Joe Maddock

Saracens winger Joe Maddock retires from rugby union at the age of 34
Friday 3rd May 13:01

Joe Maddock is moving back home to New Zealand after confirming his days as a professional rugby player are over.

Maddock wings in at Sarries
Thursday 9th June 09:36

Saracens have completed the signing of experienced winger Joe Maddock from Italian club Treviso.

Maddock confirms Bath exit
Monday 10th May 09:14

Popular Bath winger Joe Maddock has confirmed he will be leaving The Rec after the play-offs - with Italy his expected destination.

Robshaw takes top award
Tuesday 5th May 22:46

Harlequins flanker Chris Robshaw has been named Guinness Premiership player of the season.

Bath breeze past Leeds
Sunday 24th February 17:25

Bath bounced back from last Saturday's defeat to Wasps with a 34-15 bonus point victory over lowly Leeds.

Maddock extends Bath stay
Tuesday 22nd January 16:08

Joe Maddock has signed a new contract that commits him to Bath for two more years.

Bath bid to ward off rivals
Tuesday 22nd January 11:40

Bath have insisted that Matt Stevens and Olly Barkley are not set to follow Steve Borthwick out of The Rec in the summer.

Gloucester stuck in mud Bath
Friday 4th January 21:33

Bath beat Guinness Premiership leaders Gloucester 10-5 to close the gap to two points at the top of the table.

New deal for New Zealander
Thursday 27th April 10:04

Bath have handed Kiwi winger Joe Maddock a new two-year contract.

Easter gift for Saints
Saturday 8th April 16:55

Replacement Mark Easter scored a late try as Northampton claimed a 24-21 victory over Bath.

Bath sink their neighbours
Saturday 3rd December 19:45

Bath edged a tight battle 21-12 to book a place in the Powergen Cup semi-finals.

Wing-king Welsh fit for derby
Thursday 13th October 09:44

Frikkie Welsh has confirmed that his thigh injury is less serious than first feared.

Bath face double injury blow
Wednesday 7th September 17:47

Joe Maddock and Lee Best are struggling to be fit for the game against Northampton.


Paul O'Connell believes that Ireland have the potential to lift the 2015 World Cup

Paul O'Connell believes that Ireland have the potential to lift the 2015 World Cup

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Top 5 rugby union moments of 2014

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We look back on an exciting year of rugby with a World Cup win, a European double and the retirement of two icons of the game.

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The biggest and toughest hits and tackles plus the best tries from the world of rugby union.

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Phil Edwards

Phil Edwards

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