Bath boost top six hopes with win over Wasps

Zach Mercer scored two late tries as Bath came from seven points behind at half-time Gallagher Premiership Bath (10) 29 Tries: Joseph, Mercer 2, Cokanasiga Cons: Burns, Davies, Fotuali’i Pen: Burns Wasps (17) 17 Tries: Carr, Hughes Cons: Miller 2 Pen: Miller Bath came from behind to grab a bonus-point win over Wasps, moving them […]

Premiership: Newcastle Falcons relegated from Premiership with 28-19 defeat at Gloucester

Gallagher Premiership Glouctester (21) 28 Tries: Woodward, Cipriani, Sharples, Banahan Cons: Twelvetrees 4 Newcastle (12) 19 Tries: Young, Sinoti, McGuigan Cons: Flood 2 Newcastle’s relegation from the Premiership was confirmed with a 28-19 defeat at Gloucester. The Falcons needed maximum points at Kingsholm to have any chance of survival after Leicester’s bonus point at Harlequins […]

Edwards will leave Wales after 2019 World Cup

Shaun Edwards has helped Wales win four Six Nations titles since joining in 2008 Wales have confirmed that defence coach Shaun Edwards will leave after the 2019 World Cup in Japan. Edwards, who had been offered a new contract by Wales, decided not to join rugby league side Wigan as head coach. The 52-year-old has […]

Rhys Carre: Wales selection not influenced by England link, says Warren Gatland

Rhys Carre in action for Wales under-18 against England in 2016, but he is still eligible for England at senior level Head coach Warren Gatland says Rhys Carre’s eligibility to play for England did not influence his decision to include him in Wales’ extended World Cup squad. The 21-year-old uncapped loose-head prop is leaving Cardiff […]

Glasgow thump Edinburgh to secure home Pro14 semi-final

Ali Price scored Glasgow’s second try at Scotstoun Pro14: Glasgow Warriors v Edinburgh Glasgow Warriors (20) 34 Tries: Johnson, Price, Matawalu, Seymour Cons: Hastings 4 Pens: Hastings 2 Edinburgh (3) 10 Try: Van der Merwe Con: Hickey Pen: Hickey Glasgow Warriors secured a home Pro14 semi-final with a bonus-point victory over Edinburgh, who missed out […]

Northampton win pushes Newcastle closer to drop

Tom Collins crossed three times for the visitors in the first half Gallagher Premiership Newcastle (3) 17 Tries: Ah You, Takulua Cons: Takulua 2 Pen: Takulua Northampton (24) 31 Tries: Collins 3, Mitchell Cons: Biggar 4 Pen: Biggar Newcastle Falcons’ relegation fears deepened as Northampton Saints held off a second-half revival from the hosts to […]