Apr 22, 2007: Lawrence Dallaglio believes next month's Heineken Cup showdown between English heavyweights Wasps and Leicester is "a worthy final".
Apr 21, 2007: Northampton prop Tom Smith has demanded Saints once again cast aside the shackles of their dismal league form when they meet Wasps in tomorrow's Heineken Cup semi-final.
Apr 19, 2007: Northampton forward Dylan Hartley could face a lengthy ban after being cited for allegedly making contact with the eye areas of three Wasps players during last Sunday's Guinness Premiership clash at Adams Park.
Apr 19, 2007: Northampton have suffered another career-ending injury blow as they prepare for Sunday's Heineken Cup semi-final against Wasps.
Apr 18, 2007: Northampton head coach Paul Grayson is confident his team are united as Saints enter one of the most crucial weeks in their history.
Apr 18, 2007: Carlos Spencer's chances of leading Northampton's Heineken Cup semi-final assault look bleak with head coach Paul Grayson rating the former All Black a major doubt.
Apr 17, 2007: "Should anyone continue to doubt that life remains exceptionally tough in the front row, one need only refer them to the announcement that Steve Thompson has been forced to retire at the age of 28." Huw Richards reports
Apr 16, 2007: Northampton Saints are perhaps the surprise package in the Heineken Cup semi-finals this weekend - and their Scottish international wing Sean Lamont is happy for London Wasps to go into their all-England showdown at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on
Apr 16, 2007: Northampton have been backed to win their critical Guinness Premiership clash against London Irish - by the boss of fellow relegation candidates Worcester.
Apr 15, 2007: London Wasps pushed Northampton Saints ever nearer the Guinness Premiership trap door with a 35-29 victory at Adams Park on Sunaday afternoon.
Apr 15, 2007: Northampton were dealt a double blow as they suffered a 35-29 Guinness Premiership defeat at Wasps in the 'rehearsal' for next weekend's Heineken Cup semi-final clash between the two sides.
Apr 15, 2007: England's World Cup-winning hooker Steve Thompson has announced his retirement from all rugby.
Apr 14, 2007: There might be teams from only two nations left in the search for Heineken Cup glory but between them there are international players from 11 different countries still in the hunt to join the elite 209 players to have claimed cherished Heineken Cup
Apr 14, 2007: Worcester could secure their Guinness Premiership future at the Madejski Stadium tomorrow - and Warriors boss John Brain knows it is a chance his players must take.
Apr 13, 2007: Northampton boss Paul Grayson accepts his relegation-haunted Saints face a huge task in their quest for priceless Guinness Premiership points against Wasps on Sunday.
Apr 12, 2007: Welsh rugby chief Roger Lewis believes the door remains open" for top English and French clubs to play in next season's Heineken Cup.
Apr 8, 2007: Newcastle battled clear of the Guinness Premiership relegation dogfight to leave Northampton and Worcester scrapping it out with a hard-fought 16-7 victory over the Saints at Kingston Park today.
Apr 6, 2007: Worcester boss John Brain labelled tomorrow's vital Guinness Premiership clash with Bristol as "effectively another cup final" as the Warriors battle against relegation.
Apr 6, 2007: Worcester boss John Brain believes his players are "mentally and physically fresh" to face the final three-game challenge that will decide their Guinness Premiership fate.
Apr 5, 2007: England's Guinness Premiership clubs will not take part in the Heineken Cup and European Challenge Cup competitions next season.