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Watch: Chris Ashton Absolutely Gifted Bath A Try Today

Chris Ashton

Chris Ashton won’t want to see a replay of this! Bath and Toulon were facing off today in a top-of-the-table clash in Pool 5 in the European Champions Cup, as the Premiership side were looking to kick on and make a big move towards the quarter-finals with a win. However, it was Toulon who won out by four points ahead …

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Watch: Ma’a Nonu Was Absolutely Rampaging Against Bath Today

Ma'a Nonu

The brute force of Ma’a Nonu isn’t exactly a secret. The giant centre has been throwing his weight around throughout a glittered career with the All Blacks and Toulon. The World Cup winner is regarded as one of the most destructive midfielders in rugby union, and it’s not difficult to see why. Today, Toulon are facing Bath in the Champions Cup, …

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Bath Rugby Sign Argentina International Prop

MENDOZA, ARGENTINA - OCTOBER 07: (L-) Lucas Noguera Paz, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro and Agustin Creevy of Argentina sing the national anthem prior to The Rugby Championship match between Argentina and Australia at Malvinas Argentinas Stadium on October 07, 2017 in Mendoza, Argentina. (Photo by Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images)

Bath Rugby have received a significant boost ahead of the busy November schedule, with the news that Argentina international star Lucas Noguera is joining the club this week. The 24-year-old loosehead prop is widely regarded as one of the best in the business, and will certainly aid Bath’s cause. Having won 42 caps with the Pumas, Noguera is looking forward to …

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An Alternative Uncapped England Backline For Eddie Jones To Consider

Following the Argentina tour and the relative success of England u-20s in Georgia it seems youth could play an increasingly important part to Eddie Jones regime. This could mean we see the blooding of a number of new names when the autumn internationals roll around. ______ 9. Ben Spencer (Saracens) The Saracens scrum-half has for a long time now been …

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Bath Confirm That Head Coach Tabai Matson Has Stepped Down

BATH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 10: Bath head coach Tabai Matson look before the Aviva Premiership match between Bath Rugby and Newcastle Falcons at Recreation Ground on September 10, 2016 in Bath, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Bath have confirmed that coach Tabai Matson has resigned from his role as head coach and will be returning to New Zealand for family reasons. The 44-year-old arrived at the Rec last summer (along with director of rugby Todd Blackadder), guiding the club to fifth place in the Premiership and thus earning a spot in this season’s Champions Cup. In a …

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David Denton Is Leaving Bath For Another Premiership Club

Dabid Denton’s time at Bath was frustrating for all involved, to say the least. He arrived from Edinburgh at the beginning of the 2015/2016 season but a hamstring seriously hampered the number of appearances he made this season.  All in all, over two seasons, Denton made 23 appearances for the club but unfortunately for Bath supporters, he won’t be adding …

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England Watch: Who Might Make It Onto The Argentina Tour?

Although much of the media focus over the next few months will be on the Lions tour to New Zealand, Eddie Jones will be taking his England charges out to Argentina for a two test series that promises to be truly competitive. England could be missing as many as 15 or more senior players from their squad, meaning Jones will …

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England’s Six Nations Campaign – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Eddie Jones’ England team finished an overall superb fourteen months on a particularly disappointing low point against a dominant Ireland side on Saturday evening, but the side still have much to take out of their Six Nations campaign. We review the good, the bad and the ugly of this year’s tournament. The Good As well as winning four games out …

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England Watch: Which Players Are Pushing For International Honours?

After last weekend’s round of the Aviva Premiership, a number of up-and-coming and fringe England-qualified players made their mark in the latest series of exciting matches in the country’s top domestic competition. We take a look at the individuals giving Eddie Jones and the rest of his coaching team something to think about. Top EQP Tacklers Exeter Chiefs’ 34-15 triumph …

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Kurtley Beale Set To Leave Wasps At The End Of The Season

Wasps v Leicester Tigers - Aviva Premiership

Wasps have this afternoon confirmed that Kurtley Beale will leave the club at the end of the season and return to Australia. Despite only joining the Premiership club last summer, there has been constant speculation hanging over his future, with Fox Sports hinting at his departure as early as last September. In February, ESPN then reported that Michael Cheika was preparing the ground …

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England Watch: Which Players Are Pushing For International Honours?

After another exciting round of Premiership action, we pick out the best England-qualified players from last weekend and look at the key stats across the six fixtures. Top EQP Tacklers Brad Barritt Saracens 23 Thomas Waldrom Exeter 21 Dom Barrow Leicester 19 Elliot Stooke Bath 19 Ross Batty Bath 18 Premiership champions Saracens put a disappointing few weeks behind them …

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