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Premiership

Leicester Tigers fly half George Ford in action during a pre-season friendly victory over Nottingham Rugby

29 August 2012

Cockerill expects significant game time for bulked up Ford

Toby Flood may be the player to most recently wear the No.10 shirt for England but with rising star George Ford showing his playmaking credentials, Richard Cockerill says the fly half berth is far from guaranteed at Leicester Tigers.

Harlequins No.8 Nick Easter on the run against Leicester Tigers during 2012 Aviva Premiership Final

20 August 2012

VIDEO – Expanded TMO role and concussion protocols in Premiership

Aviva Premiership Rugby has been chosen by the International Rugby Board (IRB) to trial two new, and significant, changes to rugby union this season, one involving the Television Match Official and the other a system of Pitch Side Concussion Assessment for players

Gloucester Rugby's Jonny May tries to evades a tackle against Bath Rugby

02 August 2012

PODCAST – May and Biggs on JP Morgan Premiership Sevens quest

The first trophy of the season is up for grabs in the finals day of the JP Morgan Asset Management Premiership Sevens and England Saxons Jonny May and Tom Biggs discuss on this week's RFU Podcast

England fly half Owen Farrell kicks a penalty for England on the June tour to South Africa

27 July 2012

Level-headed Farrell only looks to future

With the consummate attitude of a modern professional sportsman, England fly half Owen Farrell is only looking forwards, despite the close-season chance to reflect on a startling year of progression for the 20-year-old

England wing Chris Ashton, who has joined Saracens, in their new kit

26 July 2012

PODCAST – Ashton looks forward to Saracens development

This week's RFU.com podcast looks forwards and backwards with England and Saracens pair Chris Ashton and Alex Goode