Aviva Premiership

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…

Joe Marler

Harlequins 25-23 Northampton: The Verdict

By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer  In a nutshell An error-strewn game saw the scores level on penalties til the final quarter of the game, and with Nick Evans showing…

mike brown quins

Harlequins v Northampton: The Preview

By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer  THE FIRST of this weekend’s Aviva Premiership semi-finals will see Harlequins and Northampton battle it out at the Twickenham Stoop. Neither team has competed…

Barnet Copthall

Wembley expecting a record crowd

SCHALK BRITS prepared for Saracens’ game against Sale the unconventional way last week – with hardly any sleep at all. The hooker’s first baby, son Christian, was born on Thursday,…

bob casey

Continue the St Patrick’s Day celebrations

St Patrick’s Day may have been and gone, but London Irish are giving you the perfect excuse to string out the celebrations, by inviting you to join in their own…