Talking Rugby Union
Leicester Tigers had a season to forget in 2018/19, but as the Gallagher Premiership prepares for another new campaign, Guy Thompson is optimistic about the term ahead.
The 2019/20 Gallagher Premiership campaign gets underway this weekend with two former Scotland age-grade caps looking to gain more game time with Gloucester.
Saracens prop Josh Ibuanokpe will be banned for five weeks after proved guilty of striking with the head charge in the recently concluded Premiership Rugby Cup game against Harlequins.
Westcliff and Bournemouth are still searching for their first wins of the National Two South campaign, but something has got to give when both sides clash in Round Six.
Only Caldy and Fylde are yet to taste defeat in National Two North this term, but the latter’s fine start to the season could be put to the test in Round Six.
It is still early days in the National One season, but two of the current bottom three clubs clash in Round Six and both will be keen to spark their respective campaigns into life.
National Two South leaders Tonbridge Juddians continued their flying start to the new campaign as they defeated potential promotion rivals Taunton Titans.
Otley and Huddersfield secured their first victories of the season after the Yorkshire clubs beat Hinckley and Scunthorpe, respectively in Round Five.
Worcester Warriors' Jono Lance admits he feels like a new signing at the club ahead of the new Gallagher Premiership season.
Richmond kept up their winning start to the National One season as they defeated Rams RFC in an early top of the table battle.
Simon Hammersley discusses the World Cup and England’s hopes against Argentina.