Tag: Gloucester Rugby

New Year’s Resolutions for the Aviva Premiership

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LONDON, ENGLAND – 2014 was a good year for the Premiership, but 2015 promises to be even better. There’s a tight race for the playoff spots and the European Rugby Champions Cup bids, and an unprecedented level of competitive equality. Here at RugbyWrapUp, we take a look at each club’s New Year’s Resolutions, to make sure […]

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Heineken Cup Recap: Six Past Champions in Last Eight

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Amid speculation that French clubs aren’t interested in the Heineken Cup, three Top 14 sides – Toulon, Clermont and Toulouse – line up alongside Irish-based Pro12 outfits Leinster, Munster and Ulster, and Aviva Premiership clubs Leicester and Saracens in the last eight. That list features six former champions, who have between them […]

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Aviva Premiership Talking Points

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Nicholas Hall has Aviva Premiership Talking Points every week. LONDON, ENGLAND  – Lots of action this weekend, both on and off the pitch, so we’ll get to it with the Aviva Premiership Talking Points and look ahead. 1) Welcome news for Americans More welcome news for American rugby fans came late this weekend as London Wasps signed American centre Andrew Suniula to […]

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The Ref Zone: The Weekend for Reds

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London, England- This weekend saw two high profile red cards.  One that came in the first 73 seconds of the game, and one that was in the South Africa vs New Zealand match.  Red cards are rarely seen in international matches, and this one absolutely shouldn’t have been shown.  However, it happened and now we […]

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Aviva Premiership Rugby Preview Part 1

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LEICESTER, ENGLAND – Next weekend marks the start of another domestic campaign in England, with the Aviva Premiership ready to kick off with their annual Twickenham doubleheader. Set to remain one of the most exciting leagues in the world, the 12 teams that will contest this year’s title are well-matched to ensure another race to the […]

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Weekend Wrap Up: Super 15 Rugby Champs, Premeirship 7s Champs, Team USA, RWC 2015 Qualifying

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WEST GHANA/USA – Another hurly-burly weekend of rugby is in the books. The Super 15 Rugby Champs have been crowned… The Premiership Rugby Champs have been crowned… Now we have a couple weeks of no major rugby but we will deal with that another time, lets get to the weekend’s events. Super 15 Champs – […]

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