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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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Premiership Rugby 2014/15 Fixtures and Predictions

This is the full list of Aviva Premiership fixtures for the 2014/2015 season, announced by Craig Doyle in the BT Sport Tower. The fixtures start with Northampton, the reigning champions, and the London Double Header. Also, there is Saracens’ game against Harlequins at Wembley to look forward to later on in the season, and Wasps’ home game labeled ‘The Stinger’ …

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Saracens v Northampton – The Final Word

After an amazing season for both teams we somehow arrived at the end of May, how on earth that appeared so quickly I have no idea?  Before I get into the actual match shizzle I will as always go into my pre-match preparations!  I had a mission before the game, to pick up the *shakeshands* trophy.  The trophy is part …

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20 Reflections on The Premiership Final

There are already a number of serious reviews of Saturday’s Premiership Final – with today’s technology some of them were probably online before the bloody game kicked off! Almost certainly they will all be better than anything I come up with – not least since I forgot to take my glasses to the match and must have looked a bit …

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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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