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Premiership Rugby Shield 2019-20 fixtures announced
Saracens Storm will kick-off their Premiership Rugby Shield defence away at 2014 champions Bath United, with the competition getting underway in the week commencing November 25. The Storm romped to a 55-14...
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Fixtures announced for 2019 Premiership Rugby 7s
Reigning Champions Saracens will kick off their Premiership Rugby 7s title defence against Sale Sharks on a blockbuster first day of action following today’s fixture announcement. The Men in Black claimed...
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England Under-18s name squad for International Series
England Under-18s head coach Jim Mallinder has named his 26-player squad for the Under-18 International Series in South Africa. Mallinder’s side will play fixtures against Argentina (August 9), France (...
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England name party for Treviso training camp
England head coach Eddie Jones has called up 38 players for England’s third official Rugby World Cup training camp in Treviso, Italy (July 22-August 2). The squad will fly this afternoon from London to...
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Minister for Sport and Civil Society full of praise following 2019 Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards
Minister for Sport and Civil Society Mims Davies applauded all those involved as the 2019 Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards took centre stage at the House of Commons. More than 310,000 people...
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Premiership Rugby Cup kicks off in September live on BT Sport
Harlequins have been handed the honour of kicking off this season’s Premiership Rugby Cup in front of the live BT Sport cameras as the Bristol Bears arrive at the Twickenham Stoop on Friday 20 September....
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Du Preez twins agree permanent deals with Sale Sharks
Sale Sharks have announced that Jean-Luc and Daniel Du Preez will join the club on a permanent basis ahead of the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership Season. Both Jean-Luc and Daniel had originally signed short-...
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Sixways hosts once-in-a-lifetime Project Rugby experience
Young people from the Project Rugby programme enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the Project Rugby mixed ability festival hosted at Worcester Warriors’ Sixways Stadium. Basked in sunshine,...
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World Rugby announces scrum law amendment
Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor amendment to the scrum law, reducing the ‘axial’ or rotational load on front row...
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England call up 40 players for second World Cup training camp
The England men’s squad will assemble in Bristol for their second Rugby World Cup training camp (14-18 July). 40 players have been called up with Harlequins players Mike Brown, Alex Dombrandt and Marcus...
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Peel believes innovation is key for Saracens
Staying ahead of the chasing pack is the main focus for defending Gallagher Premiership Rugby champions Saracens this season, according to forwards coach Ian Peel. The Men in Black enjoyed a remarkable 2018...
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Van der Merwe revved up for Exiles’ Gallagher Premiership Rugby return
With the countdown to the new Gallagher Premiership Rugby season well under way, Franco van der Merwe believes there has never been a more exciting time to be a London Irish player. The Exiles secured their...
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Furbank fired up for Sarries match-up in season opener
Travelling to the defending champions in the first round of the new Gallagher Premiership Rugby season is the perfect way to test Northampton Saints’ resolve, according to fullback George Furbank....
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Saints ready for Saracens challenge, vows Dowson
It doesn’t get much tougher than a trip to Allianz Park to face reigning Gallagher Premiership Rugby and European champions Saracens on the opening weekend of the new season. That’s the challenge that...
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Lozowski relishing chance to shine at new Spurs stadium
Running out at the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium will be one of the highlights of the new Gallagher Premiership Rugby season, according to Saracens star Alex Lozowski. The former Chelsea academy player...
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Kiss excited for maiden Gallagher Premiership season
London Irish head coach Les Kiss admitted he can’t wait to get his first taste of Gallagher Premiership Rugby action with his newly-promoted side. Irish secured an immediate return to the top flight...
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Gallagher Premiership Rugby 2019-20 fixtures announced
Premiership Rugby can confirm that the new Gallagher Premiership Rugby season will kick off on Friday 18 October at Ashton Gate with Bristol Bears taking on Bath Rugby, live on BT Sport. The West Country...
