Glasgow hold off determined Connacht to maintain lead

1 hour ago by The Times

Connacht 13 Glasgow Warriors 31 With two games remaining, Glasgow Warriors are still sitting proudly on top of the Guinness PRO12, but Gregor Townsend, the head coach, is taking nothing for granted...

Northampton canter in to show royalty they are not ‘one-year pony’

1 hour ago by The Times

Northampton Saints 25 Saracens 20 After spending February and March watching Scotland collect the wooden spoon, the Princess Royal picked a good afternoon to dip her toe back into rugby. It was an...

Principle of profit threatens to tear World Cup dream apart

1 hour ago by The Times

Principle over pragmatism; that’s the message the English clubs sent out to Stuart Lancaster last week. Club chairmen, chief executives and players are committed to an England team for the English...

Joe Simpson sees gap for England impact role

1 hour ago by The Times

Wasps 36 Exeter Chiefs 29 A one-man World Cup election campaign could hardly have been more effectively waged than Joe Simpson, the Wasps scrum half, managed yesterday. A dazzling, weaving solo try from...

The Monday overview: Wasps launch bond scheme

1 hour ago by The Times

What we learnt this weekWasps launch pioneering bond scheme to fund key signings Wasps have launched a groundbreaking bond scheme with the aim of raising between £25-£35 million. The club plan to...

Wasps 'to become richest rugby club'

2 hours ago by BBC Rugby News

Wasps say they are on course to become the richest rugby club in the world after announcing their latest financial initiative. On Monday they will become the first sports club to launch a retail...

Wasps 36 Exeter Chiefs 29, match report: Joe Simpson solo effort keeps hosts in Premiership play-off hunt

4 hours ago by Telegraph Rugby News

From paupers to princes, the rags-to-riches story of Wasps continues, with this victory fittingly sealed by a stunning 70-metre solo try from the scrum-half Joe Simpson four minutes from time. If the...

Northampton dodgy spell ends in time to beat Saracens for home advantage

4 hours ago by The Guardian

• Saracens’ Billy Vunipola leaves ground on crutches after Saints’ 25-20 win• Northampton all but certain to play at home in play-off semi-finalsThere are moments on which a season turns. Northampton,...

Serious risks in changing RFU overseas player rule

5 hours ago by Telegraph Rugby News

The debate over the Rugby Football Union’s policy of refusing to choose players who play abroad was given fresh impetus last week when the Australian Rugby Union amended its similar rule to state that...

Best ready for tense season finish

6 hours ago by Lions Rugby

British & Irish Lions hooker Rory Best is looking forward to a high-stakes run-in after leading club side Ulster to an important victory this weekend.