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London Irish brush London Welsh aside

Saturday 28 February 2015

London Irish scored eight tries on their way to a 12-50 victory in the Aviva Premiership over London Welsh at the Kassam Stadium
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Northampton Saints edge out Harlequins

Saturday 28 February 2015

Northampton Saints held on to the top position in the Aviva Premiership standings by beating Harlequins 17-13 at Franklins Gardens.
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Piri Weepu leaves London Welsh for Wasps

Saturday 28 February 2015

Rugby World Cup winning scrumhalf Piri Weepu has called time on his stint with Premiership strugglers London Welsh and moved to Wasps
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Wasps v Gloucester Rugby Premiership Preview

Friday 27 February 2015

Wasps Director of Rugby has wasted no time in including his new signing Piri Weepu for their Aviva Premiership match against Gloucester at the Ricoh Arena.
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Exeter Chiefs v Bath Premiership Preview

Friday 27 February 2015

Bath have made five changes to their starting side to play Exeter Chiefs in the Aviva Premiership at Sandy Park on Saturday.
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London Welsh v London Irish Premiership Preview

Friday 27 February 2015

London Welsh have named a team with seven changes for their Aviva Premiership match against London Irish at the Kassam Stadium on Saturday.
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Saracens v Newcastle Falcons Premiership Preview

Friday 27 February 2015

Newcastle Falcons have named a side with five changes to the one that drew with Wasps last week for this week's Aviva Premiership match against Saracens at Allianz Park.
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Leicester Tigers v Sale Sharks Premiership Preview

Friday 27 February 2015

Leicester Tigers have named the international trio of Geoff Parling, Brad Thorn and Blaine Scully in their line up to face Sale Sharks at Welford Road in the Aviva Premiership.
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Northampton v Harlequins Premiership Preview

Friday 27 February 2015

Northampton Saints Director of Rugby Jim Mallinder has made one change to his starting team for Friday's Aviva Premiership clash against Harlequins at Franklin's Gardens.
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English Premiership to become the new Super14 ?

Friday 27 February 2015

England's leading Premiership Rugby clubs are understood to be proposing a radical plan to expand the Premiership to 14 teams but scrapping promotion and relegation.
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Leicester stay alive with London Irish victory

Monday 23 February 2015

Leicester Tigers kept themselves in the hunt for a place in the play offs by holding off London Irish 6-12 at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday.
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Northampton come from behind to beat Bath

Monday 23 February 2015

Premiership champions Northampton Saints had to come from behind when they beat Bath 13-21 at the Rec on Saturday.
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Exeter Chiefs upset Harlequins at The Stoop

Sunday 22 February 2015

Exeter Chiefs moved into the play off places when they beat Harlequins 21-32 at the Twickenham Stoop in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday.
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Sale Sharks hold off Saracens in Premiership

Sunday 22 February 2015

Sale Sharks eaned their first Premiership victory over Saracens since 2011 when they beat the North London side 14-10 at the AJ Bell Stadium
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Six try Gloucester thump London Welsh

Saturday 21 February 2015

Gloucester scored six tries on their way to thumping London Welsh 48-10 in the Aviva Premiership at Kingsholm on Saturday.
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Newcastle Falcons and Wasps play to a draw

Saturday 21 February 2015

Wasps came from behind two to earn a 23-all draw against Newcastle Falcons in the Aviva Premiership at Kingston Park on Friday
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Sale Sharks v Saracens Premiership Preview
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Cipriani signs new two year deal with Sale Sharks

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
16
13
0
3
60
2
Bath Rugby
15
10
0
5
47
3
Saracens
15
9
1
5
44
4
Exeter Chiefs
15
9
0
6
44
             
5
Sale Sharks
15
9
0
6
43
6
Leicester Tigers
15
9
1
5
43
7
Wasps
15
8
1
6
43
8
Gloucester Rugby
15
7
0
8
35
9
Harlequins
16
7
0
9
35
10
Newcastle Falcons
15
4
1
10
23
11
London Irish
15
4
0
11
23
12
London Welsh
15
0
0
15
1
Last update :27/2/15 - Verified each monday

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