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Bath Can’t Bury Shocking Campaign Soon Enough

Annus horriblis doesn’t quite do justice to what has been a truly grim campaign for Bath. The club are so hungry for a return to the increasingly sepia glory days of yesteryear and after they reached last year’s Premiership final, a trophy at last felt within touching distance. A year on however, Bath won’t be at Twickenham. Nor will they be …

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A Secret History: The Story Of London Irish

READING, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: London Irish fans wave flags during the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and Northampton Saints at Madejski Stadium on November 3, 2013 in Reading, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

“They say they will return again, But they won’t say exactly when…” Those are the closing lines from a song aptly named ‘London Irish’ by The Divine Comedy. With the Reading-based club’s relegation fate all but sealed after losing to Harlequins on Sunday, the Premiership is waving goodbye to one of its most historic clubs. Yet it seems few know …

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Aviva Premiership: The ‘Arsene Wenger’ XV

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MARCH 19: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on March 19, 2016 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty images)

There has been a lot of media speculation regarding the future of Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger, one of the longest serving managers in the game having been at the same club since 1996. But who are the longest serving directors of rugby or head coaches in the Aviva Premiership? We pick a XV made up of the most prolific coaches in …

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England Appoint New Scrum Coach

England v Australia - Group A: Rugby World Cup 2015

Eddie Jones has moved to appoint a scrum coach ahead of England’s summer tour of Australia. The RFU have this afternoon announced that Neal Hatley will become England’s new scrum coach once the Premiership season comes to a close. Hatley will join Eddie Jones’ staff from Bath, where he has been employed as a scrum and defence coach since 2012. …

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