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Shane Geraghty Makes Switch To Premiership Club

READING, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Shane Geraghty of London Irish gives instructions during the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and Leicester Tigers at Madejski Stadium on October 18, 2015 in Reading, England. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Shane Geraghty is on the move. In sport, relegation often means that you will lose some of your better players to bigger sides. London Irish finished bottom of the Premiership last season. While they are finding things relatively easy as they look to bounce straight back up, the draw of the top tier is certainly something with which they need …

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Aviva Premiership 2015-2016: The Top Ten Of Everything – Part 2

In the first part of this article we looked at the Premiership’s top ten tacklers, offloaders and more in last season’s Aviva Premiership competition. Now we take a look at the turnover kings, the penalty machines, the best breakers and beyond. Top Ten Total Penalties Conceded Nic Schonert (Worcester)    33 Henry Thomas (Bath)        30 Jamie Gibson (Northampton)     29 …

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2015-2016 Premiership: The Top Ten Of Everything – Part 1

Want to know who the best tacklers were in the Premiership last season? Interested in finding out the players who won the most lineouts or made the most offloads? Need a little hand for your fantasy rugby teams this season? Then look no further than Pundit Arena’s Top Ten Of Everything for last season! Top Ten Tacklers Mark Wilson (Newcastle)   …

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By Numbers: Newcastle Falcons In The Premiership

Even though Newcastle won the first Premiership title of the professional era, they have since struggled to impose themselves as genuine title contenders in the league having never finished higher than sixth since 1998. We take a look at their statistical history in the Premiership. Team Records Biggest win: A 56 – 10 thrashing of Rotherham back on 9th November …

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Two Team GB Sevens Stars Linked With Moves To Premiership Clubs

Rugby - Olympics: Day 6

Premiership clubs seem to have caught the sevens bug following the Olympic Games, after The Telegraph linked two of team GB’s biggest names with moves to 15 aside clubs. Given the success of the British team at the Olympics, it doesn’t come as too much of a surprise to see a Premiership club attempt to convert at least one member …

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London Irish Stadium Move Takes Another Step Forward

SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, ENGLAND - AUGUST 23: A close up view of the London Irish crest as it appears on a player's shirt during a London Irish Photocall on August 23, 2011 in Sunbury-on-Thames, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Reading-based London Irish are looking into a possible move back to London. Irish, who were relegated from the Premiership at the end of last season, moved from their original home of Sunbury in Surrey, to the Madejksi Stadium in 1998. And despite playing their home games in Reading the senior squad has continued to train at Sunbury, with the youth …

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By Numbers: The Aviva Premiership

Before the new Aviva Premiership season kicks off, we look at some of the most intriguing records from the history of the league, including the most points scored in games, the most red cards and some truly outstanding performances from individual players. Points mean prizes The biggest ever winning margin in a Premiership game was 94 points when Richmond thrashed …

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The Premiership ‘Young Guns’ XV

England and the Premiership clubs both claim that the academies in the country are doing sterling work to produce young talent for both club and country, but just how true is this? We put together a team of the youngest players to have made starts for their club in the Premiership in specific positions. 1) David Flatman, Saracens (18 years, …

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