London Welsh are back in the big show, but can they stick around this time? After recruiting nearly an entirely new squad, they certainly have the numbers.
It must take real strength to be a Newcastle fan. It’s been more than a decade since they sat anywhere in the top half of the table.
Wasps are past due for a resurgence. Since their surprise victory in 2008 they haven’t finished higher than 5th and just barely avoided relegation in 2012.
Saints took home a double last season, winning the Challenge Cup but more importantly claiming the big prize – the Premiership title – at Twickenham.
It was a good season for Bath. In spite of some off-field disruptions, they came within a whisker of a playoff place and made the Challenge Cup final.
Lots to cover in the past couple weeks of Aviva transfers, and with Bristol edging closer to promotion it’s time they were included in the mix.
It’s been a busy week, and indeed a busy morning, in terms of signings around the premiership, with only Northampton shying away from any news.
A detailed look at Canada’s twenty-odd leading players plying their trade overseas, most of whom are doing well but it’s not all good news from across the pond.
Nine articles from around the rugby world worth checking out, covering some Six Nations history, questionable club recruitment, the whereabouts of Rocky Elsom, Nigel Owens, the IRB Sevens, and more.
It’s silly season again in Europe, with transfers being announced almost daily. Here’s an update on all the Aviva moves over the past week and a bit.