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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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One Month to Go until the Premiership Rugby Cup returns
The start of the Premiership Rugby Cup is only one month away – and if the second edition is anything like the first, we are in for quite a ride. The post One Month to Go until the Premiership Rugby Cup...
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Kiss: England among New Zealand’s greatest World Cup threats
London Irish head coach Les Kiss has backed England to be among the top challengers at this autumn’s World Cup, but insists New Zealand are still the team to beat. The former Ireland and South Africa...
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Project Rugby get a taste of army life through Exercise Rugby Challenge
Cooking rabbit and decoding messages were just two of the tasks set at the Exercise Rugby Challenge, where Warrant Officer Ray Miller led a masterclass in Army-led activities for Project Rugby participants...
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Jones names England team to play Ireland
England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his squad to play Ireland as part of the Quilter Internationals on Saturday at Twickenham Stadium, KO 3pm live on Sky Sports. A different selection strategy...
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Wasps star Louise Dodd joins forces with Project Rugby
Corporal Louise Dodd was on hand to share her military and sporting wisdom as participants from Premiership Rugby’s Project Rugby programme were invited to take part in Exercise Rugby Challenge last week....
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Van der Merwe: De Klerk pivotal to Springbok success in Japan
Franco van der Merwe believes compatriot and former teammate Faf de Klerk could be the difference between success and failure for South Africa at the Rugby World Cup. The Sale Sharks man was nominated for...
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John Afoa commits to Bristol Bears until 2021
John Afoa has committed to Bristol Bears for a further season, extending his time at Ashton Gate until 2021. One of the finest tighthead props in world rugby, the 35 year-old was named in the Premiership...
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Dowson backs Saints star Biggar to shine under World Cup spotlight
Dan Biggar will relish the pressure of carrying the hopes of a nation on his shoulders at the Rugby World Cup, according to Northampton Saints forwards coach Phil Dowson. The Welsh playmaker swapped Ospreys...
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Saracens bond can give England winning edge, insists Peel
The close bond the Saracens players enjoy from playing together for club and country will help England in their quest for Rugby World Cup glory, insists forwards coach Ian Peel. Red Rose head coach Eddie...
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Callum Sheedy agrees new deal at Bristol Bears
Callum Sheedy has agreed a new, two-year contract extension with Bristol Bears, the club has announced. One of the most exciting players in the country, the 23 year-old made his international debut...
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England suffer narrow defeat at Wales
England missed out on the chance to become the world’s number one side after losing 13-6 to Wales in their second Rugby World Cup warm-up match. Ex-Northampton Saints winger George North scored the only try...
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Premiership Rugby’s award-winning HITZ programme expands partnership with education providers SCL
Premiership Rugby are today delighted to announce that SCL Education & Training will become the exclusive education provider for its award-winning education and employability programme HITZ. Having...
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Stephen Vaughan joins as Wasps announce senior management appointments
Wasps Group have announced two major senior management appointments. Stephen Vaughan has joined the group as Chief Executive (Sports) after seven years spearheading Gloucester Rugby to develop Wasps Rugby...
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England men U18s name side to play South Africa Schools
England men U18s head coach Jim Mallinder has named his side to face South Africa Schools in their final fixture of the U18 International Series. Mallinder makes eight changes to his side for the match at...
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Which Premiership Rugby players have been selected this weekend as England take on Wales
England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play Wales in Cardiff on Saturday (KO 2:15pm live on Sky Sports). George Ford will captain the side again following Sunday’s 33-19 win over Wales...
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London Irish centre Will Joseph strikes as England U18s beat France
London Irish centre Will Joseph scored a decisive fourth try as Jim Mallinder’s England men U18s defeated France 29-25 in their second game of the U18 International Series. France held a narrow 13-10...
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England name squad for Rugby World Cup
England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has confirmed his official 31-man squad to participate in the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan beginning next month. Owen Farrell will captain England in his second Rugby...
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Northampton’s Dingwall ready to pick up where he left off
Injury abruptly ended his brilliant breakthrough season but now, back and fully fit, Northampton Saints centre Fraser Dingwall is a man looking to make up for lost time. 2018/19 was the season Dingwall had...
