Chris Hewett

Chris Hewett is Rugby Union Correspondent for The Independent.

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Owen Williams of Leicester Tigers in action during the Aviva Premiership match between Leicester Tigers and Harlequins at Welford Road

Leicester vs Harlequins match report: Tigers pick up much needed win

Leicester 22 Harlequins 16

James Haskell

Premiership weekend preview: Wasps vs Bath, Saracens vs Gloucester, Welsh vs Newcastle, Northampton vs Sale, Exeter vs London Irish

Wasps braced for flair from Bath – and rancour from unmoved fans

Kieran Longbottom

Kieran Longbottom interview: The Aussie with red-rose ambitions

Kieran Longbottom from Perth has been brilliant for Sarries this season and, thanks to his granny, he qualifies for England. The selectors are interested and, the prop tells Chris Hewett, he’d jump at the chance to pull on the jersey

Manu Tuilagi

Richard Cockerill badly in need of win as Leicester lifted by return of Manu Tuilagi

Leicester are dealing with an injury crisis

Left to right: Matt Mullan (Wasps), Alistair Hargreaves (Saracens), George North (Northamp-ton), Stuart Hooper (Bath), Ed Slater (Leicester), Joe Marler (Harlequins) and Dan Braid (Sale) pose with the European Rugby Champions Cup trophy

Wasps herald ‘watershed moment’ but opposition grows to Coventry move

Biggest turnover in the Premiership expected, but Worcester head local resistance

There will be a rugby-football groundshare at the Ricoh Arena

Fan fury at news nomadic Wasps are now off to Coventry after £20m buy-out of Ricoh Arena

The club have been given a 250-year lease on the 32,000 all-seater stadium, although the council will retain the freehold of the site

Matthew Tait adds to Leicester Tigers growing injury crisis

England full back could be out for several weeks with neck problem

A bloodied and bruised Sam Burgess during the NRL Grand Final

Sam Burgess's debut for Bath delayed by broken cheek

Burgess suffered a fractured cheekbone in NRL Grand Final

Tom Arscott goes over for Sale’s opening try against Wasps at the AJ Bell Stadium today
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