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Premiership Rugby Permutations: Who Needs What In The Final Round?

4 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Sunday afternoon the final standings of the Premiership will be decided with all six games kicking off at 3 pm (local).   The race for a place in the playoffs comes to an end on...

Premiership 2020-21 fixtures out

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The start of the 2020-21 Premiership season is imminent with the fixtures having been released.   Round 1 will commence on Friday 20 November with Harlequins hosting Exeter Chiefs and Northampton...

Premiership Preview & Line Ups: Harlequins vs Wasps

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The second game of Round 21 carries with it a sombre note as the hosts’ captain, Chris Robshaw – long time servant of club and country – is set to play his last game at The Stoop.     While...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Rob Baxter has moulded his wonderful Exeter team in his image

3 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: If ever a team were moulded in the shape of their coach, it must be Exeter and Rob Baxter, who grows more impressive with every season. ,

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saturday is a perfect chance to rattle the French as Saracens take on Racing 92

5 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: This is a huge day for English rugby. France are my tip to win the 2023 World Cup in their own backyard and English rugby needs to get into their psyche again. ,

The race for play off places reaches boiling point in the Premiership with two rounds to go

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

A league season is often described as a marathon rather than a race and the 2019/20 season is no different.    The lockdown stalled a number of teams' momentum while other returned from...

Premiership Round 21 Highlights: Bath Rugby v Gloucester Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath needed a big effort and they certainly delivered. After a poor first half, Gloucester looked like they were in cruise control and took a 17 point lead in the second half. Bath needed a miracle at...

Bath's comeback leaves Gloucester floundering in the silence

1 week ago by The Guardian

Bath 31-20 GloucesterBath score four tries in final 20 minutesVery little in rugby feels entirely permanent right now and here was another prime example. Entering the final quarter Gloucester were 20-3...

Match Preview: Bath vs Gloucester - Round 21

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

As the day slowly unfolds, a storm brews in the west country as Round 21 of the Premiership is set to explode onto screens with a first-up scrap of huge significance in the context of English rugby.   While...

Team News: Cokanasiga & Watson return for Bath, Los Puma lock starts for Gloucester

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Gloucester Rugby will make the short trip to Bath tomorrow to take on their West-Country rivals at the Recreation Ground. (5.30pm KO)   George Skivington has handed a full debut to Argentine international,...