SOMERSET RFU Cup & Vase quarter final draws

2013-14 Somerset Cup quarter finals
Hornets RFC v North Petherton RFC
Clevedon RFC v Old Redcliffians TFC
Taunton RFC v Burnham-on-Sea RFC
Weston-Super-Mare RFC receive a bye

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SW RUGBY Gloucester centre Trinder gets England call

official rfu logoEngland head coach Stuart Lancaster today announced the squad to prepare for the QBE Internationals against Australia, Argentina and New Zealand.

The squad includes Bath Rugby’s Dave Attwood, David Wilson and Kyle Eastmond, Gloucester Rugby’s Matt Kvesic, Ben Morgan, Freddie Burns, Billy Twelvetrees and and uncapped centre Henry Trinder as well as a recall for Exeter Chiefs forward Tom Johnson.

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WOMENS RUGBY Bristol's Acheson in England squad

official rfu logoBristol Ladies Rugby prop Sasha Acheson is included in England Women’s squad for next month’s Autumn International Series against France and Canada.

England play France at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday November 9 (1705) - following England men’s QBE International against Argentina – and Canada at Twickenham Stoop on Wednesday November 13 (1900).

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SW RUGBY Rain returns for pre-season training

It's Tuesday, it's raining so that must mean time for club rugby players to start pre-season training...

Having woken up a fair few coaches/players this morning it seems most rugby clubs across the region - from Penzance to Pontypridd, Poole to Painswick RFC - resume training tonight in preparation for the up-and-coming 2013-14 league season.

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WORLD CUP RUGBY 2015 at Exeter, Gloucester & Cardiff

IRB Rugby World Cup 2015 logoExeter Chiefs' Sandy Park, Gloucester Rugby's Kingsholm Stadium and the Millenium Stadium at Cardiff were confirmed as Rugby World Cup 2015 venues today.

Sandy Park will stage Tonga's pool C match on Tuesday September 19, 2015, another pool C game on Wednesday October 7 as well as Italy's pool D match on Sunday October 11, 2015.

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SW RUGBY One-off promotion play-offs today

The knock-on effect is set to come into full effect today as 10 teams bid for five promotion places via the end of season play-offs.

Devon side Exmouth host Dorking at the Imperial Ground seeking the victory that will elevate the Cockles to National League Two South after finishing runners-up to London Irish Wild Geese in Three South West.

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