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Community Coaches from Harlequins, Sale Sharks and Wasps battle it out for top prize at Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards
Representatives from Harlequins, Sale Sharks and Wasps have been singled out for going above and beyond the call of duty by being shortlisted for a prestigious gong at the Premiership Rugby Parliamentary...
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Mark Mapletoft named Harlequins Academy Coach
Harlequins can announce today that Mark Mapletoft will transition from his current role to take over as Academy Coach. Alongside his new role Mark will assist with coach mentoring and continue to support...
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Volunteers from Gloucester Rugby, Sale Sharks and Wasps given nod ahead of Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards 2019
Gloucester Rugby, Sale Sharks and Wasps representatives have all been shortlisted for Premiership Rugby’s Community Volunteer of the Year award, supported by CVC, with judge Sarah Mortiboys blown away by...
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Gloucester Rugby, Newcastle Falcons and Wasps nominated for Premiership Rugby’s BREAKTHRU Achiever of the Year award
Representatives of Gloucester Rugby, Newcastle Falcons and Wasps are all up for Premiership Rugby’s BREAKTHRU Achiever of the Year award supported by SCL as community rugby programmes continue to transform...
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Quartet put forward for Premiership Rugby’s PLAY Achiever of the Year award
Four inspiring youngsters have all been shortlisted for Premiership Rugby’s PLAY Achiever of the Year award supported by Gallagher, and judge Victoria Partridge believes that any of the quartet would be a...
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Phil Swainston re-signs for Harlequins
Harlequins is pleased to announce that Phil Swainston has signed a contract extension with the Club. The tighthead Prop has made 23 appearances since joining Harlequins ahead of the 2017/18 season. The...
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Tom de Glanville signs senior contract with Bath Rugby
Tom de Glanville has joined the growing contingent of homegrown players in Bath Rugby’s first team squad, committing his long-term future to the Club by signing his first senior contract. Born and bred in...
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Charlie Mulchrone signs new short-term deal at Harlequins
Harlequins is pleased to announce that Charlie Mulchrone has signed a playing contract extension, which will keep him at the Club until the end of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, providing cover for Martin...
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Premiership Rugby’s wide-ranging efforts to improve lives on show as 2019 Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards shortlists revealed
Community & CSR Director Wayne Morris has praised the wide-ranging outreach of the programmes on show as the shortlists for the 2019 Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards were announced. As...
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Eddie Jones reveals 35-man World Cup training squad
England head coach Eddie Jones has named his official Rugby World Cup 2019 training squad with the 35 players due to assemble at The Lensbury Hotel on Sunday, July 7 for their first official training camp....
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Fiji international Tevita Cavubati signs for Harlequins
The second row, who has been capped 23 times for his country, joins from Newcastle Falcons. Brother of Fijian prop Bill Cavubati, the 31-year-old made his professional rugby breakthrough with Tasman Makos...
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Harlequins sign Vereniki Goneva from Newcastle Falcons
Harlequins have announced the signing of Vereniki Goneva who will join the Londoners for the 2019/20 season from Newcastle Falcons. The Fijian winger, who can also play centre, is a prolific tryscorer, and...
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Sale Sharks agree Mark Wilson loan deal with Newcastle Falcons
Sale Sharks are delighted to announce the singing of Mark Wilson from Newcastle Falcons for the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership Season. Newcastle Falcons have agreed to release Wilson to the Sale Sharks after...
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Harlequins sign Travis Ismaiel
Harlequins have bolstered their backline with the capture of South Africa international Travis Ismaiel from the Bulls. The 27-year-old winger is a hugely powerful and dominant player who has come through...
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Leicester Tigers complete the triple signing of EW Viljoen, Jordan Coghlan and Hanro Liebenberg
Leicester Tigers have agreed the signing of EW Viljoen from the Stormers in Super Rugby. The South African outside-back has represented his country at schoolboy and Under-20s level and made 28 appearances...
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James Phillips agrees contract extension at Sale Sharks
Sale Sharks are pleased to announce that second row James Phillips has signed a one-year extension to his contract which will keep him at the AJ Bell Stadium until the end of the 2020/21 Gallagher...
