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Danny Wilson: Cardiff Blues coach appointed assistant coach at Wasps

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:25:53 GMT

Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson will join Wasps as forwards coach as club expands coaching team for the 2018-19 season.



'Lots of interest' to replace Mallinder at Saints

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:36:54 GMT

Northampton Saints CEO Mark Darbon says there is a "lot of interest" in the director of rugby vacancy at Franklin's Gardens



James Hanson: Gloucester sign Australia hooker on permanent contract

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:02:51 GMT

Australia hooker James Hanson signs a permanent deal with Gloucester after spending two and a half months with the club.



Dragons sign Scarlets prop Nicky Thomas on loan

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:58:39 GMT

Dragons cover an injury to Brok Harris by signing Scarlets tight-head prop Nicky Thomas on loan until the end of January 2018.



George Turner: Glasgow Warriors hooker banned for four weeks

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:30:08 GMT

Glasgow hooker George Turner is suspended for four weeks for an off-the-ball incident against Montpellier that saw him sin-binned.



Mike Ford: Northampton consider ex-Bath boss as Jim Mallinder replacement

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:00:19 GMT

Former Bath and Toulon boss Mike Ford emerges as an early contender to replace Jim Mallinder at Northampton Saints.



European Challenge Cup: Oyonnax v Worcester Warriors

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:52:13 GMT

Team news as Oyonnax host Worcester Warriors in Friday's European Challenge Cup fixture at Stade Charles-Mathon (19:00 GMT).



European Champions Cup: Ulster v Harlequins (Fri)

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:54:40 GMT

Team news as Ulster host Harlequins in Friday's European Champions Cup fixture at Kingspan Stadium (19:45 GMT).



Wales forward Faletau out until at least March

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:41:26 GMT

Bath's Wales and Lions forward Taulupe Faletau is ruled out until at least early March with a knee injury.



Northampton Saints sack director of rugby Mallinder

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:46:53 GMT

Northampton Saints part company with director of rugby Jim Mallinder after more than 10 years with the Premiership club.



Raelene Castle: Rugby Australia appoints first woman chief

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 06:54:34 GMT

As the sport's first female boss, Raelene Castle reportedly beat 200 candidates for the job.



Telusa Veainu: Leicester full-back set for eight weeks out with fractured jaw

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:51:14 GMT

Leicester back Telusa Veainu is likely to be sidelined until mid-February after sustaining a double fracture of his jaw.



Double European champions Saracens have suffered 'confidence dip' - Mark McCall

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:43:33 GMT

Saracens are suffering a 'confidence dip' after the 46-14 defeat by Clermont Auvergne, says director of rugby Mark McCall.



Rhys Ruddock: Ireland flanker tears hamstring in Leinster victory

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:53:47 GMT

Ireland flanker Rhys Ruddock could miss the start of the Six Nations after tearing a hamstring in Leinster's win over Exeter.



Clermont condemn Saracens to record loss in rearranged game

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:32:55 GMT

Defending champions Saracens are handed a record home European defeat by Clermont Auvergne in their rearranged game on Monday.



Champions Cup: Exeter can bounce back and win at Leinster, says Rob Baxter

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:56:00 GMT

Exeter boss Rob Baxter says his side can bounce back from Sunday's defeat by Leinster in the Champions Cup and win in Dublin.



Northampton Saints CEO says Jim Mallinder sacked at right time

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:56:10 GMT

Northampton Saints CEO Mark Darbon tells BBC Look East the club sacked director of rugby Jim Mallinder at the right time.



Six Nations 2018: Jeremy Guscott doubts Wales progress

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 20:13:25 GMT

Scrum V guests discuss Wales' chances in the 2018 Six Nations with Jeremy Guscott doubting they have made progress since the 2017 tournament.



Pro14 highlights: Dragons 32-32 Ulster

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 22:29:02 GMT

Watch BBC Scrum V's highlights as Dragons and Ulster share ten tries in Newport as a thrilling Pro14 match ends in a draw.



Pro14 highlights: Glasgow Warriors 40-16 Cardiff Blues

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 23:27:14 GMT

Watch the highlights as Glasgow make it 10 wins from 10 in the Pro14 with a bonus-point triumph over 14-man Cardiff Blues.



I was hanging on at the end - Mike Phillips on winning Scarlets return after six months in retirement

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 16:30:56 GMT

Ex-Wales and Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips comes out of retirement on Sunday to play for former region the Scarlets in their Pro14 win at Southern Kings.



Scotland 53-24 Australia: Watch highlights as Scotland complete record win

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 17:20:17 GMT

Watch the eight Scotland tries they ran in against Australia in a record breaking win that saw the Scots put 53 points on the board at Murrayfield.



England 48-14 Samoa: England run in seven tries as they cruise past Samoa - highlights

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 20:29:08 GMT

Watch all the tries as England make it three wins out of three this autumn with another late flurry against Samoa at Twickenham.



Scotland will challenge for the Six Nations title - Guscott

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 06:10:41 GMT

Scotland's win over Australia, Wales' loss to the All Blacks, England's "second division attack" and Ireland's 100% autumn record are assessed by Jeremy Guscott.