Aviva Premiership

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Crane and Mafi to help Tigers defend title

Jordan Crane and Steve Mafi return to the Leicester Tigers team for the Aviva Premiership semi-final against Northampton Saints at Welford Road tomorrow. After last Saturday’s bonus-point win over London…

Saints ready for east midlands decider

Saints ready for east midlands decider

The Northampton Saints team has been named for tomorrow afternoon’s East Midlands Aviva Premiership Rugby semi-final derby at Leicester’s Welford Road. The Aviva Premiership Rugby honours have been split between…

Gloucester not phased by ‘underdogs’ tag

Gloucester not phased by ‘underdogs’ tag

Gloucester Rugby make three changes to the side that started against Sale Sharks last weekend for the Aviva Premiership play off semi final against Saracens at Vicarage Road on Sunday.…

Northampton get two on Player of the Year list

Northampton get two on Player of the Year list

Representatives from the Midlands dominate the nominations shortlist for both the Computacenter Players’ Player of the Year and the Norman Broadbent Young Player of the Year at the 2011 RPA…

Worcester heading for Aviva Premiership

Worcester heading for Aviva Premiership

ANDY GOODE bagged 16 points to put Worcester Warriors in pole position for a return to the Aviva Premiership, as they won the first leg of the RFU Championship play-off…

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Saints make double signing

Northampton Saints today announced two new additions to the club’s squad ahead of the 2011/12 season – forward James Craig and back Cesar Sempere. Craig, a 22-year-old, 6’7” lock, joins…

Andy Powell signs for Sale

Andy Powell signs for Sale

Sale Sharks today announced the signing of 29-years-old Welsh international Number 8 Andy Powell on a two year deal. Capped 17 times by his country, Andy has previously played for…

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The Aviva Premiership Rugby Award Winners

Northampton Saints back row forward Tom Wood was named Aviva Player of the Season at the Aviva Premiership Rugby Awards at Old Billingsgate in central London this evening (Tuesday 10th…

Aviva Premiership round-up – a blog

Aviva Premiership round-up – a blog

Aviva Premiership Round by Rugby World reader Alex Shaw. Saturday 7th May 2011 Bath vs. Newcastle Falcons Bath welcomde Newcastle to the South-West in the knowledge that if other results…