Aviva Premiership

Tatupu trying his hand at English rugby

Josh Tatupu is the new Chief in town

Exeter Chiefs newcomer Josh Tatupu said the chance to sample rugby life in England was one of the reasons behind his decision to join the Aviva Premiership club this summer.…

Centurian Stuart Hooper

Hooper to lead Bath Rugby next season

Bath Rugby is delighted to today announce that Stuart Hooper will be the new Club captain for the 2011/12 season. The 6’ 5” lock joined Bath from Leeds Carnegie three…

Neil Back becomes coach at Rugby Lions

Neil Back becomes coach at Rugby Lions

The once-great Rugby Lions have big plans to bring the glory days back to the town with confirmation that Neil Back has signed a five-year contract to be head coach…

Gloucester and Samoan big mouth Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu

Eliota Sapolu – Magic moments

Eliota Fuimaono-Sapolu was one of the stars of last season’s Aviva Premiership bringing a swagger and a style that lit up Kingsholm throughout a great season for the Cherry and…

MBNA announced as Sale Sharks Principal Partner

MBNA announced as Sale Sharks Principal Partner

Premiership Rugby’s Sale Sharks today announced that credit card lender MBNA will become the club’s Principal Partner for the next three seasons. MBNA will continue its sponsorship of the Main…

All Aviva Premiership Fixtures 2011-12 are here

All Aviva Premiership Fixtures 2011-12 are here

The Aviva Premiership Rugby fixtures for the 2011/12 season have been announced. Reigning Aviva Premiership Rugby champions Saracens kick off their season by playing London Wasps in the London Double Header…

Falcons secure raw talent

Falcons secure raw talent

Less than 24 hours after snapping up England under-18 forward Joe Robinson, hooker, George McGuigan is the latest young starlet to sign professional forms with Newcastle Falcons. McGuigan, 18, who…

Tait bolsters backroom staff

Tait bolsters backroom staff

Newcastle Falcons chief Alan Tait has bolstered his backroom staff with the addition of talented skills coach, Calum MacRae. MacRae, 31, from Edinburgh joins the Falcons on the back of…

Seven Saracens sign for Bedford Blues

Seven Saracens sign for Bedford Blues

Saracens have agreed to dual register seven players with Bedford Blues, ahead of their new season in the Championship. Duncan Taylor, Will Fraser, Jackson Wray, Harry Allen, Sam Stanley, Ben…