Which ground has the best atmosphere? Amazing architecture? The perfect view? RUCK’s Steven Smith, who recently completed the full set, ranks every Gallagher Premiership ground based on his own personal visits…
12. London Irish – Madejski Stadium (3.92/10)
In five words or less: Archetypal 21st century ground
Most recent visit: 2016
Best feature: Fully enclosed and modern
Worst feature: Always empty and not even in London.
11. Sale Sharks – AJ Bell Stadium (4.12)
In five words or less: Comes with free transporter bridge
Most recent visit: 2015
Best feature: Good shop for merchandise
Worst feature: Soulless stadium. Traffic chaos is the only guarantee when watching the Sharks.
10. Saracens – Allianz Park (5)
In five words or less: Athletics transition can be done
Most recent visit: 2019
Best feature: Was adapted well for Rugby and has a terrific main stand
Worst feature: The capacity is too small and three of the stands are not great