Eddie Jones pictured on June 18, 2016
England to begin Six Nations defence in Italy
England will begin their quest for a third successive Six Nations title away to Italy in Rome on Sunday February 4, 2018.
May 16, 15:47
England's Owen Farrell kicks a penalty in the match against Australia on June 25, 2016
Wasps trio up for RPA Players' Player of the Year award
Elliot Daly, Jimmy Gopperth, Christian Wade, Owen Farrell and Louis Picamoles are in the running to be crowned the Rugby Players' Association Players' Player of the Year.
May 3, 13:49
The Six Nations trophy before the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Italy at the Millennium stadium on February 1, 2014
RFU chief Ian Ritchie wants Six Nations cut to six weeks
The Six Nations will benefit from being reduced from seven weeks to six, according to Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie.
Mar 25, 13:36
George North in action at a Wales training session on August 4, 2015
France to face punishment over bite on George North?
Six Nations Rugby confirm that there could still be action taken against a French player following allegations that Wales winger George North was bitten in Saturday's win.
Mar 19, 21:52
Jonny Sexton kicks during the Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales on February 7, 2016
Johnny Sexton returns for Ireland against France
Johnny Sexton returns to the Ireland starting lineup after a calf injury in one of three changes to the side ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 23, 14:16
Jonny Sexton kicks during the Six Nations game between Ireland and Wales on February 7, 2016
Ireland trio expected to be fit for France clash
Ireland trio Johnny Sexton, Rob Kearney and Conor Murray are all set to return to full training this week ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash with France.
Feb 20, 15:41
George Kruis of Saracens catches the ball during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Harlequins at Wembley Stadium on March 22, 2014
George Kruis a doubt for England Six Nations opener
England lock George Kruis is expected to miss his side's Six Nations opener against France at Twickenham having sustained knee ligament damage.
Feb 1, 20:38
England winger Anthony Watson touches down despite the best efforts of Wales counterpart George North during the meeting between the two sides at Twickenham on May 29, 2016
Anthony Watson ruled out of Six Nations opener
England winger Anthony Watson will miss his side's opening two Six Nations fixtures having been ruled out for three to four weeks with a hamstring injury.
Jan 29, 20:33
Anthony Watson of England scores the first try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between England and Uruguay at Manchester City Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Anthony Watson struck down by hamstring injury
Anthony Watson is to undergo a scan on a hamstring injury picked up during England's training preparations, which is likely to rule him out of the meeting with France.
Jan 27, 20:20
A general view of Twickenham Stadium on May 2, 2013
Six Nations start date 'to remain unchanged in calendar shake-up'
A report claims that a major shake-up of the current rugby calendar is close to being made, but the Six Nations will retain its traditional slot early in the year.
Sep 13, 22:59
New Rugby Union generic
Result: France thrash Argentina to gain series revenge in Tucuman
Argentina slip to a 27-0 defeat to France on home soil as their hopes of a series win fade away.
Jun 25, 20:57
Clement Poitrenaud of Toulouse claims a high ball under pressure from Alex Goode of Saracens during the Heineken Cup pool three match between Saracens and Toulouse at Wembley Stadium on October 18, 2013
Former France international Clement Poitrenaud announces retirement
Former France international Clement Poitrenaud announces his retirement from rugby after Toulouse decided not to offer him a new contract.
May 4, 16:20
Bros Owen Farrell and Jonathan Joseph celebrate during the Six Nations game between Italy and England on February 14, 2016
Result: England beat France to secure Grand Slam
Six Nations winners England complete their first Grand Slam since 2003 after beating France 25-21 in Paris on Saturday night.
Mar 19, 22:02
George North of Wales crashes over the line to score the opening try during the Nations match against  France at the Principality Stadium on February 26, 2016
Result: Wales beat France to boost title hopes
Wales advance to the top of the Six Nations table courtesy of a 19-10 win over France at the Principality Stadium on Friday night.
Feb 26, 22:18
Wales coach Warren Gatland raises a smile during Wales training at the Millennium stadium on November 3, 2014
Warren Gatland eyes fifth straight Six Nations win over France
Wales head coach Warren Gatland sets his sights on picking up a fifth straight Six Nations win over France to climb to the top of the table.
Feb 23, 14:51
Guilhem Guirado in action for France at the Rugby World Cup on September 19, 2015
Guilhem Guirado named new France captain
New France head coach Guy Noves names Toulon hooker Guilhem Guirado as his captain following the retirement of Thierry Dusautoir.
Jan 4, 22:16
France's flanker and captain Thierry Dusautoir sits in the locker room after the rugby union test match between France and Scotland at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on September 5, 2015
France captain Thierry Dusautoir retires from international rugby
France captain Thierry Dusautoir confirms that he has retired from international rugby following a nine-year career for Les Bleus.
Dec 4, 22:40
Toulouse's French General Manager Guy Noves looks on before the French Top 14 rugby union match between Toulouse and Oyonnax on May 30, 2015
France coach Guy Noves: 'I want spectacular rugby'
New France coach Guy Noves wants to implement Argentina's style of play to try to bring "spectacular" rugby back to the country.
Nov 7, 14:09
Steve Hansen, Head Coach of the New Zealand All Blacks looks on prior to the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Georgia at the Millennium Stadium on October 2, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom.
Steve Hansen slams lack of unity in French rugby structure
Steve Hansen claims that the number of foreign players in the French Top 14 competition has contributed to their performance at the Rugby World Cup
Oct 18, 20:15
Frederic Michalak of France in action during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool D match between France and Ireland at Millennium Stadium on October 11, 2015
France record points scorer Frederic Michalak retires from international rugby
France's record points scorer Frederic Michalak retires from international rugby following his side's 62-13 World Cup quarter-final defeat against New Zealand.
Oct 18, 14:06