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#Aviva Premiership

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Former Wales and Lions lock Evans forced to retire at 32

Ian Evans, who toured Australia four years ago, has admitted defeat in his bid to regain full fitness.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Toulon move will dampen Ashton's 'burning desire' to play for England again

The winger still craves a return to the international stage almost three years after winning his last cap.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Ian Madigan set to join Pat Lam at Bristol as Bordeaux agree release

The 31-times capped Ireland international is understood to be on the move this summer.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Solomona weeks away from England eligibility following hat-trick against Wasps

The rugby league convert has scored eight tries in five games for Sale.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

England fly-half George Ford returning to Leicester Tigers

The 23-year-old is leaving for their Premiership rivals at the end of the season with Freddie Burns going in the other direction.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 13 February, 2017

All Black lock to join Pat Lam at Bristol next season

“I have a fantastic relationship with Pat and I enjoyed working with him at the Blues,” said Steven Luatua

# aviva-premiership - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Donncha O'Callaghan's Worcester shock Saracens

It’s just a third defeat of the season for the reigning English and European champions.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Sale Sharks suspend player over alleged tactics leak to brother

Tom and Luke Arscott met in the days before their respective clubs played and Sale Sharks are not happy about the outcome.

Sale report one of their own players over alleged 'team leaks' before Premiership match

There are allegations that Bristol received tactical information before the New Year’s Day clash from within the Sharks camp.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Another Six Nations blow for England as Harlequins confirm Marler leg fracture

The 46-times capped prop joins Mako Vunipola, Billy Vunipola and Chris Robshaw on the sidelines.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 9 January, 2017

'It was an outstanding 35 seconds': Haskell's long-awaited return short-lived after head collision

The England flanker had been out for seven months after reconstructive surgery.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Richard Cockerill could be in line for England coaching job after Leicester sacking

Eddie Jones is open to the idea of bringing the 46-year-old on board.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 2 January, 2017

Leicester Tigers sack Cockerill as director of rugby with Mauger taking over in interim role

The former England hooker has been at the helm since 2010.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Injury worry for Manu Tuilagi as Saracens see off Leicester

While one England centre hobbled off, another continued to excel.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Harlequins and Gloucester serve up 52 points in front of 77,000 fans at Twickenham

Gloucester threatened a late comeback in the Premiership encounter.

# aviva-premiership - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Ashton returns from biting ban to score in Sacracens' Christmas Eve win

Saracens remain top of the Premiership after beating Newcastle, but Wasps thrashed Bath to go level on points at the summit.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 23 December, 2016

World Rugby to speak to RFU after 'apparent non-compliance' regarding George North head injury

The winger seemed to temporarily lose consciousness in a game against Leicester earlier this month but was allowed to resume playing.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 15 December, 2016

'Dylan Hartley has let Northampton Saints down'

The team’s boss Jim Mallinder was counting on the experienced player giving his struggling side a lift.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Hartley set for hearing tomorrow over Sean O'Brien strike

England skipper Dylan Hartley will be informed this week how long he will serve in his latest suspension.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Wallabies lock Will Skelton is heading to Saracens

Skelton has signed a short-term deal with the English champions which will begin with immediate effect.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 4 December, 2016

'He wasn't knocked out' - Northampton defend decision to allow George North to play on

Concerns over a head injury have been calmed by the club.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Jimmy Gopperth's exceptional form continues as he puts former team to the sword

But there was concern for Marty Moore as he appeared to suffer a serious neck injury.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Moore excited by Wasps' rugby but still has big Ireland ambitions

The 25-year-old tighthead is enjoying the high-tempo approach under Dai Young.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 9 October, 2016

George double seals big win for Saracens over Wasps in top-of-the-table clash

The Premiership champions ended Wasps’ 100% record today.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 3 October, 2016

Madigan's Bordeaux pip Coughlan's Pau and all the exiles' action

Marty Moore was involved as Wasps continued their 100% start to the season.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

'I have always played fair' - Ashton protests innocence following 13-week ban

The England and Saracens wing has been punished for biting Northampton Saints prop Alex Waller.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 19 September, 2016

Chris Ashton charged for allegedly biting Northampton's Alex Waller - twice!

He’ll appear before an RFU disciplinary panel charged with acts contrary to good sportsmanship.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 12 September, 2016

Madigan helps UBB to victory, Allen scores and all the exiles' action

Donncha O’Callaghan is still going strong with Worcester Warriors.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 5 September, 2016

Coughlan among the tries, Moore's Wasps debut and all the exiles' action

Here’s how the Irishmen based in England and France got on over the weekend.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 2 September, 2016

New concussion technology to debut in the English Premiership this season

Pitch-side technology will be available to medics so head injuries can be referred to the team doctor for review.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Wasps pull off another coup as they add South African international to squad for new season

They’re building quite a squad at the Ricoh Arena.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 29 July, 2016

Record-setting Nick Easter retires to focus on coaching 'Quins

The number eight had planned to be a player-coach this season, but has opted to concentrate on the new job.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 28 July, 2016

Bath look to new chapter with signing of Blackadder as director of rugby

The Kiwi arrives after eight seasons in charge of the Crusaders.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 25 July, 2016

Premiership clubs boosted by new £224m+ agreement with the RFU

‘This is a true partnership focused on making English rugby the best in the world for club and country.’

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Haskell posts positive report after toe surgery that could keep him out until 2017

He even ‘broke his number one rule’ to celebrate.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Toe injury rules out England and Wasps star for up to six months

James Haskell could be out until early 2017.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Early blow for Conor O'Shea as injury forces Andrea Masi into retirement

The versatile back, who was Six Nations Player of the Championship in 2011, won 95 caps for Italy.

# aviva-premiership - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Irishman Jack O'Connell heading for the Premiership with Bristol

The former Leinster loosehead was part of the club’s Championship-winning season.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Irish out-half Steenson and Ulster-bound Piutau nominated for Premiership Player of the Season

The winner will be announced tomorrow night.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 13 May, 2016

Waratahs urge Beale to reject deal to make him the highest-paid player in England

The Wallaby has reportedly agreed a £1.5million deal with Wasps.

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