May 16, 2007: England Saxons coach Jim Mallinder will send his side out against USA for their Barclays Churchill Cup opener on Friday with a simple message.
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 10, 2007: Northampton centre Jon Clarke has pledged his future to the relegated Saints by signing a new three-year contract.
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May 4, 2007: Ben Cohen has withdrawn from England's summer tour to South Africa and made himself unavailable for the World Cup in order to spend time with his wife, Abby, who is expecting twins.
May 3, 2007: England Saxons coach Jim Mallinder believes the Barclays Churchill Cup will present an opportunity to assess a number of players before the World Cup squad is selected.
May 2, 2007: Paul Grayson has paid the price for Northampton's relegation from the Guinness Premiership by losing his role as head coach.
May 1, 2007: Northampton have withdrawn their appeal against Dylan Hartley's 26-week ban for gouging.
May 1, 2007: Scotland head coach Frank Hadden has dropped Lee Dickson from his Churchill Cup squad after the 22-year-old wavered over committing himself to the country.
Apr 30, 2007: Worcester have announced the departure of rugby director John Brain - barely 48 hours after Warriors secured Guinness Premiership survival.
Apr 29, 2007: Northampton chairman Keith Barwell has promised there will be no knee-jerk reaction to Saints' humiliating exit from the Guinness Premiership.
Apr 28, 2007: Northampton Saints were relegated from the Guinness Premiership today despite a 27-22 victory over London Irish at Franklin's Gardens.
Apr 28, 2007: Northampton head coach Paul Grayson admitted Saints deserved to be relegated from the Guinness Premiership and declared they were doomed from February.
Apr 27, 2007: Northampton boss Paul Grayson has called for a calm and calculated approach when the Saints play for their Guinness Premiership lives tomorrow.
Apr 27, 2007: Worcester boss John Brain insists his players are in a confident mood ahead of tomorrow's make-or-break Guinness Premiership clash against Saracens at Sixways.
Apr 25, 2007: Northampton have lodged an appeal against Dylan Hartley's 26-week ban for gouging.
Apr 25, 2007: Northampton say they will PSlook at every option available" after their England World Cup prospect Dylan Hartley received a 26-week ban for gouging.
Apr 24, 2007: England World Cup prospect Dylan Hartley's career is in ruins after he received a 26-week suspension for gouging.
Apr 22, 2007: London Wasps set up a mouth-watering Heineken Cup Final showdown with Leicester Tigers with a 30-13 victory over Northampton Saints in their semi-final clash at the Ricoh Stadium.