English Premiership Rugby

Tom Marshall wins bragging rights over brother James in English club rugby clash

Former Crusaders and Chiefs back Tom Marshall had the last laugh on big brother James as the Kiwi siblings clashed in the English Rugby Premiership.

New Zealand

Toby Flood kicks Newcastle Falcons to narrow victory over Northampton Saints in front of record crowd at St James’ Park

A record crowd roared Newcastle Falcons to a narrow 25-22 Aviva Premiership victory over Northampton Saints at St James' Park.<p>It might not have been …

Newcastle Falcons

Newcastle Falcons vs Northampton Saints - Summary - Aviva Premiership 2018 - 24 Mar, 2018

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English Rugby

Saracens off to a winning start at the London Stadium

Saracens returned to winning ways in the Aviva Premiership as they saw off Harlequins 24-11 in their first game at the London Stadium.<p>Tries from …

News (Ireland)

Aviva Premiership: Victories for Saracens, Newcastle, Gloucester and Sale

Maro Itoje was named man of the match at the London Stadium<p>Saracens and Newcastle Falcons recorded key victories in the Aviva Premiership at the …

English Rugby

Irish Hockey League: Lisnagarvey beat Cookstown in Ulster derby

<b>Lisnagarvey didn't lose any more ground on Men's Irish Hockey League leaders Glenanne after a 3-1 win over Cookstown in their Ulster derby.</b><p>Garvey remain tied for second with Three Rock Rovers, 10 points behind Glenanne who beat Railway Union 1-0.<p>The top three sides in the Women's IHL all won.<p>UCD …

Sport (N. Ireland)

Gloucester hit back to edge out London Irish in thriller

Gloucester bolstered their Aviva Premiership play-off bid in bonus point fashion after edging out London Irish 33-29 in a Madejski Stadium …

News (Ireland)

Sale Sharks thrash Worcester Warriors to boost top four hopes in eight-try romp

Sale Sharks boosted their Aviva Premiership top-four hopes following a dominant 58-25 triumph over Worcester Warriors at the AJ Bell Stadium.<p>Steve …

Worcester Warriors

Rugby rumours and transfer news: Leicester Tigers to add top utility forward, Leigh Halfpenny and Bath latest

With Bristol Rugby likely to be back at the top table of European rugby next season, playing in the Aviva Premiership and European Challenge Cup, we …

Leicester Tigers

Premiership: Saracens 24-11 Harlequins

Saracens beat local rivals Harlequins in the first Premiership match at London Stadium to boost their hopes of earning a home play-off semi-final.


Saracens vs Harlequins, Aviva Premiership: live score updates

• <b>Kick-off at 15:00 GMT</b>• <b><br>Third-placed Saracens now 12 points behind leaders Exeter</b><p>2:01PM<p>Welcome<p>Afternoon everyone. Lots of talk this week about fatigue among England's players but there are several in action today, including Saracens star Maro Itoje.<p>He joins Richard Wigglesworth (Saracens), Mike Brown, …

Rugby Union

Welcome to the Crusaders rugby factory, the university for coaches

Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger is congratulated by Robbie Deans after the 2005 Super Rugby final at Jade Stadium.<p>It isn't the bent noses, scarred …

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Ben Armstrong | Mar 24, 2018 11:20 am<p>St James Park hosts Newcastle Falcons today, a brief explanation and idiot's guide for Newcastle United …

Newcastle United FC

New forward to join Bristol Rugby next week to ease injury crisis

Pat Lam has revealed Bristol Rugby have signed a second row to ease their injury crisis in the second row.<p>It appears the new forward will arrive at …

Bristol Rugby

Sporting lives and times: Why former GAA goalkeeper Eoin McNicholl believes Northern Ireland netballers can mix it with best at Commonwealth Games

After retiring as an inter-county goalkeeper for Derry, Eoin McNicholl was examining ways to make it further into the world of preparing athletes …

Manchester United FC

Road closures around St James' Park as Newcastle Falcons welcome biggest-ever home crowd

Roads around St James’ Park are closed for ten hours as Newcastle Falcons prepare for their “biggest crowd ever”.<p>Approximately 28,000 people have …

Newcastle Falcons

Scarlets will pose a major test for depleted Munster

News (Ireland)

An idiot guide to Rugby for Newcastle United fans at St James Park today

St James Park hosts rugby this weekend in ‘The Big One’.<p>There will be 2 matches; first Northumbria University take on Newcastle University, then …

Newcastle United FC

Dubai Exiles to fight for Jaen Botes availability for West Asia Cup final against Bahrain

Dubai Exiles hope to have Jaen Botes available for their West Asia Cup final against Bahrain on Friday, despite his red card in the semi-final win …

Abu Dhabi

Rugby rumours and transfer news: Bath to sign Joe Cokanasiga, Connacht sign Australian fly-half

With Bristol Rugby likely to be back at the top table of European rugby next season, playing in the Aviva Premiership and European Challenge Cup, we …

English Rugby

Exeter Chiefs 20, Bath Rugby 18 highlights

Exeter's Joe Simmonds took advantage of a Bath penalty in the 75th minute to take a 20-18 lead and avoid an upset.

Bath Rugby

Exeter edge Bath to extend lead

Defending Premiership champions Exeter moved 11 points clear at the top of the Aviva Premiership after Joe Simmonds' late penalty thwarted Bath 20-18.

English Rugby

Ian Madigan saves Bristol Rugby on a frustrating night against Yorkshire Carnegie

Bristol Rugby are four points closer to the Aviva Premiership – that is about the best thing you can say about their 18-13 victory over Yorkshire …

Bristol Rugby

Bath Rugby vs Exeter Chiefs - Summary - Aviva Premiership 2018 - 23 Mar, 2018

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English Rugby

Mike Phillips thanks hospital staff after appendix operation

<b>Former Wales international and British and Irish Lion Mike Phillips has thanked hospital staff after having surgery.</b><p>The 99-capped player Tweeted that he had has his appendix removed at Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen.<p>Phillips, 35, came out of retirement last year for Scarlets for their two Pro14 …

Sale Sharks

The disappearance of Thomas Young from Welsh rugby's radar, why it's happened and what the future holds

When it comes to the Wales rugby team, this has been a season when faces that haven’t fitted for a long time have looked like they should have been …

English Rugby

As Premiership players return to clubs, who will take account for an English game spiralling into an unholy mess?

They were at it again this week. Bickering. Finger pointing. Blaming.<p>“You started it.”<p>“No, you started it.”<p>English rugby’s bosses, seemingly …

English Rugby

Leicester Tigers' England quartet are back for Aviva Premiership clash with Wasps

Leicester Tigers welcome back four England internationals for Sunday’s Aviva Premiership showdown with Wasps at Welford Road.<p>Dan Cole, George Ford …

Leicester Tigers

The 'freak' Scarlets star who is miles ahead of any other player and has already smashed a record with four games to go

He has been described as a breakdown ‘freak’ and is now officially the Guinness PRO14’s turnover king.<p>It went largely unnoticed as the events of the …

English Rugby