Ahead of the Premiership Rugby Cup final, London Irish’s Rob Simmons says that “nothing has been won yet” heading into the encounter with Worcester Warriors + he discusses the talents of teenage starlet Henry Arundell who is set for an England call-up.
Leicester Tigers have kept their hope of reaching the semi-final of the Premiership Rugby Cup alive with a win over London Irish in the fifth round while Sale Sharks and Wasps also recovered victories.
Exeter Chiefs have kept their hope of semi-final alive as they edged out Worcester Warriors with a 31-29 win while Wasps and Northampton also recorded their first win in the ongoing Premiership Rugby Cup.
London Irish have strengthened their chances of reaching the Premiership Rugby Cup semi-finals with a 61-19 win over Bath while Bristol Bears and Newcastle Falcons also recorded victories in the fourth round clashes on Friday.
Northampton Saints flanker Teimana Harrison has been handed a one-match suspension following his red-card incident in the recently concluded Anglo-Welsh Cup encounter against Bath Rugby at Recreation Ground.
Kyle Cooper scored two first-half tries as Newcastle Falcons have kept their hope of semi-final alive with a 31-19 victory over Gloucester in their Anglo-Welsh Cup encounter at Kingston Park on Saturday.
Tom O'Flaherty and Ollie Devoto scored doubles as Exeter Chiefs secured a semi-final spot in the Anglo-Welsh Cup with a 43-20 win over their Aviva Premiership rivals Saracens at Sandy Park on Saturday.
Number-eight Ofisa Treviranus scored a brace while the London Irish bagged a total of eight tries as they defeated the Cardiff Blues by 42-21 to grab the top spot in the Pool 4 table of the Anglo-Welsh Cup on Friday.
Northampton Saints head coach Alan Dickens has played down concerns over the last-minute withdrawal of Wales international George North from the recently concluded Anglo-Welsh Cup clash against Sale Sharks on Saturday.
Josh Ibuanokpe scored the decisive try in the added minutes while James Lang slotted a nerveless conversion as Harlequins made a terrific comeback to win the Anglo-Welsh Cup encounter against Saracens 29-30 on Sunday.
Adam Radwan and Simon Uzokwe scored doubles while replacement Joel Hodgson contributed with nine points as Newcastle Falcons edged out Wasps 41-53 in a high scoring Anglo-Welsh encounter at Ricoh Arena on Saturday.