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Controversy As Owen Farrell Escapes Punishment With Dangerous Tackle

Owen Farrell

Owen Farrell was in the spotlight on Saturday after he was involved in a controversial incident in Saracens’ heavy 62-5 victory over Worcester Warriors at Allianz Park.  Mark McCall’s side are doing everything in their power to get themselves out of their precarious standing in the Gallagher Premiership. This latest bonus-point victory sees them on -7 points, 18 points behind …

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Gary Gold To Leave Worcester And Take Up National Position

Worcester Warriors have this Monday morning announced that head coach Gary Gold is to leave the Premiership club at the end of the season. The Warriors are currently in last place in the table after losing all five of their games to date after the weekend’s 25-3 loss to Saracens. Gold will leave Sixways to take up a role as …

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Watch: Gloucester Score One Of The Tries Of The Season In Thrilling Victory Over Worcester

Well, that was tense, wasn’t it?  Gloucester came away from their Kingsholm encounter against the Worcester Warriors with a 24-19 victory but they were made sweat for it as a battling Worcester side kept going until the end, desperately searching for their first win of the season. It was Worcester’s first point of the season, however, yet it roots them to …

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Donncha O’Callaghan Confirmed As Worcester Warriors Captain For The Coming Season

Pre-Season Friendly, Irish Independent Park, Cork 26/8/2016 Munster vs Worcester Warriors Worcester Warriors Donncha O'Callaghan

Munster and Ireland legend Donncha O’Callaghan has been confirmed as the club captain of Premiership side Worcester Warriors for the coming season. The 38-year-old, now entering his third season at Sixways, has been handed the armband in what will be Gary Gold’s first full season as Director of Rugby. ? BREAKING NEWS ? Warriors announce @docallaghan4 as Club captain ahead …

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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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Star Studded Bristol Imports Heading For The Championship

European Rugby Champions Round 6, Kingspan Stadium, Belfast 21/1/2017 Ulster vs Bordeaux-Begles Bordeaux-Begles' Ian Madigan

Bristol have had a terrible season and after their heavy 32-14 loss to Gloucester on Friday night they look condemned to the Championship. Despite the awful form, they have not struggled in attracting some star names to join the ranks at Ashton Gate including current Connacht coach Pat Lam. All Black Steven Luatua is one such name, the blindside flanker …

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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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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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England Watch: Which Players Are Pushing For International Honours?

It’s easy to overlook the Premiership with the northern hemisphere’s flagship tournament the Six Nations taking place, but many individuals put their hands up for England selection with some sterling performances for their clubs last weekend. We look through the statistics and highlight some of the best performers from the latest round of Premiership action. ________ Top EQP Tacklers Wasps …

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Premiership: Three Signings That Could Happen In January

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 26: Finn Russell of Glasgow kicks a conversion during the Guinness Pro 12 match between Edinburgh Rugby and Glasgow Warriors at Murrayfield Stadium on December 26, 2016 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

We have already seen three very big Premiership transfers at this early stage in January. Saracens secured a move for Liam Williams, Sam Underhill has joined Bath and, most recently, Matt Kvesic has secured a move to Exeter. Here are three more moves we could see materialise over the coming weeks. ________ Finn Russell (Glasgow to Bath) The Scotland fly-half, …

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Watch: Delon Armitage Sin Binned For Hand Off During Top 14 Encounter

Given the amount of concern that currently exists over concussion in rugby, it didn’t come as too much of a surprise to see World Rugby introduce new laws in an effort to minimise the risks faced by players. However, the game’s governing body has been criticised in some quarters for restricting aerial duels and forcing referees to base their decision on …

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Fans Rage As Bristol’s Tusi Pisi Red Carded For High Ball Challenge

Tusi Pisi red card

Protecting a player going up for a high ball has been a priority for rugby officials of late. However, many feel that the implementation of the rules has been far from satisfactory in recent times. Therefore, the red card to Tusi Pisi yesterday divided many watching Bristol’s clash with Worcester. The Samoan centre was going up for a high ball with …

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The Midlands England XV

Having already created a team based on players born and/or bred in the North of England, we now move our focus on to those individuals who come from the Midlands. 1) Alex Waller Born in Kettering, Northamptonshire, the young English loosehead went through his club’s academy before going on to make over 150 appearances for his club. Many Saints fans …

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