Aviva Premiership Team of the Week – Round 7


Back after a two week absence, here is my team of the week for Round 7 of the Aviva Premiership.1 - Mako Vunipola (Saracens) The England loose head burst through his old teammate Du Plessis to score a powerful try and was also dominant in the other areas throughout the

Aviva Premiership Team of the Week – Round 6

Jamie George

1 - Joe Marler (Harlequins) Marler returned from his rib injury with a strong performance against Sale on Friday night, he was solid in the carry and scored a good try.2 - Jamie George (Saracens) George was magnificent against Wasps, scoring an impressive hat-trick in a man-of-the-match performance. George is

Aviva Premiership Team of the Week – Round 5

Sione Kalamafoni

1 - Greg Bateman (Leicester) Bateman didn’t score another amazing try on Saturday but was solid in the carry, scrummaged well and also produced a pretty decent kick in a resounding all-round performance.2 - Tom Youngs (Leicester) The Tigers captain improved significantly in his lineout throwing and was dominant in almost

Aviva Premiership Team of the Week – Round 4

Maro Itoje

1 - Greg Bateman (Leicester) Heck it, just for that try he scored against Harlequins I’m including him in the XV. No one else shone for me in the loosehead this week so Bateman it is. You can watch his try below.2 - Santiago Socino (Newcastle) As well as being solid in

Aviva Premiership Team of the Week – Round 3

Marland Yarde

1 - Ellis Genge (Leicester) Genge again was so troublesome in the loose and was also really dominant in the scrum for most of the game.2 - Jack Yeandle (Exeter) Yeandle was very consistent with his set-piece work in the lineout, ran some good lines, produced a wonderful move which nearly lead

Aviva Premiership Team of the Week – Round 2

Kahn Fotuali'i

1 - Beno Obano (Bath) The Bath loosehead was very good all around the field and particularly caught my eye with his strong ball-carrying.2 - Dylan Hartley (Northampton) The Saints Captain finally brought his England form in his club shirt, scoring a try and produced a solid game and he led a

Aviva Premiership Team of the Week – Round 1

Manu Tuilagi

There were tries and upsets aplenty in the opening weekend of the Aviva Premiership, and here is my team of the week.1 - Ellis Genge (Leicester) Despite a disappointing loss for Tigers, Genge was still on the front foot being a menace with carrying the ball and was also mostly scrum

7 Players to Watch in the Aviva Premiership


This a list, not in any order, of new players who I think will look to light up the Premiership in 2017/18.Matt Toomua - Leicester TigersNow I know he has been signed on for Leicester for a year but he only made two appearances, both in the Champions Cup, so