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Mark Lambert signs contract extension at Harlequins
Harlequins is pleased to announce that one-club man Mark Lambert has signed an extension to his current deal. The loosehead Prop joined Harlequins ahead of the 2003/4 season and has since gone on to make...
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Saracens to donate 50% of season ticket sale proceeds to Saracens High School
Continuing its long-term commitment to improving society through the power of sport, Saracens have announced that for every new season ticket sold in July, the Club will donate 50% of the proceeds to...
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World Rugby reveal injury-prevention recommendations
Injury-prevention is at the heart of a package of law amendment and trial recommendations made by World Rugby’s Law Review Group (LRG) during two highly productive days in London this week. With player...
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Cipriani among exciting quintet added to England training squad
Eddie Jones has announced a squad of 31 players to attend England’s second training camp at The Lensbury Hotel (30 June-4 July). Danny Cipriani (Gloucester Rugby), Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Willi...
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Franklin’s Gardens to host Premiership Rugby 7s for third straight year
PREMIERSHIP RUGBY can confirm that 7s rugby returns to Franklin’s Gardens again this summer as the home of Northampton Saints plays host to the Premiership Rugby 7s for the third year running...
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Defending champions Saracens to clash with Munster after Heineken Champions Cup draw announced
Defending champions Saracens will renew their European rivalry with Munster next season after the two clubs were drawn together in Pool 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup. The Gallagher Premiership...
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Gallagher Premiership teams travelling far and wide for Challenge Cup
The five pools for next season’s European Challenge Cup have been announced and there is a Gallagher Premiership representative in each of them. It was an all-French final last time around with ASM Clermont...
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Academy coaches commit future to Saracens
Saracens is delighted to announce four key Academy staff members have penned new contracts at the club. Academy Manager Mike Hynard, Senior Academy Coach Adam Powell, Forwards Coach Kelly Brown and Backs...
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Four more years for captain Will Welch at Newcastle Falcons
Club captain Will Welch has handed Newcastle Falcons another major boost by committing his future for the next four years. The back-row forward who turned 29 in April has played 226 times for his home town...
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Five standout Gallagher Premiership Rugby stars from the World Rugby Under-20s Championship
The World Rugby Under-20s Championship is in the books for another year after France defended their title after edging a pulsating final against Australia. The tournament in Argentina was full of...
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Richard Beck joins Wasps Academy coaching set-up
Wasps are pleased to announce that Richard Beck has joined the Club as Academy Coach ahead of the 2019/20 season. The 29-year-old joins from Yorkshire Carnegie, after a 13-year association with the Leeds-...
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Stan South seals Exeter Chiefs move
Exeter Chiefs have bolstered their ranks ahead of the new season by recruiting former Harlequins forward Stan South. The 22-year-old, who can play either at lock or in the back-row, is Rob Baxter’s fourth...
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Leicester Tigers add to backroom team
Leicester Tigers are reinforcing the team off the field with the appointment of Jan McGinity in the new position of Head of Elite Performance Recruitment and a new role for Ged Glynn as Head of Performance...
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Leicester Tigers announce plans to sell club
Leicester Tigers has announced plans for the sale of the club alongside a full strategic review as part of long-term plans to reclaim its status as a dominant force in English and European rugby. The...
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Umaga and Wolstenholme join Wasps first-team
Wasps have announced that Senior Academy fly-half Jacob Umaga has been promoted to the first-team – becoming the eighth player to make the step up ahead of the 2019/20 season. Meanwhile, Wasps have also...
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Ashton withdraws from England training squad
Sale Sharks’ Chris Ashton has withdrawn from England’s World Cup training squad for family reasons. The 32 year old winger will not be replaced in the squad that assembles at Pennyhill Park Hotel...
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Ted Hill and Fraser Dingwall among tryscorers for England U20s
England sealed fifth place at the World Rugby U20 Championship with a 45-26 victory over Wales in Rosario, Argentina. England led 28-0 at the break through tries from Josh Hodge, Will Capon, a penalty try...
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