Feb 18, 2007: Guinness Premiership title contenders Bristol stole a dramatic late 22-21 victory at the Memorial Stadium - just when it looked as though Newcastle had successfully overcome Jonny Wilkinson's absence.
Feb 18, 2007: Newcastle boss John Fletcher has moved to allay any fitness fears surrounding England star Jonny Wilkinson for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations showdown with Ireland.
Feb 18, 2007: Gloucester director of rugby Dean Ryan was left fuming after referee Rob Debney's late decisions led to Saracens sneaking an unlikely last-gasp 24-22 win.
Feb 18, 2007: The Scottish Rugby Union have confirmed they are exploring the possibility of forming a professional team in England.
Feb 17, 2007: Bristol boss Richard Hill claims he has become "a bit braver" in selection as his players continue an unlikely push towards Guinness Premiership glory.
Feb 16, 2007: Bristol Rugby make several changes to their starting line up as they welcome Newcastle Falcons to the Memorial Stadium with Richard Hill's team looking to avenge the defeat at Kingston Park earlier this season.
Feb 14, 2007: Bristol have signed Irish props Peter Bracken and Ray Hogan.
Feb 14, 2007: Leicester coach Richard Cockerill revealed none of the Tigers players named in England's team to start against Ireland will play a full Guinness Premiership game this weekend.
Feb 13, 2007: Bristol have announced hookers Saul Nelson and Neil Clark have left the Guinness Premiership title contenders.
Feb 13, 2007: Queensland's two teams in this year's Australian Rugby Championship now have official names - the Ballymore Tornadoes and the East Coast Aces.
Feb 12, 2007: The South African Rugby Union has launched the Elite Squad project with the aim to bridge the significant gap amongst the age group players in the country
Feb 7, 2007: Gloucester Rugby have confirmed that they will play their west country derby against Bristol at Ashton Gate Stadium - the home of Bristol City Football Club - because of Grandstand re-development work at Kingsholm.
Jan 31, 2007: England forward Dan Ward-Smith has undergone surgery following his horrific double injury and faces a race against time to be fit for this year's World Cup.
Jan 29, 2007: Australian rugby has lost one of its truly great players, former captain Trevor "Tubby" Allan OAM, aged 80.
Jan 29, 2007: Gareth Llewellyn has signed a contract to extend his playing career by another year with Bristol.
Jan 27, 2007: Ward-Smith was widely tipped to win his first cap in the tournament opener against Scotland at Twickenham after two seasons of dynamic back-row performances for his club in the Guinness Premiership
Jan 27, 2007: England hopeful Dan Ward-Smith's RBS 6 Nations campaign looks over before it has begun after the Bristol number eight suffered a serious knee injury during his side's 14-8 victory over Northampton at Franklin's Gardens.
Jan 27, 2007: England hopeful Dan Ward-Smith has been ruled out of the RBS 6 Nations Championship with a serious knee injury that could keep him out of action for up to six months.
Jan 27, 2007: Dan Ward-Smith was stretchered off at Northampton with a serious knee injury that could rule him out of England's entire Six Nations campaign.
Jan 27, 2007: Shaun Perry will be looking to bounce back from the disappointment of not making the final England squad as he returns to the Bristol Rugby side to face Northampton Saints on Saturday at Franklins Gardens.