Farrell fit to face Ireland in England's Six Nations opener
England captain Owen Farrell has said he is recovering well from hand surgery and fully expects to be fit to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Saturday.
Japan to cut adult mags ahead of global events
Japan will be in the global spotlight over the next two years as they host the Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in September, and the Summer Olympics.
Cheetahs scrum coach Daan Human to work also for Bulls
The former Stormers, Toulouse and South Africa prop will assist the Bulls two days a week while continuing in a similar role for the Bloemfontein-based Cheetahs in their Guinness PRO14 campaign.
Joseph added to England Six Nations squad
England have added centre Jonathan Joseph to their Six Nations training squad while captain Owen Farrell has been included despite concerns over his fitness.
Recovering Sexton joins Ireland squad for Six Nations training
Johnny Sexton has joined Ireland's Six Nations training squad in Portugal while France forward Bernard Le Roux has been ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury.
Beirne to miss Ireland Six Nations openers
Ireland forward Tadhg Beirne will miss the opening two matches of the Six Nations due to a knee injury, Irish Rugby Football Union confirmed on Monday.
Scotland add four to Six Nations squad
Scotland have included four new players into their Six Nations squad but flanker Hamish Wilson has withdrawn due to a hand injury.
Hunt joins Waratahs in player swap with Hegarty
Karmichael Hunt's move to NSW was finally confirmed on Monday morning with the fallen Wallabies star heading south in a virtual player swap with Bryce Hegarty.
Shields latest injury concern for depleted England
Flanker Brad Shields has become the latest injury concern for England ahead of the Six Nations after he was ruled out of Wasps' European Champions Cup clash with Leinster.
Pat Lambie retires at 28, cites concussions
A fit Lambie would in all likelihood have been part of the Springboks squad at the Rugby World Cup in Japan later this year, but he says he is no longer willing to risk his health on the rugby field.
How do the Wallabies pick up the pieces? What do the All Blacks actually need to work on? And what have been the key learnings from two Springboks-Pumas clashes? The Rugby Championship restarts this week.
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