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Wasps sign Exeter Chiefs prop Jack Owlett
Wasps are pleased to announce the signing of promising Exeter Chiefs tighthead prop Jack Owlett. The 23-year-old will make the switch to Ricoh Arena in the summer after spending two seasons with the 2016/17...
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Harlequins announce squad for Challenge Cup trip to Agen
Nathan Earle returns to the Harlequins starting XV for the Club’s final pool five Challenge Cup match against Agen on Friday night (kick-off: 18:45 GMT). The winger is the only change in the back line with...
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Saints make 12 changes for Challenge Cup clash
Director of rugby Chris Boyd has made 12 changes to his Northampton Saints line-up for Friday evening’s European Challenge Cup clash against Timisoara Saracens (kick-off: 8pm). The men in Black, Green and...
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Newcastle Falcons team to face RC Toulon
Fiji No 8 Nemani Nagusa returns to Newcastle Falcons’ side for Friday’s Heineken Champions Cup visit of French club RC Toulon to Kingston Park Stadium (kick-off 7.45pm).   The summer signing started in...
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Wasps sign All Blacks tighthead Jeff Toomaga-Allen
Wasps are delighted to reveal the signing of highly-rated All Black tighthead Jeff Toomaga-Allen from Super Rugby outfit the Hurricanes. Toomaga-Allen, who picked up a New Zealand cap against Japan in 2013...
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Guinness Six Nations: England squad named ahead of Ireland Test
England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named a 35-man squad to begin preparations to play Ireland in their opening Guinness Six Nations match in Dublin on 2 February 2019 (kick off 4.45pm, live on ITV)....
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Throwback Thursday: RC Toulon 25-26 Newcastle Falcons, 2018
Newcastle Falcons have the chance to end their first European adventure in 13 years with a bang against three-time Heineken Champions Cup winners RC Toulon. Neither side can progress into the quarter-finals...
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The Big Interview: Mike Brown on going the extra mile and the Gustard revolution at Quins
With the Six Nations just around the corner, Mike Brown has been a busy boy. Last autumn saw the England full-back dropped for the first time in the Eddie Jones era – Brown failing to crack the matchday 23...
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Final Heineken Champions Cup pool matches set to light up our screens
The final round of Heineken Champions Cup fixtures take place this weekend as Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides look to finish the pool stage with a flourish. Saracens have already secured their spot in the...
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Wasps capture All Black centre Fekitoa
Wasps are delighted to confirm that talented New Zealand centre Malakai Fekitoa will join from French giants Toulon in the summer. After two seasons in France, the All Black World Cup winner will make the...
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Northampton Saints sign Academy centre Reuben Bird-Tulloch
Northampton Saints today announce that Reuben Bird-Tulloch will join the Club’s Senior Academy for the 2019/20 season. The English centre will be making the switch to Franklin’s Gardens from fellow...
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Referees at the ready for final European pool matches
As Europe’s premier competitions enter their final pool stage match-ups, the men in the middle are poised and ready to keep order as several Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides dart for the line. In the...
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Leicester Tigers’ George Ford targets foundations and consistency
It could spell trouble for the other Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs but according to George Ford Leicester Tigers are now moving in the right direction. There have been plenty of ups and downs at Welford...
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Sinoti Sinoti puts pen to paper on Falcons extension
Sinoti Sinoti will be thrilling Newcastle Falcons fans next season – the hot-stepping winger agreeing a contract extension to remain with the Kingston Park club. The Samoan international scored the...
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England star Hughes to swap Wasps for Bristol Bears
England international Nathan Hughes will join Bristol Bears ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. The 27-year-old powerhouse signs a three-year deal to link up with head coach Pat Lam in the West Country. One of...
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Hughes and Le Roux to leave Wasps in summer
Wasps can today confirm that Nathan Hughes and Willie Le Roux will be leaving the Club at the end of the season. Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young said: “It’s always disappointing to lose players of such...
