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# premiership - Friday 12 July, 2013

Gavin Henson punched in face during Bath pre-season fracas Premiership This post contains videos

Gavin Henson punched in face during Bath pre-season fracas

The Premiership club are investigating the incident, which was caught on CCTV.

# premiership - Saturday 12 January, 2013

As it happened: Harlequins v Connacht, Heineken Cup

We had minute-by-minute coverage of the toughest task the western province would face this year.

# premiership - Monday 7 January, 2013

Exiles: O'Shea blasts ref as McCall signs on until 2015 with Saracens

The Harlequins director or rugby believes Quins’ referee on Sunday was out of his depth.

# premiership - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Green pastures: New contract for Morris as Leicester go top

The Tigers were missing captain Geordan Murphy but defeated Worcester to overtake Harlequins.

# premiership - Friday 28 December, 2012

Green pastures: 80,000 to watch Harlequins and London Irish square off

Conor O’Shea’s league leaders will be favourites to defeat a rattled Exiles side.

# premiership - Monday 24 December, 2012

Sale sack social media boss over fan insult

Holleh Nowrouz was dismissed after she described fans as “absolute f***wits” on an online forum.

Exiles: Morris on the double and Jackman's Grenoble down Toulouse

There was more pain for London Irish but positive contract news for a few ex-pats.

# premiership - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Heineken Cup: Du Preez wants sluggish Munster to get out of third gear

The lineout gambit worked a treat. If Munster can fix their scrum a follow-up victory awaits.

# premiership - Monday 10 December, 2012

'Preparations were perfect, everything else was a bit of a disaster' - Best on RWC '07

The former Ireland flanker played his final match in the pool stage elimination by Argentina.

# premiership - Saturday 8 December, 2012

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Heineken Cup Red Or Dead This post contains videos

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Heineken Cup

Rob Penney’s men welcomed a Sarries team to Thomond Park that were previously unbeaten in Pool 1.

# premiership - Friday 7 December, 2012

As it happened: Northampton v Ulster, Heineken Cup

We brought the minute-by-minute coverage, Ulster brought the house down.

# premiership - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Green Pastures: Neil Best and Worcester eye European silverware

The former Ulster flanker and his Warriors side take on Perpignan tonight.

# premiership - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

England recall Lawes for All Blacks clash

Meanwhile, Freddie Burns comes in in place of the injured Toby Flood

Exiles: The hits keep coming for London Irish and Quins lose again

Ian Humphreys kicked 13 points but was on the losing side as Exeter Chiefs recorded a vital away win.

# premiership - Friday 23 November, 2012

Green Pastures: O'Shea and Harlequins face leadership test at The Rec

Mark McCall’s Saracens, meanwhile, visit Sixways to take on Worcester Warriors.

# premiership - Saturday 17 November, 2012

The heart has been ripped out of the Irish team - Conor O'Shea

The former Irish fullback spoke to Patrick McCarry about “ferocious” injuries, coaching abroad and Declan Kidney’s job.

# premiership - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Preview: England future starts against Fiji

Stuart Lancaster believes the relatively large influx of novice talent will enable England to break the cycle of always having to rebuild a team after the end of every World Cup.

# premiership - Monday 29 October, 2012

John Andress: On the outside looking into Ireland's shallow prop pool

The Belfast born tight-head hasn’t gone completely unnoticed in the Premiership, but he won’t hold his breath for a Kidney call-up.

# premiership - Friday 26 October, 2012

Green Pastures: Andress a Warrior to call in a tight spot

The former Harlequins and Exeter tight-head is loving life at the Premiership’s coal-face.

# premiership - Friday 12 October, 2012

Heineken Cup cheat sheet: Your guide to this weekend's rugby action

All you need to know about the task facing our provincial teams this weekend.

# premiership - Thursday 11 October, 2012

'Nobody expects us to get a result in Leinster' - Ian Whitten

The former Ulster winger is enjoying life with Exeter Chiefs and ready to take a few scalps in the Heineken Cup.

# premiership - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Forewarned: Reddan expecting Chiefs to come in search of a scalp

The scrum-half knows a familiar face will be intent on an upset at the RDS.

# premiership - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Tomás O'Leary: English Premiership is much tougher than the PRO12 Intense This post contains a poll

Tomás O'Leary: English Premiership is much tougher than the PRO12

The Ireland scrum-half believes there are no easy games in England and has his eyes set on an international comeback.

# premiership - Friday 28 September, 2012

Green pastures: Ian Humphreys on life with London Irish Interview This post contains videos

Green pastures: Ian Humphreys on life with London Irish

Each week, catches up with an Irish player or coach plying their rugby trade in the Aviva Premiership.

# premiership - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Ian Humphreys: If Ireland don't need Tomás O'Leary they are a very lucky team

The former Ulster player believes his London Irish teammate has been harshly dealt in terms of national selection.

# premiership - Monday 24 September, 2012

Lock steady: New boy Denton warming to life with European champions Leinster

The Irish-qualified second-row played his first full game for Joe Schmidt’s side at the weekend and now has Connacht in his sights.

# premiership - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Irish winger Monahan settling into Premiership life at Gloucester

The former Leinster Academy and Connacht player made his first competitive start for the club at the weekend.

# premiership - Friday 14 September, 2012

Interview: Murphy still taking the outside line

The former Ireland fullback is intent on making rugby his legacy, not an off-field squabble.

# premiership - Thursday 23 August, 2012

'English and French clubs intend to quit Heineken Cup' - Premiership official

CEO Mark Cafferty says there needs to be a “level playing field” with regard to the qualification process.

# premiership - Monday 9 July, 2012

Gavin Henson signs with London Welsh while Danny Cipriani trains with Sale

The Wales centre is surely at the last chance saloon but would be well advised to avoid the spotlight.

# premiership - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From The Daily Fix: Sunday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Your round-up of the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# premiership - Monday 7 May, 2012

Fighting Irish: Rugby brawl results in two red cards Fight Club This post contains videos

Fighting Irish: Rugby brawl results in two red cards

London Irish ran in six tries against Gloucester this weekend but it’s the punches everyone will remember.

# premiership - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Fergie praises 'exceptional' Valencia

Fergie is looking to his wing men to seal the deal in the title chase with neighbours City.

# premiership - Monday 21 November, 2011

O'Shea says he has no interest in England job

His team are top of the Premiership but Conor O’Shea insists he is content at Harlequins and is not interested in the England job.

# premiership - Thursday 11 August, 2011

The Departures Lounge: your daily lunchtime transfer round-up

Find out what Premiersip star may be on his way to Zenit St Petersburg and what Tottenham player is “living in fear” as a result of the London riots.

# premiership - Friday 5 August, 2011

Robinho defends Balotelli; slams Manchester

Ex-City player says he can relate to the Italian star’s complaints.

# premiership - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Football's figures don't add up

A new report from Jose Maria Gay de Liebana, a football finance specialist based with the University of Barcelona, has outlined the scale of European football’s financial crisis.

# premiership - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Staunton in line for Anfield coaching role?

Kenny Dalglish first brought the Irishman to the club as a 17-year-old in 1986.

# premiership - Monday 25 April, 2011

The Morning Score: Easter Monday Early Doors This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Easter Monday

Dublin choke, as do Arsenal and Luke Donald – it must be something in the air.

# premiership - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Here's what you missed: Arsenal stumble (again) as Barca's treble dreams crumble Mop-up This post contains videos

Here's what you missed: Arsenal stumble (again) as Barca's treble dreams crumble

Want to see Sergio Ramos drop the Copa del Rey underneath a bus? Catch up with all of the best bits of last night’s action here.