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Can Sam Burgess Make it in Union?

Waking up on a Monday morning to read the news that one of the most naturally talented English Rugby League players ever has decided to switch codes and join the Aviva Premiership is a great way to start the day. Sam Burgess is the man under the spotlight, at 25 he has a devastating try score record for his country scoring …

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Break Time

There’s a break in the 6 Nations this week and a lot of players have been released back to their clubs to give them some game time. England released 18 and it will, in particular, help two of the top clubs – Bath welcome back Attwood, Eastmond, Watson and Ford whilst Saracens will benefit from the return of Mako, Barritt, …

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Aviva Premiership Round 14 – A Spot of Rugby Love

We head into Round 14 off the back of one of the most emotional and tense rounds that the Premiership has ever seen. By now we are all well aware of the fact that three teams lost by just one point each, the league leaders lost their unbeaten home record and a couple of teams fell into the  ‘could have …

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The Premiership – A Tough (t)ask

This weekend sees the resumption of the Aviva premiership after the various Cup games of the last few weeks. Being an International week it also makes predictions harder and gives the lower teams a chance to pick up points against the more illustrious names in the Premiership. [adsenseyu1] With a Saxons game as well the problems will be compounded. Saints …

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Premiership Team of the Half-Season

As we’ve reached the half-way stage of the Premiership season, intermingled with four grueling, enthralling, blockbusting rounds of the Heineken and Amlin Challenge Cups, I thought it would be appropriate to look back on the 11 rounds of the Premiership, and acknowledge the players who I feel have been the most outstanding up to Christmas: 15): Chris Pennell Runner up: …

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Match report Bath Vs Harlequins – 21st December

Bath 14 Harlequins 3. On a festive December Saturday two England’s top sides met for what should have been a ‘cracker’ of a match. Upon arrival at the Recreation Ground we were met by the sights and sounds of Christmas with funky music playing, festive hats and a raft of the now fashionable Christmas jumpers. After a nervy start both …

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Saracens v Bath – Could Gav score?

What a difference a week can make, last week Allianz Park was arctic this week positively balmy! Would Bath prove to be a different level of opposition to 14 men Gloucester, I’d felt all week that they would prove to be a much harder prospect! Saracens had a less than perfect first half against Glaws, perform in the same manner …

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#RugbyRising Finalists – The Premierships Most Exciting Young Talent

With two round of the Aviva Premiership already down and teams starting to find their feet in the new Premiership season we thought now would be the perfect time to unveil our #RugbyRising finalists. Throughout the off-season we have unveiled club-by-club a list of the young talent within each time at let the fans vote for who they think has …

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