Rugby Union News
Nathan Hughes, Marland Yarde come into England team for Australia clashEngland head coach Eddie Jones makes two changes for Saturday's Australia clash, with Nathan Hughes and Marland Yarde starting.
Dec 1, 10:12
England back Elliot Daly handed three-week ban for reckless tackleEngland and Wasps back Elliot Daly is to miss the next three weeks after being punished for his reckless challenge on Leonardo Senatore during the Test with Argentina.
Nov 28, 20:51
Billy Vunipola to miss Six Nations with knee injuryBilly Vunipola will spend at least three months on the sidelines after undergoing surgery to rectify ligament damage in his knee, which he sustained against Argentina.
Nov 27, 20:39
London Welsh investment falls throughProposed investment into troubled Championship side London Welsh fails to materialise.
Nov 25, 19:04
Eddie Jones: 'England failing to produce world-class players'England head coach Eddie Jones believes that a number of his players are close to following in the footsteps of Jonny Wilkinson and being branded as 'world class'.
Nov 24, 20:15
Paul Gustard defends Semesa Rokoduguni omission from England squadPaul Gustard reveals that Eddie Jones overlooked Semesa Rokoduguni for selection against Argentina as he is not suited to face the South American side.
Nov 23, 20:28
Joe Launchbury given two-week ban for kicking an opponentEngland will be without first-choice lock Joe Launchbury for their upcoming games against Argentina and Australia after he was handed a two-week ban.
Nov 21, 19:27
Joe Launchbury cited for alleged kickEngland lock Joe Launchbury is cited for an alleged kick on Fiji centre Asaeli Tikoirotuma during his side's 58-15 victory at Twickenham.
Nov 20, 19:50
Eddie Jones expects "sleepless nights" over England selectionEddie Jones praises his England players for their impressive display to brush aside Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday, but admits that he now faces a selection headache.
Nov 20, 13:54
Ben Morgan signs new Gloucester Rugby dealGloucester Rugby announce that number eight Ben Morgan has signed a new deal with the club.
Nov 18, 11:32
Alex Goode: 'No need for unnecessary risks against Fiji'Saracens full-back Alex Goode intends to impress England boss Eddie Jones with his no-nonsense game if handed a rare start in Saturday's meeting with Fiji at Twickenham.
Nov 16, 21:54
Dave Attwood out, Billy Vunipola doubtful for Fiji clashDave Attwood is sent back to club side Bath after picking up an injury that will keep him out of the Test clash with Fiji, while Billy Vunipola could also miss out.
Nov 14, 22:32
Eddie Jones: 'England will beat Fiji'England head coach Eddie Jones vows to 'bore Fiji to death' when the two sides meet at Twickenham next weekend.
Nov 13, 22:35
Maro Itoje named World Rugby's breakthrough player of the yearEngland and Saracens lock Maro Itoje is named the breakthrough player of the year at the World Rugby awards.
Nov 13, 22:03
Joe Schmidt expecting New Zealand backlashIreland head coach Joe Schmidt warns his players to expect a backlash from New Zealand when they meet in Dublin, having beaten the world champions earlier this month.
Nov 13, 20:11
Chris Robshaw: 'Win over South Africa is great feeling'England forward Chris Robshaw describes his side's 37-21 victory over South Africa as a "great feeling".
Nov 13, 15:38
Eddie Jones: England must "play smart" against South AfricaEddie Jones wants to see his England players overcome South Africa through the use of smart tactics, rather than matching their opponents through sheer strength.
Nov 11, 12:26
Ross Ford eyes Scotland cap recordScotland hooker Ross Ford sets his sights on breaking Chris Paterson's cap record for the team ahead of his 100th appearance.
Nov 10, 20:38
Vern Cotter: 'Scotland must not seek revenge against Australia'Vern Cotter says that Scotland must avoid falling into the "trap" of looking for revenge against Australia at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Nov 10, 18:30
Ross Ford to win 100th Scotland capScotland hooker Ross Ford will win his 100th cap against Australia after being included in Vern Cotter's starting lineup for the match at Murrayfield.
Nov 10, 14:40
Elliot Daly to make first start for England against South Africa on SaturdayWasps centre Elliot Daly will make his first England start against South Africa on Saturday.
Nov 10, 10:05
Jordi Murphy ruled out for up to nine monthsIreland and Leinster number eight Jordi Murphy is ruled out for up to nine months after damaging his ACL during the historic 40-29 win over New Zealand in Chicago.
Nov 7, 21:55
Maro Itoje, Owen Farrell, Billy Vunipola named on player of the year shortlistEngland trio Maro Itoje, Owen Farrell and Billy Vunipola are included on a six-strong shortlist for the World Rugby Player of the Year award.
Nov 7, 15:42
Eddie Jones unsure of England future beyond 2019 World CupEngland boss Eddie Jones says that he wants to take on "other projects" before calling time on his coaching career.
Oct 30, 14:14
Sam Warburton among Wales quartet to sign new dual contractSam Warburton, Samson Lee, Hallam Amos and Dan Lydiate all pen new national dual contracts with their respective Welsh regional sides.
Oct 28, 13:41
England head coach Eddie Jones "very impressed" with recalled Tom WoodEngland head coach Eddie Jones says that Tom Wood's work rate earned him a recall to the squad for the upcoming Autumn Internationals.
Oct 26, 11:29
England recall Tom Wood for Autumn InternationalsEngland recall Northampton Saints flanker Tom Wood for the upcoming Autumn Internationals.
Oct 26, 09:33
Mark McCall 'disappointed' to see Chris Ashton leave SaracensMark McCall insists that Chris Ashton would have furthered his career by sticking with Saracens, and says his side will quickly move on.
Oct 25, 20:56
Australia forward Dean Mumm suspended for Wales clashAustralia forward Dean Mumm is suspended for the Autumn International against Wales after pleading guilty to striking New Zealand lock Brodie Retallick.
Oct 24, 22:11
England forward Maro Itoje ruled out of Autumn InternationalsEngland forward Maro Itoje is ruled out of the Autumn Internationals after fracturing his hand while playing for the Saracens.
Oct 24, 16:03
Joe Schmidt signs three-year contract extensionIreland head coach Joe Schmidt signs a three-year contract extension to keep him in charge of the team until after the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Oct 24, 15:34
England left sweating over Maro Itoje hand injuryEngland forward Maro Itoje is a doubt for the Autumn Internationals after injuring his right hand in Saracens' Champions Cup win over Scarlets.
Oct 23, 22:52
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