Tag Archives: Premiership Rugby

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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Billy v Sam. Lancaster Picks – In Response

Those who’ve read my ‘stuff’ on In The Loose will know I mostly write match reports – with my opinions of course and am lucky enough to get to meet some very interesting rugby people to write about them.  But I am going to rant a bit here. A bit of background into the whole In The Loose thing, the …

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Bath Rugby v Saracens- The Aviva Premiership Final

A couple of confessions/facts before I start recounting my version of events on Premiership Rugby’s Final.  Many of you will know the first – I am a Saracens season ticket holder/fan but also an admirer of Bath Rugby. I’m not sure if I should confess the next fact; my score prediction before the game?  Bath Rugby 31 Saracens 28.  There …

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Saracens v Harlequins – Rugby comes to Wembley

Having travelled to 5 countries to watch 5 Six Nations games the culmination of the Championship saw a return to Premiership Rugby.  The competition had been sprinkled in between the national games with mixed results for those with players missing.  The window had been particularly harsh on Bath – they faced Saracens, Northampton and Exeter with their depleted squad and …

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Rugby and the City

In a bid to find out more about Sports sponsorship and in particular Sanlam Private Investments and Saracens I set up a meeting with Andrew Lewis – Senior Advisory Stockbroker at SPI. He inhabits a world I know nothing about so I thought I’d find out a bit about him before we spoke Saracens specifically. How do you get to …

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Saracens v Blue Bulls – The Sanlam Challenge Shield

With a gap in the Premiership Rugby calendar as the Six Nations competition approaches Saracens took the opportunity to set up another match with South African opponents.  The Sanlam Challenge shield would be the prize for the winner. This was the 3rd such game, in January 2014 the Natal Sharks came over – that game was a close one and …

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Harlequins v Wasps – A Qtr Final Place gets closer

Having watched Harlequins get a good win against Leicester Tigers it seemed a no brainer to watch them play against Wasps on the European stage, especially when Saracens were kicking off early!  Two top class games in one day were too good to miss!  Quins put on a great show against Tigers giving them little room to play.  Wasps arrived …

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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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