Rugby Union News
Mike Brown concussion assessed by specialistsHarlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea reveals that the club have brought in head specialists to take a closer look at Mike Brown's concussion-like symptoms.
Harlequins winger Asaeli Tikoirotuma agrees London Irish moveLondon Irish sign Fiji international winger Asaeli Tikoirotuma from Harlequins.
Lachlan McCaffrey makes Leicester Tigers switchLeicester Tigers bring in forward Lachlan McCaffrey from relegated London Welsh.
Joe Launchbury back in Wasps squad to face Leicester TigersJoe Launchbury is back in the Wasps squad for their Aviva Premiership clash with Leicester Tigers after spending over six months out of action through injury.
May 5, 17:52
Nick Abendanon named European Player of the YearClermont Auvergne full-back Nick Abendanon is named European Player of the Year.
May 5, 17:07
Niall Morris extends Leicester Tigers stayLeicester Tigers back Niall Morris pens fresh terms with the Aviva Premiership club.
May 5, 11:32
New Zealand dealt triple injury blowJerome Kaino, Charles Piutau and Beauden Barrett each pick up injuries to leave New Zealand head coach Steven Hansen sweating ahead of the World Cup.
May 3, 11:35
Bernard Laporte 'full of joy' after European Rugby Champions Cup triumphBernard Laporte offers his condolences to beaten European Rugby Champions Cup finalists Clermont Auvergne following Toulon's 24-18 victory at Twickenham.
May 2, 21:21
Gordon D'Arcy set to retire after World CupIreland and Leinster centre Gordon D'Arcy announces that he will retire from rugby at the end of the 2015 World Cup.
May 2, 14:16
London Welsh head coach Rowland Phillips agrees new dealLondon Welsh head coach Rowland Phillips agrees a new deal at the soon-to-be Championship club.
May 1, 16:04
JPR Williams: 'Jamie Roberts should join Harlequins'British and Irish Lions legend JPR Williams describes Cardiff Blues as being 'an embarrassment', and warns Jamie Roberts to instead join Harlequins.
May 1, 07:49
James Hook not expecting return to Wales squadJames Hook admits that he is not expecting to return to the Wales squad ahead of the World Cup.
May 1, 03:08
Matt Giteau: 'Steffon Armitage should be in England squad'Matt Giteau claims that "eighth wonder of the world" Steffon Armitage should be going to the World Cup with England.
Apr 30, 03:59
Ireland hooker Sean Cronin ruled out for three monthsShoulder surgery rules Ireland and Leinster hooker Sean Cronin out of action for around three months.
Apr 29, 18:40
Stuart McInally pens new Edinburgh contractEdinburgh forward Stuart McInally pens a one-year contract extension with the club.
Apr 29, 17:03
Byron McGuigan: 'Exeter Chiefs must remain positive to secure playoff spot'Byron McGuigan declares that Exeter Chiefs will throw everything they have at Saracens and Sale Sharks in the final two games, as they look to land a playoff berth.
Apr 29, 15:40
Premiership Rugby: 'Salary cap still in place'Premiership Rugby insists that its salary cap remains in place, contrary to media reports.
Apr 29, 14:33
Vunipola brothers sign new "multi-year" Saracens contractsSaracens pair Mako Vunipola and Billy Vunipola pen "multi-year" contract extensions with the club.
Apr 29, 12:43
Drew Mitchell: "Naive" England should select Steffon Armitage in latest squadDrew Mitchell is adamant that Toulon teammate Steffon Armitage should be included in England's World Cup squad, despite fears from certain Red Rose players.
Apr 29, 11:47
London Welsh confirm double swoopLondon Welsh confirm that they have signed half-backs Joe Carlisle and Josh Davies ahead of next season.
Apr 29, 11:31
Bath academy product Will Skuse to join London WelshBath Rugby announce that academy product Will Skuse is to leave the club at the end of the season.
