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The Alternative Premiership Rugby Awards

With the league part of the season now over we though it would be a good time to take a look at those fans, coaches and players who may not have made it into the main Premiership awards yet have managed to light up the league none the less. Here are our alternative Premiership awards; The Ironman Award – Wayne …

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Last Four Standing

At half-time yesterday all six of my predictions made it look like I knew what I was talking about and I almost tweeted as much. Luckily I didn’t, as the second 40 saw two of them go pear shaped (a bit like some props I know). Still, I’ll settle for 4 out of 6 as it doesn’t make me look …

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Aviva Premiership Try of the Season

The shortlist for this seasons Aviva Premiership try if the season is (you can watch all 6 tries below): Christian Wade v Gloucester Rugby Nick Abendanon v Exeter Chiefs Kelly Brown v Northampton Saints Jamie Elliott v Gloucester Rugby Logo Mulipola v Exeter Chiefs Dean Mumm v Worcester Warriors [adsenseyu1] The shortlist was compiled by a panel of media professionals …

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Premiership R21 Review – Multiple Guess

Don’t laugh – but I had a pretty good week with my Premiership predictions (why else would I be writing this first thing on Monday?).   In the end I managed 5 ½ out of 6 right. I gave myself the ½ for predicting that Saints would triumph at the Rec. I claim a moral victory for this as Bath …

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Quins claim narrow victory

Harlequins remain in contention for a place in this season’s Aviva Premiership play-offs after securing a 30-29 victory over Exeter at Sandy Park which ended the Chiefs’ hopes of a European play-off. Exeter head coach Rob Baxter had asked to see some pride restored within the ranks with a passionate display in the club’s penultimate league game of the season …

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Nowell facing knee surgery

England wing Jack Nowell will undergo surgery next month to solve a persistent knee problem, ruling him out of the summer tour to New Zealand. The 20-year-old Exeter wing has not played since damaging nerves in his shoulder in the Devon club’s 45-15 Aviva Premiership defeat at Leicester Tigers on March 23. Exeter bosses have opted to combine Nowell’s enforced …

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Almost Home – Aviva Premiership Preview – Round 21

Come Sunday night I’m pretty sure that most of the remaining questions for this season will be answered. I think we’ might know the top 4 and it will be confirmed that Worcester will be in the Championship from September. These things are, however, not certain and it is just possible that some things will go down to the last …

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