Feb 12, 2008: France head coach Marc Lievremont has been warned against rushing prop Sylvain Marconnet back into Test duty for the RBS 6 Nations Championship clash with England on February 23.
Jan 20, 2008: The eight qualifiers from the pool stages and the draw for the quarter finals of the Heineken Cup have been confirmed by ERC.
Jan 11, 2008: Bristol's hopes of progress in the Heineken Cup were dealt a blow as Stade Francais picked a hard-fought victory in a Pool 3 battle of attrition.
Jan 11, 2008: Bristol head coach Richard Hill remained optimistic of progress in the Heineken Cup despite seeing his side lose 19-11 to Stade Francais in Paris tonight.
Jan 3, 2008: Magners League leaders Leinster have received a timely boost ahead of their latest clash with Ospreys on Saturday night with the return to fitness of Brian O'Driscoll and Trevor Hogan.
Dec 16, 2007: Tournament heavyweights Stade Francais and Leinster are both seemingly lurching towards early exits.
Dec 3, 2007: Stade Francais Paris face Cardiff Blues in Round 3 of Pool 3 at Stade Jean Bouin on Sunday afternoon looking for a club record 15th straight Heineken Cup home win.
Nov 18, 2007: David Hill kicked Bristol to the most notable win in their Heineken Cup history as tournament favourites Stade Francais suffered a surprise Pool Three defeat.
Nov 17, 2007: Bristol have been urged to ``fight and scrap for everything'' when they effectively face a Heineken Cup survival mission against French champions Stade Francais tomorrow.
Nov 8, 2007: The 13th Heineken Cup tournament kicks-off tomorrow and will climax in the final at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, 24 May, 2008.
Nov 8, 2007: Rugby World Cup star Juan Martin Hernandez could be set to join Marcelo Loffreda at Leicester after the club's new head coach signalled his desire to sign the fly-half.
Nov 6, 2007: Scotland star Simon Taylor has launched his new club career at Stade Francais Paris - and admits the battle for back row places is going to be fierce.
Oct 17, 2007: "As that great, if barking, American writer and sports nut Hunter Thompson put it 'When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro'." Huw Richards reports
Oct 12, 2007: Argentina's star fly-half Juan Martin Hernandez has shaken off injury concerns to be named in an unchanged Pumas side for Sunday's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.
Oct 11, 2007: Juan Martin Hernandez has been labelled "the best player in the world" by his opposite number as they prepare for Sunday's semi-final between Argentina and South Africa.
Oct 8, 2007: The International Rugby Board has announced the shortlist of players nominated for the prestigious IRB Player of the Year Award.
Sep 29, 2007: Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan believes the switch of Juan Martin Hernandez to fly-half has added a new dimension to Argentina's game.
Sep 28, 2007: Juan Martin Hernandez will make his return from injury in Argentina's crunch Pool D match against Ireland in Paris on Sunday.
Sep 24, 2007: Gordon D'Arcy is ready to spearhead Ireland's last-ditch effort to reach the World Cup quarter-finals by rediscovering the dazzling skills that have deserted him.
Sep 18, 2007: Argentina fly-half Juan Martin Hernandez expects to be fit for the potential Pool D decider against Ireland a week on Sunday.