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Singha Premiership 7s returns to Kingston Park Stadium

The Singha Premiership Rugby 7s returns to the North East this summer with Newcastle Falcons’ Kingston Park Stadium confirmed as host venue for the Group C pool stage on July 30. It is the third year in succession that the competition has held a round in the region, with the Falcons set to face Leicester Tigers, Sale Sharks and Worcester Warriors.

Hooker van Vuuren to join Bath Rugby

South African hooker Michael van Vuuren will join Bath Rugby next season, the Club can confirm. The 24-year-old – a former Baby Bok – moves to the West Country following a stint at Leicester Tigers. In South Africa, Van Vuuren represented Free State Cheetahs and Eastern Province Kings, in between which he played for Stade Francais in the Top 14

Club unveils Bath Rugby Foundation and Help for Heroes charity shirt

When Bath Rugby take on age-old rivals Leicester Tigers in the final Aviva Premiership game of their 150th season at the Recreation Ground on Saturday 7th May, they will run out in a limited edition charity shirt to raise money for Bath Rugby Foundation and Help for Heroes. Following the game, each player in the matchday squad will sign his shirt, and they will then be auctioned off in a variety of ways. The shirt, designed by Canterbury of New Zealand Ltd, Official Apparel Partner of Bath Rugby, was inspired by eight key words chosen by two supporters who won the Win Big competition run by the Club in December

Bath Rugby confirm Agulla exit at end of season

Bath Rugby can confirm that wing Horacio Agulla will be leaving the Club at the end of the season. The 63-times capped Argentinean moved to the West Country in 2012, following spells with Brive and Leicester. Agulla proved himself a hit with supporters thanks to his abrasive style of play, and has scored 23 tries in 67 appearances in the Blue, Black and White.

Cockerill: Foxes lifted city

Leicester Tigers’ Director of Rugby Richard Cockerill has praised the impact Claudio Ranieri’s Foxes have had on the city after winning the club’s first top-flight trophy in its 132-year history.

Under-15s and Under-17s play development fixtures

It has been a busy few days for the Saints Academy with both the Under-15s and Under-17s in action. The Under-15s travelled to Newark RFC on Bank Holiday Monday to take part in the Under-15s Academy Festival. They played against each of the Northern Academies (Leicester, Sale, Newcastle, Worcester and Leeds), and Academy Coach Jon Curry was pleased with how things went: “We won two, lost two and d

Harrison concern for Tigers

Sam Harrison was taken to hospital after suffering a facial injury in Leicester’s 31-17 win over Worcester, a result that sealed an Aviva Premiership play-off place for the Tigers.