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Chris Boyd eyes chance to break the Saracens-Exeter stranglehold

1 month 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 month 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

1 month 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...

“I feel now is the time for me to move on to new challenges outside of rugby" - Tim Visser to retire from professional rugby

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Harlequins have announced that winger and former Scotland International Tim Visser will retire at the end of the 2018/19 Premiership Season having made 66 appearances for the Club.   Affectionately...

Jesse Kriel snubs UK interest to sign Japanese deal

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the news that Handre Pollard will leave the Bulls at the end of the season while RG Snyman is set to miss the 2020 season while off in Japan, the Bulls have been dealt yet another blow with former...

Gallagher Premiership serves up 5 outstanding Try of the Week nominations

1 month ago by Rugby Dump

In the penultimate Try of the Week for this Gallagher Premiership season, here is a look at five of the very best scores. Featuring Sale Sharks, Newcastle Falcons, Northampton Saints, Saracens and Bath,...

England men U20 squad for World Rugby U20 Championship

1 month 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...

Wasps confirm departing players

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wasps have confirmed that the following players will be leaving the Club at the end of the 2018/19 season.       Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young said: “On behalf of everyone...

Premiership Highlights: Sale v Bath

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Sale Sharks edged Bath 6-3 in a wet and windy round 20 Premiership clash. Bath opened the scoring with an early penalty but were unable to extend their advantage, missing the next two kicks at goal. Sale...

Newcastle on brink of relegation after home humbling

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Anthony Watson was back in Premiership action on Friday, but Newcastle Falcons' time in the top flight looks to be coming to an end.     Newcastle Falcons could be relegated from the Premiership...