Apr 28, 14:46
Alasdair Dickinson relishing European Challenge Cup final clashAlasdair Dickinson admits that Friday night's European Rugby Challenge Cup final clash against Gloucester Rugby is "massive" for the club.
Apr 28, 11:52
Gloucester Rugby sanctioned for fielding ineligible playerGloucester Rugby are fined and given a suspended two-point deduction for fielding an ineligible player.
Apr 28, 11:30
Gareth Steenson 'disappointed' by Wasps defeatExeter Chiefs ace Gareth Steenson praises Wasps for the way they composed themselves to claim victory in Sunday afternoon's Aviva Premiership meeting.
Apr 27, 15:02
Dai Young pleased with "deserved" Wasps win over Exeter ChiefsWasps director of rugby Dai Young insists that his side were deserved winners against Exeter Chiefs despite an inconsistent performance.
Apr 27, 13:15
Rob Baxter disappointed by "passive" Exeter ChiefsExeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter admits that a poor first-half display was to blame for his side's defeat to Wasps.
Apr 27, 13:03
Ian McGeechan: 'Clermont can get better of Toulon in European Cup final'Sir Ian McGeechan offers his support to Clermont Auvergne ahead of next weekend's European Rugby Champions Cup final meeting with reigning champions Toulon.
Apr 27, 10:35
Wasps expect to become rugby's richest club sideWasps chief executive David Armstrong predicts that they will overtake Toulouse as the world's richest club side "in the next few months".
Apr 27, 04:59
Mike Ford: 'Bath Rugby will not change attacking approach'Mike Ford insists that Bath will not change their attacking brand of rugby in the closing weeks of the season, claiming that it could take them all the way to the title.
Apr 26, 15:43
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall rues lack of disciplineSaracens director of rugby Mark McCall blames a lack of control for his side's 25-20 defeat to Aviva Premiership leaders Northampton Saints.
Apr 26, 13:54
Richard Cockerill downbeat despite important Leicester Tigers winLeicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill hits out at his side's "ordinary" performance after seeing them earn a bonus-point win over London Welsh.
Apr 26, 13:37
Rowland Phillips: Chris Hala'ufia red card had "massive influence"London Welsh director of rugby Rowland Phillips admits that Chris Hala'ufia's red card had a "massive influence" on their defeat to Leicester Tigers.
Apr 26, 11:58
Rob Baxter: 'Exeter Chiefs can't get too excited in final games'Rob Baxter warns his Exeter Chiefs side to remain focused until the end of their Aviva Premiership campaign.
Apr 25, 15:40
Queensland Reds deny Toulon signing Quade CooperQueensland Reds deny that Quade Cooper has signed for Toulon, despite official statements from the French club suggesting otherwise.
Apr 25, 14:20
Sam Burgess: 'There's still plenty more to come'Sam Burgess aims to "knuckle down and get some hard work done" during the next fortnight to improve his all-round game.
Apr 25, 12:53
Gloucester face ineligible player chargeGloucester Rugby face a hearing with the RFU after failing to register Mariano Galarza correctly for their Aviva Premiership game against Sale Sharks.
Apr 24, 20:23
Toulon full-back Delon Armitage out of European Rugby Champions Cup finalToulon full-back Delon Armitage is to miss the European Rugby Champions Cup final against Clermont Auvergne due to a fractured hand.
Apr 22, 18:26
Australia adapt overseas selection policy ahead of World CupAustralia adjust their policy on selecting overseas-based players to open the door for the likes of Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell ahead of the 2015 World Cup.
Apr 22, 16:59
Dai Young: 'Overseas selection policy harming Welsh rugby'Former captain and Wasps director of rugby Dai Young wants Wales to adopt England's policy on overseas selection to prevent more harm being done to the domestic game.
Apr 22, 16:36
Andy Farrell: 'England must seize World Cup legacy'England coach Andy Farrell expects excitement to reach fever pitch in the coming weeks as the Rugby World Cup draws ever nearer.
Apr 22, 15:06