O'Connell's farewell as Munster made to sweat

1 hour ago by Irish Independent

Munster went the hard way around securing their spot in the Guinness Pro12 final against Glasgow on Saturday.

Stuart Lancaster determined England should stand together at World Cup

4 hours ago by The Guardian

• Coach wants team to withstand World Cup pressure together• Build-up to tournament also key with training set to peak at opening• We have a good culture and team spirit, says Lancaster• Lancaster...

How Sir Clive Woodward can revive France

5 hours ago by The Telegraph

I will admit it was a surprise to see Sir Clive Woodward’s name linked last week with the France coaching job that will become vacant after the Rugby World Cup. If it is indeed true, and I have no...

England will be 'fittest ever' says Stuart Lancaster

5 hours ago by The Telegraph

Stuart Lancaster, the England head coach, has vowed that his squad will be fitter and leaner than ever before for the Rugby World Cup in September, warning his players that they face a “grim” time...

England squad greater than sum of its parts

5 hours ago by The Telegraph

It would be very easy to dismiss England’s 50-man training squad for the Rugby World Cup as a declaration of uncertainty, of bets being hedged. Prop Joe Marler could make a World XV And you could...

WP to host Pumas in Final

6 hours ago by Rugby 365

Western Province will host a first-ever Vodacom Cup Final, after the Men in blue & white hoops defeated the Blue Bulls 10-6 in a hard-fought semifinal at Newlands on Saturday. A first-half try by Sikhumbuzo...

Top 14: Beauxis costs Bordeaux

6 hours ago by Rugby 365

France flyhalf Lionel Beauxis's miss with the last kick of the match cost his side Bordeaux-Begles a place in the Top 14 play-offs on Saturday, as they lost a thrilling encounter against 14-man Toulouse...

Stormers enjoy an early Christmas

7 hours ago by Super Sport.com

The DHL Stormers would have felt like Christmas had arrived in May as they profited from a few gifts from the Melbourne Rebels en route to a Vodacom Super Rugby win at Newlands.

Ford: Bath will keep attacking

7 hours ago by Sky Sports Rugby

Mike Ford will stand by Bath’s attacking principles in the Aviva Premiership final against Saracens on Saturday.

Bath smash Leicester Tigers to set up Twickenham date with Saracens

7 hours ago by The Times

Bath 47 Leicester Tigers 10 Matt Banahan scored a hat-trick of tries as rampant Bath defeated Leicester Tigers with a performance of ruthless accuracy to reach their first Aviva Premiership final in...