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  • Ireland leave out Trimble

    Andrew Trimble has been omitted from Ireland's World Cup squad, with Isaac Boss and Kieran Marmion also left out.

    Tuesday September 1 2015, 10:15 BST
    Andrew Trimble (l): Left out of Ireland's World Cup squad
  • Wales name World Cup squad

    Bath lock Dominic Day and Exeter prop Tomas Francis have both been named in Wales' 31-man World Cup squad.

    Monday August 31 2015, 14:48 BST
    Dominic Day: Named in the Wales squad
  • Jones unveils Japan squad

    Japan coach Eddie Jones has opted for only two recognised scrum-halves in his versatile 31-man squad.

    Monday August 31 2015, 12:57 BST
    Eddie Jones unveils his 31-man Japan squad
  • Sporting Life Best Bets of the Day

    Check out our top tips for Tuesday's sport with bets for horse racing, tennis and greyhounds.

    Tuesday September 1 2015, 11:29 BST
    Thanasi Kokkinakis: In action today at the US Open
  • Betting Review: Chelsea drift

    Our Betting Review has the latest on the Premier League markets with Chelsea out to 6/1 following their defeat on Saturday.

    Monday August 31 2015, 11:54 BST
    Chelsea lost to Crystal Palace at the weekend
  • Carling doubtful over England

    Will Carling has doubts over England's ability to progress from the hardest group in World Cup history.

    Monday August 31 2015, 09:12 BST
    England are preparing for the Rugby World Cup
  • Schmidt to take forensic approach

    Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt will adopt a "forensic" approach to selection of his World Cup squad.

    Monday August 31 2015, 09:10 BST
    Joe Schmidt: Preparing for the Rugby World Cup
  • Gatland facing 'tough calls'

    Wales head coach Warren Gatland admits that he has some "tough calls" before naming his World Cup squad.

    Sunday August 30 2015, 14:03 BST
    Warren Gatland: Will name his World Cup squad on Monday
  • Henderson hopes for cup spot

    Iain Henderson is not taking a World Cup place for granted despite a fine game for Ireland on Saturday against Wales.

    Sunday August 30 2015, 13:25 BST
     Iain Henderson: Had a fine game in Dublin
  • Gilchrist waits for Scotland call

    Grant Gilchrist admits no news may be good news as he waits to learn if he will make Scotland's World Cup squad.

    Sunday August 30 2015, 14:09 BST
    Grant Gilchrist: Hoping for Scotland call
  • All Blacks name World Cup squad

    Israel Dagg and Cory Jane have not been named in New Zealand's 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.

    Sunday August 30 2015, 10:06 BST
    Waisake Naholo: Named in New Zealand's World Cup squad
  • Stanley comes out as gay

    Sam Stanley has become the first English professional rugby union player to publicly come out as gay.

    Sunday August 30 2015, 10:15 BST
    Sam Stanley: Has come out as gay
  • Scotland find form in Italy win

    Scotland finally injected some momentum into their World Cup preparations as they beat Italy 48-7 in Edinburgh.

    Saturday August 29 2015, 17:50 BST
    Scotland's Sean Lamont scored two tries
  • Cotter not getting carried away

    Post-match reaction to Scotland's 48-7 victory over Italy.

    Saturday August 29 2015, 19:17 BST
    Vern Cotter: Refusing to get carried away
  • Halfpenny kicks Wales to victory

    Leigh Halfpenny kicked Wales to a 16-10 victory over Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in a high-octane encounter.

    Saturday August 29 2015, 17:04 BST
    Wales centre Scott Williams (second right) breaks past Ireland prop Nathan White
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