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Great Weekend for USA Eagles Wyles and MacGinty

It’s been a pretty heady couple of weeks for former USA Eagle Chris Wyles. Two weeks ago, he became only the second American to win a European Club Championship(After Dan Lyle with Bath against Brive in 1998) with Saracens.Wyles and his Saracens team followed up their win in Lyon two weeks ago with 28-20 win over first time finalists Exeter. This was the first European/Domestic double since London Wasps in 2004.Wyles could not be denied on a nice try towards the end of the first half, when he was not held down in the tackle, and rumbled in for a try in the corner off some nice work from Nowell and Slade.Saracens raise the English Premiership TrophyFormer long-time USA Eagle Chris WylesUp the road in Edinburgh this past weekend

Bath confirm Houston Exit

Bath have confirmed that back-row Leroy Houston will be returning to Australia and joining the Queensland Reds. The post Bath confirm Houston Exit appeared first on

39 Man Wallaby Squad Announced for England Series

The initial 39 man Wallabies squad for the England series has been announced and there’s a few eye-brow raisers in it. Cheika has called on four internationally-based players for the initial camp, including former Qantas Wallabies skipper James Horwill (Harlequins, UK), Queensland Reds signee Leroy Houston (Bath, UK), France-based prop Sekope Kepu (Bordeaux) and newly re-signed NSW Waratahs flyer Taqele Naiyaravoro (Glasgow).

Houston to return from England and join Reds

Queensland Super Rugby franchise have signed loose forward Leroy Houston from English Club Bath until the end of the 2018 season. Houston will be immediately available for selection for both the Reds and the Wallabies, after being released from the remaining year of his contract with English club Bath. He has returned to Australia this […] The post Houston to return from England and join Reds appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

Van Graan out of the running for Bath job

South Africa’s Assistant rugby coach Johann van Graan will not be making the move to Premiership Club Bath as he will not be released by the South African Rugby Union. According to reports Van Graan was initially being lined up as a replacement for scrum coach Neal Hatley at Bath. However Bath owner Bruce Craig […] The post Van Graan out of the running for Bath job appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

What’s the score George Ford?

I’ve heard it suggested that George Ford may, sooner rather than later, follow father Mike out of the door at Bath.The inference is that the Fords somehow come as a package and that, Mike having lost his job this week as Bath’s head coach, young George may wish to follow him to wherever he goes.Any such suggestion is surely ridiculous. We’re talking professional rugby here, not some cosy local Under 13s coaching arrangement. Can George be so insecure that he can’t play for a club that does not employ his old man?

Bath lining up former Bok coach Meyer

Former Springbok head coach Heyneke Metyer has been linked to the recently opened head coach position at Premiership Rugby club Bath. Bath announced on Monday that Ford would be leaving after four years with the club but interestingly nine months after signing a four year contract extension.

Who’s next in line for the top job at Bath?

With Mike Ford leaving club after four years, the rumour mill is whirring as to who will fill his boots as Bruce Craig’s next head coach at The RecSaying farewell: Mike Ford has been shown the door after four years at the helmBy Alex Shaw Just a year after being named coach of the Year at the Aviva Premiership awards – and …Continue reading »

Premiership club sack Head Coach

Bath Rugby have today confirmed that head coach Mike Ford will not remain with the club following the conclusion of the current season. After guiding the side to the final of last year’s Premiership final – where they lost to Saracens, Ford has been unable to replicate that sort of form this season as his […] The post Bath Rugby part ways with Ford appeared first on Read Rugby Union.