Jan 9, 2012: Former Gloucester wing Lesley Vainikolo has bid farewell to the Cherry and White faithful after agreeing a switch to France last week
Jan 4, 2012: Former England wing Lesley Vainikolo has left Gloucester to join French second division club La Rochelle with immediate effect
Jul 28, 2011: Seven years ago this week Jonah Lomu underwent a kidney transplant. This week's Scrum Sevens looks at other giant wings terrorising defences around the world
News in Brief
Mar 22, 2010: All the latest rugby news, with Lesley Vainikolo signing a new two-year deal with Gloucester
Sep 29, 2009: Gloucester's Lesley Vainikolo has had charges of causing grievous bodily harm made against him dropped
News in Brief
Sep 7, 2009: All the latest news in brief including the RFU calling Quins lock George Robson to face a disciplinary hearing
Feb 23, 2009: Two items of European rugby news could be used to excuse and explain the long and loud guffaws of laughter emanating from rugby watchers in New Zealand this week
Jan 13, 2009: Court proceedings against Gloucester wing Lesley Vainikolo have been adjourned until May 8
Jan 6, 2009: Gloucester wing Lesley Vainikolo has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery on his ruptured Achilles tendon
Jan 2, 2009: Gloucester and England winger Lesley Vainikolo has appeared in court to answer a charge of causing grievous bodily harm
Dec 18, 2008: Gloucester and England wing Lesley Vainikolo has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm
Oct 28, 2008: Gloucester and England winger Lesley Vainikolo has been arrested after a man suffered head injuries in an early morning street fight in Bath
Sep 13, 2008: Gloucester bounced back from their opening round defeat with a historic 21-17 victory over west country rivals Bath at The Rec.
Sep 13, 2008: Meehan refuses to point finger at James Bath boss Steve Meehan refused to point the finger of blame at goalkicker Butch James following his team's Guinness Premiership defeat against west-country rivals Gloucester
May 14, 2008: Gloucester powerhouse Lesley Vainikolo has vowed to "play harder" next season after being overlooked for England's New Zealand tour.
Mar 6, 2008: Lesley Vainikolo has a message for anyone who might doubt his credentials after three tryless matches for England.
Feb 17, 2008: Gloucester boss Dean Ryan launched a withering attack on his players after the Guinness Premiership leaders subsided to a 29-26 defeat against west country rivals Bristol at the Memorial Stadium.
Feb 8, 2008: Lesley Vainikolo and England rugby fans share the same hope for Sunday's match with Italy in Rome - and it is not just that the World Cup runners-up repair some of the damage of last weekend.
Jan 31, 2008: Former New Zealand rugby league international Lesley Vainikolo plans to burst into England folklore on Saturday.
Jan 30, 2008: Lesley Vainikolo has described the prospect of an England debut at Twickenham as "a dream come true".