other students – two years ago, he was yet to realise that potential. Back in October...
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Referee’s announced for European clashes
Referee release Round four of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup swings into town on Friday as a raft of Gallagher Premiership outfits look to maintain their progression through to the...
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Wasps finalising plans to build a centre of excellence for rugby
Wasps are finalising a planning application to Warwick District Council to build a centre of excellence for rugby. Earlier this year the Club revealed their vision to build a new training ground at the home...
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New contract for scrum-half Michael Heaney at Worcester Warriors
Michael Heaney has become the latest Worcester Warriors player to commit his future to the Club after signing a new two-year contract. The scrum-half, who joined Warriors from Doncaster Knights in the...
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State of play for Gallagher Premiership Rugby teams in Europe
It’s crunch time in Europe as the Gallagher Premiership Rugby teams are exactly halfway through the pool stage of both the Heineken Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. For those dreaming of the knockout...
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Individual Player Watch: Ollie Thorley, the Dominator, Henry Slade and Chris Ashton
The European double-header is always one of the highlights of the season and there were plenty of highs for Gallagher Premiership Rugby teams. Gloucester Rugby claimed a special away win at Exeter Chiefs in...
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European Champions Cup Review: Saracens and Gloucester Rugby victorious
The first weekend of the European double-header is now behind us and seven Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs are now a step further along in their campaigns. Saracens and Gloucester Rugby led the charge...
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Challenge Cup round three review: What they said and best of social
Four Gallagher Premiership sides were involved in round three of the Challenge Cup but there were mixed fortunes for the teams. Sale Sharks and Northampton Saints scored eight tries a piece in their...
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European Review: Super Saracens soar past Cardiff Blues while Tigers fall short
There were just two Gallagher Premiership Rugby teams in European action on Sunday but what was lacking in quantity was certainly made up for in quality on a thrilling day of action in London and Paris....
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European Champions Cup wrap: Thorley shines in Gloucester win
Ollie Thorley shone again as Gloucester defeated Exeter Chiefs 27-19 at Sandy Park. The 22-year-old took the game by the scruff of its neck when he grabbed hold of a mis-timed Matt Kvesic kick and danced...
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European Challenge Cup: Northampton Saints and Sale Sharks complete impressive wins
Northampton Saints and Sale Sharks cut loose in spectacular style in round three of the Challenge Cup, scoring almost 100 points between them in handsome wins against Dragons and Bordeaux respectively. The...
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European Review: Newcastle Falcons and Worcester Warriors go down fighting
With most of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs firing into European action on Saturday there were just two English teams in action, and both with tricky away ties. Newcastle Falcons travelled up to...
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Premiership U18 Academy league: Club-by-club players to watch
It will not get the fanfare it deserves, sitting in the shadow of the fourth round of European competition, but the Premiership U18 Academy season kicks off on Friday 14th December, when Gloucester host...
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Saracens vs Quins rivalry to return to London Stadium next March
Saracens will renew their rivalry with Harlequins when they return to the London Stadium for the second time on Saturday 23rd March, kick-off 3pm. The two sides have enjoyed some fiercely contested match...
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European Rugby Round Three Social Media Preview
The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup returns this weekend as the 12 Gallagher Premiership sides battle for European success on the continent. Newcastle Falcons will aim to continue their stunning start to...
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Sale name team to face Bordeaux
Sale Sharks shuffle their resources as they make four personnel changes for their European Challenge Cup fixture against Union Bordeaux-Begles at the Stade Chaban-Delmas on Saturday (kick off 7.00pm local...
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Injury update: Maro Itoje
Maro Itoje will be sidelined for a number of weeks after suffering a knee injury. The 24-year-old took a knock whilst on international duty with England and scans have revealed a chip in his patella....
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Team news: Harlequins team to face Benetton
Harlequins Head of Rugby Paul Gustard has made three changes to the team that beat Exeter Chiefs last Friday night for this weekend’s visit to Benetton in the Challenge Cup tomorrow (kick-off: 14:00 GMT)....
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Ten changes for Saints for Dragons clash
Director of rugby Chris Boyd has made ten changes to his Northampton Saints side that will face Dragons in round three of the European Challenge Cup this weekend. The men in Black, Green, and Gold welcome...
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Tigers announce team for trip to Racing 92
Australia international duo Matt Toomua and Tatafu Polota-Nau return to the Leicester Tigers starting line-up for the Heineken Champions Cup fixture against Racing 92 in Paris on Sunday. The Wallabies pair...
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Exeter Chiefs side to face Gloucester in Europe
It’s not quite ‘do or die’ – but it’s all but for Exeter Chiefs ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup encounter against Gloucester at Sandy Park tomorrow (1pm). After an...
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Ewels to captain Bath Rugby against Leinster Rugby
Charlie Ewels will captain Bath Rugby for this Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup tie against Leinster Rugby at the Rec, kick-off 15:15. The post Ewels to captain Bath Rugby against Leinster Rugby appeared...
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Saracens team to face Cardiff Blues
Mako Vunipola returns from injury to start for Saracens against Cardiff Blues in the Heineken Champions Cup. The England prop has been sidelined through injury since the European tie at Glasgow Warriors in...
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Gloucester hand Visagie first start for European clash with Exeter
Hooker Jaco Visagie will make his first start for the club as Gloucester Rugby make six changes to their starting line-up for Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup match away at Exeter Chiefs. It’s the first...
