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Premiership Rugby Cup Returns This Weekend After 1-Year Hiatus

Sale Sharks lifting the 2019/20 Premiership Rugby Cup

The Premiership Rugby Cup gets underway this weekend with Gloucester Rugby versus Bath Rugby kicking off proceedings under the lights on Friday evening.  After a hiatus during the 2020/21 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Rugby Cup returns for its third competition, pitting the 13 Premiership clubs against each other for a chance of …

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Sale Sharks lifting the 2019/20 Premiership Rugby Cup
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Captain Owen Farrell Tests Positive For Covid-19 Ahead Of Tonga Game

Owen Farrell, who has tested positive for Covid-19, with his hands on his hips during an England game

England captain Owen Farrell has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the Three Lion’s Autumn Internationals opener against Tonga this Saturday. Farrell has returned a positive PCR test, seeing him miss Friday’s training session and disrupting the camp’s preparations for the weekend’s fixture.  It is said that one unnamed staff member has also received a …

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Owen Farrell, who has tested positive for Covid-19, with his hands on his hips during an England game
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Autumn Internationals To Deplete Teams In Round 8 Of The Premiership

Leicester Tigers vs Bath Rugby

Round 8 of the Gallagher Premiership is set to test squads with players leaving for an exciting round of Autumn Internationals this weekend.  With the international window open, squads will be stretched as players from Ireland, Scotland and Wales will be joining up with their nations for the weekend’s fixtures. Eddie Jones has revealed his …

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What on Earth is Happening with Bath Right Now?

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There are bad starts to a season. There are teams that perform below expectations. And then there are Bath. For a team with such supreme strength-in-depth, such enviable star quality, such a wealth of players capable of performing at the highest level of both club and international rugby, it seems almost unfathomable that the Somerset …

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How are England building for the World Cup 2023? Assessing Eddie Jones’ Autumn Internationals Squad Selection

England Defeated by South Africa

Planning for a World Cup is a tricky, tricky business. Fail to strategise properly and you’ll be compelled to include players wilting rather than peaking for the big event, or else fading a year out and forcing you to scramble for an internationally undercooked replacement. Scrap too many players, however, and you’ll be left with …

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The Astonishing Revival of Leicester Tigers Under Steve Borthwick

The Astonishing Revival of Leicester Tigers Under Steve Borthwick

The Problems at Leicester Tigers before Steve Borthwick The two previous seasons at Welford Road before Steve Borthwick’s arrival were very dark times in the history of the Leicester Tigers. But it seems those times will remain just that, history. Under Steve Borthwick, the once-great giants of English and European rugby seem to be rapidly …

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