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Armitage banned for abusing fans
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:11:06 GMT
Toulon's Delon Armitage is banned for 12 weeks for using foul and abusive language towards Leicester Tigers fans. ... [read more]
Castrogiovanni punished for rant
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:47:51 GMT
Toulon's Martin Castrogiovanni is fined and given a suspended ban for his rant to the media after their game at Leicester. ... [read more]
Quins sign Australia lock Horwill
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:08:26 GMT
Harlequins announce that Australia lock James Horwill will join the Premiership club following the 2015 World Cup. ... [read more]
Hartley and Lawes get Saints deals
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:48:07 GMT
England forwards Dylan Hartley and Courtney Lawes are among seven players to sign new deals at Northampton Saints. ... [read more]
Smith plays down London Irish exit
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:59:50 GMT
London Irish director of rugby Brian Smith plays down talk he will leave the club at the end of the season. ... [read more]
Irish unveil World Cup warm-up games
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:32:48 GMT
Joe Schmidt's Irish side will warm up for the 2015 World Cup by playing Wales twice, Scotland and England. ... [read more]
Ospreys hold Tipuric contract talks
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:17:04 GMT
Justin Tipuric is in contract talks with Ospreys amid reports Leicester are interested in the Wales and Lions flanker. ... [read more]
Taylor agrees new Sale contract
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:23:48 GMT
Sale Sharks hooker Tommy Taylor puts pen to paper on a new one-year contract with the Premiership club. ... [read more]
Wales trio in Scarlets deal talks
published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:53:14 GMT
Scarlets are in talks with Wales trio Jake Ball, Rhys Priestland and Liam Williams over new contracts, says coach Wayne Pivac. ... [read more]
Cole & Tom Youngs sign Tigers deals
published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:50:17 GMT
England's Dan Cole and Tom Youngs join fellow international forward Marcos Ayerza in agreeing new deals at Leicester. ... [read more]
Wales' World Cup warm-ups confirmed
published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:25:52 GMT
Wales face Ireland twice and will also take on Italy before the 2015 Rugby World Cup hosted by England. ... [read more]
Ulster need more big signings - Ferris
published on Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:17:51 GMT
Former Ulster back-row star Stephen Ferris says the Irish province needs to attract more big name signings to compete with Europe's best. ... [read more]
Lydiate set for Ospreys debut
published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:34:57 GMT
Wales flanker Dan Lydiate says he joined Ospreys 'to play at the highest level' as he prepares to make his debut on Saturday. ... [read more]
All Blacks coach signs new contract
published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 08:24:20 GMT
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen becomes the first All Blacks boss to be handed a contract extension beyond a World Cup. ... [read more]
Flanker Ruddock suffers broken arm
published on Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:01:48 GMT
Leinster and Ireland flanker Rhys Ruddock is ruled out for four to six weeks after suffering a broken arm against Harlequins. ... [read more]
Exeter's Johnson set for return
published on Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:17:58 GMT
Exeter and England flanker Tom Johnson is due to return next week having missed all of the season with a neck injury. ... [read more]
Toulon 23-8 Leicester
published on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 16:59:24 GMT
Two-time defending champions Toulon avenge last weekend's European Champions Cup defeat with a 23-8 win against Leicester. ... [read more]
Scarlets winding up order 'in error'
published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:44:38 GMT
A Welsh rugby region says it was taken to court in error after a winding up order against it was thrown out. ... [read more]
European trophy unlikely, says Jones
published on Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:19:37 GMT
Wales' Alun Wyn Jones accepts he may never win a European trophy with Ospreys but is proud of his side's progress. ... [read more]
Clermont Auvergne 26-19 Munster
published on Sun, 14 Dec 2014 17:26:19 GMT
Munster's European Champions Cup hopes suffer a major blow with a 26-19 loss in Clermont, although they earn a losing bonus point. ... [read more]
Wasps 44-17 Castres
published on Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:49:59 GMT
Wasps bid farewell to Adams Park in style with a 44-17 bonus point win over Castres in European Champions Cup Pool Two. ... [read more]
Launchbury 'faces Six Nations race'
published on Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:22:39 GMT
England lock Joe Launchbury could miss the start of the Six Nations with his neck injury, Wasps' Dai Young reveals. ... [read more]
Scarlets 22-13 Ulster
published on Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:12:05 GMT
