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Premiership preview

April 8th, 2008

A look ahead at all the the fixtures in Round 19 of the Guinness Premiership

Friday 11th April
Bristol Rugby v Sale Sharks Memorial Stadium, 7.30pm
Saturday 12th April
Gloucester Rugby v Saracens Kingsholm, 12.35pm
London Wasps v Worcester Warriors Adams Park, 3pm
Sunday 13th April
Leeds Carnegie v Harlequins Headingley Carnegie, 3pm
Newcastle Falcons v London Irish Kingston Park, 3pm
Tuesday 15th […]

Great rugby gaffes

April 7th, 2008

We’ve gone all ‘You’ve been framed’ with this one. Whilst accepting that it is neither big, nor clever to laugh at others’ misfortune, we also think it is quite funny from time to time, as in the case of these ten bloopers.
No diving allowed
London Irish’s coaches will be stressing the need for 100% concentration […]

Simpson-Daniel: We must have a go

April 4th, 2008

James Simpson-Daniel wants Gloucester to “have a go” and be left with no regrets in tomorrow’s Heineken Cup showdown against revered European heavyweights Munster.
Despite leading the Guinness Premiership and holding home advantage, Gloucester are underdogs for a Kingsholm clash that sold out weeks ago.
While 2006 Heineken Cup winners Munster are on the scent of a […]

Walder leads Wasps quartet south

April 4th, 2008

London Wasps’ Dave Walder, Charlie Beech, Nick Porter and Tom Lindsay will head to New Zealand province, North Harbour, this summer as part of a player exchange between the European Champions and the North Shore club in Auckland.
The North Harbour province now home to former Wasps prop and forwards coach Craig Dowd, who is Rugby […]

Pretty in pink!

April 3rd, 2008

Saracens have thrown their support behind Breast Cancer Care’s Tackled Pink weekend and will be wearing these fetching pink shirts to support the charity when they take on Wasps on April 20. Sarries stars Kris Chesney, Dan Scarbrough and Brent Russell are pictured posing in the special shirts with their partners.

Ryan: Kingsholm won’t phase Munster

April 3rd, 2008

Gloucester boss Dean Ryan believes travelling to Kingsholm will mean little to Munster in Saturday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final.
Ryan’s men are notoriously difficult to beat at home, yet 2006 European champions Munster boast a Cup record that has seen them win more games - 62 - than most clubs have even played in the tournament.
That tally […]

Sarries to wear pink

April 2nd, 2008

Saracens will turn out in one-off pink jerseys on April 20 when they face Wasps at Vicarage road in aid of Breast Cancer Care.
The special shirts are part of a joint effort by all 12 Premiership clubs to support the charity throughout round 20 of the league season. 
Women can purchase tickets for all the games […]

Rabeni hit with huge ban

April 1st, 2008

Leicester’s Fijian back Seru Rabeni will miss the remainder of the English season after being banned for 14 weeks for eye gouging.
Rabeni was found guilty late on Monday of “making illegal contact with the eyes” of Saracens hooker Andy Kyriacou during last weekend’s Premiership match.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) said his ban would run until […]

McGeechan and Care take March awards

March 31st, 2008

London Wasps Director of Rugby Ian McGeechan has been named Guinness Premiership Director of Rugby of the Month for March and Harlequins‘ Danny Care has won the Guinness Premiership Player of the Month award.
Wasps have won all three of their Guinness Premiership matches in March, including their first ever win over Leicester Tigers at Welford […]

The big hit parade

March 31st, 2008

There were a couple of huge hits made at the weekend. One, De Wet Barry’s shoulder on Mathew Tait, ended in a red card for the assailant. The other, a hefty smash from James Haskell on Leicester’s Jordan Crane, went unpunished. In fact, Wasps were awarded a penalty for a Tigers infringement in the same […]