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By Optimist
August 6 2019

The size of a rugby pitch has remained fairly constant since the game’s inception. The size of players... More >


July 24 2019

Is Rugby following the route to riches already taken by English Football? Readers of more advanced years will recall some thirty years ago w... More >

Bath's World Cup Hopefuls

July 10 2019

Six Bath Rugby players are now pushing their claims for a place in England’s World Cup Squad. Some are established internationals, oth... More >

COML Visitors and Revenue Stats

July 10 2019

Stats of our visitor numbers, page views and revenue since 2008 (stats before that are not available). ERE and its successor COML have been ... More >

Premier Rugby Finances 2017/18

June 15 2019

Here is an update of Premier Rugby finances of the Clubs for the season 2017/18... More >

The Lighter Side

June 4 2019

I was told recently that a current English Football League manager I know does not want his son to go into professional sport. It’... More >

Bath Squad 2019/20

June 1 2019

The squad for season 2019/20. Please advise of any errors or omissions.... More >

East Meets West: Gallagher Premiership Playoffs

May 21 2019

East plays west this weekend in both Premiership semi finals, with the bookmakers predicting a Saracens: Exeter finale. Bath must once more ... More >

In The Tiger Den: Leicester v Bath

May 15 2019

Bath’s final Premiership fixture takes them into the lair of old rivals Leicester Tigers. Time was when Leicester v Bath was a mou... More >

TEAMS UP! Fizz Buzz? Bath v Wasps

April 30 2019

Having failed to fizz in defeat at Sale, Bath must next silence Wasps buzz with victory at the Rec. Currently 7th place, Wasps have buzzed o... More >