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Champions Cup Rugby - Week 1

European Rugby is back! There’s something special about this competition, I try to watch as much of it as I can. That meant 2 games for me over this first weekend – Harlequins v La Rochelle followed by Northampton Saints v Saracens. 1,025 more words


Round 6 Round-Up - The Non-Televised Games

Worcester @ Bath

What was the score? 29-13 to Bath.

Anything of note? On the surface of things not really. Youngster Zach Mercer made a great run to set up a try and with England short on number eights this autumn he may well be fast-tracked into the squad. 345 more words

Aviva Premiership

Round 6 Preview - Non-televised Games

Bath @ Worcester

Bath will travel to Worcester coming off of a strong win against the Chiefs. Bath, like Leicester, will be looking to build on their 9, 10, 12 axis after losing George Ford to the Tigers over the summer. 327 more words

Aviva Premiership

PREVIEW | Northampton Saints vs Bath Rugby

By Thomas Branston

Northampton Saints host Bath at Franklins Gardens on Friday as they look to add a second successive home win after their derby day heroics in a 24-11 win over Leicester Tigers. 328 more words

Northampton Saints

Paul Tupai, in perpetuity

The Scrum Bar at Goldington Road in Bedford, a place where the past alights. The walls are adorned with photographs of XVs stretching back generations. Sons and fathers; grandfathers before them. 2,285 more words


Aviva Premiership 17-18: Day 1 Review

The Under-Achievers:

Worcester, Exeter, Harlequins


What do you say about a team who only gained 33 points last year and would have been fit for relegation had Bristol not been up to the necks beneath them. 1,441 more words

Premiership Rugby Reaction: Saracens 55 Northampton Saints 24

By Thomas Branston

Mark McCall’s Saracens opened up their 2017/18 Premiership campaign in emphatic fashion scoring nine tries in a 55-24 thrashing of a poor Northampton Saints side. 261 more words

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