Another busy day in the rugby union game as we publish Who’s hot and who’s not and our next team preview ahead of the Premiership restart, which focusses on London Irish.
What’s on the site
James While returns to look over the state of another English club, with London Irish next under the microscope as they look to finish this season well.
Elsewhere, Rugby Australia have laid out their plans from 2021 onwards as they look to lock up a TV deal. There’s some interesting ideas in the proposal.
What’s in the news
What’s on social media
It’s former Wasps, England and British & Irish Lions number eight Lawrence Dallaglio’s 48th birthday today. England Rugby have posted a tribute video.
🎉🙌 happy birthday to former England captain @dallaglio8 🙌🎉
A World Cup winner and capped 85 times for his country🌹
Have a great day, Lawrence! 💪 pic.twitter.com/S6PbSlQ4yO
— England Rugby (@EnglandRugby) August 10, 2020
What’s on TV
The Premiership joins Super Rugby AU and Aotearoa on the schedule this week. The action kicks off in Australia with the Force v Waratahs (live on Sky Sports) while in England Harlequins host Sale Sharks. BT Sport will televise all remaining Premiership games.