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  • Quins veteran Easter retires

    England and Harlequins forward Nick Easter has announced his retirement from rugby.

    Friday July 29 2016, 09:46 BST
    Nick Easter: Has announced his retirement
  • Ryan handed key RFU post

    Dean Ryan is to join the RFU in August as head of international player development.

    Friday July 29 2016, 13:44 BST
    Dean Ryan says it is 'an exciting time for rugby in England'
  • Giteau puts country before club

    Matt Giteau will take a two-month wage cut to play for Australia in the Rugby Championship.

    Friday July 29 2016, 08:12 BST
    Australia's centre Matt Giteau has been named in the squad for the Rugby Championship
  • Coetzee aims for gradual change

    Allister Coetzee wants to change the way the Springboks play so they do not rely solely on brute force to win matches.

    Thursday July 28 2016, 19:15 BST
    Allister Coetzee plans to include more flair players in future squads
  • Blackadder, Matson in at Bath

    Bath have confirmed the appointment of Todd Blackadder as Director of Rugby and Tabai Matson as head coach.

    Thursday July 28 2016, 08:34 BST
    Todd Blackadder has made the move from Crusaders head coach to Bath director of rugby.
  • Evans signs new deal at Sale

    Sale Sharks second row Bryn Evans has signed a new contract at the club. 

    Thursday July 28 2016, 15:57 BST
    Bryn Evans has signed a new three-year deal with Sale after joining them in the summer of 2015
  • RFU: Six Nations unlikely to move

    The RFU say they see no reason why the Six Nations should be moved to April, despite calls for a new global rugby season.

    Tuesday July 26 2016, 09:27 BST
    England celebrate with the Six Nations trophy
  • Lydiate on road to recovery

    Wales flanker Dan Lydiate is recovering as expected after sustaining shoulder and hamstring injuries against England in May.

    Tuesday July 26 2016, 10:59 BST
    Dan Lydiate of Wales is recovering from shoulder surgery
  • Underhill unavailable for England

    Eddie Jones will not be able to select Ospreys flanker Sam Underhill for England's autumn Tests.

    Monday July 25 2016, 22:33 BST
    Sam Underhill moved to Wales to study at Cardiff University
  • RFU agrees new England deal

    The RFU has agreed a new eight-year partnership with Premiership Rugby Limited worth over £200m.

    Monday July 25 2016, 11:10 BST
    England players celebrate their Six Nations Grand Slam-clinching victory over France
  • Beaumont to captain Sharks

    Josh Beaumont has signed a new three-year contract with Sale Sharks and will also be club captain for the coming season.

    Monday July 25 2016, 11:21 BST
    Josh Beaumont scored on his England debut against the Barbarians
  • Hansen extends All Blacks deal

    Steve Hansen has targeted a third World Cup triumph after signing a two-year contract extension with New Zealand.

    Monday July 25 2016, 10:21 BST
    New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen will be in charge of the team at the World Cup in Japan in 2019
  • Munster sign Jean Kleyn

    Munster have confirmed the signing of second row Jean Kleyn from Stormers.

    Monday July 25 2016, 16:56 BST
    Jean Kleyn will join Munster in August, subject to a work permit
  • Ospreys' Watkin suffers injury

    Centre Owen Watkin will miss the majority of Ospreys' upcoming season after suffering a serious knee injury in training.

    Sunday July 24 2016, 13:57 BST
    Wales U20 international Owen Watkin could be out for up to nine months
  • Weekend betting review

    We round-up the betting reaction to the weekend sport which saw a new Guineas favourite and a first title for Johanna Konta.

    Monday July 25 2016, 10:14 BST
    Fair Eva is the new favourite for the 1000 Guineas
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