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#Premiership

# premiership - Today’s News

From The42 Bath appoint former England assistant as new head coach Hat' Tip

Bath appoint former England assistant as new head coach

Neal Hatley has made the step up from forwards coach to the top job.

# premiership - Friday 7 August, 2020

From The42 Scrum-half Stafford joins Premiership club Harlequins after leaving Munster New Challenge

Scrum-half Stafford joins Premiership club Harlequins after leaving Munster

The 23-year-old has signed on for the rest of the 2019/20 Premiership season.

# premiership - Thursday 2 July, 2020

From The42 Brad Barritt insists time at Saracens has not been tarnished No Regrets

Brad Barritt insists time at Saracens has not been tarnished

Barritt won five Premiership and three European titles during his Saracens career.

# premiership - Friday 26 June, 2020

From The42 Irish hooker Bryan Byrne joins Pat Lam's Bristol on permanent basis Bears

Irish hooker Bryan Byrne joins Pat Lam's Bristol on permanent basis

The 26-year-old was with the Premiership club on loan from Leinster before the lockdown.

# premiership - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From The42 Premiership players say clubs have treated them with 'absolute disregard' Salary Cuts

Premiership players say clubs have treated them with 'absolute disregard'

The clubs have agreed to reduce the salary cap by £1.4 million from next season onwards.

# premiership - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

From The42 'Something has to change' - Harlequins back salary cap reduction in Premiership Finances

'Something has to change' - Harlequins back salary cap reduction in Premiership

Reports in the UK suggest a deal has already been agreed.

# premiership - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

From The42 Ex-Ireland player Humphreys to leave role with Gloucester after six seasons Time To Go

Ex-Ireland player Humphreys to leave role with Gloucester after six seasons

The Ulster European Cup winner will leave his position as Director of Rugby at the end of June.

From The42 English Premiership rugby clubs given green light to return to training Engage

English Premiership rugby clubs given green light to return to training

Clubs will have to satisfy a number of criteria to make the step.

# premiership - Thursday 28 May, 2020

From The42 England international Isiekwe the latest to leave Saracens on season-long loan Loan

England international Isiekwe the latest to leave Saracens on season-long loan

Several Sarries players have left temporarily as the club drops into the Championship.

# premiership - Thursday 14 May, 2020

From The42 Premiership clubs face prospect of being stripped of titles for salary cap breaches Papa Don't Breach

Premiership clubs face prospect of being stripped of titles for salary cap breaches

Increased powers have been recommended by an independent review.

# premiership - Friday 24 April, 2020

From The42 Sale Sharks player suspended for two games after signing for two clubs Banned

Sale Sharks player suspended for two games after signing for two clubs

Sale Sharks have been been handed a suspended five-point deduction and fined.

# premiership - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

From The42 Saracens furlough staff and ask high earners to defer wages Pandemic

Saracens furlough staff and ask high earners to defer wages

They have asked all employees earning over £75,000 to defer payment of their salaries until the start of the 2020/21 season.

# premiership - Thursday 2 April, 2020

From The42 Official: Newcastle will replace relegated Saracens in the Premiership Promoted

Official: Newcastle will replace relegated Saracens in the Premiership

The Falcons had won 15 games from 15 in the Championship before it was cancelled.

# premiership - Monday 23 March, 2020

From The42 'We no longer feel able to keep quiet' - Promotion favourites Newcastle hit back Distasteful

'We no longer feel able to keep quiet' - Promotion favourites Newcastle hit back

Ealing have suggested they will take legal action if Newcastle are promoted.

# premiership - Sunday 22 March, 2020

From The42 'It's going to be tough, so this has to be the players' bit of escape' Irish Abroad

'It's going to be tough, so this has to be the players' bit of escape'

Bristol Bears’ head of athletic performance, Kevin Geary, explains how the club is training remotely.

# premiership - Friday 20 March, 2020

From The42 Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension Finances

Three Premiership clubs confirm 25% pay cuts during league suspension

Saracens have also asked staff to take a pay reduction.

From The42 RFU cancels entire English rugby season apart from the Premiership Finished

RFU cancels entire English rugby season apart from the Premiership

The union says it remains in ‘active discussions’ with the top-tier league.

# premiership - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From The42 Sean O'Brien in line for London Irish debut after 10 months out Premiership

Sean O'Brien in line for London Irish debut after 10 months out

Springbok lock Lood de Jager will also make his Sale debut in the match.

# premiership - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

From The42 Leinster hooker Byrne makes loan move to Pat Lam's Bristol Byrne Off

Leinster hooker Byrne makes loan move to Pat Lam's Bristol

Pat Lam needed short-term cover at hooker due to an injury to Harry Thacker.

# premiership - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

From The42 Wasps announce Dai Young has left after nine years with the club Exit Door

Wasps announce Dai Young has left after nine years with the club

Irishman Ian Costello remains part of the club’s coaching staff.

# premiership - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

From The42 Saracens 'keen' to see disciplinary report on their cap breach published Disclosure

Saracens 'keen' to see disciplinary report on their cap breach published

However, they have opted to ‘draw a line’ under the issue by declining a full investigative audit.

# premiership - Friday 17 January, 2020

From The42 Emergency meeting at Saracens as threat of relegation looms large Troubles

Emergency meeting at Saracens as threat of relegation looms large

Patience appears to have run out among their rival clubs in England.

