Rugby Union News
Luther Burrell called up to England squad for tour of AustraliaLuther Burrell is called up to England's squad for the upcoming tour of Australia following Manu Tuilagi's withdrawal.
May 30, 09:04
Eddie Jones jumps to George Ford's defenceEngland coach Eddie Jones backs up George Ford after the fly-half's performance against Wales was mocked by some of his own supporters.
May 29, 21:02
Dylan Hartley pleased with England response to slow startEngland captain Dylan Hartley praises his side for overcoming a poor start to beat Wales 27-13 at Twickenham.
May 29, 18:02
Eddie Jones: 'England went too soft after World Cup triumph'Eddie Jones suggests that money was behind England's failure to push on from their 2003 World Cup success, as players fast developed a soft underbelly.
May 29, 11:26
Mark McCall predicts bright future for SaracensSaracens head coach Mark McCall sees no reason why his side cannot continue their recent success having secured a European and domestic double.
May 28, 20:12
Dylan Hartley: 'Another concussion could end my playing career'Northampton Saints and England hooker Dylan Hartley opens up on his concerns over another potential concussion layoff, which he says will put an end to his career.
May 28, 11:02
Teimana Harrison to make England debut in Wales clashTeimana Harrison is one of four uncapped players to be selected by Eddie Jones for England's Test meeting with Wales at Twickenham.
May 27, 15:47
Manu Tuilagi to miss England's tour to Australia with hamstring injuryManu Tuilagi is ruled out of England's tour to Australia due to a hamstring injury.
May 24, 12:06
Manu Tuilagi included in England squad for tour of AustraliaEngland head coach Eddie Jones names injury doubts Manu Tuilagi and Owen Farrell in his 32-man squad for the three-Test tour of Australia.
May 22, 13:31
England duo Manu Tuilagi and Owen Farrell doubts for Australia tourManu Tuilagi and Owen Farrell are doubts for England's upcoming tour of Australia after both limped off during the Premiership semi-final between Saracens and Leicester Tigers.
May 22, 10:34
Bath Rugby head coach Mike Ford to leave at end of seasonBath Rugby head coach Mike Ford will leave the club at the end of the season.
May 16, 15:59
Shortlist for Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Season revealedMaro Itoje, Alex Goode, Gareth Steenson, Don Armand, George Smith and Charles Piutau are nominated for the Aviva Premiership Rugby Player of the Season.
May 16, 15:49
Kurtley Beale suffers serious knee injury days after signing for WaspsNew Wasps signing Kurtley Beale is likely to be sidelined for "four to six months" after suffering a torn patella tendon injury.
May 15, 10:26
Wasps swoop for Australia star Kurtley BealeWasps complete one of the biggest signings in Aviva Premiership history by announcing the capture of Kurtley Beale for the 2016-17 season.
May 13, 16:10
Harlequins hooker Seb Adeniran-Olule dies in road collision, aged 20Harlequins announce that youngster Seb Adeniran-Olule has died in a car crash at the age of 20.
May 11, 15:40
Bath swoop for English youngster Jack WalkerYorkshire Carnegie's 19-year-old hooker Jack Walker agrees a switch to Aviva Premiership outfit Bath.
May 10, 16:18
Francois Louw charged by RFUBath flanker Francois Louw is charged by the RFU over an alleged eye gouge on Courtney Lawes during his side's 15-14 defeat at the hands of Northampton Saints.
May 4, 22:33
Former France international Clement Poitrenaud announces retirementFormer France international Clement Poitrenaud announces his retirement from rugby after Toulouse decided not to offer him a new contract.
May 4, 16:20
Scotland international Chris Cusiter retiresSale Sharks and Scotland scrum-half Chris Cusiter retires from rugby to launch a Scotch whisky business.
May 4, 12:16
Aaron Mauger: Leicester Tigers "mentally flat" for final run-inAaron Mauger admits that he is "pleased" to secure a playoff spot in the Aviva Premiership, but is unhappy with Leicester Tigers' performance against Worcester Warriors.
