Source: David Howlett

The Allianz Premier 15s Team of the Season

This was a fascinating but curious affair. Four candidates for each position were selected by the administrators, though they failed to allow for important distinctions: for example loose-head and tight head; blind-side and open-side. Players frequently swapped positions during the season. As postings followed one by one, we could be excused for being baffled in

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Source: Ash Goodchild @sporting_ash21

A Review of the 2020-1 Season – Part Four

A new-look Allianz Premier 15s So the most dramatic and worrying season of the Allianz Premier 15s was completed. That is a major triumph. The organisers deserve huge thanks for seeing this mammoth operation through to its final stages. In recent days it’s almost been possible to forget the dark troughs it passed through. Only

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Source: Naomi Baker - RFU/The RFU Collection via Getty Images

Quins do it – X-certificate stuff at Kingsholm

The Allianz Premier 15s Final 2021 Saracens v Harlequins Quins achieved their ultimate dream by defeating Saracens in the most thrilling advertisement for the women’s game imaginable. On a perfect summer’s day in front of a crowd and television cameras, Quins had to overcome the loss of their iconic captain Rachael Burford after only eight

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Source: Harlequins

The Stoop reopens its doors

Back into the Stoop they came, some two thousand of them in all, masks on, flags fluttering as cool May showers blew through. After the long months of winter locked away, and in one of rugby’s great parishes, the parishioners were permitted for a most important occasion indeed. With a European final to come later

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