News and reports from London Irish RFC.

My Life in Rugby: Paul Simpson – Gosforth, Bath and England flanker

In the space of a week, in 1987, I went from playing for England against Ireland at Lansdowne Road in front of 40,000 people to turning out..

November 19, 2014 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: Andy Farrell can bring Sam Burgess up to speed – at centre

Sam’s the man. Or he could be if Bath and England can get their act together to work out quickly and thoroughly how best to harness Sam..

November 13, 2014 with 0 Comments

Sam Burgess ‘will bring the best out of youngsters’ – Neale Hatley

Bath forwards coach hopes star signing will raise the standards of his entire squad.

November 8, 2014

Rokoduguni in line for England Test debut

Semesa Rokoduguni will make his Test debut on Saturday after being named in England’s 23-man squad to take on New Zealand on Saturday at..

November 5, 2014

Young Gun: Max Northcote-Green – Bath back row

Max Northcote-Green faced a difficult choice in the summer of 2012 – push on with his rugby career or take a gap year to see the..

October 31, 2014

VIDEO: Sam Burgess has landed!

Rugby league convert Sam Burgess has finally arrived at Bath Rugby. He spoke to Nick Heath about his plans and ambitions.

October 30, 2014

Jeremy Guscott: The big question – can Kyle Eastmond force his way in?

A year out from any World Cup the best sides are established and are ready to rock ‘n’ roll. Teams that are going to push to become..

October 29, 2014

Dream Team: Guy Mercer – Bath flanker

1.Lorne Ward – The big man looked after me in my first second team game and did the same when I arrived on loan at London Welsh. Great..

October 27, 2014

Manu Tuilagi out of Autumn Series?

Manu Tuilagi could miss England’s Autumn Series next month after suffering another injury set back. The Leicester centre pulled out of..

October 20, 2014

Three-week ban for Bath’s Leroy Houston

Leroy Houston has been hit with a three-week ban after being found guilty of a tip tackle during last Sunday’s 29-22 defeat at Wasps...

October 15, 2014

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