Mar 28, 2007: President Andy Irvine has revealed the Scottish Rugby Union considered withdrawing their support for the professional club game before deciding only to disband the Border Reivers.
Mar 28, 2007: Scottish Rugby Union president Andy Irvine believes that cutting Scotland's contingent of professional teams from three teams to two was necessary if the country is to remain a credible force in world rugby.
Mar 27, 2007: Scottish Rugby Union chief executive Gordon McKie insists the demise of Border Reivers at the end of the season will not be the first nail in the coffin for the professional game in Scotland.
Mar 26, 2007: Edinburgh chiefs tonight warned there could be "serious ramifications" if tomorrow's publication of the Scottish Rugby Union's review of top-level rugby reveals plans to drop one of the three professional sides.
Mar 23, 2007: Sloppy Edinburgh surrendered their slim hopes of claiming the Magners League crown as they were sent crashing by the Borders basement boys in an error-strewn affair at Netherdale.
Mar 21, 2007: The Ireland U19 Squad for the IRB Under 19 World Championship (April 4-21) has been announced today with Blackrock College's Paul Ryan named as captain.
Mar 20, 2007: Counties Manukau will be looking for a new captain after halfback Ben Meyer accepted an offer to play rugby with Edinburgh in Scotland.
Mar 20, 2007: Scotland coach Frank Hadden has hinted that he is ready to make Chris Paterson his first-choice stand-off.
Mar 20, 2007: Scotland Under-19 head coach Peter Wright today announced his squad for the forthcoming IRB Under 19 World Championship in Belfast, Ireland (4-21 April), saying he is very pleased with the players he has selected.
Mar 16, 2007: Ireland Under-20s completed the Grand Slam with a 36-25 victory over their Italian counterparts in Benevento.
Mar 16, 2007: Chris Paterson believes that the withdrawal of David Skrela from the France team to play Scotland in tomorrow's RBS 6 Nations clash in Paris could be crucial.
Mar 15, 2007: The IRB has announced the schedule, venue and kick-off details for the second annual IRB North America 4 Tournament.
Mar 15, 2007: Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer has demanded his team-mates abandon dreams of seizing the RBS 6 Nations title when they run out at the Stadio Flaminio on Saturday.
Mar 13, 2007: Scotland hooker Dougie Hall has emphasised the determination within the squad to end a disappointing RBS 6 Nations Championship on a high.
Mar 12, 2007: Edinburgh have signed four Scotland Sevens backs for next season, including Borders pair Calum McRae and Mark Robertson.
Mar 10, 2007: Scottish Rugby Union president Andy Irvine admits the failures of the domestic game are mounting up and require decisive action.
Mar 10, 2007: Former England head coach Andy Robinson has claimed he is "boiling with anger" at the `scandalous' absence of key players for tomorrow's RBS 6 Nations clash with France.
Mar 9, 2007: Peter Stringer believes Scotland's kamikaze opening against Italy is a symptom of the game's over-reliance on structure.
Mar 7, 2007: Scotland number eight David Callam has signed a new two-year contract with Edinburgh.
Mar 2, 2007: Edinburgh's dream of bringing the Magners League title to Scotland for the first time was clinically demolished by the streetwise Ospreys in a 30-12 victory at Murrayfield.