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Leicester Tigers: Season Preview
Leicester Tigers will head into the Gallagher Premiership Rugby season determined to resurrect themselves after last year’s underwhelming campaign. Geordan Murphy’s side suffered an uncharacteristic fall...
Upminster RFC and Maidenhead RFC triumph at Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup
The Rugby World Cup might be taking centre stage right now but the next generation of stars were on show on Saturday as Saracens hosted another action-packed Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup. Now in its...
Harlequins: Season Preview
Paul Gustard’s first year at the helm ended with an odd feeling of mixed emotions. Undoubtedly there had been a significant improvement under the former England defence coach. After all, they ended the...
Youngsters from Bath Rugby, Exeter Chiefs and London Irish in line for HITZ Rugby Ambassador Award
Inspiring individuals from Bath Rugby, Exeter Chiefs and London Irish will enjoy time in the spotlight after being nominated for the HITZ Rugby Ambassador award, supported by Land Rover. HITZ is Premiership...
Gloucester Rugby: Season Preview
It was a stellar 2018/19 season for Gloucester Rugby, who surged to the Gallagher Premiership Rugby semi-finals and will now look to build on the promise shown. After making the last four for the first time...
Topsy Ojo’s XV to watch in Gallagher Premiership Rugby
A new season of Gallagher Premiership Rugby is upon us. Can Saracens claim a three-peat? How will new boys London Irish fare? Who are the new faces to watch? Former England and Exiles winger Topsy Ojo has a...
Premiership Rugby Cup Breakthrough Player – Round Four nominees
Following an exciting Round Four of Premiership Rugby Cup action, Premiership Rugby are delighted to announce that Bristol Bears’ Will Capon and Fraser Dingwall of Northampton Saints have been shortlisted...
Bristol Bears: Season Preview
Bristol Bears will be hoping to look up the table rather than over their shoulders as they attempt to build on a promising first season back in Gallagher Premiership Rugby. The West Country outfit finished...
Exeter Chiefs: Season Preview
Exeter Chiefs will head into the new Gallagher Premiership Rugby season eager to avenge their heart-breaking final loss against Saracens last term, bidding to emulate their 2016/17 heroics and lift their...
Inspiring individuals from Bath Rugby, Exeter Chiefs and Northampton Saints set for HITZ Academic Achiever prize
Youngsters from Bath Rugby, Exeter Chiefs and Northampton Saints will have their hard work celebrated after being nominated for the HITZ Academic Achiever award, supported by SCL. HITZ is Premiership Rugby’...
Bath Rugby: Season Preview
Bath Rugby will be looking to build on a rollercoaster campaign last time out as club stalwart Stuart Hooper ushers in a new era as Director of Rugby in the 2019/2020 Gallagher Premiership Rugby season....
What to expect from the 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership Rugby season
All the talking, preparation and speculation is almost over – Gallagher Premiership Rugby returns on Friday night, 139 days after Saracens were crowned champions at Twickenham. If the Premiership Rugby Cup...
Vote for the Premiership Rugby Cup Try of the Week – Round Four
The Premiership Rugby Cup semi-finals might be confirmed but one thing is still up for grabs following the exciting weekend’s action – the Try of the Week. So which scintillating score from the weekend...
Things You Might Have Missed: Premiership Rugby Cup Round 4
A month after 12 hopefuls began their Premiership Rugby Cup journey, only four remain ahead of the semi-finals. During a thrilling final round of pool action, Sale Sharks emerged as the only side to win all...
Japan's captain dedicates win to typhoon sufferers
Japanese captain Michael Leitch dedicates his team's win to all those suffering due to the deadly typhoon.
A deserving Japan reaches first Rugby World Cup quarterfinal
Japan is into the knockout stage for the first time, fittingly in the first Rugby World Cup staged in Asia.
Rugby World Cup HL: Japan 28, Scotland 21
Japan reaches the quarterfinals after beating Scotland in a match that almost didn't happen due to a deadly typhoon.
Wake up with the World Cup: Japan moves on
Host country Japan outmatched and outplayed Scotland to move on to the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup with a final score of 28-21.
Rugby World Cup HL: Wales 35, Uruguay 13
Wales takes down Uruguay, setting up a quarterfinals match between the Welsh and France in the Rugby World Cup.
Tonga beats US 31-19, gets its win at Rugby World Cup 2019
Tonga beat the United States 31-19 on Sunday to avoid finishing last in Pool C. Already eliminated, both teams sought desperately to end their tournaments with a victory and something to build on.
Rugby World Cup HL: Tonga 31, USA 19
Tonga defeats USA, 31-19, to secure its first win of the tournament, while the Eagles lose a record-equaling 10th in a row at the Rugby World Cup.
Coach Gold dreams of Rugby World Cup in USA
USA coach Gary Gold explains why he thinks having a Rugby World Cup in America is a tremendous idea.
Scully: Phenomenal experience at Rugby World Cup
Blaine Scully analyzes USA's loss to Tonga and explains how disappointing it was not to get a victory in the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Japan v Scotland to go ahead at World Cup in wake of typhoon
Rugby World Cup organizers made an official call on the crucial Pool A game.
Rugby World Cup organizers cancel Canada-Namibia group-stage match in wake of Typhoon Hagibis
Rugby World Cup organizers cancel Canada-Namibia group-stage match in wake of Typhoon Hagibis.
Premiership Rugby Cup semi-finals confirmed
Premiership Rugby can confirm that Sale Sharks have emerged from the pool stages of the Premiership Rugby Cup as the No 1 seeds, finishing with a near-perfect record of 19 points. This means that the Sharks...
