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Chiefs to trial Naqelevuki in the forward pack

Thursday 7 August 2014

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter will use the Aviva Premiership pre-season as a chance to experiment a new role for imposing Fijian Sireli Naqelevuki.
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Marler replaces Robshaw as Harlequins captain

Tuesday 5 August 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Harlequins have announced that Joe Marler will captain the club in the 2014/15 season, taking over from Chris Robshaw who has captained the club for the last four seasons.
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Robshaw calls for Harlequins to make fast start

Saturday 2 August 2014

England and Harlequins captain Chris Robshaw has urged his Premiership team to make a fast start when the new Aviva Premiership Rugby season kicks off.
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Former England hooker Titterrell joins Wasps

Tuesday 29 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Wasps have recruited former England and Lions' hooker Andy Titterrell to their Strength and Conditioning team for the new season.
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England's Johnson playing catch up already

Saturday 26 July 2014

England star Tom Johnson has admitted that he is already playing "catch-up" on his Exeter Chiefs team-mates after reporting back this week for Premiership pre-season training.
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Former Ireland coach Tainton joins London Irish

Saturday 19 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club London Irish have announced that former Ireland Assistant Coach Mark Tainton has joined the club for the 2014/15 rugby season.
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Hooper retains Bath club captaincy for 2014/15

Thursday 17 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Bath have confirmed that Stuart Hooper will continue with his role as Club Captain for the 2014/15 season, for the fourth consecutive year.
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May and Corker to captain London Welsh

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club London Welsh have confirmed that Tom May and Matt Corker will continue in their roles as team captain and club captain respectively for the 2014/15 Aviva Premiership season.
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Mumm to miss Exeter's start of Premiership season

Tuesday 15 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Exeter Chiefs have revealed that club captain Dean Mumm will miss the start of the new season in September after undergoing a shoulder operation.
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Tongan prop Eddie Aholelei joins London Welsh

Monday 14 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club London Welsh have signed Tonga international prop forward Eddie Aholelei from Super Rugby side the Melbourne Rebels.
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Bath No.9 Roberts leaves club to join Ospreys

Saturday 12 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Bath have revealed that scrum-half Martin Roberts has left the west country club to join the Ospreys.
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Former All Black Weepu to join London Welsh

Saturday 12 July 2014

2011 Rugby World Cup winning All Black scrumhalf Piri Weepu has agreed to join English Premiership Rugby club London Welsh at the end of the Super Rugby season.
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Hargreaves to captain Premiership club Saracens

Saturday 12 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Saracens have announced that Alistair Hargreaves has been appointed as the new Saracens captain for the new season.
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London Welsh sign Argentina Prop Henn

Wednesday 9 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club London Welsh have strengthened their front row depth with the signing of Argentina loosehead prop Pablo Henn.
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Saints to open new season against Gloucester

Monday 7 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby champions Northampton Saints will will kick off the new season and the defence of their title at Franklin's Gardens against Gloucester Rugby.
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Gloucester confirm Fisher as new head coach

Friday 4 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Gloucester have confirmed that they have signed Brumbies Director of Rugby Laurie Fisher as the club's new Head Coach.
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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
22
19
0
2
87
2
Northampton Saints
22
16
2
4
78
3
Leicester Tigers
22
15
2
5
74
4
Harlequins
20
15
0
7
67
             
5
Bath Rugby
22
14
2
6
67
6
Sale Sharks
22
12
0
8
57
7
London Wasps
22
9
0
13
49
8
Exeter Chiefs
22
9
0
13
45
9
Gloucester Rugby
22
8
0
14
37
10
London Irish
22
7
0
15
36
11
Newcastle Falcons
22
3
0
19
22
12
Worcester Warriors
22
2
0
20
16
Last update : 10/05/14 - Verified each monday

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