Verdicts on Marler, Ayerza and Briggs

Joe Marler of Harlequins and Marcos Ayerza of Leicester both banned for two weeks after their fight in the Harlequins v Leicester match on Saturday. Both can play again on…

Hodgson was injured playing against Melbourne Rebels in a Super Rugby fixture

Tough Emirates Western Force loose forward Matt Hodgson has escaped the need for surgery after injuring his left shoulder in the club’s match against the Rebels on Saturday night but…

Errors prove costly for Exeter

Disappointed Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter blamed his side for making a series of “dumb” errors as they slipped to a 27-22 defeat against Leeds Carnegie in the Aviva…

Tristan Roberts signs for Bristol

Bristol Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of fly half Tristan Roberts from Doncaster Knights. The 24-year old successfully passed a medical this morning and will join the Club…

ryan jones dyk

Things change quickly in rugby, just ask Ryan Jones. Back in November he had “the worst 20 minutes of my rugby career”. First he was responsible for conceding the late…

Aviva Premiership Rugby blog

The round-up of the 19th round of Aviva Premiership action from Alex Shaw Saturday 2nd April 2011 – Northampton Saints vs. Sale Sharks Saints came into this game on the…

behindthethistle

You always sensed that Scottish rugby was the most true-blue amateur of all, and this weighty book of nearly 500 pages does nothing to disaffirm that view. The authors interview…