Rugby Union News
Report: Chris Ashton on his way to French giants ToulonA report claims that Saracens winger Chris Ashton is open to a move to Toulon, with talks between the two clubs thought to be ongoing.
Oct 18, 13:21
Anthony Foley's family: 'We have plunged deep into incomprehensible darkness'Anthony Foley's family release a statement saying that the Munster head coach's death has 'plunged them into incomprehensible darkness'.
Oct 17, 14:44
Munster head coach Anthony Foley dies suddenly at team hotel, aged 42Munster announce that head coach Anthony Foley has died suddenly at the team hotel prior to their European clash with Racing 92.
Oct 16, 14:00
Paul O'Connell: Dylan Hartley would be "great captain" for LionsDylan Hartley has the potential to become a commanding figure for the British and Irish Lions and skipper the side in New Zealand, according to Paul O'Connell.
Oct 12, 22:22
Mike Williams out of Autumn Internationals with broken armLeicester Tigers flanker Mike Williams is ruled out of England's Autumn Internationals after breaking his arm.
Oct 11, 15:30
Mike Brown defends Eddie Jones's high-intensity training campEngland vice-captain Mike Brown claims that the high-intensity sessions laid on by Eddie Jones are needed, as it leaves each player in a "good place" physically.
Oct 11, 09:38
Dai Young: 'Wasps lost to the better side'Wasps director of rugby Dai Young admits that his side were second best during their 30-14 defeat to Premiership title rivals Saracens.
Oct 9, 20:14
Mark McCall: 'Owen Farrell on verge of return from injury'Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall suggests that Owen Farrell could return for his first appearance of the season against Toulon.
Oct 9, 19:59
Mark McCall: 'Owen Farrell making encouraging progress from injury'Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall reveals that Owen Farrell is nearing a return to action having missed the start of the season with a back injury.
Oct 6, 20:00
Wasps trio sign new dealsKearnan Myall, Dan Robson and Thomas Young all pen contract extensions with Aviva Premiership leaders Wasps.
Oct 6, 15:02
Kyle Sinckler signs new Harlequins dealHarlequins confirm that prop Kyle Sinckler has signed a new, "long-term" deal with the club.
Oct 6, 13:07
Report: England's Anthony Watson suffers jaw injury in trainingEngland winger Anthony Watson reportedly suffers a fractured jaw in training, putting him in doubt for the upcoming Autumn Internationals.
Oct 6, 10:24
Exeter Chiefs winger Matt Jess out until February?Exeter Chiefs' veteran winger Matt Jess is sidelined for "at least four months" with a "significant" toe injury.
Oct 5, 22:34
All Blacks' Aaron Smith suspended for 'toilet sex'All Blacks star Aaron Smith is suspended for one game after allegedly having sex with a woman in an airport toilet.
Oct 5, 19:42
Sam Jones out of Autumn Internationals with broken legSam Jones is ruled out of the upcoming Autumn International series after suffering a broken leg during England training.
Oct 5, 19:06
Saracens lock Alistair Hargreaves retires after concussionSaracens prop Alistair Hargreaves announces his immediate retirement from rugby following a concussion injury.
Oct 5, 13:14
George Kruis backs Maro Itoje to fill in at flankerSaracens and England lock George Kruis insists that Maro Itoje is capable of switching positions to fill in for James Haskell during the Autumn Internationals.
Oct 4, 22:39
Juan Manuel Leguizamon delighted to host Australia at TwickenhamArgentina's Juan Manuel Leguizamon insists that his side are delighted to give up a home match in favour of facing Australia at Twickenham in the Rugby Championship.
Oct 4, 19:33
Sam Jones doubtful for autumn internationals due to ankle injuryUncapped England back row Sam Jones emerges as a doubt for the autumn internationals after suffering an ankle injury in training.
Oct 4, 16:42
Saracens sign Andrew Fenby on three-month dealSaracens sign former London Irish back Andrew Fenby on a three-month deal as cover following a string of injuries and suspensions.
