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Guinness Pro12 transforms into Guinness Pro 14 with additional of 2 more teams

With the arrival of 2 teams from South Africa (Toyota Cheetahs and Southern Kings) the Guinness Pro 12 has become the Guinness Pro 14 – enjoy 152 games between now and May next year. The addition of these teams means that the tournament will adopt a conference format...

Premiership rugby fixtures announced this Friday 7th July

The 2017-18 premiership rugby fixtures are scheduled to be released on Friday 7th July at 11am. The fixture launch will be hosted at the majestic BT tower in Central London, where each team will find out which team they will face on the opening weekend of the season. You can view...

LIONS INSPIRED RUGBY TEAM TO TAKE ON NEW ZEALAND IN CORNISH DOOM BAR CHALLENGE MATCH – ONE & ALL ARE INVITED!

The British & Irish Lions Tour is a unique moment in the global sporting calendar and in New Zealand, the Lions squad, made up of the very best rugby players from across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales are constantly prepping for their next match within the ten game...

Lions ready to clash with New Zealand on tour

Warren Gatland took some serious time deciding a final squad selection for the upcoming Lions tour to New Zealand.    He pushed for Jonathan Joseph to be included as well as putting in a good word for one of the largest squads the Lions party has ever seen for the tour...

Epic showdown between Exeter chiefs and Wasps in premiership final

Exeter chiefs conquer over wasps to become premiership champions in nail-biting match that went to a dramatic extra-time battle.  As the teams were on level-pegging, extra time of 10 minutes each way saw Exeter’s Gareth Steenson score a penalty kick that secured the title for the...

Travel to Twickenham with Sports Travel Southwest this Saturday for epic showdown between Exeter and Wasps in Aviva Premiership Final

The Aviva Premiership Final, one of the rugby calendar’s biggest dates, is happening this Saturday (28th May) at Twickenham and it is not to be missed.   Now based in Coventry, Wasps are taking on Exeter Chiefs in a bid to win the trophy they last held in 2008, whilst the...

Eddie Jones still confident for Japan 2019 despite Grand Slam failure

Despite England’s defeat by Ireland, Eddie Jones has stated that his 4-year plan remains intact. Missing out on a Six Nations Grand Slam has not dampened the England manager’s spirits and believes his team are on target to peak in Japan 2019. ‘’One game doesn’t change...

Upcoming cricket season and England’s performance against West Indies

England put in a convincing performance, with Alex Hales and Joe Root standing out as key contributors. The last day was the golden day, with a win of 186 runs. This is the first time England made a clean sweep of a one-day series in the West Indies. Another at home against...

Cricket tours to Europe

Sports Travel Southwest offer a range of tours in a variety of amazing European locations and if your desired location is not on our list, we can organise a tour in somewhere tailored to your needs.     Amsterdam Cricket tour Amsterdam is a buzzing city and home to the...

Why go on a cricket tour?

Cricket tours and indeed sports tours are a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the sport you love with your local team. Here are some of the reasons why we think cricket tours are definitely one for the calendar…. Put your sport at the centre of your holiday – sports tours are...