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Toby Flood set to become a Newcastle Falcons centurion
Toby Flood is set to become a Newcastle Falcons centurion in Friday night’s Gallagher Premiership visit of Bath Rugby to Kingston Park Stadium, with the fly-half in line to play his 100th game for the club...
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Sixways and Welford Road ready to welcome BT Sport cameras
TWO fascinating matches will be shown live on BT Sport in Round 8 of Gallagher Premiership Rugby this weekend. The cameras are at Worcester Warriors as they host Harlequins at Sixways on Friday night, with...
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Referees at the ready for Round 8 of Gallagher Premiership Rugby action
Gallagher Premiership Rugby is back with another fascinating weekend of fixtures and a strong crew of referees are ready to go. As part of a thrilling Friday night double header, Paul Gustard’s Harlequins...
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Flats selects his XV from Round Seven of Gallagher Premiership Rugby
Gallagher Premiership Rugby was back with a bang after a five-week break and David Flatman had the tough task of picking out some of the top performers. The pack is dominated by Exeter Chiefs and Bristol...
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Tigers stars provide wow factor at Land Rover Rugby Cup
Dan Cole and Matt Smith were on hand to lend their support as Leicester Tigers hosted an exciting under-11 and under-12 grassroots developmental festival this weekend as the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup...
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Big Match Preview: Leicester Tigers v Saracens
Defending Gallagher Premiership Rugby champions Saracens put their unbeaten record on the line this weekend when they face Leicester Tigers in an eagerly-anticipated contest at Welford Road. The two sides...
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England squad update as Jones prepares to face Australia
Eddie Jones has selected 28 players to assemble today to prepare for England’s final Test of the Quilter Internationals against Australia at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 3pm) Forwards...
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International watch: Itoje, Biggar and Maitland rise to the occasion
Another weekend of Autumn Internationals again saw a plethora of Gallagher Premiership Rugby stars out in force. England recovered from a shaky first half to down Japan 35-15 by full-time, while Wales ran...
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Gallagher Premiership Rugby individual player watch: Piutau, Kpoku, Thorley and Sleightholme star
It was another superb weekend of Gallagher Premiership Rugby action, with Saracens and Exeter Chiefs showing all of their fighting spirit to stay unbeaten. The post Gallagher Premiership Rugby individual...
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Ulster prop Rodney Ah You signs for Newcastle Falcons
Ulster prop Rodney Ah You has added his vast experience to Newcastle Falcons’ propping ranks, joining the club with immediate effect. The former Ireland international who turned 30 last month has 126...
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Things you might have missed in Gallagher Premiership Rugby
Exeter Chiefs left it very late to seal victory against a defiant Bristol Bears to stay top of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby table at the end of round seven. Breathing down their necks, however, are...
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Match Reaction: Bristol Bears 29-31 Exeter Chiefs
A last-gasp penalty try gave Exeter Chiefs a stunning comeback win over Bristol Bears that keeps them unbeaten and top of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby table. The post Match Reaction: Bristol Bears 29-31...
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Match Reaction: Saracens 31-25 Sale Sharks
Saracens left it late as they snuck a 31-25 victory at Allianz Park against Sale Sharks. The visitors had gone into half time with a 21-13 deficit against the Gallagher Premiership Rugby champions but...
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Match Reaction: Northampton Saints 36-17 Wasps
Northampton Saints claimed their third win of the season with a stunning victory over Midlands rivals Wasps. A blistering display from Taqele Naiyaravoro ensured a big bonus point win thanks to first-half...
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Match Reaction: Bath Rugby 28-13 Worcester Warriors
Bath Rugby won for the first time since September in the Gallagher Premiership as three tries were enough to down Worcester Warriors in a solid if not spectacular performance at The Rec. Freddie Burns...
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England comeback downs valiant Japan
First international tries for Newcastle Falcons’ Mark Wilson and Bath Rugby powerhouse Joe Cokanasiga helped England avoid a shock defeat as a second-half comeback eventually saw off a brave Japan...
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Match Reaction: Gloucester Rugby 36-13 Leicester Tigers
Ollie Thorley’s superb late score brought the house down at Kingsholm as Gloucester Rugby ran out comfortable winners over Leicester Tigers. The winger ran from his own half before switching on the...
