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Saracens reunion plays second fiddle for Powell

Powell spent eight seasons in Sarries’ first-team squad having come through their academy, saying: “I wouldn’t say the excitement has worn off, but now I have played against Saracens enough times that I can say there isn’t anything extra on the game. “I am totally focused on us playing well as a Newcastle team rather than anything personal for myself, and I will leave my little rivalries or whatever on the sidelines. “It has been three years now since I left Saracens but they have been a massive part of my rugby life.

Exeter Chiefs v Wasps Premiership Preview

Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young has named a side with one change to face Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park in Round 21 of the Aviva Premiership this Sunday . There is only one change to the starting XV from last weekend’s European Semi Final, with Joe Simpson starting in the number nine shirt in […] The post Exeter Chiefs v Wasps Premiership Preview appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

London Irish v Harlequins Premiership Preview

Harlequins have named a team with five changes for this weekend’s Aviva Premiership match against London Irish at the Madejski Stadium on Sunday There are five changes to the team that played Grenoble in last week’s European Rugby Challenge Cup semi-final victory. Winston Stanley returns from a leg injury sustained against Wasps in February to […] The post London Irish v Harlequins Premiership Preview appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.

Room 101: Craig Hampson- Wasps scrum-half

Alarms I know alarms have their uses but I can’t think of anything worse than lying in bed and a house alarm or a car alarm going off hours at a time, especially in the middle of the night! It’s not just these alarms though, the one that really gets me is the smoke alarm. […]

High-octane Teimana Harrison backed for Test berth

Teimana Harrison deserves a shot in Red Rose colours according to North-ampton coach Alex King, who reckons the youngster’s mongrel spirit bears comparison with his old Wasps mate, Paul Volley. Harrison has attracted the attention of Red Rose supremo Eddie Jones after a stellar season in which he has emerged from the shadows in the […]

Farrell hit with two-week ban

Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell will be available to play in the European Champions Cup final next month after being banned for only two weeks for a dangerous tackle on Wasps’ Dan Robson in the semi-final.

Weekend Train Travel Information

Great Western Railway are advising customers to allow extra travel time for Sunday’s Aviva Premiership clash with Wasps (1pm) and Monday’s A League final against Northampton (3:30pm) The post Weekend Train Travel Information appeared first on Exeter Chiefs.

Mascots get second outing

Lucky Junior Chief members get the chance to lead Rob Baxter’s side out ahead of Aviva Premiership encounter with Wasps on Sunday The post Mascots get second outing appeared first on Exeter Chiefs.

Chiefs v Wasps – SOLD OUT

Exeter Chiefs officials can this morning confirm that Sunday’s Aviva Premiership encounter with Wasps at Sandy Park is now officially sold out The post Chiefs v Wasps – SOLD OUT appeared first on Exeter Chiefs.

Six England Players Nominated For European Awards

Six of England’s Six Nations and Grand Slam-winning squad are among the nominations for 2016 European player of the year. Saracens quartet Owen Farrell, Maro Itoje, George Kruis and Billy Vunipola are joined by Harlequins back-row forward Jack Clifford and Wasps centre Elliot Daly on a 15-strong list. Also nominated are the likes of Daly’s […]The post Six England Players Nominated For European Awards appeared first on In The Loose.

McCall: We were brilliant

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall was delighted with his team’s 24-17 victory over Wasps on Saturday which earned them a spot in next month’s European Champions Cup final.