Juan Smith of Toulon looks on during the Heineken Cup Final between Toulon and Saracens at the Millennium Stadium on May 24, 2014
Juan Smith close to Springboks return
South African forward Juan Smith closes in on a remarkable return to international rugby 18 months after being forced to retire through injury.
Jul 23, 21:14
Jonny May of Gloucester breaks clear to score their second try during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester and Leicester Tigers at Kingsholm Stadium on November 29, 2013
Jonny May confident that his best is yet to come
England star Jonny May warns rivals that his 'best is yet to come' as he gears up for the return of Aviva Premiership rugby with Gloucester.
Jul 23, 20:16
Bryan Habana of Toulon breaks with the ball during the Heineken Cup semi final match between Toulon and Munster at the Stade Velodrome on April 27, 2014
South Africa's Bryan Habana could yet feature at Commonwealth Games
World Cup winner Bryan Habana could yet represent South Africa's rugby sevens team at the Commonwealth Games after club Toulon finally released him to compete in Glasgow.
Jul 23, 14:41
Eusebio Guinazu of Bath pounces on the loose ball as James Down of Cardiff Blues loses in during the LV Cup match between Bath and Cardiff Blues at the Recreation Ground on January 25, 2014
London Welsh bring in James Down
London Welsh bring in their 24th new player of the summer with the signing of second-row forward James Down from Cardiff Blues.
Jul 23, 12:01
Phil Burgess in action during the England Sevens Squad Announcement for the Commonwealth Games on July 9, 2014
Phil Burgess: 'Representing England is a childhood dream'
Rugby sevens star Phil Burgess says that he is fulfilling a childhood dream by representing Team England at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 23, 10:03
Clermont's French outside centre Aurelien Rougerie warms up before the French Top 14 rugby union match between Grenoble (FCG) and Clermont Auvergne (ASM) on February 14, 2014
Clermont Auvergne stars 'out for a month' after machete attack
Clermont Auvergne stars Aurelien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayers will be sidelined for at least a month after suffering injuries in a machete attack.
Jul 22, 20:52
Tom Mitchell in action during the England Sevens Squad Announcement for the Commonwealth Games on July 9, 2014
Tom Mitchell desperate to lead England to gold in Glasgow
Tom Mitchell believes that the odds are in England's favour ahead of the Rugby Sevens at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 22, 10:54
Magnus Lund of Biarritz looks on during the Heineken Cup quarter final match between Biarritz Olympic and Toulouse at Estadio Anoeta on April 10, 2011
Magnus Lund makes Sale Sharks return
Flanker Magnus Lund returns to Sale Sharks following a six-year spell with French club Biarritz.
Jul 21, 12:29
Saracens' Owen Farrell celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's third try against Clermont Auvergne during the Heineken Cup semi-final match on April 26, 2014
Aurelien Rougerie, Julien Pierre, Benjamin Kayers attacked with machetes
A gang armed with machetes and swords attack Clermont Auvergne trio Aurelien Rougerie, Julien Pierre and Benjamin Kayers in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Jul 20, 18:05
Lions head coach Warren Gatland smiles after their victory during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ANZ Stadium on July 6, 2013
Warren Gatland relaxed about Gareth Anscombe international future
Warren Gatland says that there is no rush for Gareth Anscombe to commit his international future to Wales.
Jul 20, 11:42
Alistair Hargreaves of Saracens during the Aviva Premiership match between Newcastle Falcons and Saracens at Kingston Park on April 20, 2014
Alistair Hargreaves: "Captaincy is a fantastic honour"
Alistair Hargreaves reveals that being handed the Saracens captaincy is a "fantastic honour".
Jul 17, 20:45
A general view of Twickenham Stadium on May 2, 2013
Chris Noakes will be 'fit and available' for London Irish Premiership opener
London Irish are confident that new Kiwi fly-half Chris Noakes will have recovered from a torn tendon in time to be involved in their Premiership season opener.
Jul 17, 20:25
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Mike Greenwood praises "complete warrior" Mike Tindall
Will Greenwood pays tribute to a "complete warrior" in Mike Tindall following his former England teammate's retirement announcement.
Jul 16, 05:58
Danny Care runs through the slalom poles during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on October 28, 2013
Danny Care 'saddened' by Mike Tindall's retirement from rugby
Danny Care admits that it is "sad to see" Mike Tindall retire from professional rugby following a 17-year career.
Jul 15, 08:23
Mike Tindall of Gloucester is tackled during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester and Harlequins at the Kingsholm Stadium on February 22, 2014
Former England star Mike Tindall announces retirement from rugby
England World Cup winner Mike Tindall announces his retirement from rugby.
Jul 15, 07:31
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London Welsh complete Eddie Aholelei signing
London Welsh confirm the signing of Tonga international prop Eddie Aholelei from Melbourne Rebels.
Jul 14, 13:52
Dan Norton of England runs in for a try during the Pool C match between England and Canada during day two of the 2014 Hong Kong Sevens at Hong Kong International Stadium on March 29, 2014
Interview: England Rugby Sevens' Dan Norton
England rugby sevens legend Dan Norton talks to Sports Mole to assess his side's chances at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Jul 14, 10:16
Exeter Chiefs' Dean Mumm run clear to score a try against Worcester Warriors on October 26, 2013
Exeter Chiefs captain Dean Mumm to miss start of season
Exeter Chiefs confirm that captain Dean Mumm will be sidelined for the start of the season due to a shoulder injury.
Jul 13, 15:10
Wales' Nicholas Griffiths runs with the ball during the rugby match between Wales and Georgia at the 'Seven's Grand Prix Series' rugby tournament at the Matmut Stadium in Lyon on June 9, 2013.
Contract dispute puts Wales Rugby Sevens Commonwealth challenge in jeopardy?
A contract dispute between the WRU and RRW may result in a number of the Wales Rugby Sevens squad withdrawing from the forthcoming Commonwealth Games.
Jul 13, 09:30
James Rodwell of England runs in a try during the Marriot London Sevens match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on May 10, 2014 in London, England
Interview: England Rugby Sevens' James Rodwell
England Rugby Sevens legend James Rodwell talks to Sports Mole about the team's chances in this summer's Commonwealth Games.
Jul 12, 17:24
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