Ireland reach RWC quarterfinals with 47-5 win over Samoa
Ireland crushed Samoa 47-5 despite playing more than half the contest with 14 men on Saturday night to secure its spot Rugby World Cup quarterfinals.
Wake up with the World Cup: Ireland reach quarters
Rupert Cox, Alex Corbisiero and Brian Hightower analyze how Ireland reached the quarterfinals, as well as preview USA vs. Tonga and a potential match between Japan and Scotland.
Rugby World Cup HL: Ireland 47, Samoa 5
Ireland routs Samoa to move atop of Pool A and reach the quarterfinals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Blockbuster Saturday to decide Premiership Rugby Cup semi-final line-up
The final pool stage round of the Premiership Rugby Cup concludes in thrilling fashion on Saturday with five huge fixtures set to determine the semi-final line-up. Not only is the small matter of the final...
Rugby World Cup HL: Australia 27, Georgia 8
Australia rode a late surge to secure the win and a bonus point against a determined Georgia side that made the Wallabies sweat for the better part of 80 minutes.
West Country derby kicks off action packed Premiership Rugby Cup Round Four
Gloucester Rugby and Bath Rugby will both be looking to settle old scores as the pool stage of the Premiership Rugby Cup comes to a close this weekend. There will be no love lost as the two sides kick off...
Typhoon stops All Blacks’ RWC run, and Italian farewells
The threat of Typhoon Hagibis forced Rugby World Cup organizers in Japan to cancel two pool games scheduled for Saturday, including the Pool B match between the defending champion All Blacks and Italy in...
London Irish announce captaincy quartet
Declan Kidney has today confirmed that the club, for the 2019/20 season, will be co-captained by Franco van der Merwe, Blair Cowan, Stephen Myler and David Porecki. Franco van der Merwe is in his third...
Alex Lewington: Tackling rugby’s mental health stigma
There is a rollercoaster of emotions that surrounds being a professional athlete. You get the highs of winning matches and lifting trophies with your mates, but on the flip side there are lows – losses,...
Nic White to leave Exeter Chiefs at end of season
Nic White says it’s with a heavy heart that he will depart Exeter Chiefs at the end of the 2019/20 season. The Australian international has today confirmed he will be heading home to former club...
Win tickets by predicting the Gallagher Premiership Rugby stars to shine against France
Premiership Rugby are giving you the chance to win two tickets to the Gallagher Premiership Rugby Final by predicting which England stars will shine in Le Crunch this weekend. England secured their spot in...
Scotland breezes past Russia 61-0 to set up Japan showdown
Scotland’s reserves scored nine tries in routing Russia 61-0 at the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday, to set up a Sunday showdown with host Japan for a quarterfinal place.
Rugby World Cup HL: Wales 29, Fiji 17
Wales rallies from down 10-0 to defeat Fiji, 29-17, during an action-packed match that results in Wales reaching the quarterfinals and Fiji going home.
Rugby World Cup HL: Scotland 61, Russia 0
Scotland's reserves score nine tries against Russia on its way to a 61-0 shutout in the Rugby World Cup.
Wales reaches RWC quarterfinals after thrilling win vs Fiji
OITA, Japan — Wales rallied to reach the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals beating Fiji 29-17 in an action-packed Pool D match on Wednesday. There were seven tries, four of which were ruled out, five decisions...
Argentina slice apart U.S. 47-17 to send off Leguizamon
Argentina sliced and diced the U.S. 47-17, completing its World Cup campaign and reaffirming its supremacy in the Americas.
Scotland breezes past Russia 61-0 to set up Japan showdown
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend trusted his backup players with the responsibility. They repaid him nine times over. Scotland’s reserves scored nine tries in routing Russia 61-0 at the Rugby World Cup on...
Wake Up with the World Cup: USA falls to Argentina
Dan Lyle and Brian Hightower recap the latest action in the 2019 Rugby World Cup, which saw Argentina top the United States 47-17.
Premiership Rugby Cup Breakthrough Player – Round 3 nominees
Following an exciting Round Three of Premiership Rugby Cup action, Premiership Rugby are delighted to announce that Leicester Tigers’ Tommy Reffell and Manu Vunipola of Saracens have been shortlisted for...
BT Sport set to show a pair of Premiership Rugby Cup crackers
The Premiership Rugby Cup is back for one more round before Gallagher Premiership Rugby gets underway and there’s two televised games to watch this week. Friday night is reserved for Bath Rugby’s trip to...
RFU Disciplinary Hearing: Tatafu Polota-Nau
An Independent Disciplinary Panel convened on Tuesday 8 October 2019, to deal with the case of Tatafu Polota-Nau of Leicester Tigers FC.  The case was dealt with on the papers only in the absence of the...
RFU Disciplinary Hearing: Charles Watson
Charles Watson of Saracens appeared before an Independent Disciplinary Panel in London on Tuesday 8 October 2019 at 18.30.  He was charged with kicking, contrary to Law 9.12. The kick to Northampton RFC...
Officials confirmed ahead of Premiership Rugby Cup pool stage conclusion
Ian Tempest will take charge of Friday night’s West Country derby between Gloucester Rugby and Bath Rugby, with both sides desperate to finalise their Gallagher Premiership Rugby preparations with a win in...
Rugby World Cup HL: Argentina 47, USA 17
The U.S. lost its third match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup, falling to Argentina, 47-17, in Pool C play.