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Chris Robshaw Injury Update
Harlequins can confirm today (October 16th) that Chris Robshaw has undergone surgery on a knee injury sustained in the Gallagher Premiership Rugby fixture against Saracens. The back rower will be out for up...
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Leicester Tigers v Scarlets: Two classic European encounters
The second round of the European Champions Cup is already looming into view and the weekend’s action kicks off on Friday night with a tantalising match-up between Leicester Tigers and Scarlets. The two...
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Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup sends Wigan and Chester to Twickenham
Wigan and Chester rugby clubs will be joining a host of Gallagher Premiership stars in June after securing once-in-a-lifetime trips to Twickenham thanks to their performances at a Land Rover Premiership...
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European Disciplinary Hearings – Round 1
Here are the disciplinary hearings from Round 1 of the Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup. HEINEKEN CHAMPIONS CUP Citing complaints – Alex Lozowski (Saracens) EPCR has received two...
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Wasps prepare to host Bath Rugby in European clash
Wasps welcome Bath Rugby to the Ricoh Arena in the Champions Cup match on Saturday for what is a mouth-watering first all-Gallagher Premiership Rugby affair of the European season. Both sides will be...
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European Rugby Individual Player Watch: Henry Slade, Danny Cipriani and Johnny Williams
All 12 Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs launched their assault on Europe over the last few days in the first of two weekends of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup action. Gloucester Rugby, Saracens and...
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Champions Cup Round One Review: What they said and best of social
European rugby’s top-flight competition returned with a bang at the weekend as seven Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs went into battle for the first round of the Champions Cup. Wasps were given a tough...
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Saracens injury update: Nick Isiekwe, Billy Vunipola, Mako Vunipola
Saracens have revealed that Nick Isiekwe, Billy Vunipola and Mako Vunipola are all set for a spell on the sidelines. The trio were all forced off in Saracens’ Heineken Champions Cup win over Glasgow...
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Challenge Cup Round One Review: What they said and best of social
The first round of the European Challenge Cup proved hugely successful for the Gallagher Premiership sides as four clubs reigned supreme on the continent. Sale Sharks triumphed in Perpignan on Friday, while...
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Richards hails heroic Falcons after Toulon triumph
Newcastle Falcons boss Dean Richards hailed his Heineken Champions Cup heroes following Sunday’s 26-25 win in Toulon, but insisted they won’t rest on their laurels with Montpellier due at Kingston Park...
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European Champions Cup wrap: Newcastle Falcons, Saracens and Gloucester Rugby victorious
Three pins were lined up in the Champions Cup and three Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs knocked them down in a clean-sweep Sunday for the English sides. Newcastle Falcons haven’t competed in the top tier...
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European Champions Cup wrap: Exeter share spoils with Munster
Saturday in the Heineken Champions Cup was packed with drama and the pick of the games came at Sandy Park where Exeter Chiefs had to settle for a pulsating draw with Munster. The post European Champions Cup...
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European Challenge Cup wrap: Harlequins shine over Agen
The first round of European Rugby Challenge Cup fixtures didn’t disappoint as three Gallagher Premiership teams started their European adventures in style. Harlequins and Bristol Bears recorded high-scoring...
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Gallagher Premiership Rugby European wrap: Sale Sharks bite back as Wasps stung in Dublin
The European rugby season got underway with a bang on Friday evening as Sale Sharks and Wasps represented Gallagher Premiership Rugby on the continent. Wasps faced a daunting trip to four-time and reigning...
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RFU Disciplinary Update: Nathan Hughes
The independent disciplinary panel comprising Gareth Graham (chair) with Matthew Weaver and Martyn Wood will reconvene at 18.30 on Wednesday 17 October 2018 to resume the case of Wasps’ Nathan Hughes...
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Best of Social: Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs ready for European outings
The first round of European rugby fixtures is nearly upon us with some huge clashes in the offing. Wasps start their European Rugby Champions Cup campaign away against holders Leinster on Friday night as...
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Leicester name team to face Ulster
Leicester Tigers welcome international duo Matt Toomua and Tatafu Polota-Nau back into the matchday squad for the team’s opening game in the Heineken Champions Cup, away to Ulster Rugby in Belfast on...
