Worcester Warriors

Expect More Drama – Aviva Premiership Preview – R 20

With just 3 games to go until the play-offs (and European places) are decided it is inevitable that there are going to be some big clashes on all three of the final weekends in the Premiership. First up on Friday night Harlequins take on the Tigers at the Stoop. If Quins can get a win, then they will put serious …

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It Could Have Been Worse! Review of Aviva Premiership Round 19

In the end my predictions weren’t too bad – 4 out of 6 is just about acceptable, but has pushed my overall % record for the season down into the low 70s! Mind you it could have been a lot worse. Friday night my ‘guess’ that the Sharks would continue their good run was firmly shoved up my….nose…by a Harlequins …

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Kick Off – Aviva Premiership Review – R18

Anyone who read my predictions for the weekend games in the Premiership should be having a good laugh just now. It started badly – the middle was poor and it went right downhill at the end. In the previous 17 rounds I have never scored below 66% (alright 66.66% recurring to be pedantic) – this week I reached a magnificent …

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All Change – Review of Aviva premiership – Round 17

It very nearly started so well for my predictions this week – on Friday night Worcester came within a second of fulfilling my forecast of their first win of the season. They were beating Wasps by 11 – 6 with time running out when Wasps with the final play, crossed for an equalising try. Cue Andy Goode to step up …

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Back to the Day Job – Aviva Premiership Preview – Round 17

This week sees the Premiership resume and technically the return of all the International players after the 6 Nations. Whether all will be in the starting line-ups is still to be determined. There is always the risk of a ‘hangover’ following the return to normal duties from the heights of the International arena – which makes it even harder for …

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Saints March On! – Review of Aviva Premiership Round 16

It all started badly for my forecasts on Friday night and looked pretty sick at the halfway point in Saturday’s games. But fortune smiled on me and come the final whistle on Sunday I had managed to get 5 out of 6 predictions correct.   On Friday at the Rec I had Bath to continue their run and knock Saracens …

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Benefitting from a Replacement – Aviva Premiership R16 Review

After some 90 matches in this season’s Aviva Premiership my predictions are running at around a healthy 80% level. Hard to believe I know, but a ringing endorsement for the old blindfold and pin system I think you’ll agree. It’s another break in the 6 Nations this week and some teams will benefit from having the international bench replacements available …

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Are We Set To See Changes to the Aviva Premiership Next Year?

With constant speculation about the future of European rugby next season there have been plenty of rumours regarding how this might impact on the Aviva Premiership. Despite many of the clubs incurring significant losses on an annual basis the Aviva Premiership has emerged as the most stable of all the domestic club competitions in the Northern Hemisphere as wages spiral out …

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