Apr 30, 21:20
England rugby coach Eddie Jones gives talk to Crystal Palace playersEngland rugby coach Eddie Jones visits Crystal Palace to give Alan Pardew's team a motivational talk for their season run-in that concludes with the FA Cup final.
Apr 28, 21:03
Jacques Burger announces retirementSaracens and Namibia back-rower Jacques Burger reveals that he will retire after Sunday's game against Newcastle Falcons.
Apr 28, 11:54
Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell banned for two weeksSaracens fly-half Owen Farrell receives a two-week suspension after being cited for a dangerous tackle.
Apr 27, 18:07
Graham Rowntree lands Harlequins forwards roleHarlequins announce that Graham Rowntree will join their new-look coaching setup as forwards coach from next season.
Apr 27, 17:10
Harlequins' Joe Marler hit with two-week ban for kicking Grenoble's Arnaud HeguyHarlequins prop Joe Marler is banned for two weeks for kicking Grenoble's Arnaud Heguy in last week's European Challenge Cup semi-final.
Apr 27, 14:04
Kevin Sinfield to retire at end of seasonDual-code rugby player Kevin Sinfield will retire from the sport after a 20-year career at the end of the ongoing season.
Apr 27, 12:40
Leone Nakarawa heading for Glasgow Warriors exitFiji international Leone Nakarawa will leave Glasgow Warriors in the summer, with France thought to be his most likely destination.
Apr 27, 11:19
Mike Brown: 'I can become one of world's best full-backs'Harlequins ace Mike Brown hopes to take on advice from England head coach Eddie Jones in order to become one of the best full-backs in world rugby.
Apr 20, 21:00
Maro Itoje, George Kruis sign new deals with SaracensSaracens pair Maro Itoje and George Kruis sign new contracts until 2019 at the club.
Apr 14, 12:55
Back injury forces Bath captain Stuart Hooper to retireStuart Hooper retires from rugby union with immediate effect due to a back injury sustained last December against Leicester Tigers.
Apr 14, 11:59
Bath wing Anthony Watson receives two-week RFU banEngland wing Anthony Watson is suspended for two weeks after being sent off during Bath's game against Saracens.
Apr 12, 22:03
South Africa appoint Allister CoetzeeFormer assistant Allister Coetzee takes on the role of head coach of the South Africa rugby union side.
Apr 12, 10:55
Justin Tipuric ruled out of Wales's tour to New Zealand due to concussionJustin Tipuric is ruled out of Wales's summer tour to New Zealand due to concussion that he suffered during the Six Nations.
Apr 11, 15:39
England prop Joe Marler banned for "gypsy boy" slurEngland and Harlequins prop Joe Marler is banned for two games for his "gypsy boy" slur against Wales forward Samson Lee in the Six Nations.
Apr 5, 21:47
England's Joe Marler: "I'm not a racist"England prop Joe Marler stresses that he is not a racist as he prepares to face a World Rugby misconduct hearing.
Apr 4, 22:15
Ahsee Tuala signs new Northampton Saints dealSamoan full-back Ahsee Tuala agrees a new contract with Aviva Premiership side Northampton Saints.
Mar 31, 12:10
Rugby Players' Association backs Joe Marler in racism spatThe Rugby Players' Association says that Joe Marler is the victim of a media witch hunt.
Mar 29, 20:13
Richard Cockerill unhappy with Leicester Tigers errorsRichard Cockerill says that Leicester Tigers have only themselves to blame for their narrow defeat away to Sale Sharks.
Mar 28, 21:18
RFU open to selling Twickenham naming rightsThe RFU will 'look into' the prospect of selling the naming rights to Twickenham in a deal that could be worth £5m a year, according to chief executive Ian Ritchie.
Mar 27, 13:23
Conor O'Shea confirmed as new Italy head coachFormer Harlequins director Conor O'Shea is confirmed as the new head coach of Italy on a four-year deal.
Mar 25, 10:34