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Bath Rugby Could Be Set To Leave The Aviva Premiership

It has been rumoured today that Bath could sensationally drop out of the Aviva Premiership and join the Pro12. There has been much consternation in recent weeks from clubs regarding the salary cap in place for Premiership teams, which is holding them back from competing with the French big guns in Europe. Bruce Craig, owner of Bath Rugby, is in …

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England Will Only Consider Sam Burgess as a Centre

England Coach, Stuart Lancaster, intends to play Sam Burgess in midfield Stuart Lancaster has detailed why he see Sam Burgess as a centre, despite the Rugby League convert playing his best rugby in the backrow. Lancaster argued that; ‘In the back-row we need our sixes to be effective in the line-out and there are some big players in our line-out …

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It’s The Weekend, So Here Are Some Try Of The Season Contenders

The Premiership Rugby Try of the season shortlist has been announced and there are some really beauties in the mix.  Each beautiful in their own way. Whether you appreciate Kyle Eastmond’s try that came about from some serious hardwork, right from under Bath’s own posts, or perhaps it’s the individual brilliance of Joe Simpson against Exeter Chiefs, there’s a try …

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Leinster Fans, Write Off Bath At Your Peril

Leinster face into today’s Champions Cup quarter-final against Bath with heavy expectations weighing on their shoulders. Few experts are tipping the English side to cause an upset at a packed Aviva Stadium, but Mike Ford’s side will believe that they have every chance of reaching the semi-final. Following that final day of the 6 Nations, normal service was resumed last …

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Rugby: European Champions Cup Preview: Pools 4 and 5

In the build up this year’s European Rugby Champions Cup, the new competition to replace the Heineken Cup, our writer, Jonathan Abbott previews pools 4 and 5 Pool 4: This is an intriguing pool that raises a lot of questions for rugby fans. Can Toulouse, with their new signings, be a force in Europe again? Will Montpellier or Bath make the step up to Europe’s …

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