Rugby Union News
Wales prop Nicky Smith facing four months outWales and Ospreys prop Nicky Smith faces four months on the sidelines after suffering "a significant pectoral tear" in the 34-16 defeat to New Zealand in Cardiff.
Fly-half George Ford to start for England against AustraliaEngland head coach Stuart Lancaster reveals that fly-half George Ford will start against Australia.
Nov 24, 18:52
Stuart Lancaster wants clinical England against AustraliaEngland head coach Stuart Lancaster believes that his team needs to be more ruthless when they take on Australia.
Nov 24, 17:33
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall: 'First half cost us'Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall admits that a poor first-half performance cost his team during their defeat to Northampton Saints.
Nov 24, 13:52
Richard Cockerill unhappy despite Leicester Tigers victoryLeicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill criticises the performance of his side following their 26-5 win over London Welsh.
Nov 24, 13:32
England number eight Billy Vunipola ruled out of Australia clashEngland number eight Billy Vunipola is to miss his country's clash with Australia due to concussion.
Nov 24, 11:41
Leicester Tigers appoint Aaron Mauger as head coachLeicester Tigers confirm that Aaron Mauger will become their new head coach from the beginning of next season.
Nov 24, 10:51
George Ford: 'Australia will punish England mistakes'England fly-half George Ford warns his teammates to cut out any mistakes if they are to overcome Australia at Twickenham in their final Autumn International.
Nov 23, 13:15
Stuart Lancaster impressed by George Ford debutEngland coach Stuart Lancaster says that fly-half George Ford "played well" on his first start for the national side as he helped them to a 28-9 win over Samoa.
Nov 23, 10:29
Sam Warburton: 'Wales must finish stronger'Wales captain Sam Warburton admits that they need to work on being stronger in the final 10 minutes of matches after late their defeat to New Zealand in Cardiff.
Nov 23, 09:58
Jamie Heaslip: Ireland can be "really proud" of Autumn International resultsIreland's Jamie Heaslip insists that they can be "very proud" of their performances during the Autumn Internationals after beating Australia to start unbeaten this month.
Nov 22, 18:33
Conor O'Shea frustrated by Harlequins defeatHarlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea admits his frustration after seeing his side lose at home to Sale Sharks.
Nov 22, 11:17
Dean Richards thrilled by Newcastle Falcons winNewcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards hails his team for showing "real character" during their victory at home to Gloucester.
Nov 22, 11:08
Will Greenwood: 'Samoa is a must-win game'World Cup-winning centre Will Greenwood describes England's match with Samoa at Twickenham as "must-win" as they look to end a run of five straight Test defeats.
Nov 21, 20:15
Leigh Halfpenny eyes rare New Zealand scalpLeigh Halfpenny has acknowledged that Wales face a "huge challenge" when they take on New Zealand this weekend, but remains confident his side can cause an upset.
Nov 21, 07:05
Stuart Lancaster: 'England must be at best against Samoa'Stuart Lancaster warns his England players that nothing but their best performance will be enough against Samoa.
Nov 21, 05:25
Stuart Lancaster defends decision to select Owen FarrellStuart Lancaster defends his decision to keep Owen Farrell in the England side for Saturday's game against Samoa.
Nov 20, 03:35
England fly-half George Ford expecting to be targeted by SamoaEngland fly-half George Ford is expecting to be targeted by Samoa during this weekend's clash between the teams at Twickenham Stadium.
Nov 19, 18:53
Warren Gatland: 'Wales must be direct against New Zealand'Wales coach Warren Gatland urges his team to "be direct" when they welcome New Zealand to Cardiff.
Nov 19, 16:31
Kyran Bracken: 'England must use Steffon Armitage'Former England international Kyran Bracken believes that Toulon flanker Steffon Armitage needs to be called up to the national team as soon as possible.
Nov 19, 13:37
Chris Robshaw: 'England on right path'Chris Robshaw insists that England are on the right path despite back-to-back defeats against New Zealand and South Africa.
Nov 19, 11:49
Jonathan Davies ready for New Zealand showdownJonathan Davies says that he is feeling "fine" after overcoming injury in time for this weekend's Autumn International clash against world champions New Zealand.
Nov 19, 06:38
Leigh Halfpenny returns to Wales squadWales full-back Leigh Halfpenny returns to the team for their Autumn International against New Zealand after recovering from a concussion.
Nov 18, 19:58
James Haskell: 'England feeling positive'England flanker James Haskell insists that there is a positive feeling within the camp despite their recent defeats to New Zealand and South Africa.
Nov 18, 18:34
Ireland centre Jared Payne to miss Australia clashIreland centre Jared Payne is to miss his side's upcoming clash with Australia in Dublin due to a foot injury.
Nov 18, 17:17
Stuart Lancaster dismisses crisis talkStuart Lancaster plays down talk of a crisis within the England camp after losing five internationals on the bounce.
Nov 17, 23:29
Blair Cowan: 'Scotland can be optimistic'Scotland flanker Blair Cowan urges his teammates to be optimistic following their narrow defeat to New Zealand.
Nov 17, 18:54
Luther Burrell, James Haskell in England squadLuther Burrell and James Haskell are among the names included in the England squad for their upcoming clash with Samoa.
Nov 17, 16:28
England, Samoa game to go aheadSamoa rule out the possibility of strike action for their international match against England at Twickenham on Saturday.
Nov 17, 11:35
Victor Vito sidelined for New ZealandNew Zealand forward Victor Vito is to miss his side's upcoming clash with Wales due to a calf strain.
Nov 17, 11:07
Richard Cockerill satisfied by Leicester Tigers drawLeicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill admits that he is happy after seeing a late penalty earn his side a draw with Saracens.
Nov 16, 18:05
Saracens coach Mark McCall frustrated by draw with Leicester TigersSaracens coach Mark McCall believes that poor officiating contributed to his side's draw with Leicester Tigers.
Nov 16, 17:09
Steve Diamond calls for Sale Sharks consistencySale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond is eager for his side to show more consistency following their convincing win over London Irish.
Nov 16, 13:32
Dean Richards bemoans Newcastle Falcons indisciplineNewcastle director of rugby Dean Richards admits that a lack of discipline proved costly for his team during their Aviva Premiership defeat to Bath.
Nov 16, 13:16
Mike Ford happy with Bath victory over Newcastle FalconsBath head coach Mike Ford believes that his team's win over Newcastle Falcons will be an important one in their bid to reach the Aviva Premiership playoffs.
Nov 16, 13:04
Scotland centre Mark Bennett ruled out of Tonga clashScotland centre Mark Bennett is to miss the team's final Autumn International against Tonga through injury.
Nov 16, 12:50
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen impressed by ScotlandNew Zealand coach Steve Hansen tips Scotland to impress in 2015 after they pushed his side all the way during the All Blacks' victory at Murrayfield.
Nov 16, 11:34
Vern Cotter upbeat despite Scotland defeat to New ZealandScotland head coach Vern Cotter insists that his players can take plenty of positives from their 24-16 defeat to New Zealand.
Nov 16, 11:22
Chris Robshaw bemoans poor start in South Africa defeatEngland captain Chris Robshaw bemoans his side's poor start in their narrow loss to South Africa, which was their fifth defeat in succession.
Nov 16, 04:30
Sir Clive Woodward: 'England are not reaching potential'Sir Clive Woodward feels that England are not fulfilling their potential following a fifth Test loss in a row in their narrow defeat to South Africa at Twickenham.
Nov 16, 03:56