Home Tag Archives: worcester warriors

Tag Archives: worcester warriors

James O’Connor On The Brink Of Premiership Return [Report]


James O’Connor’s contract at Toulon will not be renewed, the club has admitted in recent weeks, and the mercurial back has been left searching for a new home. He had hoped to return to Australia with one eye on the 2019 World Cup but his arrest last month in Paris for cocaine possession proved to be in the nail in …

Read More »

Ian Keatley Being Lined Up For Premiership Switch [Report]

Ian Keatley looks set to leave Munster this summer. Despite being previously linked with moves to La Rochelle and Bayonne, according to the Irish Independent, it now looks as though Ian Keatley will leave Munster for the Worcester Warriors this summer. The fly-half, who was recalled to the Irish squad during the early rounds of the Six Nations, had suffered …

Read More »

Worcester Warriors Sign Lions Loosehead And Appoint New Director Of Rugby

Springboks Training Session & Press Conference

The Worcester Warriors are giving themselves every opportunity of avoiding relegation after appointing Gary Gold as their new director of rugby until the end of the season, and moving to sign Ryan Grant from the Glasgow Warriors with immediate effect. The Warriors have been flirting with the drop since the beginning of the season, and found themselves floundering after their defeat to …

Read More »

Donncha O’Callaghan In Talks To Join French Second-Tier Club [Report]

Pre-Season Friendly, Irish Independent Park, Cork 26/8/2016 Munster vs Worcester Warriors Worcester Warriors Donncha O'Callaghan

Munster legend Donncha O’Callaghan could be set for a move to France, according to a report on Monday morning. Midi Olympique have alleged that the 37-year-old has met with officials from French second-tier Pro D2 side RC Narbonne, with a view to potentially joining the Occitanie-based side. Meanwhile, @midi_olympique reports that Donncha O’Callaghan could be set to join Narbonne. He’s alleged …

Read More »

Gloucester Add Two More Forwards Following Williams Signing

Gloucester have continued to bolster their squad for next season after confirming that Leicester prop Fraser Balmain and Worcester front-rower Val Rapava-Ruskin will both be joining David Humphrey’s side next season. The acquisition of Balmain and Rapava-Ruskin follows the signings of Tigers playmaker Owen Williams and Lyon backrower Carl Fearns who will also make their way to the Kingsholm next season. Director …

Read More »

Aviva Premiership Halfway Predictions: Bottom Six

NORTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 23: Luther Burrell of Northampton breaks clear to score a last minute try during the Aviva Premiership match between Northampton Saints and Sale Sharks at Franklin's Gardens on December 23, 2016 in Northampton, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

At the halfway point of this season’s Aviva Premiership, we predict the rest of the season for the league’s bottom six clubs.  ________ 12. Bristol Rugby Bristol looked as if they were going to replicate London Welsh’s winless 2014/15 campaign as they shipped 70 points at Wasps before losing 39-0 at home to Saracens and getting hammered by Exeter in …

Read More »

Warriors Coach Frustrated With Concussion Protocols

Worcester Warriors Head Coach Carl Hogg has vented his frustration with the Premiership’s return to play protocols after learning that his halves duo of Jonny Arr and Tom Heathcote could be sidelined for longer than he initially expected. Scrum-half Arr has not featured for the Warriors since suffering a concussion in Worcester’s 26-12 Aviva Premiership defeat against Wasps earlier this month, while fly-half …

Read More »

Worcester Warriors Set For New Coaching Appointment To Save Season

Newport Gwent Dragons v Worcester Warriors - European Rugby Challenge Cup

Despite spending big on players such as Ben Te’o, the Worcester Warriors find themselves embroiled in a relegation battle after losing to Bristol. The loss came hours after the Daily Mail published an interview with Te’o, in which the centre criticised the way in which club was being run. It’s hard to put my finger on it. Leadership from the …

Read More »

The European Rugby Challenge Cup: As It Stands After Round Two

20 European clubs have completed two rounds of the pool stages of the European Rugby Challenge Cup. After round two, does anyone stand out? With a third of the pool games completed and the knockout stages being determined via a table, the 20-team table has been produced as a result of the first two fixtures. Continue reading below _____ Make sure …

Read More »