Aviva Premiership

Bath Rugby v Exeter Chiefs - Aviva Premiership

Analysis: All-action Jack Nowell lays down England marker

Releasing 12 members of his wider squad into Aviva Premiership action, Stuart Lancaster earmarked this weekend as one for fringe England players to impress their credentials for more prominent involvement…

London Welsh

London Welsh fight to get equality in Premiership

Passions run high in sport and when my previous blog, provocatively titled ‘Are London Welsh the worst Premiership team ever?’, was published recently, Exiles fans were up in arms. The playing…

Taking stock: Nick Easter will be in a camp with Lancaster for the first time

Aviva Premiership analysis: Nick Easter inspires Harlequins

Last week, one broadsheet billed Harlequins’ clash against London Welsh as a ‘basement battle’. Although undeniably clichéd, the epithet was accurate enough – Conor O’Shea’s team were languishing in ninth place before…

London Welsh v Newcastle Falcons

Snap shots: The weekend’s best rugby pics

ON THE last weekend of league action before domestic rugby turns to Europe, the Aviva Premiership saw Leicester return to winning ways, as they beat Harlequins 22-16 on Friday night,…

Premiership player analysis: Dan Robson, Gloucester

Friday evening’s encounter between London Welsh and Gloucester at the Kassam Stadium was a meeting of the Aviva Premiership’s most enthusiastic summer recruiters. Stung into action by a week of…