Saracens thrash Bath to confirm play-off place

England’s Owen Farrell, playing at fly-half, scored Saracens’ fourth try against Bath Aviva Premiership Saracens (15) 41 Tries: Brits, Williams, Wigglesworth, Farrell, Burger, Spencer Cons: Farrell 4 Pen: Farrell Bath (6) 6 Pens: Priestland 2 Saracens confirmed their place in the Premiership play-offs with a resounding bonus-point victory over Bath. Sarries were 14-0 up inside […]

Leicester suffer play-off blow as Northampton win dramatic derby

Cobus Reinach (left) was instrumental for Northampton, scoring their second try and setting up their third Aviva Premiership Leicester Tigers (12) 21 Tries: Veain, Toomua, Cons: Ford Pens: Ford 3 Northampton Saints (17) 27 Tries: Foden, Reinach, Tuala Cons: Myler 3 Pens: Myler 2 Northampton inflicted a heavy blow on Leicester’s play-off hopes with a […]

‘I’m putting the pressure on, we have to win’ – Cockerill challenges Edinburgh

Head coach Richard Cockerill has challenged his side to beat Scarlets on Saturday Guinness Pro14: Edinburgh v Scarlets Venue: BT Murrayfield Date: Saturday, 14 April Kick-off: 15:15 BST Coverage: Updates on BBC Radio Scotland and BBC Sport website and app. Richard Cockerill says he will no longer shield his Edinburgh players from big-game pressure, insisting […]

Denny Solomona: Sale Sharks will not appeal against ban for homophobic slur

Denny Solomona joined Sale in a controversial cross-code switch from rugby league’s Castleford in 2016 Sale Sharks will not appeal against the sanctions imposed on Denny Solomona for the homophobic slur directed towards Worcester Warriors’ Jamie Shillcock during their Premiership game in March. The Sharks are “very disappointed” after reviewing the full judgement, which found […]