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Danny Cipriani crowned Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Season
Danny Cipriani’s stellar debut campaign in Gloucester Rugby colours saw him named Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Season at this evening’s star-studded awards ceremony. The 31-year-old has been a...
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Throwback Thursday: Five classic semi-finals
Following a breathless conclusion to the regular season last weekend, all eyes are now firmly set on this Saturday’s mouth-watering Gallagher Premiership Rugby semi-finals. Defending champions...
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RFU Disciplinary Hearing: Geordan Murphy
Leicester Tigers head coach Geordan Murphy will appear before an independent disciplinary panel on Wednesday, May 29 after being charged with conduct prejudicial to the interests of the Union and the Game...
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Thrilling Gallagher Premiership Rugby semi-final double-header live on BT Sport
BT Sport is the place to be as two intriguing Gallagher Premiership Rugby semi-finals take place back-to-back on Saturday. Defending Champions Saracens and this season’s table-toppers Exeter Chiefs have...
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Pearce and Carley set to officiate Gallagher Premiership Rugby semi-finals
The 2018-19 season nears its culmination this weekend, with four teams dusting themselves down and heading into battle once again for a shot at Gallagher Premiership Rugby greatness. With the regular season...
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25 facts about the 2018-19 Gallagher Premiership Rugby season
We asked our resident statistician Stuart Farmer to crunch the numbers and come up with 25 fascinating facts from the 2018-19 season. They include some new Premiership Rugby records in this compelling...
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Academy septet graduate to Wasps first-team
Wasps are delighted to confirm that SEVEN Academy players have signed first-team deals ahead of the 2019/20 campaign. Tom Willis, Gabriel Oghre, Will Porter, Tim Cardall, Callum Sirker, Owain James and Sam...
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Danny Cipriani crowned Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Season
Danny Cipriani’s stellar debut campaign in Gloucester Rugby colours saw him named Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Season at this evening’s star-studded awards ceremony. The 31-year-old has been a...
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George McGuigan pledges future to Newcastle Falcons with new long-term deal
Newcastle Falcons are delighted to announce that hooker George McGuigan has pledged his future to the club, signing a contract which will keep him at Kingston Park for another three seasons. The 26-year-old...
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Lam pens new deal to become Bristol Bears’ director of rugby
Pat Lam has been appointed Bristol Bears’ director of rugby, signing a new long-term contract at Ashton Gate. The 50-year-old, who led the Bears to a ninth-placed finish on their return to Gallagher...
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Premiership Rugby Round 22 recap
It was a wild weekend of action as the four playoff teams were decided in the Premiership.
Previewing Premiership Rugby semifinals
The playoffs have finally arrived in the Premiership and now the question is, who will advance to the final?
Premiership Rugby’s community programmes share Twickenham spotlight
While two teams will battle it out at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, June 1, in a bid to be crowned Gallagher Premiership Rugby Champions, a host of youngsters will also be starring throughout the day...
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Moray Low to retire at the end of the season
Exeter Chiefs prop Moray Low says the time is right for him to bring the curtain down on his distinguished playing career and look to a future away from the professional game. Brought to Devon in 2014 from...
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Sale Sharks sign Simon Hammersley from Newcastle Falcons
Sale Sharks are pleased to announce the signing of full-back Simon Hammersley from Newcastle Falcons. The 26-year-old will join Sale Sharks on a three-year-deal ahead of the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership...
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Tom Curry already looking ahead after Land Rover Discovery of the Season nomination
This season Tom Curry has established himself as England’s present and future openside flanker, all but sewn up a World Cup place and been nominated for Land Rover Discovery of the Season for his...
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Flats selects his XV from Round 22
The final round of the regular 2019 Gallagher Premiership season was both chaotic and climatic as Northampton Saints secured the final play-off spot. Chris Boyd’s side finished fourth, booking a semi-final...
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Ealing prop Mark Tampin joins Newcastle Falcons
Tight-head prop Mark Tampin has become Newcastle Falcons’ latest signing ahead of the 2019-20 season, the Ealing Trailfinders prop joining on a two-year deal. Tampin, 27, was born in London but began his...