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Match Reaction: Harlequins 20-7 Newcastle Falcons
Harlequins claimed their third win of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby season thanks to a hard-fought win against Newcastle Falcons and another positive performance under new director of rugby Paul Gustard....
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Gallagher Premiership Rugby Round 7 social media preview
Gallagher Premiership Rugby is back this weekend after a five week break with six scintillating fixtures taking place during Round 7. It kicks off with a Friday double-header as Gloucester Rugby welcome...
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Bristol Bears make one change for Ashton Gate return
Bristol Bears play host to unbeaten Exeter Chiefs as the Gallagher Premiership returns on Sunday (3pm KO). Head coach Pat Lam makes one change to the side that overcame Wasps last weekend as Nick Haining...
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First Gallagher Premiership starts for Furbank, Dingwall and Moon
Northampton Saints director of rugby Chris Boyd has made four changes to his starting XV to take on Wasps at Franklin’s Gardens this Saturday (kick-off 1pm).George Furbank, Fraser Dingwall and Alex Moon all...
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Bath Rugby name team to face Worcester Warriors
Bath Rugby have named their side to take on Worcester Warriors in the seventh round of the Gallagher Premiership at the Rec (kick-off 12:45). Nathan Catt starts in the front row fresh from agreeing a new...
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Saracens name team to face Sale Sharks
Chris Wyles will make his 254th Saracens appearance on Saturday against Sale Sharks in the Gallagher Premiership. The American flyer has temporarily come out of retirement to feature for Sarries due to...
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Worcester Warriors team to face Bath Rugby
Matti Williams will make his first-ever Gallagher Premiership start for Warriors when they return to Gallagher Premiership action against Bath Rugby at The Rec on Saturday (kick-off 12.45pm). With England...
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De Jongh and Johnson return for Northampton trip
Juan de Jongh and Ashley Johnson both return to the Wasps starting line-up for Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership clash with Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens (kick-off 1pm). Springbok De Jongh is...
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Sale Sharks team to face Saracens
Sale Sharks will have a South African half-back partnership for the first time in their history against Saracens at Allianz Park on Saturday (kick-off 1.00pm).Faf De Klerk will link up with fly-half Rob Du...
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Exeter Chiefs name team to face Bristol Bears
Exeter Chiefs Director of Rugby Rob Baxter admits he has mixed emotions ahead of his side’s return to Gallagher Premiership action against Bristol Bears on Sunday (3pm). On one hand, Baxter admits he’s ‘...
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Gallagher Premiership Rugby round seven preview
After three weeks of Premiership Rugby Cup action, Gallagher Premiership Rugby is back with a bang this weekend, with a stunning seventh round of fixtures. Gloucester Rugby kick-off the weekend’s action at...
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Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup referee appointments
The referee appointments for the vital back-to-back fixtures in Rounds 3 and 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been made by a selection committee chaired by Joel Jutge, EPCR’s Head of...
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Tom Wood: teammates
In an ongoing feature throughout the season, exclusive to premiershiprugby.com, we are getting players to dish the dirt on their teammates. Last week we took a look at Newcastle Falcons through the eyes of...
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Wyles out of retirement for Saracens
Chris Wyles has temporarily come out of retirement and goes straight into contention to face Sale Sharks on Saturday. The 35-year-old, who retired at the end of last season following his two tries in...
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Sale Sharks Sign Springbok Jean-Luc Du Preez
Sale Sharks are delighted to announce the signing of South African international Jean Luc Du Preez from Super Rugby franchise The Sharks. Jean-Luc has signed a three-month deal as cover for the injured Tom...
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Gallagher Premiership Rugby to support Stonewall’s Rainbow Laces campaign
Premiership Rugby and title partner Gallagher today announced their support for Rainbow Laces, the campaign run by LGBT charity Stonewall to promote LGBT inclusion in sport. To celebrate the Rainbow Laces...
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Harlequins announce squad to play Newcastle Falcons
Mike Brown, Nathan Earle and Joe Marchant are all named in Harlequins’ starting XV to play Newcastle Falcons in the Gallagher Premiership at The Stoop on Friday evening (kick-off: 19:45). The three return...
