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Bath Set To Swoop For Freddie Burns Following Reports Of George Ford’s Departure

Wasps v Bath Rugby - European Rugby Champions Cup

Although George Ford’s move to the Leicester Tigers has yet to be officially confirmed, The Times believe the England fly-half has already agreed to move to Welford Road next summer. Ford’s anticipated departure comes as little surprise, as any number of clubs ranging from Toulon to the Sale Sharks had been linked with a move for the 23-year-old in recent weeks. …

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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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The Fly Half Merry-Go-Round George Ford’s Possible Departure From Bath Could Trigger

Wasps v Bath Rugby - European Rugby Champions Cup

There has been a great deal of speculation over the future of George Ford. Despite having a contract that is not set to expire until the summer of 2018, since Mike Ford’s departure from Bath last season, speculation has hung over George’s future at Bath. Throughout the last number of weeks, clubs such as the Sale Sharks, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints, …

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Bath Reportedly Interested In Gloucester Playmaker

Bath Rugby v Gloucester Rugby - Aviva Premiership

Gloucester’s squad is set for a radical overhaul next summer. Earlier this week, GloucestershireLive reported that Matt Kvesic, Ben Morgan and James Hook were all set to leave Kingsholm at the end of the season. While the article suggested that the Exeter Chiefs and Leicester Tigers were interested in Kvesic and Morgan respectively, there was some uncertainty over the possible destination of …

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Gloucester Trio Set To Depart At The End Of The Season [Report]

GLOUCESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Ben Morgan of Gloucester runs with the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester and Bath at Kingsholm Stadium on October 1, 2016 in Gloucester, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Premiership side Gloucester could be set for a massive shake-up. GloucestershireLive have reported that three of Gloucester’s most instrumental playmakers could be in line for a potential transfer. Matt Kvesic, James Hook and Ben Morgan are all said to be leaving Castle Grim. With the possible departure of three significant squad members, where will Gloucester invest to fill the hole? Matt Kvesic …

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Andy Goode Column: The Teams I Expect To Lose Out In The Tightest Relegation Dog Fight We Have Ever Seen

Harlequins v Bristol - Aviva Premiership

Not only will the race for the play-off positions be massively competitive this season, but for those fighting to avoid the drop into the Championship, the coming campaign will be truly testing. In all, there are four or five teams who could potentially go down, with established sides such as Gloucester and Harlequins in danger of becoming entangled in the …

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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Gloucester

Gloucester Rugby v Northampton Saints - Aviva Premiership

Gloucester are still very much in a rebuilding phase after former Ireland fly-half David Humphreys took over as director of rugby at the end of the 2014-2015 season, bringing in a new coaching team featuring Brumbies attack guru Laurie Fisher now acting as head coach. The club has also seen upheaval off the pitch as former owner Ryan Walkinshaw sold …

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A XV Made Up Of World Rugby’s Greatest Utility Players

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 19: Jack Nowell of England looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between France and England at the Stade de France on March 19, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

These are the guys every team needs. Multi-talented, they are able to cover more than one position – the perfect remedy when an injury crises hits. Here’s our XV composed of players of who have made their mark in more than one position. _____ 15. Israel Folau The 27-year-old Wallaby has racked up an outstanding 18 tries in 38 test appearances. After …

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James Hook V Danny Cipriani – Whose Assist Was Better?

Hook V Cipriani

Both James Hook and Danny Cipriani showcased their creative talents last night. Aside from Danny Cipriani’s well documented disciplinary issues, both he and James Hook have had similar careers. While Hook left for France to play with Perpignan in 2011, Cipriani moved to Melbourne Rebels the same year. Both players have also been shunted around various positions in the back line, …

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