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Tag Archives: Aviva Premiership 2017-2018

Opta Produce Their 2017/18 Premiership Team Of The Season

The Premiership is over for another season and Saracens have re-established themselves as the Kingpins of the English game after easing to victory over the Exeter Chiefs in the final at Twickenham on Saturday.  There was no shortage of interesting narratives surrounding this season’s campaign. The rise of the Newcastle Falcons and the fall of perceived heavyweights such as Harlequins …

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Wayne Barnes With Really Classy Gesture To Schalk Brits After Premiership Final

The curtain came down on the illustrious Saracens career of Schalk Brits yesterday as he signed off with a Premiership title at Twickenham.  Saracens put in a dominating performance to emerge 27-10 winners and in doing so, denied the Exeter Chiefs the opportunity to become back-to-back champions. Brits, who has been with Saracens for nine years, was introduced in the second …

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Billy Vunipola Starts As Saracens And Exeter Chiefs Name Sides For Decider

Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola will start Saturday’s Premiership final against defending champions Exeter at Twickenham after recovering from a tight hamstring. The England international went off at half-time during the semi-final last weekend but is fit to start in a Saracens side that is unchanged from the one that crushed Wasps 57-33. Vunipola returned from a fractured arm against …

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Predictions Ahead Of This Weekend’s Premiership Semi-Finals

Saturday sees the Premiership semi-finals take place and we’re set for two mouth-watering encounters.  First up, Saracens host Wasps at Allianz Park (KO 12:30) before the later clash of the Exeter Chiefs and Newcastle Falcons (KO 15:30). Here we take a look at the matchday 23s for each side and predict who will contest the Twickenham final next weekend, with …

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Bristol Rugby To Re-Invent Themselves As The Bristol Bears

Bristol Rugby has announced today that they are re-branding themselves as the Bristol Bears from next season onwards. Pat Lam’s side have secured promotion from the Championship and with a raft of top quality signings, including Charles Piutau, making their way to Ashton Gate next season, things definitely look promising ahead of their return to England’s top-flight. A statement from …

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We’re Going Big With Our Aviva Premiership Predictions This Weekend

With three rounds remaining in this season’s Aviva Premiership campaign, there is little room for slip-ups as various clubs look to secure playoff and Champions Cup qualification. We’re here to provide you with some tips ahead of this weekend’s matches and hopefully, give you some cause for celebration, with leovegas.com.  Bet Of The Weekend:  We’re going big this weekend with …

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John Muldoon Reunites With Pat Lam As New Bristol Defence Coach

Bristol have confirmed today that John Muldoon will join the club next season as their new defence coach. It was reported back in January that Muldoon would be involved in some capacity with the recently-promoted club but the specific role was uncertain. The Connacht captain will retire at the end of the season as he finishes up his playing days …

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The Finish Line Is In Sight For Premiership Playoff Hopefuls

There are just four rounds remaining in the regular season of the Aviva Premiership and the battle for a top-four and top-six spot looks sets to go down to the wire. Here is the current state of the league before this weekend’s fixtures. Ahead of this weekend’s crucial round of fixtures, we give you our predictions and also recommend what …

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A Fully-Loaded Aviva Premiership Is Back This Weekend

There are just five rounds left in the regular Aviva Premiership season and things are hotting up as the finish line is in sight for playoff and Champions Cup qualification. Many sides welcome back their international stars as they are desperate to pick up some crucial points this weekend which just four games remaining after the upcoming action. Here was …

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Watch: David Halaifonua And Sinoti Sinoti Involved In Sickening Head Clash As Falcons Win Again

David Halaifonua certainly had a mixed day in today’s Aviva Premiership clash between Gloucester and Newcastle Falcons at Kingsholm. The flying Tongan winger got a crucial second-half try for his side which cut an 11 point half-time deficit to just six points after 48 minutes. Halaifonua had returned from a HIA just before half-time due to a clash with Newcastle’s …

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