Premiership Rugby

Bath Are Contemplating Parting Ways With Head Coach Mike Ford

Mike Ford, having lost his son George to England duty, faces an anxious wait to find out if Bath owner Bruce Craig will keep faith with him after the club’s latest humiliating home defeat to Gloucester on Friday. Last season’s Aviva Premiership finalists have endured a nightmare start to the season, losing seven of their opening 10 games. They currently …

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The Armitage Brothers Could Be On Their Way Back To The Premiership

Toulon’s Delon Armitage is eyeing a move to Bath next season as the former England full-back seeks an Aviva Premiership return. The 32-year-old is out of contract this summer and could end up surplus to requirements at Stade Mayol, owing in part to tougher rules around the quotas of homegrown players at French clubs. Last year’s Premiership finalists Bath are …

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Toulon’s Owner Has Made His Most Outrageous Claim Yet

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has written to Aviva Premiership chiefs about the possibility of his reigning European champions joining English rugby’s flagship domestic competition. A Premiership Rugby spokesman confirmed to the Press Association that a letter was received via email from the French club on Wednesday night. “It is a bit early for us to make a formal response,” the …

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