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Bath hold off Worcester Warriors comeback

Sunday 20 April 2014

Bath held off Worcester Warriors second half comeback to win their Aviva Premiership match 32-20 at The Rec on Saturday.
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Tigers boss Cockerill slams inconsistent refereeing

Saturday 19 April 2014

Leicester Tigers Director of Rugby Richard Cockerill has slammed match referee Tim Wigglesworth after his team lost 24-20 to Harlequins in another controversial match for referee Tim Wigglesworth.
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Harlequins edge Leicester in Premiership thriller

Saturday 19 April 2014

Harlequins kept their Aviva Premiership hopes alive when the narrowly beat Leicester Tigers 24-20 at the Twickenham Stoop on Friday night.
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London Wasps v Gloucester Premiership Preview

Saturday 19 April 2014

London Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young has named his Tom Varndell in their team to play in "The Stinger", where Wasps will face Gloucester Rugby at Twickenham Stadium on Easter Saturday in the Aviva Premiership.
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Bath v Worcester Warriors Premiership Preview

Saturday 19 April 2014

Worcester Warriors have named Andy Symons to make his first start for the club since December when they face Bath at The Recreation Ground on Saturday
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Northampton v London Irish Premiership Preview

Saturday 19 April 2014

Northampton Saints have made three changes to the side that earned a dramatic late bonus point at Saracens last weekend for this weekend's Aviva Premiership match against London Irish on Sunday.
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Exeter Chiefs v Sale Sharks Premiership Preview

Friday 18 April 2014

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter has named his team to play Sale Sharks at Sandy Park in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday.
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Newcastle Falcons v Saracens Premiership Preview

Friday 18 April 2014

Adam Powell starts Easter Sunday’s Aviva Premiership clash against his former club Saracens as Newcastle Falcons look to bounce back from last weekend’s defeat at London Irish.
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Harlequins v Leicester Tigers Premiership Preview

Friday 18 April 2014

Harlequins have named unchanged starting team to face Leicester Tigers at The Stoop in the Aviva Premiership on Friday night.
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Saracens reveal no serious injury for Owen Farrell

Friday 18 April 2014

Aviva Premiership leaders Saracens have moved to calm fears over Owen Farrell's injury concerns after he was forced from the field against Northampton.
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Horstmann expects tough battle with Sale Sharks

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Exeter Chiefs forward Kai Horstmann says he and his team are expecting a "real battle" when Sale Sharks arrrive in Devon for this Saturday's crunch Aviva Premiership encounter.
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Former England hooker Chuter hangs up his boots

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Former England and Leicester Tigers hooker George Chuter has announced that he will retire from playing professional rugby with immediate effect.
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England & Saracens sweat on Farrell's foot injury

Wednesday 16 April 2014

England and Saracens flyhalf Owen Farrell is in doubt for the rest of season after he was forced to leave the field at half time in the Premiership leaders 28-24 win over second-placed Northampton on Sunday.
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Saracens survive Northampton Saints comeback

Monday 14 April 2014

Leaders Saracens held off a late comeback from second placed Northampton Saints to win their Aviva Premiership match 28-24 at Allianz Park on Sunday.
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Six try London Irish thump Newcastle Falcons

Monday 14 April 2014

A hat-trick of tries from Andrew Fenby helped London Irish to a comprehensive 40-12 Aviva Premiership victory over fellow strugglers Newcastle Falcons at the Madejski Stadium.
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Tuilagi brace helps Leicester to Wasps win

Saturday 12 April 2014

A brace of tries from England cente Manu Tuilagi helped Leicester Tigers to a 27-15 Aviva Premiership victory over London Wasps at Welford Road.
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Overview of the Aviva Premiership

The English Premiership is known as the Aviva Premiership because of the league's sponsorship (by Aviva) is a professional league competition for rugby union football clubs in the top division of the English rugby system.

There are, at present, twelve clubs in the Premiership.

The competition has been played since 1987, and has evolved into the current Premiership system employing relegation to and promotion from the National Division One competition.

Clubs competing in the Guinness Premiership qualify for Europe's two club competitions, the Heineken Cup and the European Challenge Cup.

The 2008/09 champions are the Leicester Tigers .

 

Team Stadium Capacity City/Area


Bath Recreation Ground 10,600 Bath, Somerset
Bristol Memorial Stadium 11,750. Bristol
Gloucester Kingsholm Stadium 16,500 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harlequins Twickenham Stoop 12,700 Twickenham, Middlesex/London
Leicester Tigers Welford Road 16,815 Leicester, Leicestershire
London Irish Madejski Stadium 24,161 Reading, Berkshire
London Wasps Adams Park 10,000 High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Newcastle Falcons Kingston Park 10,200 Newcastle, Tyne and Wear
Northampton Saints Franklin's Gardens 13,600 Northampton
Sale Sharks
Edgeley Park 10,852 Stockport, Greater Manchester
Saracens Vicarage Road 19,920 Watford, Hertfordshire
Worcester Warriors Sixways Stadium 10,197 Worcester, Worcestershire

Source -Wikipedia

 
 
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Aviva Premiership Rugby
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
Pts
1
20
18
0
2
80
2
Northampton Saints
20
15
1
4
71
3
Bath Rugby
20
14
1
5
64
4
Leicester Tigers
20
13
2
5
64
             
5
Harlequins
20
13
0
7
58
6
Sale Sharks
20
12
0
8
56
7
London Wasps
20
8
0
12
44
8
Exeter Chiefs
20
7
0
12
40
9
Gloucester Rugby
20
7
0
13
37
10
London Irish
20
6
0
14
31
11
Newcastle Falcons
20
3
0
17
20
12
Worcester Warriors
20
1
0
19
12
Last update : 20/04/14 - Verified each monday

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