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premier:

see prime ministerprime minister
or premier,
chief member of the cabinet in a parliamentary system of government. The prime minister is head of the government, in contrast with the head of state, who may be a constitutional monarch, as in Great Britain, or an elected official, as in the
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premier

1. another name for prime minister
2. any of the heads of governments of the Canadian provinces and the Australian states
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A crowd of just 6,271 turned up at the 18,500-capacity Talen Energy Stadium for a second Premiership match played in America, after Saracens took on London Irish in New York 18 months ago.
The two teams are joined in Pool B of the 2017/18 tournament by Doncaster and Leinster A, while Ospreys Premiership Select find themselves in the same pool as the reigning champions, Munster A, Bedford Blues and Nottingham.
Exeter Chiefs were crowned English champions after beating Wasps in a thrilling game which went all the way to extra-time and Firwood Waterloo players had a frontrow seat thanks to their involvement with the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup - a nationwide series for U11 and U12 teams.
Launched during the 2008-09 season, the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup is the first national grassroots tournament officiated by Premiership Rugby.
Saturday, March 12: Ladbrokes Premiership - Partick Thistle v Celtic (Sky Sports, 12.
They secured their spot at rugby HQ at a Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup festival hosted by Northampton Saints in February.
All four Welsh Regions will line-up in a six-game showdown with two Welsh teams then joining top-flight English Premiership clubs in a grand 7s final at Twickenham Stoop on August 8.
Premiership Rugby is in great shape with increasing numbers of people watching Aviva Premiership Rugby at games throughout the season and on television.
But the far bigger prize of a Premiership place will elude them, subject to any successful appeal or even possible court action from London Welsh.
The panel has come up with an incredibly impressive shortlist, which reflects the strength of Aviva Premiership Rugby," said Premiership Rugby chief executive Mark McCafferty.
THE Aviva Premiership Grand Final could be staged at Old Trafford in 2013 or 2014 as part of a concerted effort to engage rugby fans in the north of England.
Summary: Premiership Rugby have agreed a four-year sponsorship deal with Aviva worth Au20 million, starting immediately.