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Big Match Previews: Semi-Finals await for the chosen four
After 22 rounds of gruelling Gallagher Premiership Rugby, the safety net of the domestic season has gone, with knockout rugby the order of the day. It’s win or bust in this weekend’s semi-finals as reigning...
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Things you might have missed from Round 22 of Gallagher Premiership Rugby
Round 22 provided the final-day bonanza we all hoped for with incredible late drama and tries aplenty as the final positions in the Gallagher Premiership Rugby table were decided. There were contrasting...
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Saracens sign Wales U20 prop Sam Wainwright
Saracens is pleased to announce the signing of Wales Under-20s prop Sam Wainwright. The 21-year-old joins fellow Welshman Rhys Carre in making the switch to Allianz Park. “We are really looking forward to...
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Santiago Socino returns to Argentina from Newcastle Falcons
Newcastle Falcons hooker Santiago Socino is returning to his native Argentina to join Super Rugby side, Jaguares. The 27-year-old made 34 first team appearances for the Falcons, of which nine were starts,...
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Thorley hopes stunning solo efforts help him stand out from the crowd
Ollie Thorley believes his penchant for the spectacular can give him a crucial edge in the hunt for Rugby World Cup places. A standout figure on the wing for Gloucester this season, Thorley roared to...
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Premiership Rugby backs third UK Anti-Doping Clean Sport Week
Premiership Rugby are supporting UK Anti-Doping’s third Clean Sport Week, which launches today. This year’s campaign, which will again have the support of a range of National Governing Bodies (NGBs), sports...
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Individual Player Watch: Simpson signs off supremely while Denny dazzles
The ink is dry on the final round of the 2018-19 Gallagher Premiership Rugby regular season. With the semi-finals looming, there were still Is to dot and Ts to cross as all 12 teams were in action on a...
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Match Reaction: Leicester Tigers 31-32 Bath Rugby
Bath Rugby ensured that they will play Champions Cup rugby next season, but left it just about as late as possible to secure the honour after Jacques van Rooyen’s last-minute score toppled Leicester Tigers...
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Match Reaction: Wasps 27-25 Harlequins
Joe Simpson's farewell double at the Ricoh Arena lifted Wasps past Harlequins - although the visitors had a last-gasp penalty fall short that would have secured them a semi-final spot in this Gallagher...
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Match Reaction: Newcastle Falcons 12-19 Bristol Bears
Bristol Bears may have fallen short of the top six but their season ended with a flourish and the break of a 12-year record in Gallagher Premiership Rugby. Three tries saw Pat Lam’s side beat relegated...
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Match Reaction: Exeter Chiefs 40-21 Northampton Saints
Exeter Chiefs scored 19 unanswered second-half points against Northampton Saints to finish at the summit of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby table at the end of the regular season. After Piers Francis and...
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Match Reaction: Worcester Warriors 31-29 Saracens
Duncan Weir’s last-gasp penalty was decisive as Worcester produced a stunning late comeback to down Saracens in the final game of the regular season. Tries from Nick Tompkins and Marcelo Bosch, coupled with...
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Match Reaction: Sale Sharks 46-41 Gloucester Rugby
Sale Sharks edged out Gloucester 46-41 in a high-scoring game at the AJ Bell Stadium to finish up in seventh place in the Gallagher Premiership. With an open feel befitting this final-day clash, Sale scored...
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Joe Simmonds desperate to match his brother with Land Rover Discovery of the Season award
After his brother’s win last year, Joe Simmonds knows the pressure is on to keep the Land Rover Discovery of the Season award in the family. The 22-year-old fly-half has been named on a six-man shortlist...
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Social Media Preview: Final round of action
This is it – the final weekend of the Gallagher Premiership regular season is here and there is still one big score to settle. Northampton Saints have put together a late charge towards the top of the table...
