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#Aviva Premiership

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Gaffney angry at North's Northampton no-show

“We picked a side who actually wanted to be out on the pitch and the best side for the game.”

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

James Haskell confirms he'll leave Wasps at the end of the season

The England international is considering his options as he prepares to leave the club for a second time.

# aviva-premiership - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Wales dealt Priestland blow ahead of Six Nations

Warren Gatland will not be calling up a replacement.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 12 January, 2018

'At least Joe is trying to clear a ruck, albeit illegally': Quins chief hits out at Marler ban

Harlequins director of rugby John Kingston believes teams will target Joe Marler due to his poor disciplinary record.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 11 January, 2018

18-year-old English star out-half signs first pro deal with 'Quins

The Premiership club have tied Marcus Smith to a ‘long-term’ contract.

Major coup for Wasps as three-year deal for All Black out-half is confirmed

Lima Sopoaga has announced he will leave New Zealand later in 2018 and sign for the Premiership side.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Worcester Warriors put faith in Irish hooker despite 14-month injury nightmare

Niall Annett, who has played just once since November 2016, has signed a new contract at Sixways.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Suspension sidelines England prop Marler for opening rounds of Six Nations

Marler was red-carded in the second half of Harlequins’ 30-29 defeat at Sale Sharks on Saturday.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 7 January, 2018

First loss in English Premiership since September for Exeter as Saracens close gap

Sarries took full advantage of Exeter’s loss to Newcastle.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Blow for Wales as injury-stricken George North a doubt for Six Nations opener

The winger suffered a fresh injury that will require four weeks of rehabilitation.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Four-try Exeter hammer Leicester to end year with 10-point Premiership lead

The Chiefs’ title defence is building further momentum.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 29 December, 2017

Northampton appoint ex-Munster boss Gaffney following sacking of Mallinder

The 70-year-old Australian will oversee affairs at Franklin’s Gardens until the end of the season.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Bath fined for releasing Faletau to play for Wales

The Premiership side want a rule change.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Sort it early! Wales want to appoint Gatland's successor in 2018

The identity of his successor at the helm could be known more than a year before he is due to leave the role.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Aviva Premiership will become the first club rugby tournament to air on Chinese TV

A landmark deal was announced today as the league’s potential reach expanded to almost 600 million households around the world.

Wales confident of keeping Gatland despite Northampton links

Northampton Saints may be interested in Warren Gatland, but Wales expect him to stay until his contract expires after the 2019 World Cup.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Northampton confirm interest in Gatland as a replacement for Mallinder

The Saints are searching for a new director of rugby after sacking Jim Mallinder last week.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 8 December, 2017

Yet another Six Nations concern for England as Bath wing goes under the knife

Members of Eddie Jones’ squad seem to be dropping like flies at the moment.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Bath charged for releasing Taulupe Faletau to Wales outside of Test window

Premiership Rugby have taken a firm stance on the issue.

Maro Itoje emerges as a Six Nations concern for England

England will anxiously await further news on the 23-year-old after he suffered a jaw fracture on Sunday.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 23 November, 2017

North is 'a Ferrari in the garage' but Northampton 'can't find the key'

Former Northampton Saints team manager Lennie Newman on George North’s departure.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Leinster's Champions Cup opponents capitalise on Saracens defeat to top Premiership

The Premiership has a new leader after Exeter Chiefs beat Harlequins earlier.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

England suffer another injury setback ahead of November internationals

England could be without Jack Nowell during their November internationals due to a fractured cheekbone and eye socket.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 2 October, 2017

Going for Gold - the USA have a new rugby coach

South African Gary Gold only signed a one-year deal with Worcester in January.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Northampton sign Springbok flanker Brussow to fill Picamoles void

The 31-year-old flanker has made 23 appearances in the South African back row.

# aviva-premiership - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Scintillating Saracens thrash Saints as London Irish return with thrilling Twickeham win

There were also wins for Wasps, Gloucester and Newcastle on the opening weekend of the new Premiership season.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Can saliva diagnose concussion? The English Premiership is taking part in a trial to find out

Payers with confirmed or suspected concussion will provide saliva samples immediately following the injury.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Sale bring in Australian back O'Connor as marquee signing on three-year deal

The 27-year-old is returning to the Premiership.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 8 June, 2017

London Irish have made some promising additions for their Premiership return

From Wallabies to Champions Cup winners, the Exiles have been busy recruiting since securing promotion.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 26 May, 2017

14-man Northampton deliver magnificent comeback to claim play-off win over Stade

Ahsee Tuala scored the winning try to ensure the Saints’ place in next season’s competition.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 22 May, 2017

Henry Slade's incredible kick deserves some kind of award

The Exeter centre put his pack into prime position to grab victory against Saracens.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Former Leinster star Gopperth in awards clean sweep

The veteran fly-half was named Aviva Premiership Player of the Season tonight.

# 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.

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