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Tag Archives: Gallagher Premiership 2018/2019

London Irish Confirm Signing Of Paddy Jackson

Paddy Jackson

London Irish have confirmed that they have signed Paddy Jackson from Top 14 side Perpignan ahead of the 2019/20 season.  Jackson has been plying his trade with the French club for the 2018/19 campaign but due to the club’s impending relegation to the PRO D2, there has been plenty of speculation surrounding the future of the Irish out-half. Jackson will …

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Your Guide To Exciting End Of The 2018/19 Season

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The 2018/19 season is drawing to a close and there are just a few weeks of action left before we find out the destination of this year’s silverware.  The Guinness PRO14, the Gallagher Premiership, the Top 14 and European Cup rugby are all entering their final weeks and here we provide you with a week by week account of what …

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Wasps Confirm Elliot Daly Will Leave Club At The End Of The Season

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Wasps have confirmed that Elliot Daly will leave the club at the end of the season.  Daly has made 188 appearances for Wasps scoring 404 points for the club and he triggered a release clause in his contract according to Director of Rugby Dai Young. “Elliot triggered a release clause in his contract and despite our best efforts to keep him …

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Bath Reduced To 11 Players As Worcester Claim Last-Gasp Win

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Worcester Warriors have claimed a vital victory at home as they overcame Bath 21-19 at Sixways.  In what was a bizarre end to the game, the away side were reduced to 11 men as discipline went completely out the window. Bath were leading 19-3 at halftime but they were pegged back to 19-11 when Bryce Heem crossed for a try and …

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Negotiations Underway For ‘Ring-Fenced’ Premiership [Report]

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Negotiations are underway between the Premiership clubs to potentially bring an end to promotion/relegation in England’s top-tier, according to a report in The Times.  The idea of ‘ring-fencing’ the Premiership has been long-mooted but the problem often stemmed from one of the shareholders of Premier Rugby Limited currently plying their trade in the Championship and as a result, would be left …

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English Rugby Season Extended But Player Welfare Plans Introduced

English Rugby

The Rugby Football Union (RFU), Premiership Rugby and Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) have today announced that guaranteed in-season breaks will be introduced for players as part of the agreed structure for the next three seasons.  From 2019/20 onwards, there will be a commitment to a maximum number of match involvements,  rest for the next England World Cup squad in July 2020, a year before the …

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Watch: Referee JP Doyle Gets Stuck In To Check Grounding

Referee JP Doyle was straight into the action in today’s eagerly anticipated East Midlands Derby between the Leicester Tigers and the Northampton Saints at Twickenham.  Saints’ Jamie Gibson got the first try of the game and he has Doyle to thank for going through the effort of viewing the grounding. The Saints were about a metre out from the Tigers’ line …

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Watch: Sinoti Sinoti Embarrassed Wasps’ Defence With Glorious Run

Sinoti Sinoti

Newcastle Falcons‘ flying Samoan winger Sinoti Sinoti produced a stunning piece of skill which resulted in a crucial try for his side in their Friday night clash with Wasps at Kingston Park.  The 33-year-old picked the ball up on the wing before produced a dizzying side step which left Marcus Watson on his backside. He then powered through the tackle …

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Gallagher Premiership Table Predictions: Mid-Table

Part two of this year’s Premiership predictions analyses the middle of the table: Places 8 to 5. While these sides will be well clear of danger at the bottom, they will miss out on the playoffs and therefore the chance to challenge for the title. But there will be plenty to play for in midtable, with the race for a place …

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RFU Fire Warning To Premiership Clubs Over Skyrocketing Salaries

The RFU have issued a warning to Premiership clubs that the ever-increasing salaries for their players are unsustainable.  The salary cap for Premiership clubs currently stands at £7 million, this figure was established last season when the cap was increased by £500,000. A caveat of this salary cap was that clubs could sign two ‘marquee players’ who would not contribute to …

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