Jones receives RFU backing despite slump
Eddie Jones is in no immediate danger of being sacked as England coach despite his tenure reaching a new low after suffering a fifth straight Test defeat.
Savea to join Toulon after Super Rugby season
Former All Blacks winger Julian Savea will leave the Hurricanes at the end of the Super Rugby season to join French Top 14 side Toulon.
Wallabies question Irish blocking of Folau
The Wallabies are unhappy with the tactics employed by Ireland on their superstar fullback Israel Folau
Gatland: Wales, England currently 'poles apart'
Wales coach Warren Gatland believes Wales and England are "poles apart" heading towards next year's World Cup.
Time runs out for sevens star Stannard
The sevens legend has been forced to retire short of his originally planned swansong at the World Cup in the U.S.
France claim maiden U20 Championship title
France claimed a maiden World Rugby U20 Championship title after they downed England 33-25 in a thrilling contest, while South Africa downed New Zealand for third and Australia beat out Argentina for fifth.
Judicial committee rescinds Fall's red card
Benjamin Fall's red card has been rescinded by a World Rugby appointed judicial committee after the committee deemed Fall's running line was altered after he was bumped by the All Blacks' Anton Lienert-Brown.
Red card questioned by French coach Brunel
France are questioning the need to send off fullback Benjamin Fall following an incident that condemned France to defeat in the second Test against New Zealand.
Contested high kicks perilous: Barrett
Beauden Barrett's "scary" plunge against France has left his All Blacks brother pleading for players to reduce the inherent danger in mid-air collisions.
Barrett sent home to recuperate from concussion
All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett and loose forward Vaea Fifita will not travel with the team to Dunedin for next week's third test against France due to concussion.
Wallabies face huge task without Genia
The Wallabies face a huge task to re-establish the discipline and composure needed to beat Ireland in their Test series decider without the controlling influence of backline general Will Genia.
Argentina coach Hourcade resigns after loss
Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade has resigned after a second consecutive defeat by Wales left the team with two wins in 17 games.
Jones apologises for 'Trump of rugby' remark
England coach Eddie Jones has issued a 'sincere apology' to Bath owner Bruce Craig after branding him as the 'Donald Trump of rugby'.
Erasmus to assess Springboks' options
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus will make changes for the third test against England in Cape Town on Saturday with the series wrapped up and next year's World Cup very much on his mind.
Vunipola brothers, Genge leave SA tour
Props Mako Vunipola and Ellis Genge have left England's tour of South Africa after Eddie Jones' side suffered defeat in the second Test in Bloemfontein
Taufete'e brace and MacGinty's boot give U.S. first win over Scots
The US have scored their biggest rugby win in history, defeating Scotland in front of a parochial Texan crowd
Rugby Wales record first tour win in Argentina since 1999
Wales completed their first test series victory in Argentina since 1999 in Santa Fe on Saturday.
Jones admits frustration after Youngs' TV snub
England coach Eddie Jones says he does not know what led to Ben Youngs snubbing a television interview after only one question following their 23-12 defeat at the hands of South Africa in Bloemfontein.
Are England becoming too predictable?
South Africa defeated England in another pulsating Test match, albeit the action perhaps didn't ultimately match that at Ellis Park in Johannesburg the week before. John Goliath assesses five points out of the action.
England blow lead as Springboks win series
England blew another lead and fell to a fifth straight Test defeat as the Springboks won the series with a game to spare in a 23-12 victory in Bloemfontein.
Wallaby Genia out with wrist injury
Wallabies halfback Will Genia has been an early casualty in their Test against Ireland, forced off Melbourne's AAMI Park with a wrist injury.
Ireland send series to a decider
The Wallabies will have to win in Sydney to seal their three-Test series against Ireland, with the visitors levelling in a dominant 26-21 victory at Melbourne's AAMI Park.
Red card system needs review: Hansen
Hansen has suggested World Rugby should consider the introduction of a disciplinary report system like rugby league's rather than issuing red cards after his side beat a 14-man France 26-13 on Saturday.
Fall red card hands series to All Blacks
An early red card to France fullback Ben Fall ensured the All Blacks sealed a 26-13 victory in the second test at Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday and wrapped up the three-match series with a game to spare.
Injured sevens veteran Stannard retires
Former Australian rugby sevens captain James Stannard has announced his retirement, three months after a one-punch attack had robbed him of a third Commonwealth Games appearance.
Chris Ashton pauses when asked how he might be received by the Twickenham crowd on Sunday. "I might have been forgotten," he says with a smile, "hopefully!"
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