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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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Exclusive – Worcester’s CEO Jim O’Toole: “Our Players Will Want For Nothing”

With Worcester Warriors having re-established themselves back in the Premiership Jim O’Toole is very positive about his club’s future. “Our goal in the short term is to stabilise in the Premiership, which we achieved last season by finishing tenth with four or five games to go. Our medium term goal is to continue that progression in a northerly direction and …

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Saracens Announce The Signing Of British And Irish Lions Winger

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 28: Brad Barritt, the Saracens captain, raises the Aviva Premiership trophy after their victory during the Aviva Premiership final match between Saracens and Exeter Chiefs at Twickenham Stadium on May 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

European Cup and Premiership champions Saracens have added two signings to their squad today, after they announced the acquisition of Vincent Koch and Sean Maitland. Koch is a South African tighthead prop with two caps to his name. The 26 year-old has represented the Stormers in Super Rugby for the past two seasons, and is a fearsome scrummager. Meanwhile Maitland …

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The Millionaires’ Playground: Premiership Rugby Following In Football’s Footsteps

With the arrival of Bristol being confirmed after an aggregate victory over Doncaster in the Championship play-off final, the number of Premiership clubs with multi-millionaire backers is on the rise, emulating the extraordinary amount of investment from private owners in Premier League football. Newly-promoted Championship winners Bristol are owned by Stephen Lansdown, who also runs Bristol Sport, meaning he has …

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Andy Goode Column: Wasps To Secure Premiership Home Semi-Final

EXETER, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Jimmy Gopperth of Wasps kicks the ball past Gareth Steenson during the Aviva Premiership match between Exeter Chiefs and Wasps at Sandy Park on May 1, 2016 in Exeter, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Pundit Arena’s Andy Goode gives his take on a crucial weekend of Premiership action, with Wasps and Exeter battling for one home semi-final berth. This weekend throws up some interesting fixtures. I think Saracens are well able to attack on both fronts; the Premiership and the European Cup. They had a team trip to Debrovnik the week before they played …

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