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Anthony Watson to make 100th appearance for Bath Rugby against Leicester Tigers
Anthony Watson is set to mark his 100th appearance for Bath Rugby against Leicester Tigers at Welford Road on Saturday, kick-off 16:00. Watson starts his position at full-back, with Joe Cokanasiga and...
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Harlequins announce squad to play Wasps
Olympic gold medalist Semi Kunatani, who signed for Harlequins over the summer from Top 14 giants Toulouse, starts at blindside Flanker rotating with adidas Player’s Player of the season Alex...
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Leicester Tigers team news for final round of Gallagher Premiership season
Leicester Tigers will say some fond farewells in the final game of the season at Welford Road on Saturday. As Tom Youngs returns from suspension to captain Tigers in the Gallagher Premiership Round 22...
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Four changes for semi-final chasing Northampton Saints at Exeter Chiefs
Director of rugby Chris Boyd has made four changes to Northampton Saints’ line-up ahead of this weekend’s vital clash at Exeter Chiefs. After making his injury return off the bench in Saints’ victory over...
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Gloucester Rugby name side for Gallagher Premiership regular season finale at Sale Sharks
It’s the final round of the regular Gallagher Premiership season this weekend, and Gloucester Rugby travel north to take on Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium. Tom Savage will skipper the side. It’s a line-...
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Launchbury to lead Wasps in 100th Premiership appearance at Big Sting
Joe Launchbury will lead his side out on his 100th Premiership appearance in The Big Sting at Ricoh Arena on Saturday, as Wasps look to sign off the 2018/19 Gallagher Premiership season in style against...
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Newcastle Falcons name team to face Bristol Bears
Joel Hodgson makes a welcome return after six months out with a broken leg as Newcastle Falcons end their Gallagher Premiership season at home to Bristol Bears on Saturday. The fly-half suffered the injury...
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Worcester Warriors name team to face Saracens
Worcester Warriors have named six of their departing players in their matchday squad for the Gallagher Premiership finale against Saracens at Sixways on Saturday (kick-off 4.00pm). Wales’ Grand Slam-winning...
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Sale Sharks team to face Gloucester Rugby
Sale Sharks have named their squad for the final round of the Gallagher Premiership against Gloucester Rugby at the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday, kick off 4.00pm. Byron McGuigan, Bryn Evans and James O’...
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Chiefs side to face Northampton Saints
Rob Baxter has challenged his Exeter Chiefs to show their worth ahead of tomorrow’s Gallagher Premiership encounter with Northampton Saints at Sandy Park (4pm). Having used the past month to rest and rotate...
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Saracens team to play Worcester Warriors
Manu Vunipola will make his first Gallagher Premiership start for Saracens against Worcester Warriors. The young Academy fly-half, who will head to the World Rugby U20 Championship with England this summer...
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Bristol make three changes for Falcons clash
Bristol Bears will go in search of a Champions Cup spot when Pat Lam’s men visit Kingston Park on Saturday (4pm KO). Victory over Newcastle Falcons in the final round of the Gallagher Premiership could see...
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Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Season shortlist announced
Six world-class players are in contention to be crowned Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Season at next week’s star-studded awards ceremony. The action has been fast and furious this season in what...
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Things to look out for in Round 22 of Gallagher Premiership Rugby
The final weekend of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby season is upon us, with all 12 sides in action for one final time before the semi-finals roll around. Fear not, however, a lack of narrative...
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The Big Interview: Alex Dombrandt on a breakthrough season beyond his wildest dreams
This professional rugby lark must seem like an absolute breeze to Alex Dombrandt. The post The Big Interview: Alex Dombrandt on a breakthrough season beyond his wildest dreams appeared first on Premiership...
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The Big Interview: Rory Hutchinson on Northampton, new contracts and the World Cup
Rory Hutchinson started this season with his job on the line and a contract winding down but he’s finishing with the title in his sights and the World Cup on the horizon. The Scottish centre has been a...
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Tim Visser to retire from professional rugby at the end of the season
Harlequins can today announce that winger and former Scotland international Tim Visser will retire at the end of the 2018/19 Gallagher Premiership Rugby season, having made 66 appearances for the club....
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