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Geoff Parling is tackled by New Zealand's Brodie Retallick

12 September 2014

VIDEO – Parling sets short-term Premiership goals in RWC year

Geoff Parling plays his first Aviva Premiership match of the season tomorrow and is intent on continuing the eye-catching return to form he produced opposite Brodie Retallick and Sam Whitelock in New Zealand this summer

Mike Brown

10 September 2014

Brown: There is so much I can improve on

Spiky, tetchy, full of needle – the last time Saracens faced Harlequins was in last season’s Aviva Premiership semi-final back in May, and an eye-wateringly physical encounter rarely dipped under a simmer

Tom Wood

08 September 2014

Five Aviva Premiership talking points: round one

In the shadow of fast-approaching Rugby World Cup 2015, this Aviva Premiership campaign is set to be an extremely intriguing one. Indeed, the competition kicked off this weekend and produced some enthralling encounters

Amber Reed

08 September 2014

Women's Premiership: round one preview

The English Women's Premiership kicks off this weekend with an array of World Cup stars returning to league action

Richard Cockerill

05 September 2014

VIDEO – Premiership bosses preview new campaign

The Aviva Premiership season is upon us once again, and the latest edition of English rugby’s premier domestic competition begins on Friday as Gloucester Rugby travel to Franklin’s Gardens, home of champions Northampton Saints