Jonny May seals victory as Gloucester take maximum points against Bristol

19 hours ago by The Guardian

• Bristol 14-32 Gloucester• Cherry and Whites put in strong defensive performance at Ashton GateBristol are on course for an immediate return to the Championship after losing to their county rivals...

Ulster remain in top four

19 hours ago by Rugby 365

PRO12 Friday WRAP: Ulster overcame a dogged Newport Gwent Dragons to maintain their place in the top four of the PRO12 with a hard-fought 27-17 victory at Rodney Parade.

Six Nations: Plans to reduce tournament to six weeks

19 hours ago by BBC Rugby News

The Six Nations will be played over six weeks, reduced from seven, under plans by the Rugby Football Union.

RFU keen to streamline Six Nations by scrapping one of the two rest weeks

19 hours ago by The Guardian

• It would help with the broader narrative, says Ian Ritchie • Any change to the calendar would be confirmed in MayThe Rugby Football Union is seeking to reduce the length of the Six Nations to six...

Damaging defeat for Bristol

19 hours ago by Sky Sports Rugby

Bristol's hopes of Aviva Premiership survival are hanging by a thread after west country rivals Gloucester nudged them closer towards relegation at Ashton Gate.

Patchell punishes Edinburgh

20 hours ago by Sky Sports Rugby

Fly-half Rhys Patchell scored 16 points, including two tries, as Scarlets registered a 26-10 bonus-point victory over Guinness Pro12 rivals Edinburgh.

England players return as Premiership clubs seek to bask in Six Nations glow | Gerard Meagher

22 hours ago by The Guardian

England and Six Nations have hogged the best players for seven weeks but Premiership clubs are now at full strength to make a push for the play-offsAnyone attending a Premiership match this weekend may...

Irish duo's Lions hopes dented by injury

23 hours ago by Rugby 365

INJURY UPDATE: Jamie Heaslip and Rob Kearney's hopes of making the British and Irish Lions squad suffered a setback when they were ruled out for several weeks due to injury, Leinster head coach Leo...

Stade boss 'proud' of players over strike

23 hours ago by Rugby 365

NEWS: Stade Francais coach Gonzalo Quesada praised his players over their recent strike but insisted on Friday it is now time to channel that unity and energy towards Top 14 survival.

Wales legend Williams one win away from Cardiff final

23 hours ago by BBC Rugby News

Wales legend Shane Williams one game away from Principality Stadium final after being named on bench by Amman United.