Rugby Union Team News
Team News: Two changes apiece for Wales, England ahead of Six Nations showdownEddie Jones makes two changes to his England side from the win over France, while Wales stand-in coach Rob Howley also makes two alterations to the side that faced Italy.
Feb 9, 13:21
Team News: Dan Biggar fit to face ScotlandDan Biggar shakes off an ankle complaint to start for Wales against Scotland in the Six Nations.
Feb 11, 11:22
Team News: New Zealand make 10 changes for Georgia gameWaisake Naholo is handed his World Cup debut as New Zealand make 10 changes for Friday's Pool C meeting with Georgia.
Sep 30, 13:10
Scotland coach Vern Cotter promotes bench to starting lineup, four new facesScotland's Vern Cotter makes 10 changes to the team that beat Japan, with the entire bench being promoted to the starting lineup for Sunday's game against USA.
Sep 25, 10:46
Dan Lydiate, Tomas Francis named in Wales team to face EnglandWales coach Warren Gatland makes several changes to his side for the World Cup Pool A match against England.
Sep 24, 11:24
Heyneke Meyer makes eight South Africa changes for Samoa showdownHeyneke Meyer rings the changes for South Africa's second Pool B fixture against Samoa after they were humbled by Japan in their Rugby World Cup opener.
Sep 23, 10:21
Jean de Villiers returns to South Africa side for Japan gameSouth Africa captain Jean de Villiers returns to the side for Saturday's World Cup opener with Japan.
Sep 16, 17:54
Ben Volavola starts at fly-half for FijiJohn McKee hands Ben Volavola the starting spot at fly-half for Fiji's World Cup opener against England.
Sep 16, 14:10
Jamie Heaslip returns for Ireland in only change for Wales clashJamie Heaslip replaces Jordi Murphy at number eight in Ireland's only change to their starting lineup for this weekend's meeting with Wales.
Mar 12, 14:24
Scotland ring the changes for England tripScotland head coach Vern Cotter makes five changes to his side for this weekend's Six Nations meeting with England at Twickenham.
Mar 12, 12:33
France make eight changes for Six Nations clash against ItalyFrance head coach Philippe Saint-Andre makes eight changes for Sunday's Six Nations match against Italy.
Mar 12, 11:30
Team News: Ireland replace Jamie Heaslip with Jordi Murphy for England Six Nations clashIreland make one change as Jordi Murphy comes in for the injured Jamie Heaslip for Sunday's Six Nations clash against England in Dublin.
Feb 27, 15:33
Team News: Alex Goode, Jack Nowell to start in England's Six Nations clash against IrelandAlex Goode and Jack Nowell will start for England in their Six Nations clash against Ireland on Sunday.
Feb 27, 09:51
Team News: Peter Horne replaces suspended Finn Russell for ScotlandScotland make four changes to their starting XV for this weekend's Six Nations encounter against Italy at Murrayfield.
Feb 26, 14:15
Team News: France drop Mathieu Bastareaud to bench for Six Nations clash against WalesMathieu Bastareaud drops to the bench for France's Six Nations clash against Wales and is one of five changes to the team.
Feb 25, 12:13
Team News: Jack Nowell retained in England squad, Jonny May droppedJonny May is released back to his club side as England head coach Stuart Lancaster opts to give Exeter Chiefs wing Jack Nowell a chance to shine.
Feb 24, 19:34
Team News: Johnny Sexton returns to Ireland fold in one of two changes for France clashJohnny Sexton and Jamie Heaslip will start Ireland's Six Nations encounter against France at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin this weekend.
Feb 12, 14:46
Italy make six changes for Six Nations clash against EnglandItaly make six changes for Saturday's Six Nations encounter against England at Twickenham.
Feb 11, 14:37
Ian Keatley gets Ireland nodMunster fly-half Ian Keatley is selected by coach Joe Schmidt to start in Ireland's Six Nations opener against Italy.
Feb 5, 12:51
Team News: Mark Bennett returns for Scotland's Six Nations opener against FranceMark Bennett returns to the starting lineup for Scotland's opening Six Nations clash against France on Saturday.