Scarlets beat Ulster 22-13 to leapfrog the Irish province and climb off the bottom of their European Champions Cup pool. ... [read more]
London Welsh 6-24 Edinburgh
published on Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:48:30 GMT
Dougie Fife and Roddy Grant score tries as Edinburgh beat London Welsh to stay top of their Challenge Cup group. ... [read more]
Leinster 14-13 Harlequins
published on Sat, 13 Dec 2014 21:58:31 GMT
Leinster end Harlequins' 100% Champions Cup winning record as a late penalty gives them a 14-13 victory in Dublin. ... [read more]
VIDEO: England future kept Hartley a Saint
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:45:08 GMT
Northampton Saints hooker Dylan Hartley tells BBC Look East that the prospect of giving up his England career convinced him to stay. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Wasps ready for Ricoh Arena opener
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:17:02 GMT
Wasps fly-half Andy Goode tells BBC Midlands Today the Ricoh Arena will be "the best rugby ground in the Premiership". ... [read more]
VIDEO: Castrogiovanni rant sad - Cockerill
published on Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:52:43 GMT
Leicester coach Richard Cockerill is "amazed" by Toulon prop Martin Castrogiovanni's five-minute rant and describes it as "sad". ... [read more]
AUDIO: Castrogiovanni's Leicester rant
published on Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:16:31 GMT
During an expletive-laden rant to journalists, former Leicester prop Martin Castrogiovanni says he paid out of his own money to leave the club. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Bath coach sees Burgess progress
published on Mon, 08 Dec 2014 17:58:21 GMT
Bath coach Toby Booth tells BBC Points West that handing cross-code signing Sam Burgess his first start on Friday against Montpellier will help with his development. ... [read more]
AUDIO: West on Treviso v Saints
published on Sat, 06 Dec 2014 19:32:03 GMT
Northampton Saints coach Dorian West speaks to BBC Radio Northampton following the 38-15 win at Treviso. ... [read more]
AUDIO: Diamond on Sale v Saracens
published on Sat, 06 Dec 2014 18:07:04 GMT
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond speaks to BBC Radio Manchester following their 15-19 defeat by Saracens in the European Rugby Champions Cup. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Irish bid for 2023 Rugby World Cup
published on Fri, 05 Dec 2014 19:14:42 GMT
An all-Ireland bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup is announced at an event in Armagh. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Richards trust lifts Catterick
published on Mon, 08 Dec 2014 15:41:25 GMT
Newcastle fly-half Tom Catterick says Dean Richards' faith in his squad inspired the 30-23 win against Stade Francais. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Henry feared rugby career was over
published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:38:12 GMT
Ireland flanker Chris Henry says he was left "terrified" after suffering a mini-stroke hours before last month's Test against South Africa. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Cipriani relishing Farrell test
published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 11:03:41 GMT
Danny Cipriani says he is looking forward to facing fellow England fly-half Owen Farrell when Sale host Saracens on Saturday. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Falcons must enjoy Europe - Richards
published on Thu, 04 Dec 2014 17:51:42 GMT
Newcastle Falcons director of rugby Dean Richards says European competition is something to be savoured by his players. ... [read more]
Rise and rise of the farmer's son
published on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:49:20 GMT
Glasgow Warriors' Alex Dunbar has had a meteoric rise from farmer's son to Scotland international, writes Tom English. ... [read more]
The challenges facing Sam Burgess
published on Fri, 12 Dec 2014 06:53:44 GMT
Sam Burgess has made his first Bath start. But can the rugby league star translate his success to the 15-man code? ... [read more]
How Howells leads his pack of Wolves
published on Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:52:29 GMT
Bucharest Wolves and Romania coach Lynn Howells circles top teams and nations to raise the game far from his Rhondda roots. ... [read more]
New dad Tuohy happy to be hurting
published on Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:29:08 GMT
Ulster lock Dan Tuohy was delighted to be "still sore" on Tuesday after making his return to action after 11 weeks out. ... [read more]
Rugby Union on the BBC
published on Fri, 22 Mar 2013 14:40:06 GMT
BBC Sport will bring you live coverage of the Six Nations on BBC TV, radio and online. ... [read more]
VIDEO: Patchell joins nurse for guitar turn
published on Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:54:49 GMT
Wales and Cardiff Blues fly-half Rhys Patchell is joined by a nurse for a star turn on the guitar during a Christmas hospital visit. ... [read more]
Bennett has mixed feelings on Payne
published on Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:54:24 GMT
Ex-Wales fly-half Phil Bennett says he has mixed feelings on Scarlets' move for Welsh-qualified Australian flanker Jack Payne. ... [read more]

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