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Chris Boyd eyes chance to break the Saracens-Exeter stranglehold

8 hours ago by The Guardian

Premiership’s heavyweight pair seem destined for a Twickenham showdown unless Gloucester or Northampton can spring an upsetThe list of familiar club names absent from the 2018-19 Premiership semi-finals...

Chiefs finish top as Saints edge out Quins for fourth

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints took the final Premiership play-off spot despite losing to Exeter, while Bath secured Champions Cup rugby next term.     Exeter Chiefs wrapped up top spot in the...

What's left to play for in the final round of the Premiership

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The final day of the Premiership Rugby season plays out on Saturday with plenty to play for despite the fact that three of the four semi-finalists having secured their places while Newcastle have been...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saracens-plus is needed for England to rule the world

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saturday was a great day for English rugby — and for England’s World Cup challenge. A third of this Saracens team will now go to Eddie Jones’ squad as European champions. ...

The pressure is on for rugby's European Cup final to deliver after a week full of drama

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Rugby has its moment to shine with an era-defining match between Saracens and Leinster at St James' Park. The sport is under pressure to deliver in this period of superb drama. ...

England men U20 squad for World Rugby U20 Championship

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s head coach Steve Bates has named his 28-player squad for the 2019 World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina (4-22 June).    The group includes nine players who have appeared...

Premiership Highlights: Bath 21-17 Wasps

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath keep their European Rugby hopes alive with a bonus point win in a game that they left it very late to get into the swing of things. Mercer was incredible all game with plenty of positive attacking...

Late tries from Zach Mercer and Joe Cokanasiga edge Bath past Wasps

2 weeks ago by The Guardian

• Bath 29-17 Wasps• Hosts boost hopes of top-six finishThree tries in the final six minutes gave Bath a bonus point victory that took them to sixth in the table and on course for a place in the European...

Wasps' play-off hopes end in late collapse

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath ended Wasps' remote hopes of pinching a Premiership play-off place with a dramatic 29-17 bonus-point win at home on Sunday. The hosts' top-six aspirations remain alive and another bonus-point...

Talking Points: Bath vs Wasps

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath found themselves getting out the starting blocks pretty slowly against Wasps but grit and determination got them over the finishing line. Here are some of the talking points of the match: Bath went...