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Eddie Jones Receives Another Boost As Kiwi Winger Declares For England

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 25: Jason Woodward of the Hurricanes takes a mark during the round five Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Kings at Westpac Stadium on March 25, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Eddie Jones will have another option to choose from on the wing. England have received a boost ahead of the new international season, after former New Zealand under 20 winger, Jason Woodward confirmed he would consider lining out for Eddie Jones’ team. Woodward will of course join Bristol at the conclusion of New Zealand’s provincial season, and has a great …

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Andy Goode Column: The Teams I Expect To Lose Out In The Tightest Relegation Dog Fight We Have Ever Seen

Harlequins v Bristol - Aviva Premiership

Not only will the race for the play-off positions be massively competitive this season, but for those fighting to avoid the drop into the Championship, the coming campaign will be truly testing. In all, there are four or five teams who could potentially go down, with established sides such as Gloucester and Harlequins in danger of becoming entangled in the …

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Opinion: Why Jason Woodward Might Be The Best Signing Of The Year

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 25: Jason Woodward of the Hurricanes takes a mark during the round five Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Kings at Westpac Stadium on March 25, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Jason Woodward has been the nearly man in his rugby career so far. Signed by Bristol, this versatile and pacy fullback/wing might finally fulfil his potential and set the Premiership alight. 26-year-old Woodward joins the ambitious Bristol side after being part of the victorious Super 18-winning Wellington Hurricanes side. Woodward cut a frustrated figure in the Hurricanes side in his …

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Aviva Premiership Team Of The Week- Round One

Saracens v Worcester Warriors - Aviva Premiership

The Aviva Premiership has begun! It’s been an enthralling, fanatic and energetic start to the 2016/17 season. Saracens carried on their dominance over English rugby with the largest win of the weekend against Worcester Warriors. Leicester Tigers produced a record breaking comeback against Gloucester to come out on top at Kingsholm. Meanwhile in Newcastle, the Falcons managed to pick up …

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Aviva Premiership 2015-2016: The Top Ten Of Everything – Part 2

In the first part of this article we looked at the Premiership’s top ten tacklers, offloaders and more in last season’s Aviva Premiership competition. Now we take a look at the turnover kings, the penalty machines, the best breakers and beyond. Top Ten Total Penalties Conceded Nic Schonert (Worcester)    33 Henry Thomas (Bath)        30 Jamie Gibson (Northampton)     29 …

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By Numbers: Bristol In The Premiership

With Bristol finally back in the Premiership after seven seasons in the Championship, the side will want to show they have enough talent and the right mindset to stay back in English rugby’s top domestic league. We take a look at some of the key statistics from Bristol’s time in the upper echelons. Team Records Biggest win: 57 – 19 …

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Five Aviva Premiership Players You May Not Know Of – But Need To

Will Evans of England

The Aviva Premiership this season is set to dazzle with so many new and exciting signings that will whet the appetite of fans everywhere. On Pundit Arena we’ve checked out five new signings to keep an eye out for already. However, that’s not to say there aren’t some exciting players you may not have heard of already in the league who could …

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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Bristol

Bristol return to the Premiership for the first time since 2009 after numerous attempts to make it past the promotion play-offs, but always ending with being pipped to the post. With billionaire owner Stephen Lansdown providing financial stability to a club that has often struggled to compete with the top clubs in the country, the boys from the West Country …

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Leicester Tigers Sign England International Prop

CREMONA, ITALY - JUNE 20: Ellis Genge of England looks on during the World Rugby U20 Championship final match between England and New Zealand at Stadio Giovanni Zini on June 20, 2015 in Cremona, Italy. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Leicester Tigers have completed the signing of loosehead prop Ellis Genge from Bristol Rugby. Genge has signed a long term contract with the Midlands club after having spent the last three months on loan with the side making five appearances including Leicester’s semi-final throbbing by Saracens last weekend. Genge impressed in each of his five outings so much so that …

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Three Small Stars Making It Big In Modern Rugby

As rugby players become bigger and bigger, a few small stars are bucking the trend and proving that ‘a good little’un can beat a good big’un’. Hefin Jones takes a look at three little guys making it big in the modern game; 1.Christian Wade: Lightning quick and a natural born try scorer, the Wasps flyer is one of English rugby’s …

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Moving To Munster May Be The Right Option For Madigan

The precarious nature of Ian Madigan’s contract negotiations have had many speculating on the future of Leinster’s versatile inside-back, and with Bristol and Harlequins both emerging as potential suitors, the IRFU will have to somehow convince the mercurial 26-year-old to stay on home soil. Madigan is a direct product of the Irish youth system having come up through the ranks from …

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Bristol To Tempt Ireland & Leinster Man With Mammoth Wage Packet

Ian Madigan may be the latest Ireland-based player to be tempted by a move away from the Emerald Isle, with it being reported on Tuesday morning that English club Bristol are readying a €500,000-a-year deal for the Leinster man.  According to the Irish Independent, the English Championship club, along with Harlequins, are interested in luring Madigan across the Irish Sea. The …

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