London Irish

London Irish – Hazelwood Training Centre -It’s Official!

My epic November was to be rounded off with an afternoon at Twickenham to watch England play Australia.  When I got a press release through giving information about the opening of Hazelwood – London Irish’s new training facility in Sunbury that same morning,  I didn’t really have any idea of what to expect but as Sunbury is but a stones …

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London Irish v Saracens – Daylight Robbery

With some key match ups on the fixture list in the 3rd week of the Premiership Rugby weekend including Harlequins v Wasps and Bath v Leicester I had a journey down the M4 to watch London Irish take on Saracens.  Irish had travelled to Newcastle to beat them by a slim 2 points; Saracens had 2 wins under their belts, …

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London Irish v Harlequins – Double Header Part 2

London Irish v Harlequins – Double Header Part Two The second game of the afternoon saw London Irish take the home team dressing room; their opposition Harlequins; close neighbours to the big stadium refuse to concede a home tie.  Every year it never ceases to amaze me that fans watch their own team then leave; huge swathes of the seats …

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Aviva Premiership Betting Preview

Back Bath for Premiership Glory This weekend sees the return of domestic Rugby Union as the Aviva Premiership hits our screens, and this season has the potential to be the best in the history of the competition. With nine months of pulsating action, hard hits, scorching tries and gut wrenching tension in store as the major powers try to wrestle …

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15 New Reasons to Watch the Aviva Premiership

With the new season fast approaching here is a list of 15 players either re-joining or new to the Aviva Premiership for the 2014/15 season that will be sure to get you watching. 1 Alberto De Marchi (Sale from Treviso) The Italian loosehead has joined the exodus from Treviso this summer and finds himself in the Premiership like so many …

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Aviva Premiership 2014/15 Season Preview

With the Aviva Premiership due to kick off this weekend we provide a team-by-team guide to the 2014/15 season and give our predictions; Bath Key Signing – Sam Burgess Last season Bath came within 80 minutes of clinching a spot in the Premiership’s top 4 only to be beaten at the last hurdle by a resurgent Quins. One of their …

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12 Things to Watch Out for in the 2014/15 Aviva Premiership Season

With the 2014/15 Aviva Premiership season just a matter of days away here are our 12 things to look our for during the course of the season; 1. London Welsh’s Half Back Combo Welsh pulled off possible the coup of the season when they announced the signing of World Cup winning All Black Piri Weepu. Although he may not be …

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