Why Richie Mo'unga pressure is different in 2019
It was the talking point that dominated New Zealand rugby circles throughout 2018: Should Richie Mo'unga replace Beauden Barrett as the All Blacks No.10? The conversation recommences on Saturday, Craig Dowd writes.
Australian conference Super Rugby preview
The Waratahs will again start favourites for the Australian Super Rugby conference, but with the Brumbies, Rebels and Reds all boasting improved squads, it promises to be a keenly fought division in 2019. Full preview here.
New Zealand conference Super Rugby preview
Will All Blacks' rest weeks derail the Crusaders' hopes of a Super Rugby three-peat? Is this the year the Blues get going? How much will the Chiefs miss Sam Cane? Your ultimate New Zealand conference preview is here.
Scotland's Huw Jones out of Six Nations
Scotland midfielder Huw Jones is set to miss the remainder of the Six Nations, but head coach Gregor Townsend is hopeful that injured Stuart Hogg can still play a part in the campaign.
ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Team of Week 2
Jonny May's hat-trick against France means he tops the point-scoring charts in ESPN Fantasy Rugby -- but who else joined the England winger in the best XV of Week 2?
ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Set your team, make transfers, check your score!
Wasps announce signing of All Black Fekitoa
Wasps have announced the signing of former New Zealand international Malakai Fekitoa from French club Toulon.
Wasps' Hughes to join Bristol; Le Roux also set to leave
England international Nathan Hughes will join Bristol Bears from Wasps at the end of the season while South Africa fullback Willie Le Roux is also set to leave the club.
Underhill out of Six Nations for England
Sam Underhill will miss England's Six Nations campaign after undergoing ankle surgery, Bath Rugby has announced.
De Klerk extends Sale stay until 2023
Springboks scrum-half Faf de Klerk has extended his contact with Sale Sharks until 2023, the Premiership side announced Monday.
Harlequins suspend Ward for Wasps stamp
Harlequins have suspended Dave Ward for one game after the hooker was shown a yellow card for stamping on Wasps' Thomas Young at Twickenham on Saturday.
Leicester appoint caretaker boss Murphy
Leicester Tigers have appointed caretaker boss Geordan Murphy as their new head coach, despite a run of eight defeats in a row.
Injured Itoje expected to be fit for Six Nations
Maro Itoje is expected to be fit for the start of the Six Nations in February after Saracens' director of rugby Mark McCall said the England forward does not need surgery to repair a knee injury.
Premiership ring-fencing 'wishful thinking' - RFU
A Premiership club will be relegated this season after RFU chief executive Nigel Melville branded the idea of ring-fencing English rugby's top flight as "wishful thinking".
Scotland star Hogg quits Glasgow for Exeter
Exeter Chiefs have announced the signing of Scotland international Stuart Hogg on a two-year deal.
RFU announce in-season breaks from 2019-20
The Premiership final will be played in late June from the 2019-20 season, in one of a number of changes to English rugby's structure announced Tuesday at Twickenham.
England and Exeter forward Waldrom retires
Former England and Exeter Chiefs forward Thomas Waldrom has retired from rugby.
Wade quits rugby to pursue NFL - sources
Wasps winger Christian Wade is understood to have quit rugby in order to pursue a career in the NFL.
England lock Lawes extends Saints deal
England lock Courtney Lawes has extended his contract with Northampton Saints until 2021.
Yarde, May injuries deepen England concerns
England wing Marland Yarde is set for an extended spell on the sidelines after dislocating his kneecap in Sale's win against Newcastle over the weekend.
Dropped Cipriani named Player of the Month
Danny Cipriani has been named the Premiership's Player of the Month, despite being dropped by England coach Eddie Jones because of form.
Warriors reveal financial takeover, Sixways plan
English Premiership club Worcester Warriors announced on Monday that they had been taken over by a consortium led by finance specialist Errol Pope
Tuilagi, Youngs pull out of England squad
Leicester pair Manu Tuilagi and Ben Youngs have pulled out of the latest England training camp after sustaining injuries in Premiership action, the Rugby Football Union has confirmed.
Wigglesworth breaks Prem appearance record
Richard Wigglesworth broke the all-time Premiership appearance record in Saracens' home victory over Gloucester on Sunday.
Leicester's Spencer hit with ban for dangerous tackle
Leicester Tigers second row Will Spencer has been banned for four weeks after he was sent off for a dangerous tackle against Wasps.
England's Shields out with broken cheekbone
Wasps have confirmed England flanker Brad Shields suffered a broken cheekbone during his Premiership debut against Exeter Chiefs on Saturday.
England's Shields to make Prem debut
England international Brad Shields will make his Premiership debut for Wasps this weekend.
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