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 Mennaye Field last night. Club chairman, Bleddyn Phillips told Sky Sports that London Welsh had made an arrangement with the Kassam Stadium in Oxford, specifically to enable them to schedule games as required by Premiership Rugby and the host broadcaster.
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Posted 364 days ago
Posted 364 days ago
LONDON WELSH are to be denied entry to the Aviva Premiership, even if they win the right to dine at English rugby’s top table by beating the Cornish Pirates.
The RFU’s Board of Directors announced this afternoon that they have accepted the findings of independent auditors in response to the Exiles’ request for scrutiny. The auditors concluded that London Welsh have…
Posted 825 days ago
The 2pm Saturday kick off at Castle Park signifies the end of stage 1 of the Championship and has the Knights placed in 6th place, so Group B of the promotion play offs. Having finished in a better position than last season the Knights will take the season as a positive and a step forward with a much younger squad.
Posted 868 days ago
The battle to fill the last two places in the promotion play- offs is shaping up to be a fascinating one between Rotherham, Bristol, Plymouth and Esher who are separated in the table by only six points.
Rotherham and Bristol are the sides currently in the box seat, but Plymouth kept up the pressure with a 22-21 win over the Titans last…
Posted 885 days ago
Leinster suffered their first defeat of the British & Irish Cup campaign when they fell to a 43-12 defeat to the Cornish Pirates in Sunday afternoon’s 3rd round clash at a chilly Mennaye Field.
The hosts raced into an early 7-0 lead after a Tyrone Holmes try was converted by Johnny Bentley and the impressive full-back got on the try list…