May 18, 2008: Momentum, that most valuable of Super 14 rugby commodities, will be sadly lacking when New Zealand sends a two-pronged vanguard into the semifinals next weekend.
May 15, 2008: Some things in life are just meant to be - such as Ian McGeechan's continued association with the British and Irish Lions.
May 15, 2008: "It comes to few to be compared to Carwyn James and Alec Ferguson - two vastly different men linked by a genius for constructing winning sports teams - in the space of a few minutes, but then the outlandish is becoming almost commonplace for Ian
May 14, 2008: "Unspecified medical reasons were proferred as the explanation for Vainikolo, a development project if ever there was one, not joining the Churchill Cup squad." Huw Richards reports from Twickenham
May 13, 2008: Bath lock Steve Borthwick has been handed the England leadership duties in the absence of regular skipper Phil Vickery, who misses appointments with the All Blacks this summer due to a knee injury.
May 12, 2008: His Lions record speaks for itself and that is why John Taylor believes there is only one man to lead the class of 2009 to South Africa.
May 11, 2008: "So who will be boarding the plane for the foreboding 24 hour flight to the Land of the Long White Cloud?" Chris Marais runs down the options for Martin Johnson.
May 10, 2008: Richard Hill reflected on a "very special 15 years" as he ended his illustrious career after Saracens' last-gasp 25-20 Premiership victory over Bristol at Milton Keynes.
May 10, 2008: Next Sunday's Guinness Premiership semi-final line-up is Gloucester v Leicester and Wasps v Bath.
May 9, 2008: Follow all the latest action from this weekend's crucial Guinness Premiership matches plus the final Magners League fixtures LIVE with scrum.com!
May 8, 2008: Richard Hill has never hogged the limelight - so it seems appropriate he has been packed off to Milton Keynes for his rugby farewell.
May 7, 2008: Scrum has teamed up with Gartmore to give you the chance to win tickets to see the world-famous Barbarians in action against Ireland at Kingsholm!
May 5, 2008: The International Rugby Board Council has underlined its continued commitment to the development of the global Game by approving a new PS48 million Strategic Investment Programme for the 2009-2012 period.
May 5, 2008: Lawrence Dallaglio's glittering rugby career will come to an end this month when he finally hangs up his boots after 15 years in the spotlight.
May 4, 2008: There were more questions than answers to the Super 14 playoffs puzzle after a week of good results for the New Zealand teams with one exception.
May 1, 2008: Steve Meehan is an American acoustic guitarist who belts out Sting and Eric Clapton covers for a living on the Chesapeake Bay circuit in Maryland, USA.
Rugby World Cup Countdown
May 1, 2008: Barely six months after South Africa clinched the sport's biggest prize at RWC'07 in France the Webb Ellis Cup was inspiring dreams once again as the qualification for the sport's next global showpiece got underway.
May 1, 2008: ESPN Classic is a unique 24/7 channel offering a compelling mix of the greatest sporting moments from Europe and around the world, to cable and satellite subscribers in over 40 European countries.
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.