Premiership: Newcastle Falcons 20-26 Harlequins – Quins begin title defence with win

England wing Adam Radwan continued to show his promise with a try for Falcons Newcastle (12) 20 Tries: Radwan, Stephens, Schreuder Pens: Hayden-Wood Cons: Connon Harlequins (14) 26 Tries: Lynagh 2, Marchant, Care Cons: Allan 3 Champions Harlequins came through a tough examination of their title defence from Newcastle Falcons in an opening weekend Premiership […]

Premiership: Leicester Tigers 34-19 Exeter Chiefs – Nic Dolly double helps impressive Tigers to win

Double try-scoring hooker Nic Dolly was making just his second Premiership start for Leicester Leicester: (20) 34 Tries: Steward, Potter, Scott, Dolly 2 Cons: Ford 3 Pens: Ford Exeter: (5) 19 Tries: Armand, Penalty, Hidalgo-Clyne Cons: Skinner Leicester stunned Premiership runners-up Exeter 34-19 to begin the new season with an impressive victory. Tigers started strongly […]

Premiership: Bristol Bears 9-26 Saracens – Alex Lozowski kicks Sarries to win

Saracens fly-half Alex Lozowski spent last season on loan at French club Montpellier Bristol Bears (9) 9 Pens: Sheedy 3 Saracens (9) 26 Try: Lewington Pens: Lozowski 7 Alex Lozowski kicked 21 points as promoted Saracens won at Bristol Bears on their return to the Premiership. Bristol fly-half Callum Sheedy and Lozowski traded penalties to […]

Scotland 13-38 Italy: Opening Rugby World Cup qualifier defeat for Scots

Helen Nelson kicked six of Scotland’s points Scotland (6) 13 Try: Lloyd Con: Law Pens: Nelson 2 Italy (26) 38 Tries: Furlan 2, Barattin, Arrighetti, Sillari Cons: Sillari 4 Scotland lost their opening Rugby World Cup qualifier 38-13 to Italy in Parma. Tries by Giada Franco, captain Manuela Furlan, Sara Barattin and Ilaria Arrighettihelped the […]