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Aviva Premiership 2016-2017 Preview: Sale Sharks

It’s never been an easy job being in charge of one of the Premiership’s only two northern clubs, but somehow Director of Rugby Steve Diamond has kept Sale Sharks competitive – even on a budget smaller than most of his rivals in the league. Despite not having tasted any kind of success in the form of tangible trophies since the …

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List Of Confirmed Premiership Signings Ahead Of The 2016/17 Season

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Premiership sides have been very active in the transfer market. When Premiership Rugby announced that they had signed a lucrative broadcast agreement with BT Sports, fans began to expect a significant number of signings. Although Wasps missed out on David Pocock, Premiership rugby fans have not been disappointed, with the likes of Matt Toomua, Schalk Burger, Ben Te’o, Taulupe Faletau, Louis Picamoles and …

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Ex-Munster Winger Named In Ireland Sevens Squad

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Ireland sevens Director of Rugby Anthony Eddy has named his squad which will travel to Prague for the second leg of the Europe Rugby Sevens trophy this weekend. Leinster’s Tom Daley will once again captain the squad which see’s two changes made to it following the Monaco repechage tournament with former Munster winger Luke O’Dea being incorporated as well as …

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England Centre Kyle Eastmond To Leave Bath

England centre Kyle Eastmond is set to depart Bath Rugby and sign with Sale Sharks, according to reports. The Bath Chronicle is claiming that Eastmond has left the club after those in charge at the cash-laden Premiership outfit decided the former rugby league player was not worth the salary they offered him back in December. The six cap inside centre …

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Cipriani Relishing Saxons Opportunity As Is Not Taking South African Challenge Lightly

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MAY 17: Danny Cipriani runs with the ball during the England training session held at Brighton College on May 17, 2016 in Brighton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Having watched England’s dominant performance over Wales at the weekend; more specifically George Ford’s poor display at out-half, Cipriani must have been left feeling some what aggrieved that he was overlooked for a player that is misfiring on all cylinders. ?South Africa ✈️✈️ pic.twitter.com/9liS3cgeuX — DannyCipriani (@DannyCipriani87) May 31, 2016 With only one kick from seven by Ford on the …

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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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Sale Sharks Sign Former Lions And Wales Scrum-Half Mike Phillips

SALFORD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 1: Sale Sharks players congratulate Sam James, second from right, after he scored his side's first try of the match during the Aviva Premiership match between Sale Sharks and Northampton Saints at the AJ Bell Stadium on November 1, 2015 in Salford, England. (Photo by Dave Thompson/Getty Images)

Sale Sharks already boast one veteran scrum-half in their ranks, having awarded Ireland and Munster legend Peter Stringer the accolade of Player of the Season. However, it has been announced this morning that Stringer will be joined at the Premiership club next season by former Wales and Lions star Mike Phillips. BREAKING NEWS:@mikephillips009 signs for Sale Sharks! #JoinTheHunt pic.twitter.com/K3lZeaWcnp — …

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International Rugby: The World’s Oldest XV

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - MARCH 27: Nick Easter of Harlequins is held by Kieran Brookes during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Harlequins at Franklin's Gardens on March 27, 2016 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

As sports science within rugby continues to improve, some players seem to be able to prolong their careers more and more, year after year. Here, we have put together a XV containing the oldest players to have taken to the field in the Aviva Premiership, Pro 12, Top 14 and Super Rugby competitions. There are some very big names here, …

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Peter Stringer: The Story Of An Irish Sporting Injustice

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Peter Stringer is just two appearances short of achieving a century of international caps. In a packed Lansdowne Road in February 2000, a crowd witnessed history but they didn’t know it yet. They would watch the debuts of two of Ireland’s sporting legends unfold. The 9 & 10 partnership for the ages. Peter Stringer and Ronan O’Gara. The pair did not look …

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Watch: Sale Prop Mujati’s Latest Vlog Is Hilarious And Fascinating In Equal Measure

Brian Mujati, the self-proclaimed ‘most shredded tighthead prop in world rugby’ will be eminently familiar to fans of Northampton Saints, where he spent four typically destructive years. By the same token, Leinster fans would need no reminding of his scrummaging masterclass in the 2011 Heineken Cup final. The Saints’ loss that day was certainly no fault of Mujati, although his …

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