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David Denton confirms rugby retirement
Leicester Tigers back-rower David Denton has announced his retirement from professional rugby. Scotland international Denton made a big impression at Tigers after his arrival at Welford Road in the summer...
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Marcus Watson: We want to score lots of tries this season
Wasps have started the new domestic season as they mean to go on after a attacking masterclass in the Premiership Rugby 7s, according to Marcus Watson. The Coventry-based side came up just short in their...
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Davis encouraged by Bath Rugby’s youngsters after Premiership Rugby 7s showing
Bath Rugby Academy coach Ryan Davis believes the future is bright for the club after blooding a host of talented up-and-coming youngsters in this year’s Premiership Rugby 7s. The Blue, Black and Whites...
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George hopes to emulate 2003 heroes in Japan
England hooker Jamie George believes his side can channel the spirit of 2003 to lift the World Cup in Japan next month. The Red Rose face Tonga in their opening group game in Sapporo next Sunday, aiming to...
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Reaction: Gloucester complete hat-trick of Premiership Rugby 7s Plate victories
Gloucester Rugby pulled off a remarkable late comeback against Sale Sharks as they defended their Premiership Rugby 7s Plate crown once again at Franklin’s Gardens. A third consecutive Plate victory...
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Reaction: Saracens beat Wasps to retain Premiership Rugby 7s title
Saracens once again demonstrated their relentless will to win as they overcame Wasps in the Premiership Rugby 7s final to retain their crown at Franklin’s Gardens. The defending champions crossed the...
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Saracens defend Premiership Rugby 7s title with enthralling victory over Wasps
It was a case of deja vu for Saracens in the Premiership Rugby 7s final as they defended their title with a thrilling 35-19 triumph over Wasps at Franklin’s Gardens. In a repeat of last year’s showpiece,...
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Gloucester Rugby crowned Premiership Rugby 7s Plate champions for third consecutive year
A dramatic Stephen Varney try with the clock in the red ensured Gloucester Rugby came out on top in the Premiership Rugby 7s Plate final for a third consecutive year. The Cherry and Whites trailed 29-17...
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Premiership Rugby 7s: Day One reaction
Eight teams are still in the running for the Premiership Rugby 7s title after safely navigating the pool stage on the opening day of the annual tournament at Franklin’s Gardens. Wasps showed they mean...
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Premiership Rugby 7s: Quarter-finalists decided after action-packed pool stage
Wasps, Bristol Bears, Exeter Chiefs and Saracens all finished an action-packed opening day of the Premiership Rugby 7s unbeaten as they booked quarter-final spots at Franklin’s Gardens. Defending champions...
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RFU Disciplinary Hearing: Dylan Munro
Dylan Munro of Harlequins appeared before an Independent Judicial Officer this morning. He was shown a yellow card by referee Charlie Gayther, 7 seconds into the Premiership Rugby 7s match between...
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Double hat-trick hero Venner ‘honoured’ to represent Bristol Bears in Premiership Rugby 7s
Toby Venner described his first Bristol Bears experience as ‘surreal’ after he announced himself on the senior stage in sensational fashion with a double hat-trick in the Premiership Rugby 7s. The youngster...
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Vellacott: Teams will be out to get Wasps after Premiership Rugby 7s start
Ben Vellacott admits Wasps will have a target on their back after blowing away the competition to sail into the quarter-finals of the Premiership Rugby 7s at Franklin’s Gardens. Last year’s beaten finalists...
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Teams at the ready for Premiership Rugby 7s
After a long summer of waiting, domestic rugby is set to return in thrilling fashion. The Premiership Rugby 7s gets underway on Friday at Franklin’s Gardens for what promises to be yet another captivating...
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Match officials confirmed for tonight’s Premiership Rugby 7s
A blockbuster weekend of Premiership Rugby 7s will kick off the new domestic season at Franklin’s Gardens tonight – and the officials who will oversee the action have been revealed. Alex Thomas, Charlie...
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Gillespie determined to grasp Premiership Rugby 7s opportunity
Northampton Saints’ youngest ever player of the professional era is hoping this year’s Premiership Rugby 7s can springboard him on to Gallagher Premiership Rugby success. Flying wing Josh Gillespie achieved...
