steve borthwick saracens

Saracens are in Aviva Premiership semi-final action against Gloucester at Vicarage Road on Sunday, kick off 2.30pm, and welcome back England internationals Steve Borthwick and Richard Wigglesworth to the starting…

jordan crane leicester

Jordan Crane and Steve Mafi return to the Leicester Tigers team for the Aviva Premiership semi-final against Northampton Saints at Welford Road tomorrow. After last Saturday’s bonus-point win over London…

Saints ready for east midlands decider

The Northampton Saints team has been named for tomorrow afternoon’s East Midlands Aviva Premiership Rugby semi-final derby at Leicester’s Welford Road. The Aviva Premiership Rugby honours have been split between…

Gloucester not phased by ‘underdogs’ tag

Gloucester Rugby make three changes to the side that started against Sale Sharks last weekend for the Aviva Premiership play off semi final against Saracens at Vicarage Road on Sunday.…

Ruan Pienaar and Cian Healy

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THE MAGNERS LEAGUE finalists will be decided this weekend with Ireland guaranteed at least one team in the season’s climax. Ulster visit Leinster…

South Africa – Vodacom Cup preview

The Pampas XV, the only undefeated team in this year’s Vodacom Cup, will be hoping for one more victory in 2011 when they host the defending champions, the Vodacom Blue…

Northampton get two on Player of the Year list

Representatives from the Midlands dominate the nominations shortlist for both the Computacenter Players’ Player of the Year and the Norman Broadbent Young Player of the Year at the 2011 RPA…

Worcester heading for Aviva Premiership

ANDY GOODE bagged 16 points to put Worcester Warriors in pole position for a return to the Aviva Premiership, as they won the first leg of the RFU Championship play-off…

james craig

Northampton Saints today announced two new additions to the club’s squad ahead of the 2011/12 season – forward James Craig and back Cesar Sempere. Craig, a 22-year-old, 6’7” lock, joins…