# premiership - Monday 30 December, 2019

From The42 Rangers call for introduction of VAR and claim Morelos is 'singled out for special attention' Statement

Rangers call for introduction of VAR and claim Morelos is 'singled out for special attention'

‘In recent weeks, Rangers has suffered from errors of judgement,’ said managing director Stewart Robertson.

# premiership - Friday 6 December, 2019

From The42 Saracens start Itoje but leave raft of England front-liners at home for Munster trip Rested

Saracens start Itoje but leave raft of England front-liners at home for Munster trip

Owen Farrell, Mako and Billy Vunipola, Jamie George, George Kruis, and Elliot Daly are all absent.

# premiership - Sunday 1 December, 2019

From The42 Lam's Bristol held by Kidney's 14-man Irish in thrilling finish Premiership

Lam's Bristol held by Kidney's 14-man Irish in thrilling finish

London Irish battled to claim a draw at Bristol Bears despite seeing Ollie Hoskins sent off on the stroke of half-time.

# premiership - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

From The42 Connacht legend Muldoon to step up as forwards coach at Bristol under Lam Irish Abroad

Connacht legend Muldoon to step up as forwards coach at Bristol under Lam

The 36-year-old Irishman joined the Premiership club as defence coach last year.

# premiership - Sunday 1 September, 2019

From The42 'Everyone wrote us off' - Lennon defiant after Old Firm win Stepping Up

'Everyone wrote us off' - Lennon defiant after Old Firm win

The Scottish champions produced a faultless performance to move three points clear of their Glasgow rivals.

# premiership - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From The42 'I can't wait to pull on the jersey': Elyounoussi keen to impress Celtic on loan from Saints New Man In Town

'I can't wait to pull on the jersey': Elyounoussi keen to impress Celtic on loan from Saints

Mohamed Elyounoussi said Celtic is a club he considers ‘iconic’ and ‘historic’.

# premiership - Friday 16 August, 2019

From The42 Rangers snap up Leicester midfielder on loan Transfer News

Rangers snap up Leicester midfielder on loan

Wales international Andy King is set to link up with Steven Gerrard’s side.

# premiership - Saturday 3 August, 2019

From The42 Christie nets hat-trick as Celtic smash seven past St Johnstone in Scottish Premiership opener Seven Up

Christie nets hat-trick as Celtic smash seven past St Johnstone in Scottish Premiership opener

Celtic issued a stern warning to their would-be title rivals on the opening day of the new season in Scotland.

# premiership - Thursday 11 July, 2019

From The42 'First and foremost, Paddy is a good rugby player' - London Irish head coach Kiss defends Jackson signing Clarification

'First and foremost, Paddy is a good rugby player' - London Irish head coach Kiss defends Jackson signing

The former Ulster chief also said he believed that most fans backed the fly-half joining the club.

# premiership - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

From The42 Johnston inspires Celtic towards Champions League comeback as Hoops score vital away goals Champions League

Johnston inspires Celtic towards Champions League comeback as Hoops score vital away goals

Michael Johnston inspired a comeback as Celtic won 3-1 away to Sarajevo in Bosnia.

# premiership - Saturday 6 July, 2019

From The42 Celtic midfielder Ntcham: I want Marseille move because Scottish football level 'is not high' Next Step

Celtic midfielder Ntcham: I want Marseille move because Scottish football level 'is not high'

The Scottish champions face a fight to keep the €15 million rated midfielder amid interest from Ligue 1.

# premiership - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

From The42 Quins land prolific Fijian Goneva after Newcastle's relegation Premiership

Quins land prolific Fijian Goneva after Newcastle's relegation

The 35-year-old will continue to play Premiership rugby next season.

# premiership - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From The42 Leicester Tigers put club up for £60m sale after CVC's Premiership investment Cash Injection

Leicester Tigers put club up for £60m sale after CVC's Premiership investment

Investment group CVC recently bought a 27% stake in Premiership Rugby and the Tigers used their cut to pay off their debt.

# premiership - Monday 24 June, 2019

From The42 'There's nothing to say on it. I'm delighted to be at Rangers' - Gerrard shuts down Derby speculation Nothing To See Here

'There's nothing to say on it. I'm delighted to be at Rangers' - Gerrard shuts down Derby speculation

The Liverpool legend is believed to be a target for The Rams should Frank Lampard move to Chelsea.

# premiership - Saturday 25 May, 2019

From The42 Neil Lennon offered full-time Celtic job after securing historic treble-treble If You Want It

Neil Lennon offered full-time Celtic job after securing historic treble-treble

The interim boss helped guide Celtic to the treble-treble on Saturday and his reward was the offer of the permanent manager’s job.

From The42 Saracens and Exeter score six tries apiece on path to final showdown Premiership

Saracens and Exeter score six tries apiece on path to final showdown

England’s leading sides will meet in the decider for the third time in four years.

# premiership - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 Lam signs new long-term deal to stay with Bristol Bears until 2023 Four More Years

Lam signs new long-term deal to stay with Bristol Bears until 2023

The former Connacht head coach will have his title changed to director of rugby.

# premiership - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

From The42 Dylan Hartley on verge of return, but won't be rushed by Northampton Saints-first

Dylan Hartley on verge of return, but won't be rushed by Northampton

The England hooker has not played since December with a knee complaint.

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