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 […]

Geordan Murphy: Leicester Tigers appoint interim boss as new head coach

Geordan Murphy’s Leicester have lost eight consecutive matches in all competitions Premiership club Leicester Tigers have appointed interim boss Geordan Murphy as their head coach. The 40-year-old, who won eight league titles with Tigers as a player, had been in caretaker charge since Matt O’Connor’s sacking on 3 September. The ex-Ireland and British and Irish […]