London Wasps

Saracens v Wasps – Double Header Part 1

Having been lucky enough to have the chance to be in the press/media area for the 11th Double Header I had a bit of a decision to make.  My initial intention was to watch the Saracens game as a fan then make my way to the gantry for the London Irish v Quins game.  But I took the decision to …

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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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In The Loose’s ‘Scrum Down’-Previewing the top games of the weekend

I bet by the time your reading this, you’ve arrived home from work, kicked off your shoes, stocked up the fridge with your favourite beverage and charged up your numerous electronic devices ready for a weekend of hard-hitting, jaw-dropping rugby action. For the really lucky ones, you’re probably winding your way down to the fortress that is the Gardens for …

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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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It’s Time to Extend the Premiership to 14 Teams!

The Aviva Premiership remains one of the most competitive leagues in world rugby, yet failure to adapt could be holding back the competitions progress. The reason for the Premiership remaining so competitive over the years is that the governing body of the league have ensured that all 12 teams competing do so on a relatively even playing field. Salary caps, …

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