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List Of Already Confirmed Aviva Premiership Transfers Ahead Of The 2017/18 Season

Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors - Aviva Premiership

During the course of the last few seasons, Aviva Premiership clubs have not been afraid to compete with the likes of Toulon, Racing 92, and Clermont Auvergne in the transfer market. Backed by a massive broadcasting deal signed with BT Sport in 2015, Premiership clubs attracted the likes of Kurtley Beale, Matt Toomua, Ben Te’o and Schalk Burger to England last summer. Despite the …

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Eddie Jones Appoints New England Skills Coach Ahead Of Six Nations

England v Australia - Old Mutual Wealth Series

England under 20s attack and backs coach Rory Teague has been promoted by Eddie Jones, and handed the role as full-time skills coach with the senior team. Teague previously worked within the senior set-up for two days per week during the November series, and according to ESPN, was being sounded out by the Northampton Saints following Alex King’s departure from Franklin’s Gardens …

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Leicester Tigers Confirm Interest In England Fly-Half After Owen Williams Departure

Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors - Aviva Premiership

Although news of Owen Williams’ impending departure from the Leicester Tigers didn’t come as too much of a surprise, his move to Gloucester does come as a bit of a blow. Williams’ ability to play at inside centre grants the Tigers additional creativity, particularly with Matt Toomua ruled out for the remainder of the season. The Welsh playmaker also possesses a massive boot, …

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Gloucester Add Two More Forwards Following Williams Signing

Fraser Balmain

Gloucester have continued to bolster their squad for next season after confirming that Leicester prop Fraser Balmain and Worcester front-rower Val Rapava-Ruskin will both be joining David Humphrey’s side next season. The acquisition of Balmain and Rapava-Ruskin follows the signings of Tigers playmaker Owen Williams and Lyon backrower Carl Fearns who will also make their way to the Kingsholm next season. Director …

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Gloucester Confirm The Signing Of Owen Williams

Owen Williams

Gloucester have confirmed the signing of Wales hopeful Owen Williams next season after the player agreed to personal terms with the club. After signing for the Tigers from the Scarlets in 2013, Williams has amassed over 500 points during his time at Welford Road with the versatile inside back following forwards Carl Fearns, Fraser Balmain and Val Rapava Ruskin to …

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Predicting The European Challenge Cup Quarter Final Line Up

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: A close-up of the European Rugby Challenge Cup trophy and official ball during the 2014/15 European Rugby Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup Tournament Launch at The Twickenham Stoop on October 8, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

With our predicted Champions Cup quarter final line-up complete, we now turn to the contenders for the quarter final places in Europe’s second tier competition, the Challenge Cup. Pro12 toppers Ospreys have all-but sealed their place, and are likely to top the seeds despite being in one of the more difficult groups. Scoring 31 tries in four matches is evidence …

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Leicester Tigers Fly-Half Owen Williams Set To Join Premiership Rivals In Mega Money Transfer

Leicester Tigers v Saracens - Aviva Premiership

Good news stories have been in short supply for the Leicester Tigers in recent weeks. Injuries sustained by Matt Toomua and Manu Tuilagi robbed the club of their first choice center combination, leading to a lack of any real cutting edge in the back line, limiting the type of strategy Richard Cockerill could deploy. Nevertheless, when the lack of creativity was …

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Watch: Adam Jones Channels His Inner Fly Half After Expertly Slotting Toe Poked Penalty In Twickenham

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Although Adam Jones might be better known for his scrummaging and crazed hair style, he has clearly added a string to his bow in recent years, demonstrating a calmness when given the opportunity to kick for goal. Jones, who recently signed a new contract extension with Harlequins that will see him become a player/coach at the Stoop, was spotted warming up …

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Gloucester Coach Denies Saint-Andre Rumours

France v Italy - Group D: Rugby World Cup 2015

Gloucester Director of Rugby David Humphreys has vehemently denied that the club may bring in former coach Philippe Saint-Andre as his replacement. Billionaire Mohed Altrad – current owner of Top 14 side Montpellier – is looking to buy the club and take over from majority shareholder Martin St Quinton. Recent media reports have suggested Altrad wants to bring in his …

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