Aug 8, 2008: "He is a born communicator, a bubbling enthusiast about his work with a ready smile that hides a ruthless streak which has been essential as he has put the new regime in place." John Taylor speaks to WRU boss Roger Lewis.
The 1924 Olympics
Aug 7, 2008: "Coming soon, no doubt, to a pub quiz near you, the question : Who are the reigning Olympic Rugby Champions?" Huw Richards looks at rugby and the Olympics.
Aug 3, 2008: In the latest part of his tribute to France's historic trip to South Africa in 1958, John Palfrey reflects on what proved to be the toughest week of the tour.
Aug 3, 2008: A week after hailing their stunning Sydney victory over the All Blacks, Australia's rugby media were slamming the Wallabies' "pathetic" away record today.
Aug 2, 2008: Former Waratahs coach Ewen McKenzie has welcomed proposals to allow overseas players to play for Australian Super 14 franchises.
Jul 30, 2008: A rugby-playing family from Warlingham has this week discovered that they have made sporting history - by being the only family in which four generations have had the honour of playing on the hallowed turf of Twickenham stadium.
Jul 29, 2008: "I think we would all agree it is better for games to be decided by tries than penalties but by chickening out of taking stronger action Joubert did nobody any favours." John Taylor delivers his latest verdict
Jul 29, 2008: The new season is fast-approaching and the battle lines for many competitions have already been drawn to whet your appetite
Jul 27, 2008: In the latest part of his tribute to France's historic trip to South Africa in 1958, John Palfrey recalls the week of the 1st Test against the Springboks.
Jul 27, 2008: Robbie Deans sang Advance Australia Fair, and 80 minutes later admitted it doesn't get any better in rugby.
Jul 25, 2008: Brian Ashton claims he is ''looking forward'' to his new consultancy role with the Rugby Football Union
Jul 21, 2008: In the latest part of his tribute to France's historic trip to South Africa in 1958, John Palfrey recounts how the tourists continued to catch the eye.
Jul 21, 2008: "Rugby has no shortage of famous names of its own, but is now about to acquire another one with different sporting associations
Jul 19, 2008: Following Argentine Agustin Pichot's retirement from international rugby announcement, the scrum-half has played down talk that he should be considered one of all-time great No.9s of world rugby.
Jul 16, 2008: "Never do anything that compromises your main job...Never put yourself in a compromising position - because the spin-off affects everybody else...and, most important of all, never get caught." John Taylor delivers his latest verdict
Jul 16, 2008: The Guinness Premiership fixture dates and kick off times for the 2008-09 season have now been agreed by the clubs.
Jul 14, 2008: In the second part of his tribute to France's historic trip to South Africa in 1958, John Palfrey recounts the first game of the tour.
Jul 13, 2008: "I'm looking forward to working with Martin Johnson
Jul 12, 2008: It was one of the all-time classic games in Tri-Nations history, as the Springboks first came from behind to snatch the lead, and then defended with a man short to win in New Zealand
Jul 11, 2008: "Giteau continues to grow in stature, with 47 points to his name in the Wallabies' three clashes so far this year, but more importantly his play-making skills filling the void of the influential Larkham." Graham Jenkins writes