Rugby Union News
Dan Carter to undergo ankle surgery
New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter will have surgery to remove bone spurs in his ankle.
CJ Van der Linde joins London Irish for remainder of season
London Irish announce the capture of CJ Van der Linde for the remainder of the season.
Dec 12, 11:57
Conor O'Shea wants more of the same from Harlequins
Harlequins coach Conor O'Shea urges his players to replicate last week's winning performance against Racing Metro when the teams meet again in the Heineken Cup on Sunday.
Dec 11, 16:34
London Irish 'call press conference to confirm takeover'
London Irish will reportedly hold a press conference tomorrow to announce that the club has been taken over by an Irish consortium.
Dec 11, 11:41
Bath confirm Gary Gold departure
Gary Gold leaves his post as Bath director of rugby with immediate effect.
Dec 9, 16:56
Gary Gold parts company with Bath?
Gary Gold reportedly leaves his role as director of rugby for Bath.
Dec 9, 16:43
Hayden Smith rejoins Saracens following NFL stint
Saracens confirm that lock forward Hayden Smith has returned to the club following an 18-month stint in NFL.
Dec 9, 12:01
Alan Solomons: 'Edinburgh far from best against Gloucester'
Alan Solomons admits that Edinburgh did not put in their best display during their defeat to Gloucester in the Heineken Cup.
Dec 9, 06:40
Nigel Davies lauds Gloucester try
Nigel Davies is delighted with the way Gloucester scored their tries against Edinburgh in the Heineken Cup on Sunday.
Dec 9, 06:33
Richard Cockerill wants Leicester Tigers improvement despite win
Richard Cockerill says that Leicester Tigers must beat Montpellier in the Heineken Cup next week if they are to have a chance of topping the group.
Dec 9, 06:09
Richie McCaw 'will put All Blacks first'
Richie McCaw says that he will put the best interests of New Zealand first before his own All Blacks career.
Dec 8, 23:02
Tom Wood: Northampton "ashamed" by Leinster loss
Tom Wood admits that Northampton Saints were embarrassed by the nature of their 40-7 defeat at the hands of Leinster.
Dec 8, 22:48
Gloucester edge out Edinburgh
Gloucester win 23-12 at Edinburgh in the Heineken Cup.
Dec 8, 15:19
Jim Mallinder slams embarrassing Leinster rout
Northampton Saint director of rugby Jim Mallinder slams their 40-7 defeat to Leinster in the Heineken Cup on Saturday.
Dec 8, 07:32
Bernard Laporte: 'Jonny Wilkinson is not a robot'
Toulon director of rugby Bernard Laporte says that he is not concerned by Jonny Wilkinson's missed kicks during the team's Heineken Cup clash with Exeter Chiefs.
Dec 7, 18:34
Simon Easterby hoping to cause an upset
Scarlets coach Simon Easterby believes that his side are capable of ending Clermont Auvergne's 67-match unbeaten home record when they meet in the Heineken Cup.
Dec 6, 22:58
Leicester Tigers hope for Toby Flood stay
Leicester Tigers chief executive Simon Cohen says that the club want to keep hold of England international Toby Flood.
Dec 5, 18:41
Warren Gatland open to coaching British and Irish Lions in 2017
Warren Gatland says that he is open to coaching the British and Irish Lions for their tour in New Zealand in 2017.
Dec 4, 11:24
Warren Gatland named UK coach of the year
Wales and British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland is named the UK coach of the year.
Dec 4, 11:11
Toby Flood considers ending England career
Toby Flood is contemplating bringing an end to his England career by moving to an overseas club at the end of the season.
Dec 4, 07:17
Neck injury could end Andrew Sheridan's career
Toulon and former England prop Andrew Sheridan could be forced to retire after injuring his neck.
Dec 3, 23:00
Kieran Read named IRB Player of the Year
New Zealand number eight Kieran Read is named the IRB Player of the Year for 2013.
Dec 3, 16:24
Christian Wade out for six months
England and London Wasps winger Christian Wade is likely to miss the next six months with a foot injury.
Dec 2, 16:48
England announce New Zealand tour
Stuart Lancaster's England will travel to New Zealand in June 2014 for a three-Test series.
Dec 2, 16:13
England to discover Christian Wade's Six Nations fate
Christian Wade will find out today the extent of his ankle injury ahead of England's Six Nations campaign in February.
Dec 2, 07:54
Newcastle Falcons' Dean Richards delighted for Harlequins
Dean Richards says that Newcastle Falcons didn't put in the performance that the week's training had suggested against former club Harlequins on Sunday.
Dec 2, 06:27
Conor O'Shea: 'More to come from Harlequins'
Conor O'Shea says that Harlequins will look to continue their improvement against Racing Metro on Saturday.
Dec 2, 06:16
Northampton Saints' Ben Foden facing injury spell
Northampton Saints full-back Ben Foden is doubtful for England's Six Nations campaign due to a knee injury that will keep him on the sidelines for 12 weeks.
Nov 30, 20:18
London Irish hire former England scrum guru
London Irish appoint Phil Keith-Roach as their scrum coach as the Premiership strugglers look to improve.
Nov 30, 17:32
Ian Evans joins Toulon
Ospreys lock Ian Evans will join Heineken Cup champions Toulon on a three-year deal at the end of the season.
Nov 30, 05:34
Marland Yarde out for up to 14 weeks
Marland Yarde is likely to miss England's Six Nations campaign with a ruptured tendon.
Nov 29, 13:57
French clubs back Heineken Cup
French clubs make a U-turn and say that they will continue to participate in the Heineken Cup.
Nov 28, 23:11
Saracens captain Steve Borthwich to retire at the end of the season
Steve Borthwick announces that he will retire from rugby at the end of the season with the Saracens.
Nov 28, 16:15
Sale Sharks duo Ross Harrison, Nick Macleod pen new contracts
Sale Sharks announce that Ross Harrison and Nick Macleod have signed new contracts at the club.
Nov 28, 09:54
Mike Phillips to join Racing Metro?
Mike Phillips could join French side Racing Metro, according to reports.
Nov 27, 23:14
Chris Ashton: 'England not far away from All Blacks'
Chris Ashton believes that England are not far away from the level for World champions New Zealand.
Nov 27, 19:45
Rugby World Cup 2015 ticket prices for England venues announced
The kickoff times and ticket prices for the 2015 rugby World Cup in England are released.
Nov 27, 11:32
Topsy Ojo signs three-year contract extension at London Irish
London Irish announce that Topsy Ojo has signed a three-year contract extension at the club.
Nov 27, 11:16
France to play three Tests in Australia
France will play three Test matches against Australia Down Under next summer, it has been confirmed.
Nov 26, 20:10
Northampton to be fined over George North release?
George North's release to play for Wales against Australia could land Northampton Saints in trouble.
Nov 26, 19:48