Premiership Rugby

Gloucester Rugby 2014/15

Director of Rugby: David Humpries  Captain: Billy Twelvetrees 2013/14 League Position:  9th 2014/15 League Prediction: 8th  Notable New Men: Greig Laidlaw (Edinburgh): Initially signed as a 10 for Gloucester, however with the arrival of James Hook and departure of Jimmy Cowan it now looks like Laidlaw will be filling the 9 shirt, providing a mentoring role for the young but …

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The Aviva Premiership 2014/15 Will it be the Best so Far?

So finally the Premiership season is nearing and that Christmas Eve feeling of excitement is starting to blossom. To really get me bouncing around like a hyper four-year-old here are a few of the things I really cannot wait to discover and see from the upcoming season of the Aviva Premiership. The top 4 Battle With last years’ competition one …

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Bath Confirm Sam Burgess Will Play at Centre

Incoming Bath signing Sam Burgess will play at centre after he completes his switch to rugby union from league. The 25-year-old’s code-crossing move was announced in February and Bath head coach Mike Ford told BBC Radio 5 Live that he will arrive on 15 October. [adsenseyu2] “We’ll start him in the centres, so he can see the game live,” Ford said. “We need to …

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Mike Ford – League Player to Union Coach

As a London Broncos season ticket holder I can put my hand on my heart and confess there have been few highlights at the Hive this year.  However, a lunch held before the Wigan game certainly proved to be a great occasion; 3 rugby league greats turned out and basically had some banter and answered questions once a very tasty …

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The Top 50 Signings of the 2014/15 Season

With the 2014/15 season kicking off around Europe over the next couple of weeks we take a look at the 50 best signings made this summer. The signings are ranked not just on the quality of the player signed, but also the value they add to the new team they are joining, make sure you let us know in the …

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Leicester Tigers Sign All Blacks Legend Brad Thorn

All Blacks legend Brad Thorn is set to join Aviva Premiership side Leicester Tigers ahead of the 2014/15 season as Richard Cockerill looks to bolster his pack options. The 39 year old veteran who can play lock or back row was the first  the first player to win the treble of World Cup, Super Rugby and Heineken Cup titles. [adsenseyu1] Leicester’s …

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