Conor Murray: Ireland scrum-half agrees new deal

Murray has scored 12 tries in 67 Tests for Ireland Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray is to remain at Munster until at least the end of June 2022 after signing a contract extension. The British and Irish Lions star has ended speculation over his future by agreeing a new central contract with the Irish Rugby Football […]

Seven-try Worcester stun Bristol with record win

Worcester winger Josh Adams crossed for their sixth try against Bristol Gallagher Premiership Worcester Warriors (31) 52 Tries: Van Velze, Mills, Mama, Venter, Pennell, Adams, Heem Cons: Weir 7 Pen: Pennell Bristol Bears (7) 7 Try: Thomas Con: Madigan Worcester recorded their biggest Premiership win with an emphatic seven-try victory against Bristol. The Bears took […]

Cipriani wins Premiership player of the month

Danny Cipriani joined Gloucester from Wasps in the summer Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani has been named Premiership player of the month for September – two weeks after being left out of Eddie Jones’ 36-man England training squad. Jones stated in August the 30-year-old would be “judged on his rugby” after Cipriani was fined by magistrates […]

Rob Horne: Ex-Australia and Northampton star on dealing with paralysis – and tributes

Rob Horne (bottom) received lengthy treatment during the match against Leicester last April On 14 April 2018 Rob Horne’s life changed forever. Just 13 seconds into the East Midlands derby between Leicester and Northampton, Horne, captaining Saints for the first time, chased the kick-off and went hard into a routine tackle. “I just remember being […]

Exeter duo Simmonds and Hill sidelined by injury

Jonny Hill (left) has yet to win an England cap while Sam Simmonds (right) has played seven times for his country Exeter forwards Sam Simmonds and Jonny Hill could be set for extended absences through injury. England back-row Simmonds, 23, hurt his knee in last week’s win over Worcester. Simmonds has already scored five tries […]

Worcester Warriors: Premiership club taken over by Jed McCrory-led consortium

Worcester Warriors’ new owners have said they are committed to staying at Sixways Premiership club Worcester Warriors have been taken over by a consortium led by local businessman Jed McCrory. London and Miami-based financier Errol Pope, who is in property and commodity trading, will be the primary funder. The four-man consortium, headed by ex-Swindon Town […]