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Ambitious Mathews relishing first run out at Franklin’s Gardens
Northampton Saints fly-half Tommy Mathews admits he cannot wait for the Rugby World Cup to begin – but not for the conventional reason. The 18-year-old believes the World Cup will offer many young players a...
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Saracens sign Callum Hunter-Hill on Academy loan
Saracens is pleased to announce the signing of lock Callum Hunter-Hill on an Academy loan. The 22-year-old joins from Edinburgh Rugby and bolsters the club’s second row options for the 2019/20 season. A...
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Robson and Young named as Wasps co-captains
Wasps are delighted to confirm that Dan Robson and Thomas Young will co-captain the side in the 2019/20 season. The pair, who have been standout performers in recent seasons for the men in Black and Gold,...
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Jordan Crane to retire at end of 2019/20 season
Jordan Crane is set to call time on a 16-year professional career at the end of the 2019/20 campaign. The England international and four-time Premiership winner will join Pat Lam’s backroom team as Academy...
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BT Sport showing live Premiership Rugby 7s action
Stars of the future will once again be on show as the Premiership Rugby 7s returns, and you can catch every minute live on BT Sport. The Olympic-style tournament is a breeding ground for the next generation...
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Kiwi signings could hold the key for Wasps this season
In one of the most exciting years for new additions in Gallagher Premiership Rugby there will surely be no set of fans more thrilled than those at Wasps. Electric Azzurri talent Matteo Minozzi could set the...
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Premiership Rugby to introduce Independent Matchday Doctors
Premiership Rugby is delighted to introduce a new player-welfare initiative for the 2019-20 season when we will see Independent Matchday Doctors in place at all Gallagher Premiership Rugby, Premiership...
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Premiership Rugby scholarships awarded to 25 American coaches
A TEAM of 25 American rugby coaches are set for the experience of a lifetime this October, as they prepare for a trip across the pond to take part in the Premiership Rugby Scholarships programme. In...
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Blackett: Wasps can turn a corner at Premiership Rugby 7s
Any lingering sense of unfinished business in Gallagher Premiership Rugby can be quashed with Sevens success this weekend, according to Wasps attack and backs coach Lee Blackett. The Coventry-based side...
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Saints name Waller and Harrison as co-captains for 2019/2020 season
Northampton Saints can today confirm that Alex Waller and Teimana Harrison will co-captain the squad for the 2019/20 season. The duo share nearly 400 appearances in Black, Green and Gold between them, with...
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Sleightholme looking to back up the breakthrough
Generation after generation, Northampton Saints continue to produce some of the best young players in the country. In recent times we’ve seen the likes of Harry Mallinder and Lewis Ludlam become first-team...
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Olowofela aiming to bring England experience to Premiership Rugby 7s
Ryan Olowofela is one of the new boys at Northampton Saints this summer and can’t wait to put his international experience on display in the Premiership Rugby 7s. Olowofela, who came through the Leicester...
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Youngs looking good as England round into form
Ben Youngs starred as England ran in four tries to beat Italy 37-0 in both sides’ final World Cup warm-up game at St. James’ Park. The Leicester Tigers scrum-half scored one try and made another while his...
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Saracens Rugby Club and Duchenne UK join together to tackle Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Ahead of World Duchenne Awareness Day*, Saracens Rugby Club and Duchenne UK announce a new two-year partnership that aims to raise awareness and significant funds to support pioneering research into finding...
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Premiership Rugby confirm Jan Gooze-Zijl as Chief Financial Officer
PREMIERSHIP RUGBY can confirm the appointment of Jan Gooze-Zijl as Chief Financial Officer. Jan joins Premiership Rugby from International law firm Ashurst, where he was Chief Financial and Operations...
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Northampton Saints’ Grayson looking forward to Premiership Rugby 7s
Northampton Saints prodigy James Grayson is looking forward to the ‘bright lights and fast-paced rugby’ of the Premiership Rugby 7s when it returns to Franklin’s Gardens in September. The annual curtain-...
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Newcastle 2019 finals deliver £24.6m economic boost to city’s economy
Newcastle’s burgeoning reputation as a major rugby destination has been further underlined by an impact report from this year’s European Professional Club Rugby finals. The city’s St James’ Park stadium...
