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Northampton Saints Part Ways With Jim Mallinder

Northampton Saints confirmed today that they have parted ways with long-serving director of rugby, Jim Mallinder. According to a statement on the club’s website, the board made the decision to oust Mallinder, who took over at Northampton in 2007 and whose decade-long stint at the club’s helm is the longest of any director in the entire Aviva Premiership, due to …

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Irish Rugby Under Serious Threat Just As It Becomes Ready To Challenge For Greatness

Ireland’s international rugby panel is finally a thing of beautiful depth and talent, a mix of experience, talent, youth and ambition. It’s a pity it could soon be undone by the deep pockets of our continental neighbours. Less than two years out from the 2019 Rugby World Cup, head coach Joe Schmidt has been steadily building a squad that could legitimately …

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Report: Aviva Premiership Set For Big Change In The Name Of Player Welfare

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 25: (L-R) Tom Wood, Captain of Northampton Saints, Gerritt-Jan Van Velze, Captain of Worcester Warriors, Ally Hogg, Captain of Newcastle Falcons, Jack Yeandle, Captain of Exeter Chiefs, Greig Laidlaw, Captain of Gloucester Rugby, Tom Youngs, Captain of Leicester Tigers, Brad Barritt, Captain of Saracens, Danny Care, Captain of Harlequins, Guy Mercer, Captain of Bath, Jack Lam, Captain of Bristol Rugby, Joe Launchbury, Captain of Wasps and Josh Beaumont, Captain of Sale, pose with The Aviva Premiership Trophy during the Aviva Premiership Rugby 2016-2017 Season Launch at Twickenham Stadium on August 25, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images for Aviva)

There could be a dramatic shift in the Aviva Premiership Rugby landscape if proposals to change the structure of the competition come through. According to a report this Wednesday in The Guardian,  the top rugby competition in England could be reduced to ten teams. This would reduce the number of matches played in the league – something a number of high-profile players …

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Saracens Reveal Pinstripe Suit-Inspired Jersey That Will Take Fans By Surprise

Aviva Premiership and European rugby giants Saracens have unveiled a one-off, special edition jersey that will likely take some fans by surprise. Famous for their red and black threads, the London-based club have become the dominant force in European rugby over the last number of seasons, replacing the mighty Toulon at the top of the pile. They have secured two Champions …

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