Apr 15, 2008: "Johnson won some epic battles during a magnificent career, but his toughest opponent looms large - the Rugby Football Union." PA's Andrew Baldock writes
Apr 15, 2008: "The northern hemisphere is waking up to the implications of the new ELVs and, and if you believe the reports, the IRB is masterminding a campaign to force their introduction in Europe." John Taylor writes
Apr 14, 2008: Rob Andrew is set to confirm who he wants as England's new team manager when he fronts a specially-convened management board meeting at Twickenham on Wednesday.
Apr 13, 2008: There was no change at the top of the Super 14 rugby standings after the ninth round this weekend, but below the Crusaders and the Sharks, the complexion of the table changed dramatically for the New Zealand sides.
Apr 10, 2008: "Given the RFU's penchant for the odd review or six, then why not have another one
Apr 10, 2008: Details of the British and Irish Lions' 10-match South Africa tour next year have been confirmed.
Apr 6, 2008: "Munster v Toulouse may be the consensus tip for the final now, but it is certainly no foregone conclusion
Apr 6, 2008: A potpourri of performances from New Zealand teams in round eight of rugby's Super 14 has left three teams sitting in the top four and another fuming not to be there.
Apr 5, 2008: Scrum's New Zealand correspondent Huw Turner identifies some fundamental problems in New Zealand rugby in his Super 14 mid-season review
Apr 4, 2008: England's World Cup winning skipper Martin Johnson has reportedly agreed to become the team's new manager.
Apr 3, 2008: "Now Perpignan might well boast Percy 'Pretty Boy' Montgomery as their star player and ace goalkicker, but everything else about the uncompromising French side is, how shall we put it, pug-ugly." PA Sport's Andrew Baldock writes
Apr 3, 2008: "The Stormers may well be the dark horse in the competition
Apr 2, 2008: "A feeling of anxiety surrounds Australian rugby as the Super 14 reaches the half way mark and no team looks like making the final four." Rollo Manning writes
Apr 1, 2008: Premier Rugby commercial director Jon Varney has admitted that England's top division needs to register a "greater terrestrial television footprint" if it is to continue its commercial growth.
Mar 30, 2008: With Northampton Saints seemingly heading towards an unbeaten season in National League One, scrum.com assess their chances of a successful return to the Guinness Premiership.
Mar 28, 2008: Former England international Will Greenwood fears for the remaining English clubs on the eve of this season's Heineken Cup quarter-finals.
Mar 28, 2008: "He is, essentially, the chief executive of the playing side of the RFU, a manager of managers but is he really necessary
Mar 27, 2008: "Stick to your guns Brian, and please resist any temptation to throw toys out of the pram - because that is what some of the Twickenham-blazered brigade want." PA Sport's Andrew Baldock writes
Mar 27, 2008: The draw for the composition of the Pools for future Heineken Cup tournaments will be based on a new merit based ranking structure - the ERC European Ranking.
Mar 26, 2008: If he was 20 years younger, you can sense Hurricanes rugby coach Colin Cooper would love to test himself against the Crusaders