Sep 21, 2007: Check out our statistical preview of the second round of the Guinness Premiership.
Sep 21, 2007: The All Blacks feel they have nothing to hide from their major rugby World Cup rivals as the playoffs loom into view.
Sep 21, 2007: Richard Cockerill has made three changes to the Leicester Tigers team in preparation for the first home game of the season, against Bath Rugby at Welford Road on Saturday (kick-off 3pm).
Sep 21, 2007: Leicester versus Bath may not be the blue riband fixture of the top-flight season it once was, but Tigers acting head coach Richard Cockerill has told fans to expect an epic clash at Welford Road tomorrow.
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.
Sep 16, 2007: Acting head coach Richard Cockerill could not hide his delight after Leicester Tigers won for their first opening Guinness Premiership game since beating Wasps in 2000 with 12 players on World Cup duty in France.
Sep 11, 2007: Argentina will go into their World Cup Pool D clash with Georgia in Lyon having risen to fourth in the latest International Rugby Board world rankings - their highest position.
Sep 10, 2007: Fresh from squashing Italy, the All Blacks rugby World Cup steamroller will ease down a couple of gears before crunching into Portugal in Lyon this weekend.
Sep 6, 2007: Argentina star Juan Martin Hernandez has vowed to ``stay calm'' when he faces the biggest game of his career tomorrow night.
Sep 5, 2007: Juan Martin Hernandez has been selected at fly-half for Argentina's World Cup opener against hosts France in Paris on Friday.
Sep 3, 2007: Check out PA Sport's club by club guide ahead of the new Premiership season.
Aug 31, 2007: Wales fly-half James Hook has re-signed for Ospreys in a deal which will keep him with the region until 2011.
Aug 31, 2007: Andy Hazell, the dynamic Gloucester flanker who has been voted players' player of the season twice in successive years, has signed a three-year contract extension at Kingsholm that will run until 2011.
Aug 30, 2007: Gloucester head coach Dean Ryan is convinced his recruitment drive has put the finishing touches to a squad that is now capable of winning the Guinness Premiership title.
Aug 22, 2007: Leicester have signed former France international scrum-half Christophe Laussucq.
Aug 17, 2007: England hooker George Chuter has been ruled out of tomorrow's final World Cup warm-up game against France in Marseille.
Aug 17, 2007: George Chuter could hardly have been further removed from the action when England celebrated being crowned 2003 world champions - he was sat on a bench in Rotherham.
Aug 15, 2007: Tom Rees has already been identified as one of England's key World Cup players
- but head coach Brian Ashton accepts he cannot fight a lone battle.
Aug 14, 2007: Wasps flanker Tom Rees will make his first appearance during the World Cup warm-up schedule when England face a quickfire rematch against France in Marseille on Saturday.
Aug 13, 2007: Leicester's acting head coach Richard Cockerill believes the Tigers have enough strength in depth to prosper in the Premiership even while their top stars are on World Cup duty.