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In-Form Teams To Reign Supreme Ahead Of Latest Round Of Aviva Premiership

Round 16 of the Aviva Premiership kicks off tomorrow afternoon and although it may be overshadowed by Round 3 of the NatWest 6 Nations, there are some fixtures which you should definitely get excited about.  We’re quite happy with ourselves in Pundit Arena HQ after our three-fold accumulator came in last week thanks to home victories for Leicester Tigers, Northampton …

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Should Ashley Johnson Have Been Red Carded For This High Hit?

Wasps secured a narrow, hard-fought win over the Exeter Chiefs at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday to close the gap on the Premiership champions to just four points as the race for the playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership hots up.  Saracens’ win on Friday night means that Mark McCall’s side are now Premiership leaders in what is becoming a …

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RFU Admit Premiership Players Can Go Entire Season Without Being Tested

Doping in professional sport is forever under the microscope and rugby is no different.  The issue has been highlighted in Ireland recently after debate was opened up about Gerbrandt Grobler’s eligibility to play for Munster considering he was found guilty of doping in the past, despite serving his two-year ban from the sport. The RFU has released figures from the …

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Manu Tuilagi Makes His Return To The Aviva Premiership This Weekend

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It’s hard to believe it has been a month since the last round of the Aviva Premiership but England’s top-level club rugby competition returns this weekend.  Many teams will have players away on international duty, with some teams worse off than others, which adds an extra level of intrigue and uncertainty with regards to how the results will pan out …

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Marcus Smith Has Committed His Long-Term Future To Harlequins

Marcus Smith is undoubtedly one of the brightest talents in English rugby at the moment.  The 18-year-old out-half made his senior debut for Harlequins this season against London Irish back in September. Two weeks later, Smith produced a man-of-the-match performance in his side’s win over Wasps to end a 22-match winning streak for Dai Young’s side at the Ricoh Arena. …

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Watch: Incredible, Ridiculous Pace From Sinoti Sinoti Has Falcons Soaring Against Exeter Chiefs

A huge upset is on the cards at Kingston Park as the Newcastle Falcons look on the verge of pulling off an incredible victory against reigning Premiership champions, the Exeter Chiefs. Despite winning their last three Premiership fixtures, two of which were away from home, not many would have given Dean Richards’ side much chance against Rob Baxter’s men but …

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The Highest Salaries By Position Across Europe’s Top 3 Leagues

As the game of rugby union has grown in recent years, we have seen salaries increase across all competitions in the world, especially in the northern hemisphere.  Many clubs in France and England are backed by wealthy benefactors who are able to supplement a club’s wealth to attract some of the top players in the world. We have already seen …

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