Munster spirit wins derby day

Munster coach Tony McGahan praised his side’s attitude and spirit on Saturday night having watched them come back from an 11-point deficit at half-time to defeat Leinster 24-23 in the…

Rotherham player fails drugs test and is banned

NICO STEENKAMP of Rotherham Titans has been suspended from participating in Rugby Union for three months for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation after testing positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine. The suspension by a…

munster v leinster

Munster go into Saturday evening’s provincial derby clash as 4/7 favourites to beat in-form Leinster according to Ladbrokes.  The Thomond Park showdown will be a chance for redemption for the…

saints v sale

Northampton Director of Rugby Jim Mallinder is pushing his team to improve on last week’s performance, when they welcome Sale to Franklin’s Gardens on Saturday. The Saints came away with…

bath v saracens

Bath travel to Watford’s Vicarage Road on Sunday aiming for a much-needed win to keep their hopes of making the Aviva Premiership play-offs alive. After a heavy defeat to table-toppers…

Gloucester make five changes for Newcastle clash

Looking to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat at the hands of Harlequins, Head Coach Bryan Redpath makes five changes to his starting line up with Newcastle Falcons the visitors…

Exeter team v Leeds five changes, huge pack!

Exeter Chiefs are confident they can end their Headingley hoodoo and at the same time firmly cement their place in next season’s Aviva Premiership by overcoming Leeds Carnegie on Sunday…