Aviva Premiership

Nick Tompkins

Aviva Premiership: Five young Englishmen to watch

The ravenous pursuit of television viewing figures means just about every tournament in professional sport is accompanied by marketing hyperbole these days. Even so, this Aviva Premiership season does feel…

That's what it's all about: Northampton celebrate their nail-biting Aviva Premiership final win

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Final flourish There are some people who still don’t like to see playoffs decide league titles, but without them we wouldn’t have dramatic occasions like Saturday’s Aviva Premiership…

484610651-e1401276617273

Don’t miss this weekend’s league finals!

ARE YOU ready for the hottest weekend of the league season? Have you got your tickets, or failing that, the beers on chill in your living room? Don’t miss a…

Champions: Captain Chris Robshaw lifts Harlequins' first Premiership title

The music that makes Harlequins tick

HARLEQUINS WON their first Aviva Premiership title last season, beating Leicester in the final, and they are now going well on both the domestic and European fronts – but what…

London Welsh have everything to prove

London Welsh have everything to prove

LONDON WELSH have belatedly been confirmed as the new boys in England’s rugby master-class. But will they still be there this time next year, asks Richard Grainger. An old proverb…

Sweet moment: Quins Tom Williams will have enjoyed his early try

Premiership Final: Harlequins 30-23 Leicester

By Owain Jones, Rugby World Editor In a nutshell HARLEQUINS CELEBRATED their first Premiership title beating Leicester 30-23 in a fine advertisment for the Aviva Premiership at a sweltering Twickenham.…

Versitile prop Cai Griffiths can play at both tighthead and loosehead

Ospreys prop Cai Griffiths signs for London Irish

LONDON IRISH has signed Ospreys tight head prop forward Cai Griffiths. Griffiths, who can also operate at loose head, has made over 100 appearances for the Welsh province, competing in…

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

Rugby World’s Championship Blog

LONDON WELSH showed the RFU exactly what they thought of the their decision to bar them from the Aviva Premiership by making the Cornish Pirates walk the plank at the…