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Premiership Rugby Under 18 Academy League Review: Leicester and Gloucester preserve 100% win records
Leicester Tigers and Gloucester Rugby maintained their winning starts to their respective Premiership Rugby Under-18 Academy League campaigns to stay top of the Northern and Southern Conferences. Round Four...
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Zhvania commits to Wasps
Wasps are pleased to confirm that loosehead prop Zurabi Zhvania has committed himself to the Club for the 2019/20 campaign. The 27-year-old, who was originally brought in to replace the injured Matt Mullan...
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Harrison signs on again with Northampton Saints
Teimana Harrison has signed a contract extension with Northampton Saints which will see him stay at Franklin’s Gardens until at least 2022, the Club can today confirm. The 26-year-old New Zealand-born back...
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One of rugby’s longest-running rivalries features in BT Sport’s live Gallagher Premiership Rugby TV selections
Bath Rugby’s annual trip to Twickenham Stadium for The Clash on Saturday 6 April will be shown live on TV as BT Sport make a bumper start to the Gallagher Premiership Rugby run-in, covering four...
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State of play for Gallagher Premiership Rugby teams in Europe ahead of Round 6
The final round of Pool games in Europe has arrived and it is all to play for across the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup for the Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides. The post State of play for...
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European Rugby individual player watch: Nowell, Faletau, Devoto and Lawrence
Gallagher Premiership Rugby champions Saracens retained their perfect European record as they beat Lyon in the Heineken Champions Cup. They led the way for the English sides in Europe, while domestic table-...
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Champions Cup round five review: What they said and best of social
Another round of European Champions Cup action is in the books and Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides were involved at the sharp end with the competition reaching crunch time. The post Champions Cup round...
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European Champions Cup wrap: Top two triumph
The top two in Gallagher Premiership Rugby both secured dominant victories in European Champions Cup action on Sunday. The post European Champions Cup wrap: Top two triumph appeared first on Premiership...
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Challenge Cup round five review: What they said and best of social
Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides took three wins from their five matches as they battled to qualify for the knockout stages of the European Challenge Cup. Worcester Warriors lead the way after securing...
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Heineken Champions Cup Round 5 Review: Bath clinch the spoils against Wasps
Bath Rugby were the only Gallagher Premiership Rugby side to come out on top on an otherwise mixed weekend for England’s best and brightest clubs in the Heineken Champions Cup. A late Rhys Priestland...
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Matt Mullan and Ambrose Curtis depart Wasps
Wasps can confirm that Matt Mullan has left the Club with immediate effect and by mutual consent. Mullan, 31, joined Wasps in 2013 and made 128 appearances for the Club as well as earning 17 caps for...
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World Rugby and unions advancing evidence-based approach to injury-prevention
World Rugby has set out its 2019 plan to further mitigate the risk of injury in the sport, beginning with a dedicated laws forum in March. In a year set to see the most rigorous tournament player welfare...
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Challenge Cup preview: Five Gallagher Premiership teams in European action in round five
As Gallagher Premiership Rugby enters a month-long hiatus there is plenty of European rugby to keep you entertained with five teams involved in Challenge Cup action this weekend. Round five sees Bristol...
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Harlequins announce squad to play Grenoble
Head of Rugby Paul Gustard has made six changes to his starting XV as European rugby returns to The Stoop with the visit of Grenoble this weekend (kick-off: 15:00). Renaldo Bothma returns to the back row at...
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Northampton Saints sign New Zealand centre Matt Proctor
Northampton Saints can today announce that Kiwi centre Matt Proctor will join the Club from Super Rugby franchise Hurricanes. The 26-year-old New Zealand international is director of rugby Chris Boyd’s...
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Sale Sharks name team to face Connacht in Galway
Sale Sharks have named their team for their European Challenge Cup Pool 3 Round 5 game against Connacht Rugby at The Sportsground in Galway this Saturday, 12th January, kick off 3.00pm. Josh Beaumont, and...
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Leicester Tigers team news for Heineken Champions Cup Round 5
Matt Toomua will captain Leicester Tigers from fly-half in Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup fixture away to the Scarlets. Head coach Geordan Murphy shuffles the backline with Australia international Toomua...
