Club Rugby

Hartley remains a doubt for the Six Nations.

  Dylan Hartley is going to be put through his paces on Wednesday as he returns from his striking ban. Northampton Saints will attempt to prepare the 30 year old for the strong competition he looks to face in the Six Nations after he has been out since early December with both a ban and injury. This time out could …

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Quality try keeps Saracens unbeaten in the Champions Cup.

  In what was a gripping game at the weekend, Saracens were able to continue their unbeaten run in the Champions Cup after some quality play allowed Chris Ashton to get across the line in extra time to earn Saracens the draw after coming back from 22-15 with 14 men after Will Skelton was removed from the game after a …

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Sale Sharks player accused of leaking information to Bristol.

    Sale Shark’s 29 year old Tom Arscott is being investigated by the RFU after being accused of leaking information to their opponents Bristol prior to their game on new years day. As imagined, both Arscott and Bristol have denied any wrong doing, with Bristol stating that “The club are absolutely confident of no wrongdoing in this matter and …

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Haskell out, Launchbury in for Wasps Vs. Toulouse

  James Haskell returned to play at the weekend after six months out due to injury, only to play less than a minute before suffering concussion and having to leave the field of play. This follows a number of concussions in recent history which have led to rule changes concerning high and dangerous tackles. Haskell will miss Wasps’ next Champions …

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Barritt out for 3 weeks after new ruling comes into play.

Saracens duo Brad Barritt and Richard Barrington faced the wrath of the RFU yesterday evening after their nasty collision with Exeter man Geoff Parling. The collision which concussed Parling earned Barrington the red card, but they later faced citing orders from the citing commissioner. Barritt was given a three week ban after admitting to making a dangerous tackle and Barrington had his …

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Saracens duo cited for Parling K.O.

  Saracens stars Brad Barritt and Richard Barrington have been cited for their horror tackle at the weekend which left Geoff Parling unconscious. The pair who (as Barritt stated) made the tackle with ‘no malice intended’, collided simultaneously with the Exeter man in an unsavoury sight, and they may face some serious consequences down to the new laws which were put …

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How is the new ruling on tackling effecting the game?

It is not hot news that new rulings have come in for 2017 to combat the problem of concussions, anything that improves the safety aspects of the game for players is surely a good thing, however given the vast amount of cards shown in Rugby this weekend and the controversy surrounding them, is the ruling appropriate? This weekend we saw …

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