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Exeter Chiefs side to face Munster
Domestically Exeter Chiefs have yet to put a foot wrong in terms on on-field success. Six wins from six games, 29 points out of a possible 30, it’s little wonder that Director of Rugby Rob Baxter is walking...
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Boyd makes four changes for Saints’ European opener
Piers Francis, Tom Collins, and James Haskell have all been included in Chris Boyd’s starting line-up to face ASM Clermont Auvergne on Saturday, while lock Dom Barrow will make his Northampton Saints debut...
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Harlequins announce team to play Agen in Challenge Cup opener
Winger Gabriel Ibitoye will make his first start of the season for Harlequins against Agen at The Stoop in the Challenge Cup on Saturday (kick-off: 15:00). Ibitoye, who has scored four tries in the...
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Bath Rugby announce team to face Toulouse
Bath Rugby have named their side to face French giants Toulouse in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup at the Rec tomorrow afternoon, kick off 13:00. Rhys Priestland captains the side at fly-...
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Worcester Warriors name team to face Stade Francais
Ethan Waller, Wynand Olivier and Jamie Shillcock are set to make their first appearances of the season for Worcester Warriors in their opening European Challenge Cup Pool Two match against Stade Francais...
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Bristol Bears announce team to face Zebre Rugby
Bristol Bears launch their European Challenge Cup campaign at Ashton Gate on Saturday (3pm KO). With Italian PRO14 outfit Zebre arriving in BS3, Pat Lam makes twelve changes from the side that suffered...
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Newcastle Falcons team to face Toulon
French prop Sami Mavinga starts for Newcastle Falcons on Sunday as they return to his homeland to face Toulon in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup. Mavinga joins a freshened-up front row as...
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Saracens name team to play Glasgow Warriors
Saracens have made five changes for their first Heineken Champions Cup pool stage match against Glasgow Warriors. Captain Brad Barritt is fit to play following an operation on a facial injury sustained in...
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Gloucester Rugby name team to play Castres Olympique
Ben Morgan will skipper the side while Tom Savage and Tom Marshall will make their first competitive appearances of the season as Gloucester Rugby kick off their Heineken Champions Cup campaign at home to...
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Preview: Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs begin Euro campaigns
After six enthralling rounds of Gallagher Premiership Rugby action, the domestic campaign takes a backseat this weekend as the clubs turn their attention to Europe. Seven sides will be in Heineken Champions...
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Sale Sharks European Challenge Cup team news
Sale Sharks have announced their squad for the opening European Challenge Cup Pool 3 game against U.S.A.Perpignan at the Stade Aime Giral on Friday 12th October (kick off 8.45pm local time). Faf De Klerk...
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Shields, Sopoaga and Le Roux return for Champions Cup curtain-raiser
Brad Shields, Lima Sopoaga and Willie Le Roux are restored to the Wasps starting line-up for this Friday’s Heineken Champions Cup curtain-raiser with Leinster Rugby at the RDS Arena (kick-off 7:45pm)....
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Shillcock ready for action at Worcester Warriors
A knee problem may have delayed Jamie Shillcock’s start to the campaign but that hasn’t stopped the young fly-half thinking big at Worcester Warriors. The 21-year-old burst onto the scene three years ago at...
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Michael Young excited by European challenge
Scrum-half Michael Young says Newcastle Falcons are excited by stepping up to Heineken Champions Cup rugby as they prepare to open their account in Toulon on Sunday. The Falcons are playing in Europe’s top-...
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RFU Disciplinary Hearing: Lewis Ludlow
Lewis Ludlow of Gloucester appeared before an independent disciplinary panel yesterday evening. He was cited by independent citing commissioner Andy Blyth following the match Wasps v Gloucester on Saturday...
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Throwback Thursday: Wasps school Leinster at the RDS
The new season of the European Champions Cup kicks off on Friday night at the RDS as two rivals face off in Dublin. The post Throwback Thursday: Wasps school Leinster at the RDS appeared first on...
