Premiership Rugby

‘A hooligans’ game played by gentlemen’ – Sportsmanship fading?

Our great game has always revolved around putting in everything you have and just as importantly, sportsmanship. This is why we were appalled by Pape’s display of diving against Edinburgh at the weekend, which wouldn’t fall short of earning him an oscar.  The Frenchman was ‘slapped’ by Edinburgh centre Phil Burleigh in the second half and was looked down upon …

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Will the drain end? – Pichot’s plans to tackle the talent drain

The player drain is taking it’s toll on Rugby and it’s less funded nations, with talent flocking to bigger, more successful nations in a bid to make it into the professional game. This drain is nothing new, with players jetting off to the likes of France and England like there’s no tomorrow, making it less of a talent drain and …

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Blackadder not coming off the gas – Todd on Bath’s future

It is unarguable that Todd Blackadder was a quality Rugby player, going from a place on his school’s bench, to captaining the All Blacks with just greats as Jonah Lomu at his side. This gave him the experience and skill he needed to step off the field, and onto the sideline seamlessly without denting his reputation as a Rugby great. Since …

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Inspector Prem’ – Premiership to investigate North ‘concussion’

  Injuries are one thing that is certain in a game such a Rugby, but head and neck injuries are nothing to mess about with, and we saw another incident of playing on the lines of dangerous. On Saturday, Northampton’s George North and Leicester’s Adam Thompson collided mid-air, leading to North landing in a rather awkward position on his right …

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Location Location – Aviva Premiership Transfers 2016-17

With transfers taking place across the Premiership it is hard to keep up with all the players going in and out of club Rugby in the Prem’, whether it be through retirement, going over seas or just shifting across the Premiership. To save you the man hours and false speculations, we’ve got all your transfer news here, feast your eyes on …

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Wasps punish Harlequins and Boat Staff… (allegedly)

Let’s start with the off field antics. According to the Telegraph “The bosses of Wasps hired a private detective to look into the claims when when allegations were made about the behaviour of some guests attending a private party on board the Hurlingham floating nightclub on the River Thames.” “It was alleged that problems arose when some of the players …

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