Quick links: Rugby Video | Six Nations Rugby | Premiership Rugby | LV= Cup | Rugby Championship | Heineken Cup Rugby | Pro 12 Rugby | Super Rugby | Currie Cup Rugby | Rugby World Cup
 
 
 
 

Bath sign up former Ireland scrum-half Stringer


Peter Stringer in action for Newcastle last season

Email Article | | Print Article | Click here for a free $150 Bet

Article Published: Monday 21 January 2013


Aviva Premiership Rugby Club Bath have signed former Ireland scrumhalf Peter Stringer as a short-term injury cover.

Stringer played for Saracens and newcastle Falcons in last year's Premiership season on a similar basis.

Stringer is a hugely experienced scrum-half, being one of nine players to make over 200 appearances for Munster, and the most-capped scrum-half for Ireland with 98 caps.

He has played in three Heineken Cup finals, including scoring in the win over Biarritz in 2006.

Commenting on the signing, Head Coach, Gary Gold, said: "Peter is a world class professional and has an incredible amount of experience he can bring to the squad. "

"He is still keen to compete at the highest level, and we are short at scrum-half at the moment due to injury. I'm sure he'll be a huge asset to our other nine's with his invaluable experience and exceptional work ethic."

 
 
Heineken Cup Rugby News
Armitage slapped with 12 week ban for misconduct
Toulon fullback Delon Armitage has been given a 12 week suspension for unsportsmanlike behaviour in his team's 25-21 loss to Leicester Tigers at Welford Road in the European Rugby Champions third Round.
Read more on this Rugby news article

Other recent news
Castrogiovanni fined and has ban suspended
Harlequins lock Matthews could face one year ban
Wasps depart Adams Park with big Castres victory

More Heineken Cup Rugby News

Aviva Premiership
Bonus point Wasps blow London Irish away
Andy Goode scored 33 points for Wasps in their 48-16 victory over London Irish in the Aviva Premiership at their new home the Ricoh Stadium in Coventry.
Read more on this Rugby news article

Other recent news
Northampton beat Leicester Tigers despite Red
Saracens romp to victory over London Welsh
Bath ease past Gloucester in Premiership

More Aviva Premiership News

Anglo Welsh Cup News
Cardiff down Scarlets in Anglo Welsh LV= Cup
Cardiff Blues secured their second Anglo Welsh LV= Cup victory when they beat fellow Welsh side the Scarlets at the Arms Park on Friday night.
Read more on this Rugby news article

Other recent news
Dragons upset Ospreys in Anglo Welsh LV Cup
Leicester come from behind to beat Sale Sharks
Wasps down Exiles for first LV Cup victory

More Anglo Welsh Cup News

Six Nations Rugby
Under fire Johnson gets backing from bosses
Scottish Rugby Union chief executive Mark Dodson has denied claims that Scott Johnson has been rewarded for failure after Scotland's miserable 2014 Six Nations campaign.
Read more on this Rugby news article

Other recent news
England's Brown wins Six Nations best player
Scotland fullback Hogg gets three week ban
Warburton to be out of action for 'several months'

More Six Nations Rugby News

 
Rugby Week Sponsor
 
 
Aviva Premiership Rugby
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
Pts
1
8
6
0
2
30
2
Exeter Chiefs
8
6
0
2
28
3
Bath Rugby
8
6
0
2
28
4
Saracens
8
5
1
2
25
             
5
Leicester Tigers
8
4
1
3
21
6
Wasps
8
4
0
4
20
7
Sale Sharks
8
4
0
4
20
8
Harlequins
8
4
0
4
19
9
Gloucester Rugby
8
3
0
5
16
10
Newcastle Falcons
8
2
0
6
13
11
London Irish
8
2
0
6
12
12
London Welsh
8
0
0
8
1
Last update :23/11/14 - Verified each monday

Note: Click on team names above for more info
Premiership Video Highlights