Rugby Union News
Sir Clive Woodward: 'Penalties cost England in Ireland defeat'Sir Clive Woodward believes that England lost their Six Nations clash against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium because of their lack of discipline.
Chris Robshaw disappointed with manner of defeatEngland captain Chris Robshaw feels that his side made life too easy for Ireland as Joe Schmidt's men recorded a 19-9 victory in their Six Nations encounter.
Paul O'Connell ready for "incredibly difficult" Wales testPaul O'Connell turns his attention towards Ireland's crunch clash against Wales in two weeks' time by admitting that his side face an almighty challenge to claim victory.
Joe Schmidt praises Ireland resilience in victory over EnglandIreland coach Joe Schmidt praises the resolute display of his side to quell the attack of England in their 19-9 victory in their Six Nations clash.
England coach Stuart Lancaster: 'We need to learn from mistakes'England coach Stuart Lancaster believes that his side made too many errors in their Six Nations defeat to Ireland at the Aviva Stadium.
Philippe Saint-Andre hits out at underperforming France squadPhilippe Saint-Andre warns his players to step up their performance or risk being dropped for the final two games of the Six Nations championship.
Wales to assess Sam Warburton knee injuryWales captain Sam Warburton will have his knee assessed after being forced off with swelling in the team's win over France in the Six Nations.
Jamie Roberts unsure on Racing Metro futureWales centre Jamie Roberts is likely to make an announcement on his club future in the "next fortnight" following suggestions that he could leave Racing Metro.
Chris Robshaw: 'Tough moments have made me a better leader'Chris Robshaw feels that facing criticism early in his captaincy has made him a stronger leader for England ahead of the upcoming World Cup.
Sir Clive Woodward: 'Ireland game is massive for Stuart Lancaster and England'Sir Clive Woodward believes that England's clash against Ireland is the biggest test coach Stuart Lancaster's reign.
Ex-Wales international Martyn Williams impressed with display against FranceWales are labelled as a "really dangerous side" by former international flanker Martyn Williams following their Six Nations victory over France in Paris.
Leigh Halfpenny "delighted" with "important" win over FranceMatch-winner Leigh Halfpenny is "delighted" with Wales's 20-13 win over France in the Six Nations.
Warren Gatland: 'Wales deserved to win against France'Wales coach Warren Gatland praises his "sensational" forwards after beating France in the Six Nations.
Feb 28, 19:07
Luke McLean: 'Italy must move forward'Italy fly-half Luke McLean says that the side must use their win over Scotland to boost their chances in their final two games in the Six Nations.
Feb 28, 17:46
Sergio Parisse pleased with "fantastic" winItaly captain Sergio Parisse says that the team's win over Scotland at Murrayfield is a "fantastic" result for team.
Feb 28, 17:31
Greig Laidlaw bemoans "stupid penalties"Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw admits that the team gave away "stupid penalties" in their defeat to Italy in the Six Nations.
Feb 28, 16:53
Vern Cotter: 'Scotland expect Italy to play a very physical game'Scotland coach Vern Cotter says that he expects an extremely physical encounter when his Scotland side face Italy in the Six Nations this afternoon.
Feb 28, 14:29
Piri Weepu, Martyn Thomas join Wasps until the end of the seasonPiri Weepu and Martyn Thomas join Wasps until the end of the season.
Feb 28, 14:20
Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea not giving up on playoffsConor O'Shea insists that he is not giving up on reaching the Aviva Premiership playoffs following Harlequins' defeat to Northampton Saints.
Feb 28, 11:33
Northampton Saints coach Jim Mallinder pleased by tough win over HarlequinsJim Mallinder admits that Northampton Saints were made to work hard for their narrow victory at home to Harlequins.
Feb 28, 11:23
Joe Schmidt: 'England would be biggest win of my tenure'Joe Schmidt claims that Ireland would register their "biggest win" since he took charge if they can beat England in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Feb 28, 02:03
Rob Howley: 'George North must match club form for Wales'Wales coach Rob Howley says that George North must try to replicate his form with Northampton Saints for the national side.
Feb 27, 22:53
Lewis Moody: 'England need to rattle Ireland's Jonathan Sexton'Lewis Moody believes that 'rattling' Jonathan Sexton will help England to beat rivals Ireland in the Six Nations.
Feb 27, 15:23
Lewis Moody: 'England must start aggressively against Ireland'Former England flanker Lewis Moody calls on the team to get off to a positive start away to Ireland in the Six Nations.
Feb 27, 14:39
Lewis Moody: 'Mike Brown a huge loss for England against Ireland'Lewis Moody tells Sports Mole that England will sorely miss Mike Brown in their crucial Six Nations clash against Ireland in Dublin.
Feb 27, 14:29
Chris Robshaw: '2014 disappointment is motivating England'Chris Robshaw claims that the disappointment of missing out on the title on the final day last year is driving England on in their Six Nations campaign.
Feb 27, 02:24
Sonatane Takulua "delighted" to complete Newcastle Falcons switchTonga international scrum-half Sonatane Takulua joins Newcastle Falcons from New Zealand-based ITM Cup side Northland.
Feb 26, 12:30
Dylan Hartley: 'Stuart Lancaster right to stand by me'Dyland Hartley insists he is "not an enforcer", claiming that he has repaid the faith shown in him by England coach Stuart Lancaster.
Feb 26, 08:47
Harlequins sign Fiji forward Netani TaleiHarlequins bring in Fiji international forward Netani Talei on a contract until the summer.
Feb 25, 17:42
Scotland fail with Finn Russell appealScotland fly-half Finn Russell remains banned for two weeks following an unsuccessful appeal.
Feb 25, 17:28
Alex Goode to replace injured Mike Brown for England against IrelandEngland coach Stuart Lancaster confirms that Alex Goode will replace the injured Mike Brown at full-back against Ireland in the Six Nations.
Feb 25, 13:02
England full-back Mike Brown ruled out of Ireland clashEngland full-back Mike Brown is to miss his side's Six Nations clash with Ireland in Dublin due to concussion.
Feb 25, 12:42
Cardiff Blues confirm Mark Hammett departureCardiff Blues part ways with director of rugby Mark Hammett with the club 10th in the Pro12 table.
Feb 25, 12:03
Greig Laidlaw: 'Fitness of Scotland players will be key in Italy clash'Greig Laidlaw acknowledges that Scotland's superior fitness could be the key to overcoming Italy in this weekend's encounter at Murrayfield.
Feb 25, 07:40
Peter O'Mahony: Jordi Murphy 'can handle England physicality'Ireland flanker Peter O'Mahony backs youngster Jordi Murphy to stand up to England's "hugely physical" pack when they meet in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Feb 24, 20:00
Warren Gatland admits concern over Wales job futureWarren Gatland acknowledges that Roger Lewis's departure as Welsh Rugby Union chief executive "will have an effect" on his own position as Wales head coach.
Feb 24, 19:50
Newcastle Falcons sign winger Marcus WatsonNewcastle Falcons confirm that England sevens winger Marcus Watson will join the club at the end of the season.
Feb 24, 18:33
Ireland number eight Jamie Heaslip out of England clashIreland confirm that number eight Jamie Heaslip has "no chance" of being fit for the team's crucial Six Nations showdown with England.
Feb 24, 17:02
Wasps winger Sailosi Tagicakibau signs new dealWasps winger Sailosi Tagicakibau pens a one-year contract extension with the club.
Feb 24, 13:56
Gloucester Rugby confirm Willi Heinz signingGloucester Rugby bring in Crusaders scrum-half Willi Heinz for the 2015-16 season.
Feb 24, 13:02