Bath chairman Edward Griffiths leaves the Premiership strugglers after less than six months

Bath’s miserable season suffers a new low as chairman Edward Griffiths leaves the Premiership strugglers after less than six months following no-nonsense approach that was Bath are second bottom of the Premiership having won just five league games Griffiths initially joined in a consultancy role and became chairman on January 1 His departure is part of … Read more

Premiership without Champions Cup or Challenge Cup final representative for first time since 2013

The Premiership will not have a representative in the Champions or Challenge Cup final for the first time in NINE years following Saracens’ defeat against Toulon… with a reduced salary cap of £5million potentially limiting English clubs in Europe By Nik Simon for the Daily Mail Published: 22:31 BST, 15 May 2022 | Updated: 00:39 … Read more

Rugby World Cup in the US set to be held in the summer in bid to generate $1bn in ticket revenue

Rugby World Cup in USA in 2031 set to be held in summer in bid to generate $1bn in ticket revenue… but move to allow NFL stadiums to stage games raises concerns over player welfare with prospect of sweltering temperatures The Rugby World Cup’s traditional autumn slot could be moved in the calendar  On Thursday, … Read more

Premiership ring-fencing is WEAKENING English clubs in Europe, insists Scotland star Finn Russell

Premiership ring-fencing is WEAKENING English clubs in Europe, insists Finn Russell… as Racing 92 fly-half claims competitive edge created by relegation threat in France has helped three Top 14 sides qualify for Champions Cup semi-finals Finn Russell’s Racing 92 are one of three French clubs in Champions Cup semis  Meanwhile the English contingent have been … Read more

England: Manu Tuilagi credits sleep as huge benefactor of staying fit as poor recovery led to injury

Manu Tuilagi hopes that getting more SLEEP will end his injury nightmare and prolong his career as Sale and England star admits poor recovery could have led to spate of setbacks Manu Tuilagi reveals recovery is the key to the England man staying fit for action Tuilagi says chat with his wife forced him to make … Read more

England prop Joe Marler backs call for set-piece experts to help reduce confusion around the scrum

England prop Joe Marler backs call by Rassie Erasmus for specialist scrummaging referees to be introduced… with Springboks director of rugby believing set-piece experts would help reduce confusion around the scrum England prop Joe Marler has backed a proposal for set-piece experts  Rassie Erasmus says move would help reduce confusion around the scrum Specialist scrummaging … Read more

Leicester Tigers captain Ellis Genge turns his attention straight back to league glory

‘We have a Premiership title chase now’: Leicester Tigers captain Ellis Genge turns his attention straight back to league glory after Heineken Champions Cup exit to four-time winners Leinster Leicester suffered a 23-14 defeat to four-time European champions Leinster The Tigers will now switch focus back on their Gallagher Premiership title charge Leinster will host … Read more

Jermaine McGillvary is hopeful Huddersfield Giants reaching Challenge Cup final will help rugby grow

Jermaine McGillvary is hopeful Huddersfield Giants reaching the Challenge Cup final will help rugby league grow, claiming the ‘Super League isn’t what it used to be’ Huddersfield Giants beat Hull Kingston Rovers to reach Challenge Cup final Huddersfield-born Jermaine McGillvary is hopeful rugby can grow once again He says watching a team like the Giants … Read more

How Leicester Tigers have got Chris Ashton roaring again ahead of Leinster clash

Chris Ashton has been acclaimed for the ‘unbelievable’ try-scoring knack which has allowed him to revive his career at Leicester – and add to his personal haul of record-breaking feats. Last weekend, the 35-year-old, cross-code wing scored a stunning hat-trick for the Tigers against Bristol, to surge ahead of Tom Varndell as the Premiership’s all-time … Read more