Aug 21, 2007: Edinburgh's new professional rugby team step up their preparations for their Magners League campaign with a glamour pre-season challenge match against the Tongan World Cup team on Friday 24 August.
Aug 21, 2007: London Irish have announced that Bob Casey has been appointed Club Captain for the 2007-08 season.
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Aug 13, 2007: Bristol have been fined PS20,000 and warned about their future conduct after being found guilty of making illegal approaches to players.
Aug 10, 2007: With more than 4,000 tickets already purchased and the premier-level seating areas nearly sold out at Chicago's Toyota Park, indications are that rugby fans in the US are eagerly awaiting the opportunity to watch the Eagles play Munster in the
Aug 6, 2007: JPR Williams and Dennis Gethin have been nominated to seek selection as the new president of the Welsh Rugby Union.
Aug 2, 2007: Fijian Rugby Union official Peter Murphy has been charged with drink-driving, just days before warning that players' consumption of kava and alcohol would be carefully controlled during the Rugby World Cup.
Aug 1, 2007: Whilst the global rugby scrum moves towards France for this autumn's Rugby World Cup, rugby is flourishing in Kolkata, one of its first outposts.
Jul 31, 2007: English women's rugby is set to benefit from substantial funding from Sport England which will be used to help develop the game across the country.
Jul 27, 2007: Peter Hewat has been granted a release from the NSW Waratahs and will join London Irish at the end of the inaugural Mazda Australian Rugby Championships in October.
Jul 11, 2007: The International Rugby Board (IRB) has acknowledged the publication of the European Union (EU) White Paper on Sport, however, in common with FIFA and the IOC it believe a huge opportunity has been missed.
Jul 9, 2007: London Irish have made two signings as cover for the first half of next season.
Jul 8, 2007: Canada West has retained the North America Four trophy it won in the inaugural year of the event, beating the US Falcons soundly 43-11 at Rotary Stadium in Abbotsford, British Columbia.
Jul 4, 2007: The dispute between the Scottish Rugby Union and Edinburgh Rugby - which has seen 12 players removed from Scotland's World Cup training squad this week - is showing no signs of abating.
Jun 29, 2007: Canada East got its first win of the 2007 North America Four competition, dowing a previously undefeated US Falcons side 33-22, while Canada West had no problems with the US Hawks in soggy conditions, winning 35-7.
Jun 26, 2007: Both the RFUW and the SWRU have announced their league fixtures for the 2007-2008 season.
Jun 21, 2007: England World Cup-winner Mike Catt has agreed a new two-year contract to continue with London Irish as a player-coach.
Jun 19, 2007: London Irish have announced the appointment of Allan Ryan as the club's new Head of Strength and Conditioning.
Jun 11, 2007: Sale have arranged a pre-season friendly against England's World Cup group opponents Samoa at Edgeley Park.
May 28, 2007: Ireland A coach Michael Bradley has upped the ante ahead of tomorrow's Churchill Cup clash with New Zealand Maori by revealing a number of his players are in the mix for World Cup selection.