25/07/2017
'Deep concern' over end of England women's contracts
The Rugby Football Union should reconsider its decision not to renew the contracts of England's women XV players, says the shadow sports minister.
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25/07/2017
Nigel Melville says RFU 'investing more than ever in women's rugby'
The RFU's Nigel Melville says the organisation is investing more money in the women's game than any other nation.
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25/07/2017
Irish Grand Slam winner O'Leary retires
Ireland and Montpellier scrum-half Tomas O'Leary brings his career to an end by retiring at the age of 33.
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25/07/2017
Darren Dawidiuk: London Irish sign Gloucester hooker
London Irish bolster their front-row options by signing hooker Darren Dawidiuk from Premiership rivals Gloucester.
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25/07/2017
Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond says European competition 'adds stress'
Sale Sharks boss Steve Diamond says European competition provides an added stress to an intensive Premiership season.
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24/07/2017
End of England women's XV deals 'a backwards step'
The decision not to renew contracts for world champions England's 15-a-side women's team is a backward step, says former international Vicky MacQueen.
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24/07/2017
Women's Rugby World Cup: Fit-again Niamh Briggs to captain hosts Ireland
Fit-again Niamh Briggs will captain hosts Ireland at next month's Women's World Cup as coach Tom Tierney names a 28-woman squad.
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24/07/2017
'There is support for women's rugby - but not enough'
Former England international Maggie Alphonsi says there is support for women's rugby but it's "just not enough".
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23/07/2017
Referee Owens reveals ongoing bulimia battle
Nigel Owens, who refereed the 2015 Rugby World Cup final, says his struggle is far from over.
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24/07/2017
Mike Delany: Newcastle Falcons fly-half returns to New Zealand
Newcastle Falcons fly-half Mike Delany leaves the Premiership club to re-join Bay of Plenty in his native New Zealand.
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24/07/2017
Jersey Reds chairman Mark Morgan says playing budget cut 'significantly'
Jersey Reds chairman Mark Morgan says the Championship side have cut a "significant chunk" out of their playing budget for next season.
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21/07/2017
Gavin Henson: Mike Ruddock says new signing can be Dragons leader
Wales' 2005 Grand Slam-winning coach Mike Ruddock backs Gavin Henson to be a success after joining Newport Gwent Dragons.
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20/07/2017
Concussion in sport: Five sports gather to discuss head-injury prevention
Representatives from five sports meet to discuss a "unified approach" to the prevention and management of head injuries.
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21/07/2017
Toby Flood: Newcastle fly-half grateful for Leicester Tigers stint
Newcastle Falcons fly-half Toby Flood says spells at Leicester Tigers and Toulouse developed him as a player.
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20/07/2017
Ex-Ireland scrum-half Stringer signs for Worcester aged 39
Worcester Warriors sign veteran former Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer on six-month contract before the 2017-18 season.
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