LONDON IRISH joined the Army in pre-season and spent a week at the Sir John Moore Barracks in Winchester, where they tested their firing skills on the shooting range, completed the assault course and spent a night out on exercise. Here Exiles players Topsy Ojo and Jonathan Joseph talk through the experience…
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Former Amlin Challenge Cup champions, Gloucester Rugby, have been drawn with high-quality opposition in English rivals, London Irish, as well as French representatives, Bordeaux-Bègles and Mont-de-Marsan, following the pool draw for the 2012/13 tournament.
Gloucester will renew their Amlin Challenge Cup rivalry with London Irish, who they dramatically defeated 36-34 after extra-time in the 2006 decider, in a competition which will…
Posted 362 days ago
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 the Rabo Direct Pro 12, LV and Heineken Cups.
The front rower, who stands 188cm and weighs 120kgs, was part of the Ospreys side that won the Celtic League in 2005 and…
Posted 425 days ago
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 St Patrick’s Day Party this Sunday. The side will play Leicester at the Madejski Stadium in the Aviva Premiership match that kicks off at 3pm, but the celebrations are sure…
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By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor
IT WAS hardly a vintage performance by Cardiff Blues in Reading but they head into the final round of the Heineken Cup pool stages with quarter-final qualification in their hands. Level on points with Edinburgh, they just have to match the Scots’ performance next weekend to make the last eight.
As for this match against…
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London Irish has fought off considerable competition to sign England U20’s number 8, Alex Gray, on a two-year-contract from Newcastle Falcons.Alex is a product of the Newcastle Falcons Academy, the club he joined after he finished his studies at Barnard Castle School. He made 13 appearances for Newcastle, scoring a try on his Aviva Premiership debut against Harlequins at…
Posted 684 days ago
London Irish is pleased to announce the signing of fly half Adrian Jarvis on a one year contract.
The former England Saxon has joined up with the rest of the London Irish squad for pre-season training after he enjoyed a short spell at Leeds towards the back-end of last season after playing for Bristol in the Championship.
Adrian is an accurate kicker…
Posted 706 days ago
London Irish is delighted announce that back row forward Edward Siggery will be joining the Exiles next season.
Siggery, who is currently away at the Junior World Championships with the Wales U20 side, has come up through the ranks at the Scarlets Academy. The 6ft 3in, 16st flanker has also won caps for Wales at U16 and U18 level.
A physical and…
Posted 746 days ago
London Irish has named its side for Saturday’s Aviva Premiership clash with Leicester Tigers at Welford Road.
Tom Homer starts at full back and he will be joined by Adam Thompstone and Topsy Ojo in the back three. Jonathan Joseph replaces Elvis Seveali’i at outside centre and Richard Thorpe starts at number 8.
London Irish head coach Toby Booth said: “We have…