Liam Polworth intends on ensuring Kilmarnock’s stay in the Championship is a short one after expressing his desire to help the club win promotion back to the Premiership. The former Caley Thistle midfielder will line-up against his former club next season after penning a two-year deal at Rugby Park following his departure from Motherwell.
Some Glasgow Rangers fans are not happy after the club’s training gear for the 2021/22 was revealed. The Gers enjoyed a magnificent 2020/21 season as they won the Premiership for the first time in 10 years, and they went unbeaten throughout the entire league campaign as well.
Exeter’s director of rugby Rob Baxter says “rugby is being singled out” with only 10,000 fans allowed to watch this Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership final against Harlequins at Twickenham at a time when special dispensation has been granted to other sporting events such as the Euros and Wimbledon.
The 55-year-old will get to work this week as he prepares his side for Champions League qualifiers and a new Premiership campaign. New Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou has arrived in Glasgow. The 55-year-old flew into Scotland on Wednesday morning with chief-executive Dominic McKay as he prepares to begin work on reviving the Parkhead club's fortunes.
Rob Baxter has described a restricted 10,000 crowd capacity at Twickenham for the Gallagher Premiership final between and Harlequins as “a double-edged sword”. Premiership Rugby had been hoping to host 20,000 socially-distanced spectators for English rugby’s domestic showpiece on Saturday, but the Government refused to grant it test-event status.
A call-up for England this summer is the smallest crumb of comfort for Max Malins after he became forever linked with arguably one of the greatest comebacks in sport. The former Old Albanian and Felsted schoolboy grabbed a hat-trick with two of them helping his Bristol Bears side into a 28-0 lead over Harlequins at one point and seemingly on course for a place in the Premiership final.
WITH normality finally starting to return to the UK, rugby took centre stage as the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup returned at Worcester Warriors. Sixways Stadium hosted an Under-11 and Under-12 grassroots developmental festival as youngsters at last got the opportunity to lace up their boots again, with home side Worcester among the competing teams.
WITH normality finally starting to return to the UK, it was rugby’s opportunity to take centre stage this weekend as the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup returned at Wasps. Old Leamingtonians Rugby Club hosted an exciting U11 and U12 grassroots developmental festival on Sunday as youngsters at last got the opportunity to lace up their boots again, with Shipston-on-Stour RFC among the competing teams.
Leigh Griffiths takes a pop at former Celtic boss Neil Lennon and reveals the message he sent after Irishman’s exit
The Scotland international's current deal is up at the end of the month but the new manager wants to keep him on. Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths insists he WAS fit enough to play last season, as he took a veiled dig at Neil Lennon. The 30-year-old was left out of a pre-season trip to France and blasted by his manager for reporting back overweight after lockdown.
Glasgow Rangers fans are livid as a report emerged on the cost of the damage done during the fans’ 55 celebrations on May 15th. The final day of the 2020/21 Premiership season was a glorious one for the Gers supporters. They saw their team beat Aberdeen 4-0, albeit in an empty stadium, to complete an unbeaten league campaign.
#3. Martin Johnson (England) A player who led by example and the kind of man you would always want alongside you in the trenches when the chips are down. Would never ask someone to do something he wouldn’t do himself. Tindall said: “The leader of the great England team that won the World Cup in 2003, and not just the best player on the field, but off it as well.
Grassroots rugby will return in September after an absence of 18 months. Fixtures lists have been published for the 2021-22 season for all levels, from schools and youth through to the adult club game. In the men’s league structure, the Tennent’s Premiership will re-start after the long Covid lay-off on September 4 with a Borders derby as Jed-Forest take on Selkirk.
Aberdeen Grammar will host Edinburgh Accies when the 2021/22 Tennent’s Premiership season gets under way on September 4. Scottish Rugby has confirmed the men’s and women’s Tennent’s Leagues along with the youth and school conferences will resume in September. The 2019-20 campaign was declared null and void in March meaning there was no promotion or relegation.
Rangers, Celtic and every Premiership club gets huge boost as Sturgeon says social distancing rules to end on August 9
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With normality finally starting to return to the UK; it was rugby’s opportunity to take centre stage this weekend as the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup returned at Exeter Chiefs. Crediton RFC hosted a thrilling Under-11 and Under-12 grassroots developmental festival on Saturday as youngsters at last got the opportunity to lace up their boots again, with Bude RFC Under-12s among the teams taking part.
The international rugby star was taken to Bristol for the Premiership Semi-Final International rugby star Joe Marler has been dubbed a "super dad" after he flew via helicopter to a game with Bristol following the birth of his daughter. The Harlequins and England prop had a rather hectic Father's Day weekend, with the birth of his fourth child clashing with the Premiership Semi-Final tie away to Bristol Bears.
The British and Irish Lions kick off their summer of rugby in the 1888 Lions Vodafone Cup against Japan at Murrayfield. The game against the Cherry Blossoms is the first of six warm-up fixtures before the Lions take on world champions South Africa in a three-match Test series. Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium is expected to host the biggest rugby crowd since the pandemic began with 16,500 spectators having tickets for the tour opener.
Pete Brealey from fan podcast Bears Beyond the Gate looks back on a sobering end to a season filled with euphoria Pat Lam has constantly alluded to our assault on this year’s Premiership title as climbing a mountain but by reaching the end of the regular season with a record breaking 85 points and 17 wins it felt more like discovering a new universe, given the distance we have come since the dark days of our Championship years.