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#Aviva Premiership

# 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.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 8 May, 2016

London Irish have been relegated after 20 seasons in the English top flight

Bedford’s exit from the Championship play-offs means London Irish’s Premiership stay is over.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Hartley finally fit for return after suffering concussion in Six Nations triumph seven weeks ago

It comes as a boost for Northampton Saints in their bid to secure Champions Cup rugby for next season.

Peter Stringer will have competition for his place from Mike Phillips next season

The experienced Welsh scrum-half will join the Aviva Premiership club from Racing 92.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Ex-Leinster lock Flanagan joins Premiership powerhouse Saracens

The 26-year-old Westmeath man has signed a two-year deal with Mark McCall’s side.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 2 May, 2016

Wasps hooker retiring at end of season to take up theatre career in the West End

From the front row to the West End – Edd Shervington is planning a career on the stage.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

In-form England hooker George could be sidelined until May with ruptured bicep tendon

Dylan Hartley’s international understudy will miss the chance to face off against him in the Champions Cup next month.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Ex-World Rugby doctor says North should be one concussion away from considering retirement

A word of warning for the Wales star from Dr Barry O’Driscoll.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Cheika confident Pocock will snub move to England that would make him world's highest paid player

Wasps are reportedly aiming to bring the Wallabies back-rower to the Premiership in a deal worth more than £1.4m a season.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

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Rugby star sidelined after bagel accident

Leicester Tigers captain Ed Slater will be absent for an extended period.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Irish locks Sexton and Nagle join London Irish until end of season

The former Munster man has made his return to the professional game.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 22 January, 2016

Likely England captain Dylan Hartley (!) feared discipline had cost him England career

Hooker Dylan Hartley is relishing being given another chance by Eddie Jones after fearing his England career had come to an end.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Mourad Boudjellal writes to the English Premiership asking if Toulon can join

The outspoken RCT president has another ambitious plan.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 11 January, 2016

Conor O'Shea's Quins scored a delightful set-piece try against Saracens

Harlequins enjoyed victory over the reigning Premiership champions and this score was important.

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Another Kiwi bound for London Irish as 'Canes back James Marshall signs up Exiles This post contains videos

Another Kiwi bound for London Irish as 'Canes back James Marshall signs up

The Taranaki man will see out this season in Wellington before heading to London.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Wasps move quickly to secure future of Fiji-born forward Hughes ahead of England debut

While Francois Louw has committed to Bath.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Bath have signed one of Japan’s Rugby World Cup heroes

Amanaki Mafi scored two tries at the tournament.

# aviva-premiership - Saturday 26 December, 2015

London Irish end six game pointless run in the most dramatic fashion

After six games without a point London Irish finally got off the bottom of the Premiership table with a 25-23 win over Northampton Saints.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 24 December, 2015

England captain Chris Robshaw grateful to 'incredible' Conor O'Shea

“The World Cup is still lingering in the back of your mind.”

# aviva-premiership - Monday 7 December, 2015

Conor O'Shea rejects Italy approach

The Italians wanted the Irishman to replace Jacques Brunel as head coach.

# aviva-premiership - Saturday 5 December, 2015

JJ Hanrahan nails late penalty as Donncha O'Callaghan sees red for Worcester

Leinster’s European opponents Bath were beaten again.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 30 November, 2015

Hanrahan at inside centre, O'Dea flying high and all the Irish exiles' exploits

It was a busy weekend for the Irishmen based in England, France and Italy.

# aviva-premiership - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Bath snap up experienced Welsh international from Racing 92

Luke Charteris will swap Paris for Somerset next season.

# aviva-premiership - Saturday 21 November, 2015

It's been a dispiriting weekend for the Pro12 clubs in the Champions Cup

The Ospreys need to win in Clermont tomorrow to prevent a complete rout of the Pro12 clubs.

# aviva-premiership - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Taulupe Faletau's move to Bath is off after Warren Gatland blocks his transfer

Faletau will now likely leave the Dragons at the end of the season.

London Irish and Saracens will play a Premiership match in New York next year

London Irish are giving up a home game to play a Premiership game abroad.

# aviva-premiership - Monday 26 October, 2015

Rhys Priestland's break from international rugby may have a big impact on Taulupe Faletau

Priestland is quitting international rugby for at least 18 months.

# aviva-premiership - Friday 23 October, 2015

McCafferty insists there were no salary cap breaches in the Premiership

The Premiership salary cap will rise and rise in the coming years.

# aviva-premiership - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Dragons to cash in on Faletau with a move to the Premiership on the horizon

Faletau may have played his final game for the Dragons

# aviva-premiership - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Leicester boss Cockerill confirms talks with Springbok legend Jean de Villiers

Could de Villiers potentially come up against former club Munster?

# aviva-premiership - Monday 19 October, 2015

Donncha O'Callaghan's Worcester debut involved a bizarre water-bottle incident

“The old, grey water-bottle theft”