Coventry Ready For Challenge Championship

Max Trimble the Wing flyer will have his first experience of full-time rugby as one of three more players from National League One of Coventry Rugby title-winning squad to sign a new contract.

Trimble, who is now 26-year-old has scored 23 tries in his overall 31 appearances till dare for the Blue & Whites, has signed on for another two years, promising him to the club until the 2019-20 season end, on the other hand Dave Brazier the scrum-half and Olly Povoas the back row both stay at Butts Park on one-year extensions. Over the seasons at National League level, he is relishing the step up to the Championship and the competition and seeing how far he can go. Continue reading →

Exeter – Doing it in the Premier League

It could be considered somewhat bad timing for a top of the table clash to take place on an international weekend but as defending champions Exeter Chiefs snatched a late win over Saracens to solidify their Premiership lead, it certainly wasn’t for a lack of intensity.

Despite the absence of the likes of Maro Itoje, Alex Lozowski, Jamie George and Owen Farrell for the hosts, not to mention Henry Slade and Sam Simmonds for Exeter, there was plenty of international experience on display in north London, including a Test experienced second row for Saracens of British and Irish Lions and England lock George Kruis and former Australian international Will Skelton. Continue reading →

Walker Happy with Leeds

Jack Walker says he is happy to have remained with Leeds after speculations had it that he was on his way out. He and Ashton Golding are competing for the full back role at Leeds but few months back he nearly said no to it all.

The Rhinos offered him a full time contract and a guaranteed first team spot in the squad for 2018 but he appeared to reject it. However after a fortnight and much back and forth he agreed to the three year deal. Continue reading →