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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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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Wasps

One of professional rugby’s greatest success stories almost disappeared completely after financial near-collapse, but with Derek Richardson as owner the Coventry-based club has gone from strength to strength. The six-time league winners and double Heineken Cup champions will be looking to get their hands on their first silverware since 2008 this season and with an increasingly-powerful squad, it might just …

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London Irish Unveil Squad For Championship Campaign

Being relegated is always a testing time for a former Premiership club, with high profile players often leaving in search of top tier opportunities elsewhere. However, despite being in the Championship this year London Irish have managed to keep some big names and bring in some quality players as well. Even though former head coach Tom Coventry left the club …

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SECRET AGENT EXCLUSIVE: Brendan Venter Set To Become New London Irish Coach

Saracens v Toulon - Heineken Cup Semi Final

London Irish have moved quickly to replace Tom Coventry. After suffering through a torrid season in which they were not only relegated, but saw Matt Synons join Wasps, things look to be finally turning around for London Irish. After Ben Franks announced his decision to remain at the club on Wednesday, we can exclusively reveal through our Secret Agent, that Brendan Venter is …

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Wasps Enhance Star-Studded Squad With Ninth Summer Signing

COVENTRY, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: The Wasps team run onto the pitch for their first game at their new ground during the Aviva Premiership match between Wasps and London Irish at the Ricoh Arena on December 21, 2014 in Coventry, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Wasps have once again splashed the cash from their ever deepening pockets in securing their ninth signing of the Summer in landing the signature of second-row Matt Symons. Matt Symons to join @WaspsRugby from London Irish #AvivaPrem https://t.co/yA3aes4zi7 pic.twitter.com/106U4lEt1T — Premiership Rugby (@premrugby) June 28, 2016 Symons is somewhat of an under the radar talent having finished his time at Esher …

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