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Leicester Tigers name team to face Gloucester Rugby
Sione Kalamafoni returns to the Leicester Tigers line-up to face former club Gloucester Rugby at Kingsholm on Friday evening. The Tonga international returns for the resumption of the Gallagher Premiership...
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One change for Gloucester Rugby to face Leicester Tigers
Gloucester Rugby keep faith with the majority of the side that faced Northampton Saints last weekend with Leicester Tigers the visitors to Kingsholm in Gallagher Premiership Rugby action on Friday evening....
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Newcastle Falcons name team to face Harlequins
Newcastle Falcons will hand Gallagher Premiership debuts to Pedro Bettencourt, Andrew Davidson and John Hardie on Friday night when they take on Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop. The Falcons are hunting...
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Ford to captain England against Japan
England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play Japan in their third Quilter International at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday (KO 3pm, live on Sky Sports Action and Main Event). There are 11...
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Throwback Thursday: Gloucester Rugby 31-38 Leicester Tigers, 2016
As Gallagher Premiership Rugby returns for Round 7 this weekend, Gloucester Rugby host Leicester Tigers at Kingsholm. The Tigers have had the best of the match-up in recent years, having run up a seven-...
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Sale Sharks’ Faf De Klerk ready for a different test this weekend
Since his arrival as a relatively unknown scrum-half from the Lions last summer, to say Faf De Klerk has had a whirlwind year would be an understatement. The South African’s skills were a surprise to many...
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The Big Interview: Ruaridh McConnochie on the switch from sevens and life at Bath Rugby
It had been over three years since Ruaridh McConnochie last played a competitive game of rugby union but that did not deter Bath Rugby from offering him a professional contract at the beginning of the year...
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Two tantalising Gallagher Premiership Rugby ties live on BT Sport this weekend
Gallagher Premiership Rugby is back this weekend and to celebrate, there are two mouth-watering games from Round 7 being screened live on BT Sport. The competition returns after a five-week break for the...
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Referees ready for return of Gallagher Premiership Rugby
Gallagher Premiership Rugby returns this weekend for Round 7 and a host of experienced officials have been selected as the men in the middle. Referee Andrew Jackson will officiate Saracens’ Saturday...
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Your chance to win one of 50 Premiership Rugby Scholarships for American coaches
FIFTY American rugby coaches will be coming to England in 2019 on Premiership Rugby Scholarships as part of a game-changing initiative between USA Rugby and Premiership Rugby and this is your chance to be...
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Anthony Watson, Charlie Ewels, Nathan Catt and Elliott Stooke agree contract extensions
Four of Bath Rugby’s key senior players have agreed contract extensions – Anthony Watson, Charlie Ewels, Nathan Catt and Elliott Stooke all signing long-term deals with the Gallagher Premiership Rugby club...
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Injury update: James Haskell
Northampton Saints can confirm that James Haskell has undergone surgery for an ankle injury which will require a six-ten week rehabilitation period. Back-rower Haskell, who has 77 England caps to his name,...
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Premiership Rugby Cup Breakthrough Player – Round 3 nominees
Following an exciting round three of Premiership Rugby Cup action, Premiership Rugby are delighted to announce that Wasps’ Tom Willis and Tom Whiteley from Saracens have been shortlisted for this season’s...
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Big match preview: Gloucester v Leicester Tigers in Gallagher Premiership Rugby
This weekend marks the return of Gallagher Premiership Rugby after a brief hiatus, and there is plenty to look forward to. Can Saracens maintain their unbeaten start to the season against Sale Sharks? Can...
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Exeter Chiefs dominate Flats’ XV from round three of the Premiership Rugby Cup
Five Exeter players make it into Flats’ XV after round three in the Premiership Rugby Cup as the Chiefs extended their unbeaten start to the campaign. The Chiefs overcame Harlequins 29-13 courtesy of tries...
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Five players added to England training squad for Japan
Eddie Jones has named a 30-man training squad ahead of England’s third test of the Quilter Internationals against Japan at Twickenham on Saturday (kick-off at 3pm, live on Sky Sports HD). The England head...
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