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Former Springbok coach Meyer linked to the Force

Former Bulls and Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has set his sights on succeeding Michael Foley as the Western Force head coach. Foley was released from his contract earlier this month and according to reports Meyer wants to replace him. Meyer was linked to English Rugby club Bath earlier this year but this did not work […] The post Former Springbok coach Meyer linked to the Force appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Bath re-sign lock Ewels

Bath have announced that second-row Charlie Ewels has extended his contract at the Recreation Ground after an impressive season. The post Bath re-sign lock Ewels appeared first on

Bath sign Samoan scrum-half Fotuali’i

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Bath have signed Samoan scrum-half Kahn Fotuali’i for the 2016/17 season. A consistent, skilful half-back, Fotuali’i is dynamic around the field, and a clever manager of the game. He has a huge wealth of experience to call on, having previously represented the Crusaders, Ospreys and Northampton Saints

Armitage signs for French club Pau

Former England flanker Steffon Armitage has effectively ruled himself out of selection for England by signing a three year contract with Pau. Armitage has often spoken of his desire to play for England and has been linked with a move to Bath and more recently Wasps.

Nick Cain column: Self-policing the salary cap wrong from the off

The salary cap “investigation” surrounding Saracens and Bath last season, and the stampede by almost every other club in the Premiership to identify them by declaring that they were not being questioned, struck me at the time as self-righteous indignation. The mealy-mouthed denigration of Saracens prompted in some quarters by their double-winning achievement this season […]

Hastings of Bath goes into battle for Scotland

Scotland U20s kick off their World Rugby Under-20 Championship campaign on 7 June when they take on Australia at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford (5.30pm). Kicking ahead: Adam Hastings making his Premiership debut in February. (Photo: Getty Images)Among the youngster trying to help Scotland improve on last year’s eighth place finish is Adam Hastings – a player …Continue reading »

Falcons pair named in Opta Team of the Season

Vickers, the loose-head prop who this season celebrated his 200th appearance for the club, earns his place in the side after a season in which he dotted down five league tries, more than any other tight-five forward in the division. Wilson takes his place in the team after a stellar season in which he made 230 tackles, more than any other Premiership player. Opta team of the season: Alex Goode (Saracens), Jack Nowell (Exeter), Peter Betham (Leicester), Ollie Devoto (Bath), Telusa Veainu (Leicester), Jimmy Gopperth (Wasps), Will Chudley (Exeter); Rob Vickers (Newcastle Falcons), 2 Tommy Taylor (Sale), Jake Cooper-Woolley (Wasps), Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons), James Horwill (Harlequins), Don Armand (Exeter), George Smith (Wasps), Nathan Hughes (Wasps).

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

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.