Aug 21, 2007: We are delighted to announce the dawn of an exciting new era for scrum.com and all its fans following the purchase of the site by ESPN.
Aug 17, 2007: It is very often said that time flies when you are having fun, and how true it is
Aug 17, 2007: "It has been just four short years since the last World Cup but it has felt more like several lifetimes for the poor put-upon supporters of Scottish rugby who have seen the game suffer while politics continue to dominate the back pages." Iain
Aug 17, 2007: "Having made it so close to the World Cup without politics threatening to derail their plans, South Africa will be confident of gatecrashing what many think will be New Zealand's party." Stephen Nell reports
Aug 17, 2007: "There are eight players with more than 50 Test caps
Aug 14, 2007: The comparison with Napoleon is inevitable
Aug 14, 2007: The experimenting is over - or is it
Aug 12, 2007: Tana Umaga farewelled New Zealand rugby in his own humble way yesterday as tributes continued to pour in
Aug 10, 2007: Check out PA SPort's team by team guide ahead of this year's Rugby World Cup in France.
Aug 10, 2007: The Rugby World Cup has grown into arguably the planet's third biggest sporting event behind its soccer equivalent and the Olympic Games.
Aug 10, 2007: The immediate Rugby World Cup future is black - All Black
Aug 10, 2007: The winning kick might have come from the boot of Jonny Wilkinson, but ask anyone in the know and they will tell you the real force behind the RWC'03 triumph.
Aug 7, 2007: It takes a brave man to agree to become coach of the South Africa rugby team, for it is without doubt the hottest of coaching hot-seats.
Aug 6, 2007: Future Hope Harlequins managed to overturn a 10 - 0 deficit to retain the Calcutta Cup
Aug 6, 2007: Yes, there was somebody Welsh who got something positive out of Saturday's debacle at Twickenham
Aug 5, 2007: The summer months are often filled with hope for the new season but in a World Cup year those feelings take on a whole new meaning
Aug 5, 2007: It was the result New Zealand domestic rugby was crying out for
Aug 2, 2007: Ahead of this year's global showpiece we profile the officials who will be taking charge of the matches at RWC'07
Aug 2, 2007: Gareth Edwards is 60
Aug 2, 2007: The Wallabies will trade their luxury beachfront hotels for an army-style boot camp next week in their bid to gain a rugby World Cup edge.