Feb 5, 11:44
Rory Kockott to make first France start against Scotland in Six NationsRory Kockott will make his first start for France when they face Scotland in their Six Nations opener on Saturday.
Feb 4, 11:46
England name Danny Cipriani, Nick Easter on bench for Six Nations Wales clashEngland name Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter on the bench for Friday's Six Nations opener against Wales.
Feb 4, 09:50
Team News: Sam Burgess to start for England SaxonsSam Burgess is to start at inside centre for England Saxons in tomorrow evening's match against Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork.
Jan 29, 12:59
Team News: Sam Burgess to make first Bath Rugby startSam Burgess and Francois Louw will make their first starts of the season in Bath Rugby's meeting with Montpellier tomorrow night.
Dec 11, 12:48
Team News: Sam Burgess named among Bath Rugby replacementsBath Rugby announce their squad for the Aviva Premiership clash with Harlequins, naming Sam Burgess among their replacements a full month ahead of schedule.
Nov 27, 13:26
Team News: Billy Twelvetrees to start for England in Test against AustraliaBilly Twelvetrees starts at centre for England against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday, while Owen Farrell drops to the bench.
Nov 27, 09:55
Team News: Rob Horne, Sean McMahon earn Australia recalls for England clashAustralia name their starting XV for this weekend's final Autumn International clash against England at Twickenham.
Nov 27, 06:52
Captaincy century for Richie McCaw, Dan Carter misses outDan Carter is left out of New Zealand's squad to face Wales this weekend as he continues his recovery from injury, while three players retain their place in the side.
Nov 20, 07:00
Team News: Stuart Lancaster makes five changes for Samoa matchGeorge Ford, Rob Webber, James Haskell, Ben Morgan and Ben Youngs all come into the England team to take on Samoa.
Nov 19, 16:18
Team News: Danny Care among three dropped for England's clash with SamoaEngland head coach Stuart Lancaster drops Harlequins scrum-half Danny Care and Billy Vunipola and Kyle Eastmond for their match with Samoa at Twickenham.
Nov 18, 19:52
Team News: Dan Carter to start New Zealand's Test against ScotlandNew Zealand fly-half Dan Carter will continue his recovery from injury this weekend with a place in the Kiwis' starting XV for the meeting with Scotland at Murrayfield.
Nov 13, 07:09
Team News: Geoff Parling to captain British and Irish Lions against Melbourne RebelsEngland second row Geoff Parling will captain the British and Irish Lions in their tour game against the Melbourne Rebels on Tuesday.
Jun 23, 05:18
Team News: British and Irish Lions call up Shane Williams to face BrumbiesThe British & Irish Lions hand Welsh legend Shane Williams a shock call-up for their final warm-up game against the Brumbies.
Jun 16, 00:35
Team News: Paddy Jackson gets Ireland nodPaddy Jackson is named in Ireland's team for their Six Nations clash against Scotland on Sunday.
Feb 20, 15:10
Team News: Geoff Cross returns for ScotlandEdinburgh prop Geoff Cross replaces Euan Murray for Scotland's Six Nations clash against Ireland at the weekend.
Feb 20, 12:54
Team News: Ross Ford, Rob Harley in for ScotlandScotland boss Scott Johnson makes two changes to the team for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Italy.
Feb 5, 12:34
Team News: Courtney Lawes returns for EnglandNorthampton fly-half Courtney Lawes is included in the 23-man England squad for their Test match with New Zealand on Saturday.
Nov 28, 13:00
Team News: Sam Warburton returns for WalesWales skipper Sam Warburton returns to the team to face New Zealand in their Autumn International clash on Saturday.
Nov 20, 14:02
Team News: Sam Warburton left out for WalesSam Warburton is not selected for Wales's Autumn International with Samoa on Friday.
Nov 14, 13:12
Team News: Tom Youngs to get first England cap against FijiLeicester Tigers hooker Tom Youngs will make his England debut against Fiji this weekend as Stuart Lancaster makes five changes to his side for the first Autumn International.
Nov 8, 10:19