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Flood back as Newcastle Falcons make six changes for Montpellier clash
Newcastle Falcons have made six changes to their side for Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup trip to French club Montpellier. Toby Flood returns to captain the team after missing last weekend’s game against...
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Nowell returns for Exeter Chiefs’ Heineken Champions Cup clash with Castres
Rob Baxter is confident his Exeter Chiefs can deliver the telling blows as they prepare for two crunch weeks in this season’s Heineken Champions Cup. In what has effectively become knock-out rugby for all...
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Faletau returns to the starting line-up as Bath Rugby take on Wasps
Taulupe Faletau returns to action for Bath Rugby as they take on Wasps at the Rec on Saturday, in Round 5 of the Heineken Champions Cup, kick-off 15:15. The post Faletau returns to the starting line-up as...
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Lawes to captain Saints for crunch Clermont clash
Courtney Lawes will lead out Northampton Saints for their crucial European Challenge Cup clash at ASM Clermont Auvergne on Saturday, with Chris Boyd making four changes to his starting line-up. Northampton...
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Neal and Miller return for Champions Cup clash in Bath
Wasps backs Ross Neal and Rob Miller return to the starting line-up ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup clash with Bath Rugby at The Rec (kick-off 3.15pm). Winger Neal has recovered from a hip knock...
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Bristol Bears name side for Russian mission
Bristol Bears travel to Enisei-STM in Sochi as the European Challenge Cup returns on Saturday (12pm KO). Pat Lam’s men must record victory over the Russian outfit to keep their hopes of progressing to the...
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Itoje starts as Saracens prepare for Lyon
Maro Itoje returns from injury to start for Saracens against Lyon in the Heineken Champions Cup. The second row missed five matches, including Saracens’ European double header with Cardiff Blues, due...
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Worcester Warriors name three internationals in visit to Wales
Worcester Warriors have named three internationals in their side for their penultimate European Challenge Cup pool two match against Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea on Saturday (kick-off 3.00pm)....
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Gallagher Premiership outfits return to Champions Cup action
The penultimate helping of Heineken Champions Cup group stage rugby gets underway this weekend, as several Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs aim to give themselves the best chance possible of progressing....
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Worcester Warriors name three internationals for Wales trip
Worcester Warriors have named three internationals in their side for their penultimate European Challenge Cup pool two match against Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea on Saturday (kick-off 3.00pm)....
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Falcons primed for Montpellier challenge, says Flood
Toby Flood says Newcastle Falcons will try to neutralise Montpellier’s power game when they travel to the south of France for Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup clash. The Falcons have already beaten...
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Twelve community rugby clubs win money-can’t-buy competition to train with stars from Gallagher Premiership Rugby
Twelve community rugby clubs have won the opportunity to train with stars from their local Gallagher Premiership Rugby club, after winning a nationwide competition launched by Gallagher, the community...
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Danny Cipriani back as Gloucester Rugby name side for visit of Munster Rugby in Heineken Champions Cup
Munster Rugby are the visitors to Kingsholm in Friday evening’s Heineken Champions Cup fixture (kick off 7:45pm), and Gloucester Rugby are able to welcome back a number of players from injury for the key...
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Throwback Thursday: Wasps 23-25 Bath Rugby, 2015
Two Gallagher Premiership Rugby heavyweights do battle in the Heineken Champions Cup this weekend as Bath Rugby host Wasps at The Rec. The two sides sit in third and fourth in Pool 1, behind Toulouse and...
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Cobus Reinach named Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for December
Northampton Saints’ Cobus Reinach was today credited with “revitalising” his club after being named Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for December 2018. The South African scrum-half hit world...
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Watch Gallagher Premiership Rugby clubs in European action live on BT Sport
The Heineken Champions Cup returns this weekend with seven Gallagher Premiership clubs in action in front of the BT Sport cameras. The competition is entering its penultimate round and five English clubs...
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Officials announced for Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup Round 5
Round five of the Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup rolls into town as a host of Gallagher Premiership Rugby sides attempt to keep their quarter-final ambitions on track. Saracens have...
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