Premiership Rugby

Gloucester Rugby v Saracens – A blustery night

Having decided not to make the trip to Gloucester I promptly changed my mind when I listened to me fellow Saracens fans discussing their planned trip; it just had to be done!  Ticket bought and hotel booked I made my way to Gloucester, not a bad journey really from Essex, not in the middle of the day anyway.  My hotel …

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Sale Sharks

So near and yet so far as Sale enter crucial new year for club As we go into the second half of the season Sale Sharks find themselves in 7th place of the AVIVA Premiership table, five points off the coveted top four, one point behind the crucial top six and yet only five points from the obscurity of ninth. …

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Sale Director Of Rugby Claims The Salary Cap Is A Joke

Sale Director of Rugby Steve Diamond has denounced the Premiership salary cap claiming it has been a standing joke in the English game. “I know what the salaries are for all the players, I know what the agents are touting the players at. “I know what my players are being offered by other clubs. All it takes is three or …

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Saracens v London Irish – Wet weather rugby

Having been in Paris for the last Saracens him game it felt like ages since I’d made the journey to Allianz Park.  I set off in what was grotty weather it has to be said!  It was clear the ball would be slippery and maybe the pitch too, but it certainly wouldn’t be muddy!  The journey was trouble free in …

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The Premiership XV

We decided it would be interesting to take a look at the strongest XV each major league in the world could field, here’s our team for the Premiership… 15.Mike Brown Brown may not quite be matching his form of early 2014 right now but he is still a regular stand-out performer in the Premiership and a key man for Harlequins. …

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Why The Removal Of The Salary Cap In England Will Ruin The English Game

It has been reported recently that Saracens, with the backing of seven other English clubs, have called for the Premiership salary cap to be abolished. Their argument is that it has served its purpose in creating a production line of English talent. However this line can quite easily stop as comparisons to the state of English football easily show… The current …

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Saracens Begin New Concussion Measuring Experiment

Saracens have begun investigations into the potential damage caused by impacts in the game with particular focus on concussions. The clubs players wore impact sensors behind their ears during this weekends game against London Irish as they began their new concussion research programme. The device, called the xPatch and produced in the US, measures the size and angle of hits …

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