May 1, 2008: Sudden-death rugby begins three weeks early for teams walking the Super 14 tightrope this weekend.
Apr 30, 2008: John Taylor catches up with IRB chairman Bernard Lapasset in Paris for his first major interview in English since taking up his new position in which he outlines his aims and ambitions as the head of world rugby.
Apr 27, 2008: "This tournament always delivers
Apr 27, 2008: "So in the end it wasn't the all-Premiership clash, or the Hibernian cultural festival that emerged as the possible Heineken finals, but the meeting of the old lags." Huw Richards with his take on the action.
Apr 27, 2008: With Toulouse absent on Heineken Cup duty at Twickenham French Top 14 rivals Clermont Auvergne consolidated their position at the top of the league.
Apr 24, 2008: "They have always had a world-class pack and they have always had Ronan O'Gara - on his day is there a better fly-half tactician on the planet
Apr 23, 2008: "Any doubts as to whether the Lions would survive into the professional era were firmly quelled by the successful visit to South Africa in 1997" Huw Richards writes
Apr 22, 2008: London Irish could find support coming from some unlikely sources when they clash with Toulouse at Twickenham in the first of the weekend's Heineken Cup semi-finals.
Apr 20, 2008: Tickets are in demand for the eagerly anticipated Heineken Cup semi-final between London Irish and Toulouse, but thanks to proud tournament sponsors Heineken, we have a pair of tickets up for grabs!
Apr 20, 2008: The Super 14 title race just got a whole lot more convoluted
Apr 18, 2008: "We can take it as read that he has guarantees of a free hand, an unlimited budget and almost absolute power
Apr 18, 2008: "Martin Johnson has vowed he will give it his "absolute best" on a high-profile return to the sport as England team manager." PA Sport's Andrew Baldock reports
Apr 18, 2008: "There was nothing Churchillian about Martin Johnson's first press conference as England rugby team manager." PA Sport's Frank Malley reports
Apr 17, 2008: "Ashton being offered the national academy job after 22 Tests in charge of England is like Francis Baron being brushed aside and encouraged to become the RFU's new janitor." PA Sport's Andrew Baldock writes
Apr 17, 2008: "Results from the autopsy of New Zealand's rugby World Cup failure are in at last
Apr 16, 2008: "Brian Ashton's reign as England head coach is over, and the Rugby Football Union should hang its head in shame." PA Sport's Andrew Baldock writes
Apr 16, 2008: World Cup winning skipper Martin Johnson has been confirmed as England's new Team Manager.
Apr 15, 2008: Brian Ashton will discover exactly what future - if any - he has as England's head coach when Rob Andrew fronts a specially-convened management board meeting at Twickenham on Wednesday.
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