Oct 4, 13:55
Wales captain Sam Warburton to undergo surgery on broken cheekboneWales captain Sam Warburton will reportedly undergo surgery on his fractured cheekbone.
Oct 4, 11:51
Sam Warburton to undergo scan on cheekbone injurySam Warburton could miss Wales's autumn international series after picking up a facial injury in Cardiff Blues' meeting with Leinster on Saturday evening.
Oct 2, 22:27
England name seven uncapped players in training squad ahead of autumn internationalsEngland head coach Eddie Jones selects seven uncapped players in his 37-man training squad ahead of the autumn internationals.
Sep 30, 10:04
Owen Farrell has 'open-ended injury'Saracens coach Mark McCall reveals that he is unsure when England fly-half Owen Farrell will be fit to play again.
Sep 28, 21:19
Ireland prop Nathan White forced to retire due to concussionIreland international prop Nathan White announces his retirement from the sport on medical grounds due to ongoing problems with concussion.
Sep 28, 17:19
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter to take over at MontpellierScotland head coach Vern Cotter agrees a deal to take over French Top 14 side Montpellier ahead of the 2017-18 season.
Sep 28, 16:50
Richard Hill appointed England team managerWorld Cup-winning flanker Richard Hill is appointed England's new team manager by the RFU.
Sep 28, 16:00
Bath sign centre Robbie FrueanBath agree a deal to sign centre Robbie Fruean from Canterbury Crusaders.
Sep 27, 15:09
Jack Clifford ruled out of England autumn internationalsEngland back-row Jack Clifford will miss the autumn internationals having been ruled out for up to 10 weeks with an ankle injury.
Sep 23, 16:05
Six Nations start date 'to remain unchanged in calendar shake-up'A report claims that a major shake-up of the current rugby calendar is close to being made, but the Six Nations will retain its traditional slot early in the year.
Sep 13, 22:59
Aviva Premiership salary cap to remain at £7m for three seasonsThe Aviva Premiership's base-level salary will be capped at £7m for three seasons from next year - a decision unanimously backed by the league's board of directors.
Sep 8, 20:08
Warren Gatland wants total commitment from British and Irish LionsBritish and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland says that he will only select players who believe that they can beat New Zealand in next year's tour.
Sep 7, 12:57
Warren Gatland confirmed as British and Irish Lions head coach for 2017Warren Gatland is confirmed as the British and Irish Lions head coach for the tour of New Zealand in 2017.
Sep 7, 12:05
Leinster appoint former England head coach Stuart Lancaster as senior coachLeinster appoint former England head coach Stuart Lancaster as a senior coach.
Sep 5, 16:01
London Welsh avoid High Court winding-up order, threat of liquidationLondon Welsh avoid the threat of liquidation as the High Court scraps a winding-up petition after hearing that the club's debts have been paid.
Sep 5, 13:29
Taulupe Faletau forced off on Bath debut with knee ligament injuryWales number eight Taulupe Faletau picks up a potential long-term injury on his Bath Rugby debut, being forced off the field just 12 minutes in at Franklin's Gardens.
Sep 3, 22:05
Premiership chief unhappy with "punishing" British and Irish Lions schedulePremiership Rugby chief Mark McCafferty hits out at the planning for the British and Irish Lions' tour of New Zealand next year, which he fears will lead to burnout.
Aug 28, 16:26
Cillian Willis to sue former club Sale Sharks over 'career-ending concussion'Former Sale Sharks player Cillian Willis is to sue the club for alleged clinical negligence over a career-ending concussion.
Aug 24, 15:00
Warren Gatland 'to lead British and Irish Lions for second time'Widespread reports suggest that Warren Gatland is to be given the British and Irish Lions gig for a second time, three years on from the 2-1 series win over Australia.
Aug 23, 18:46
England winger Jack Nowell ruled out for up to 10 weeksExeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter confirms that England winger Jack Nowell is "going to be out for a while" after undergoing surgery on his thumb.
Aug 11, 11:04