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Bath 45-0 Leicester
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:38:22 GMT
Bath continue their 100% start to the season with a 45-0 win over Leicester - the Tigers' heaviest-ever Premiership defeat. ... [read more]
London Irish 32-36 Saracens
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:28:55 GMT
A last-gasp try by Billy Vunipola means Saracens edge out London Irish despite Alex Lewington's hat-trick ... [read more]
Harlequins 26-23 Wasps
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:21:07 GMT
Harlequins return to winning ways with a second-half comeback at The Stoop to beat London rivals Wasps. ... [read more]
Dragons consent for Davies' WRU bid
published on Sun, 21 Sep 2014 13:02:20 GMT
Dragons chairman Martyn Hazell says chief executive Gareth Davies has their blessing should he stand for WRU chairman. ... [read more]
Sale Sharks 46-8 London Welsh
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:07:38 GMT
Tom Arscott scores a hat-trick as Sale secure their first win of the season with a comfortable victory over London Welsh. ... [read more]
NG Dragons 13-33 Glasgow Warriors
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:26:13 GMT
Glasgow earn a bonus-point win at Newport Gwent Dragons despite flanker Tyrone Holmes' red card early in the second half. ... [read more]
Scarlets 43-0 Treviso
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:42:50 GMT
Gareth Davies and Liam Williams each touch down twice as Scarlets trounced Treviso in the Pro12 at Parc y Scarlets. ... [read more]
Dragons boss laments regions' hopes
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 22:13:13 GMT
Dragons, Blues and Scarlets "a country mile" away from being able to compete with top sides, says Dragons boss Lyn Jones. ... [read more]
Halfpenny's Toulon future 'resolved'
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:51:55 GMT
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny's future at Toulon appears to be secure following a meeting with club officials. ... [read more]
Slade signs new Exeter contract
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 07:24:32 GMT
Exeter Chiefs back Henry Slade signs a new long-term contract with the Premiership club. ... [read more]
Newcastle v Northampton (Sun)
published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:13:30 GMT
Team news as Newcastle v Northampton in Sunday's Aviva Premiership fixture at Kingston Park (14:00 BST). ... [read more]
Ospreys v Edinburgh (Sun)
published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:50:26 GMT
Preview and team news as Ospreys host Edinburgh at the Liberty Stadium in the Guinness Pro12 on Sunday (16:00 BST). ... [read more]
Connacht beat Pro12 holders Leinster
published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:36:26 GMT
Connacht come back from nine points down to beat champions Leinster 10-9 and go top of the Pro12 table. ... [read more]
Blues boss defends resting Warburton
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:29:25 GMT
Cardiff Blues boss Mark Hammett says the decision to rest Sam Warburton for the loss to Ulster was necessary. ... [read more]
Gloucester 22-25 Exeter
published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:00:53 GMT
Gareth Steenson kicks 17 points as Exeter survive a Gloucester comeback to record a 25-22 victory at Kingsholm. ... [read more]
Cardiff Blues 9-26 Ulster
published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:28:28 GMT
Tries from Dan Tuohy and Ian Humphreys earn Ulster a Pro12 win at Cardiff Blues. ... [read more]
Zebo hat-trick as Munster beat Zebre
published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:49:16 GMT
Simon Zebo scores a hat-trick of tries as Munster prove too strong for Italian strugglers Zebre at Thomond Park. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Scrum V analysis: Cardiff Blues 9-26 Ulster
published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:07:14 GMT
Scrum V assesses Cardiff Blues' home Pro12 defeat by Ulster ... [read more]
AUDIO: Cockerill on Bath v Leicester
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:54:22 GMT
Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill talks to BBC Radio Leicester after Saturday's 45-0 defeat at Bath. ... [read more]
AUDIO: Humphreys on Gloucester v Exeter
published on Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:57:56 GMT
Gloucester Director of Rugby David Humphreys speaks to BBC Radio Gloucestershire after the 25-22 defeat by Exeter. ... [read more]
VIDEO: 'Maverick' Burns wants consistency
published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:51:39 GMT
New Leicester fly-half Freddie Burns says he is excited by his start at Tigers and feels there is much more to come as he looks to add consistency to his maverick reputation. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Moody remembers Bath-Leicester days
published on Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:29:43 GMT
Ex-England flanker Lewis Moody speaks to BBC Points West about the prospects for his former clubs Bath and Leicester, as they prepare to meet at The Rec on Saturday. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Halfpenny shares first rugby memories
published on Thu, 30 Jan 2014 09:23:45 GMT
Wales and British Lions star Leigh Halfpenny and his grandfather Malcolm share tales of how Leigh got involved in the game of rugby. ... [read more]
'England are World Cup contenders'
published on Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:40:05 GMT
With the World Cup a year away, Jeremy Guscott sees an improving England as the biggest threat to New Zealand's crown. ... [read more]
I didn't care if I died - Thomas
published on Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:04:32 GMT
Ex-Wales captain Gareth Thomas was close to suicide after his wife left him following his decision to reveal he was gay. ... [read more]
'I cried in front of my team-mates. It was scary'
published on Sat, 06 Sep 2014 08:32:43 GMT
World Cup winner Piri Weepu is preparing for his Premiership debut - just months after surgery to repair a hole in his heart. ... [read more]
No hiding place now - Guscott
published on Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:33:47 GMT
From Slammin' Sam to the 2015 World Cup - England and Lions great Jeremy Guscott on the new rugby union season. ... [read more]
Premiership team-by-team guide
published on Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:20:05 GMT
BBC Sport presents an extensive team-by-team guide for the 2014-15 Premiership campaign. ... [read more]
Fearsome packs and creative backs in new Pro 12
published on Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:36:45 GMT
Scrum V's Ross Harries assesses fearsome front rows and canny operators in his guide to the Welsh regions' prospects for the new season. ... [read more]

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