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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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Wasps drop 'London' from their name

Thursday 3 July 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby Club London Wasps have announced that they will drop the "London" in their name and revert to the original Wasps name.
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Gloucester sign former Wallaby coach Muggleton

Wednesday 25 June 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Gloucester have added to their coaching team by signing former Australia defence coach John Muggleton and England U20s coach Nick Walshe.
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Bath retain current coaches and add another

Monday 23 June 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Bath have announced that they have resigned their current coaching team of Mike Ford, Toby Booth and Neal Hatley.
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Welch retains Newcastle Falcons captaincy

Monday 23 June 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that Will Welch will again take on the role of club captain ahead of the 2014-15 season.
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Gloucester sign Tongan hooker Aleki Lutui

Friday 20 June 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Gloucester have confirmed that they have signed former Worcester and Tongan hooker Aleki Lutui from Edinburgh Rugby.
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Saracens to play Western Province in London

Tuesday 10 June 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Saracens have announced that they will play a friendly match against South African side Western Province at Allianz Park on Sunday 9 November, 2014.
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London Welsh sign former England star Barkley

Monday 9 June 2014

Newly promoted Aviva Premiership Rugby club London Welsh have signed former England flyhalf Olly Barkley for the 2014/15 Aviva Premiership season.
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Humphreys takes charge of Gloucester Rugby

Saturday 7 June 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Gloucester have announced that David Humphreys is to leave Ulster Rugby to become Director of Rugby for English Premiership side Gloucester.
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London Welsh promoted back up to Premiership

Wednesday 4 June 2014

London Welsh secured promotion back to the Aviva Premiership after they beat Bristol Rugby 48-28 on aggregate at the Memorial Stadium.
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Hook signs for Premiership club Gloucester

Wednesday 4 June 2014

Wales international James Hook has agreed a move from the Top 14 to the Aviva Premiership where he will play for Gloucester Rugby club at Kingsholm for the 2014-15 season.
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Fullback Arscott leaves Exeter to play for Bath

Tuesday 3 June 2014

Aviva Premiership Rugby club Bath have confirmed that they have signed Exeter Chiefs fullback Luke Arscott on a two year deal.
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Northampton sign Mallinder for five more years

Monday 2 June 2014

Aviva Premiership champions Northampton Saints have re-signed director of rugby Jim Mallinder for the next five years.
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Tom Heathcote to leave Bath for Edinburgh

Monday 2 June 2014

Former England U20 and Scotland international flyhalf Tom Heathcote will join Edinburgh Rugby next season.
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Northampton Saints win the Aviva Premiership

Saturday 31 May 2014

Northampton Saints won the 2013/14 Aviva Premiership title when they beat Saracens 20-24 in the Premiership final in extra time at Twickenham on Saturday.
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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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