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RFU Disciplinary Hearing: Nathan Hughes
Nathan Hughes of Wasps appeared before an independent disciplinary panel this evening. He was cited by independent citing commissioner Andy Blyth following the match Wasps v Gloucester on Saturday 6 October...
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Wasps’ new pitch-facing sensory room having a big impact
Wasps are a club that has always prided themselves on their community engagement, and this year has been no different. The six-time Gallagher Premiership Rugby Champions have this season become the first...
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Sharks team unites to raise awareness of mental health
Players and staff from Sale Sharks Rugby Club have released a collection of videos aiming to boost awareness of mental health as part of World Mental Health Day. AJ MacGinty, Marland Yarde, Tom Brady and...
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Rokoduguni signs long-term contract with Bath Rugby
Bath Rugby are pleased to confirm that Semesa Rokoduguni has signed a new long-term contract with the Club. Rokoduguni has spent his entire professional career with the Blue, Black and White, scoring twice...
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Rob Horne overwhelmed and thankful for Derby support
Rob Horne admits he was blown away by the support shown to him at Twickenham last Saturday, with Northampton Saints today announcing that a six-figure sum was raised for the retired player at The Derby. The...
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All seven Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides in Heineken Champions Cup action live on TV
We’re six rounds into the Gallagher Premiership Rugby season but it’s now time for all 12 sides to turn their attentions to European matters. All seven sides in the Heineken Champions Cup will feature on...
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Referee Romain Poite in charge as Wasps take on Champions Cup holders Leinster
It’s once again that time of the year when Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides pit their wits against Europe’s elite. The Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup pool stages both get underway...
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RFU Disciplinary Hearing: Ryan Bower
Ryan Bower of Worcester Warriors appeared before an independent disciplinary panel last night. He was shown a red card by referee Wayne Barnes in the 68th minute of the match Worcester Warriors v Bristol...
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Flats selects his XV from Round Six of Gallagher Premiership Rugby
Billy Vunipola admits he still feels rusty but his man-of-the-match performance for Saracens at the weekend has catapulted him straight back into Flats’ XV. The No.8, who has suffered multiple injury...
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Mason Tonks joins Worcester Warriors Academy
Worcester Warriors Academy have signed England Sevens international wing Mason Tonks. Tonks, who was previously on the academy at Gloucester Rugby, has been playing regularly for Worcester Cavaliers in the...
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Sale Sharks sign Tom Bristow
Sale Sharks have signed loosehead prop Tom Bristow from Narbonne. The 27-year-old, 118kg prop played for London Welsh, Leicester Tigers and Wasps in Gallagher Premierhsip Rugby before moving to France last...
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Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs set to take on Europe
Six blistering rounds of Gallagher Premiership Rugby action are now done and dusted and there have been plenty of plotlines weaved over the last half-a-dozen weeks. Six has also been the key number for...
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Round Six Individual Player Watch: Marco Mama, Henry Slade and Joe Marchant
It was another entertaining weekend of Gallagher Premiership Rugby action with some thrilling matches across the country. On Friday night Exeter Chiefs moved back to the top of the table with a bonus-point...
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Things you might have missed: Gallagher Premiership Round Six
It was another dramatic weekend of Gallagher Premiership rugby, fit with local derbies, unique tries and one very special match at Twickenham. Here’s everything you may have missed from a fabulous round six...
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Stourbridge and Oswestry Twickenham-bound thanks to Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup
Worcester Warriors hosted an exciting under-11 and under-12 grassroots developmental festival this weekend as the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup continued. This successful series of nationwide events, now...
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RFU Disciplinary: Ryan Bower
Ryan Bower of Worcester Warrior is due to appear before an independent disciplinary panel. Bower was shown a red card by referee Wayne Barnes in the 68th minute of the match Worcester Warriors v Bristol...
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RFU Disciplinary: Lewis Ludlow & Nathan Hughes
Lewis Ludlow of Gloucester and Nathan Hughes of Wasps are due to appear before an independent disciplinary panel. Both players were cited by by independent citing commissioner Andy Blyth following the match...
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