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Team news: Bears name XV to face La Rochelle
Mat Protheroe will make his first competitive outing in almost a year when Bristol host La Rochelle on Saturday (3pm KO). The full-back, who made his come back from long-term injury in the Premiership...
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Wasps trio return for crunch Toulouse clash
Josh Bassett, Tom Cruse and Thomas Young all return to the Wasps starting line-up as the men in Black and Gold prepare for an all-important Heineken Champions Cup clash with Toulouse at Ricoh Arena on...
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Preview: Gallagher Premiership teams take on the Europeans in round three of the Challenge Cup
The Gallagher Premiership will take a break this weekend but the 12 teams won’t as they prepare for European action.  Round three of the European Champions Cup takes over and an interesting prospect for the...
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The Big Interview: Toby Flood on his second Falcons swoop
Toby Flood will be the first to admit that not everything has gone to plan on the pitch for Newcastle Falcons this season. Sat at the foot of the table with three wins from their opening ten fixtures,...
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Throwback Thursday: Gloucester Rugby 30-19 Exeter Chiefs
Exeter Chiefs will be looking to bounce back from their first Gallagher Premiership Rugby defeat of the season when they take on Gloucester Rugby at Sandy Park. The two sides will meet in European rugby for...
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Team news: Falcons name side to face Edinburgh
Ryan Burrows captains Newcastle Falcons against Edinburgh in the Scottish capital on Friday night as they aim to build on their position at the top of Heineken Champions Cup pool five. The Falcons have won...
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Richard Wigglesworth extends Saracens stay
Saracens have announced that scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth has extended his contract for another year. The 35-year-old, who became the all-time Premiership appearance holder in September, will remain at...
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Festive trolley dash sees Sale Sharks stars collect £5,500-worth of gifts for children in Manchester
Players and staff from Gallagher Premiership Rugby side Sale Sharks managed to bag £5,500-worth of toys and gifts as part of a festive trolley dash in support of the children’s charity, Cash for Kids. First...
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Jennifer Jones – Premiership Rugby Scholarships programme a revelation for New Jersey coach
Jennifer Jones signed up for a chance to travel to the UK for the Premiership Rugby Scholarship programme, in hope rather than expectation of actually securing a place. Yet the New Jersey native was awarded...
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Cox commits future to Warriors
Matt Cox has committed his future to the Club by signing a new two-year contract. The 30-year-old, who made his first-team debut in 2008, has racked up 88 appearances during his time at Sixways and...
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Team news: Warriors name team to face Pau
Warriors blindside flanker Alafoti Faosiliva will make his first start since the opening match of the season in the European Challenge Cup Pool 2 match at the Stade du Hameau on Friday (kick-off 7.00pm GMT...
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James Grayson signs first senior contract with Northampton Saints
Fly-half James Grayson has signed his first senior contract with Northampton Saints, the Club can today announce. The 20-year-old England age-group international first signed with the Senior Academy at...
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Sean Lindersmith – Ex-USA Eagles manager involved with Premiership Rugby Scholarships programme
Rugby has been a huge part of Sean Lindersmith’s life for nearly two decades, so when the chance arose to pick up coaching tips in England – he jumped at it. The 39-year-old from Minneapolis,...
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Vote for your Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for November
Another chance has come for the fans to have their say in who is named Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for November. This season is shaping up to be the most competitive yet with just nine...
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Ollie Lawrence commits long-term future to Worcester Warriors
Worcester Warriors have illustrated their long-term ambitions for success by securing England age-grade centre Ollie Lawrence on a first-team contract. The highly-rated 19-year-old has impressed during...
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All Gallagher Premiership Rugby clash the pick of televised European extravaganza
After nine outstanding rounds of Gallagher Premiership Rugby, it’s time for the clubs to turn their attention back towards Europe for the third round of action. All seven Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides...
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Referees ready for European action
A host of experienced referees will oversee this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup action as all 12 Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs aim to make their mark against Europe’s elite. On...
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Flats selects his XV from Round Nine of Gallagher Premiership Rugby
With the autumn Tests drawing to a close last weekend, Gallagher Premiership Rugby ranks were bolstered by the return of a plethora of international stars, making life hard for David Flatman as he picks his...
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Newcastle Falcons set to return to St James’ Park on March 23
Newcastle Falcons will return to St James’ Park on Saturday March 23 when they host northern rivals Sale Sharks in ‘The Big One’. The Gallagher Premiership encounter is a 5.30pm kick-off, last season’s...
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Premiership Rugby Cup – Derby Day fixtures confirmed
Premiership Rugby can confirm the West Country derby between Bristol Bears and Exeter Chiefs in the Premiership Rugby Cup will be screened live on BT Sport. When the Premiership Rugby Cup returns in January...
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Ted Hill puts pen to paper on first-team contract
Warriors have made a statement of intent by securing the services of England international Ted Hill, who has signed his first first-team contract. The 19-year-old back row, who is a product of the Warriors...
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RFU Disciplinary: Chris Pennell
Chris Pennell (Worcester Warriors) appeared before an independent disciplinary panel this evening. The Warriors’ fullback was charged with tackling Charlie Sharples of Gloucester Rugby whose feet were off...
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