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Bath Rugby commit to long-term investment in Performance Psychology
Sports Performance Psychologist Joseph Dixon joins Bath Rugby ahead of the 2019/20 campaign on a permanent, part-time contract. Dixon’s appointment forms part of Bath Rugby’s long-term strategy to develop a...
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Woolstencroft aiming for more after stellar first year with Saracens
After enjoying his first taste of success with Saracens last season, hooker Tom Woolstencroft is champing at the bit for more. The former London Irish man, who came through Bath’s academy, picked up a...
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Jones names England team to play Italy in Newcastle
England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his side to play in the Quilter International against Italy on Friday at St James’ Park in Newcastle (KO 19:45 live on Sky Sports). A mix and match selection...
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Ricoh Arena to host Rugby Sevens at 2022 Commonwealth Games
Wasps are thrilled to announce that the Ricoh Arena will play host to Rugby Sevens, Judo and Wrestling at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The home of Wasps Rugby has become a hub for top-level Rugby...
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Scrum-half James Mitchell signs short-term deal with Saints
Northampton Saints can today announce that scrum-half James Mitchell has joined the Club on a short-term contract ahead of the 2019/20 season. The 24-year-old arrived on trial at Franklin’s Gardens earlier...
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Robshaw has sights set on Harlequins after World Cup disappointment
Harlequins skipper Chris Robshaw is focused on channelling his World Cup frustration into his club side’s mission to build on last season’s fifth-place Gallagher Premiership Rugby finish. The former England...
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Damian Willemse signs for Saracens
Saracens is delighted to welcome Damian Willemse to the club on a short-term deal. The South African fly-half, who can also play centre and full-back, joins the Men in Black from Super Rugby franchise the...
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Freeman relishing chance to make Premiership impact at the Stoop
The years of waiting are finally over for Toby Freeman who cannot wait to play in Gallagher Premiership Rugby for the first time for Harlequins this season. The 31-year-old joined from Cornish Pirates this...
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Harlequins injury update: Care and Elia
Harlequins scrum-half Danny Care has sustained an ankle injury during pre-season training, with a projected eight-week recovery time. The 32-year-old, who has made over 260 appearances for the club, will...
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Vellacott ready for new Wasps challenge
Ben Vellacott cannot wait to let the handbrake off this year and is confident Wasps are the club to bring out his best form. The 24-year-old scrum-half joined from Gloucester Rugby this summer and will...
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The Big Interview: Wasps forward Gabriel Oghre on axe-throwing, hookers and Lions
As a hooker, Gabriel Oghre might have fancied his chances of being the best axe-thrower during Wasps’ pre-season bonding sessions but the youngster admits it was an unlikely candidate who stole the show....
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George Nott signs for London Irish
London Irish can today announce the signing of George Nott for the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership campaign. The post George Nott signs for London Irish appeared first on Premiership Rugby.
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Chudley: Bath Rugby have wiped the slate clean and will not underachieve anymore
The slate has been wiped clean at Bath Rugby, and a new-look side are ready to shrug off their underachievers tag – according to scrum-half Will Chudley. The post Chudley: Bath Rugby have wiped the slate...
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The Big Interview: Luke Charteris on lineouts, looking smug and life after rugby
Luke Charteris has switched his boots for the coaching box at Bath Rugby. The post The Big Interview: Luke Charteris on lineouts, looking smug and life after rugby appeared first on Premiership Rugby.
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England ease past Ireland with powerful win at Twickenham
It is less than a month before England’s first fixture of that tournament, with Eddie Jones’ side facing Tonga on 22 September and following a win and a loss in their previous warm-up games this was an...
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Sevens star Olowofela adapting to Saints challenge
It’s been a challenging pre-season of adaptation for Northampton Saints winger Ryan Olowofela but the England Sevens star is beginning to find his feet. Olowofela, who came through the Leicester Tigers...
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Lozowski: Sarries contingent crucial to England’s World Cup hopes
Saracens star Alex Lozowski believes his club teammates hold the key to England’s success at this autumn’s Rugby World Cup. The 26-year-old – who has five Test caps to his name – is busy preparing for the...
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