Oct 17, 2007: "As that great, if barking, American writer and sports nut Hunter Thompson put it 'When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro'." Huw Richards reports
Oct 12, 2007: Argentina's star fly-half Juan Martin Hernandez has shaken off injury concerns to be named in an unchanged Pumas side for Sunday's World Cup semi-final against South Africa.
Oct 11, 2007: Juan Martin Hernandez has been labelled "the best player in the world" by his opposite number as they prepare for Sunday's semi-final between Argentina and South Africa.
Oct 8, 2007: The International Rugby Board has announced the shortlist of players nominated for the prestigious IRB Player of the Year Award.
Sep 29, 2007: Ireland coach Eddie O'Sullivan believes the switch of Juan Martin Hernandez to fly-half has added a new dimension to Argentina's game.
Sep 28, 2007: Juan Martin Hernandez will make his return from injury in Argentina's crunch Pool D match against Ireland in Paris on Sunday.
Sep 24, 2007: Gordon D'Arcy is ready to spearhead Ireland's last-ditch effort to reach the World Cup quarter-finals by rediscovering the dazzling skills that have deserted him.
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 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.
Aug 22, 2007: Pieter de Villiers will make his return to the France team on Sunday just a fortnight after fearing his World Cup dreams could be ruined for the second successive occasion.
May 24, 2007: Leicester Tigers have signed France A international hooker Benjamin Kayser from Stade Francais.
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: Richard Hill is hoping for a tale of the unexpected tomorrow when Bristol aim to pen another memorable chapter in their Guinness Premiership campaign.
Apr 25, 2007: Leinster & Ireland centre Gordon D'Arcy, was tonight voted the BT IRUPA Players' Player of the Year by his fellow players at the 5th annual BT IRUPA Rugby Players' Awards.
Apr 25, 2007: Stade Francais star Juan Martin Hernandez claims Leicester have offered him the chance to link up with his national coach Marcelo Loffreda at Welford Road next season.
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.