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Sirker eyes route to Wasps first team via Premiership Rugby Cup
After the rampant success of last season’s inaugural Premiership Rugby Cup, Wasps youngster Callum Sirker is certain that the competition’s sophomore year will be in no danger of any second-season-...
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England U18s side to face France in U18 International Series
England men U18s head coach Jim Mallinder has named his side to play France on Tuesday in the second game of the U18s International Series in South Africa. Mallinder’s side lost their opening fixture of the...
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Worcester Warriors Cheick Kone named PLAY Achiever of the Year Award
Cheick Kone credited Project Rugby with providing him with a purpose in life as he was named PLAY Achiever of the Year – supported by Gallagher – at the 2019 Premiership Rugby Parliamentary...
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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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England power past Wales in first World Cup warm-up
England got their summer Quilter Internationals off to a winning start, defeating Wales 33-19 at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday. England led 21-7 at the break through tries from Billy Vunipola, Joe Cokanasiga...
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Quilter Internationals: England name team to play Wales
England head coach Eddie Jones has named his team to play Wales in their first Quilter International of the season at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday 11 August, KO 2pm live on Sky Sports. Leicester Tigers fly-...
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Melani Nanai set for August arrival at Worcester Warriors
Worcester Warriors’ new recruit Melani Nanai will arrive for pre-season training on Monday (August 12) and he will be available to play from the start of the new domestic season next month. “This is...
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England men under-18s name team to play Argentina in International Series
England men under-18s head coach Jim Mallinder has named his team to face Argentina in their first game of the under-18 International Series in South Africa on Friday at Paul Roos Gymnasium (KO 1.30pm BST...
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Owlett relishing opportunity at Wasps
When a club with the size, stature and history of Wasps come calling, you listen – just ask Jack Owlett. The news that the exciting prop would be swapping Sandy Park for the Ricoh Arena this summer had...
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10 of the biggest new signings in Gallagher Premiership Rugby
It feels like only yesterday that Saracens were beating Exeter Chiefs in one of the great Gallagher Premiership Rugby finals but already excitement is building for the new campaign. London Irish have...
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England name squad for first Wales warm-up week
England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has called up 33 players to assemble today at Pennyhill Park ahead of England’s first Quilter International against Wales on Sunday 11 August at Twickenham Stadium KO ...
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Call for the next wave of American coaches as Premiership Rugby Scholarships returns
The next wave of American rugby coaches on Premiership Rugby Scholarships will be coming to England in October as part of a game-changing initiative between Friends of the British Council, USA Rugby and...
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Worcester Warriors to switch on new floodlights in Sixways makeover
Worcester Warriors have started work on an major ground improvement scheme which will transform the matchday experience for spectators at Sixways. The first stage of the development scheme is the...
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Robshaw confirmed as Harlequins Club Captain for 2019/2020 season
Harlequins has today (1st August), announced that club stalwart Chris Robshaw will continue as Club Captain for the upcoming season. Robshaw, 33, made his first team debut in 2005 having developed through...
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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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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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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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Steve Mafi signs for London Irish
London Irish has secured the services of Tonga international Steve Mafi who will join the club early in the 2019/20 season. The Australian born second row forward, who represented Australia Schools in 2007...
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Sale Sharks’ Craig Monaghan named Community Coach of the Year Award
Craig Monaghan reflected on an overwhelming day as he was named Community Coach of the Year at the 2019 Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards. Craig pipped Harlequins’ James Collins Clark and...
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Gloucester Rugby’s Jared Spence crowned BREAKTHRU Achiever of the Year
Jared Spence celebrated one of the biggest nights of his life as he won the BREAKTHRU Achiever of the Year Award – supported by SCL – at the 2019 Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards...
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Wasps’ Connie Perkins named Community Volunteer of the Year
Connie Perkins could hardly believe her luck as she was named Community Volunteer of the Year – supported by CVC – at the 2019 Premiership Rugby Parliamentary Community Awards. Gloucester Rugby and...
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Kitchener back in familiar surroundings
Warriors lock Graham Kitchener is enjoying being back in familiar surroundings – albeit with some unfamiliar faces – following his return to Sixways. Kitchener began his rugby career in the...
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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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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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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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