Mike Brown: Harlequins and England full-back calls for better protection from officials

Despite the collision, Mike Brown (pictured second from right) helped Harlequins secure their fifth Premiership win of the season Harlequins and England full-back Mike Brown says match officials are failing to protect players after claiming he could have broken his neck in an aerial collision in Saturday’s win over Wasps. Brown landed on his head, […]

Premiership: Harlequins 20-13 Wasps – Dave Ward incident overshadows Twickenham game

Players from both sides clash in the aftermath of the incident which saw Harlequins’ Dave Ward sin-binned Gallagher Premiership Harlequins: (13) 20 Tries: Dombrandt, Marchant Cons: Smith 2 Pens: Smith 2 Wasps (3) 13 Tries: Stuart Cons: Sopoaga Pens: Daly, Sopoaga Harlequins hooker Dave Ward could face disciplinary action after appearing to spit at Wasps’ […]

Former England captain Beaumont knighted in honours list

(l-r) Doddie Weir, Paula Dunn, Alastair Cook, Bill Beaumont and Geva Mentor are among the sporting figures honoured Former England cricket captain Alastair Cook and ex-England rugby union captain Bill Beaumont have been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Commonwealth Games Federation president Louise Martin is made a dame. Outgoing Premier League chairman […]

Northampton v Exeter (Fri) – team news & preview

Rob Baxter’s Exeter have won nine of their 10 Premiership matches so far this season Gallagher Premiership Venue: Franklin’s Gardens Date: Friday, 28 December Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Coverage: BBC Radio 5 live and local radio; BBC Sport website Premiership leaders Exeter Chiefs have the chance to extend their lead at the top of the table […]

George Kruis & Dominic Day: Why rugby players are taking cannabis oil products

George Kruis (left) and Saracens team-mate Dominic Day have started a business selling CBD Every week, at every Premiership rugby club, players are using cannabis oil products. At Saracens, England international George Kruis and his Wales club-mate Dominic Day take cannabis oils, capsules and balms which they say help “put our bodies back together”. In […]

Exeter Chiefs 31-13 Saracens: Premiership champions’ unbeaten start ended at Sandy Park

Harry Williams scored the second of Exeter’s four tries in their win over champions Saracens Gallagher Premiership Exeter (10) 31 Tries: Cowan-Dickie, Williams, Penalty, Kvesic Cons: Steenson 2, J Simmonds Pen: Steenson Saracens (6) 13 Try: Spencer Con: Farrell Pens: Farrell 2 Exeter ended Saracens’ 22-game unbeaten run and replaced them at the top of […]

Biggar kicks six penalties as Northampton beat Worcester

Dan Biggar has scored 102 points in 12 games for Northampton Saints since joining the club Gallagher Premiership Worcester (3) 6 Pens: Weir 2 Northampton (12) 32 Tries: Reinach, Burrell Cons: Francis, Biggar Pens: Biggar 6 Dan Biggar kicked six penalties for Northampton Saints as they comfortably won away at Worcester Warriors. The visitors led […]