Oct 13, 2007: France flanker Serge Betsen will be aiming to exorcise his personal demons of four years ago when he takes the field against England in tonight's World Cup semi-final.
Oct 12, 2007: France flanker Serge Betsen has dubbed Jonny Wilkinson "an example of professionalism and perseverance" as he prepares to renew hostilities with his old England rival in tomorrow's World Cup semi-final.
Oct 6, 2007: Sarries today ground out a third successive away win, 21-16 at Worcester, thanks to a 70th-minute try from Richard Haughton - who was making his first start at full back since December last year
Oct 5, 2007: Serge Betsen has warned France they must possess "a war-like spirit" in tomorrow's World Cup quarter-final with only their best good enough to topple New Zealand.
Sep 27, 2007: France coach Bernard Laporte has made nine changes to the side that beat Ireland 25-3 for their final Pool D clash against Georgia.
Sep 22, 2007: Director of rugby Alan Gaffney has told his Saracens players to expect an epic clash with title rivals Gloucester at Vicarage Road tomorrow afternoon.
Aug 22, 2007: Argentina centre Martin Gaitan has been discharged from University of Wales hospital where he was receiving treatment for a heart problem that has forced him to miss the World Cup.
Aug 21, 2007: Argentina centre Martin Gaitan is resigned to missing the World Cup following the heart problems he suffered in Cardiff on Saturday.
Aug 20, 2007: Argentina centre Martin Gaitan could miss the World Cup after suffering heart problems on Saturday following the Pumas 27-20 defeat to Wales.
May 14, 2007: Rugby Calvisano have qualified to meet Newport Gwent Dragons in the 24th place play-off match for the 2007/2008 Heineken Cup at Rodney Parade, Newport, on Friday, 18 May (19.45 pm).
May 9, 2007: The Board of ERC has today confirmed details of the 24th place play-off for the 2007/2008 Heineken Cup following yesterday's announcement by ERC's Shareholders of a "conditional agreement" with regard to the future of the Heineken Cup and European
May 8, 2007: Welsh Rugby Union group chief executive Roger Lewis believes "common sense" will have prevailed if - as expected - the Anglo-French boycott of the Heineken Cup is lifted today.
May 4, 2007: Alan Gaffney believes Saracens have already achieved one major goal this season - competing strongly with the Guinness Premiership elite.
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 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 5, 2007: England's Guinness Premiership clubs will not take part in the Heineken Cup and European Challenge Cup competitions next season.
Apr 3, 2007: Rugby is heading to the law courts for the second time in less than a year with the Rugby Football Union and Premier Rugby refusing to concede any ground in their dispute over the Heineken Cup.
Apr 2, 2007: Biarritz hooker Benoit August denies his team took Northampton lightly in the build-up to their shock Heineken Cup exit at the hands of the English strugglers in San Sebastian.
Apr 2, 2007: "The temptation as you contemplate the all Anglo-Welsh Heineken Cup semi-finals is to congratulate the French on getting their boycott started early." Huw Richards reports
Biarritz 6-7 Northampton
Apr 1, 2007: Northampton Saints set up a Heineken Cup semi-final showdown with Premiership rivals London Wasps by stunning Biarritz 7-6 in their quarter-final clash in San Sebastien.