Feb 25, 2007: Worcester boss John Brain has admitted his team are "clearly the worst" in this season's Guinness Premiership as they continue to fight an increasingly desperate relegation battle.
Feb 25, 2007: More suffering for the Chiefs couldn't dampen a prosperous weekend for New Zealand rugby teams as the Super 14 burst into pointscoring life.
Feb 23, 2007: Dave Strettle will complete his jet-heeled rise from England Counties to full cap tomorrow with his house-mate backing him to turn on the gas at Croke Park.
Feb 23, 2007: Scrum Forum member Ben Singleton takes an alternative look at the teams that will be running out at Croke Park on Saturday to see how England will fare in the individual confrontations...
Feb 21, 2007: International Rugby Board (IRB) referees' boss Paddy O'Brien says there is no room for coaches publicly criticising referees, and they will be sanctioned for doing so at the World Cup.
Feb 18, 2007: The absence of the 22 All Blacks on a conditioning programme has started to bite the New Zealand Super 14 franchises going by the latest results.
Feb 17, 2007: The Australian Rugby Union have announced that the next coach of the Wallabies is set to be earmarked before the end of the year and for the first time they may be selected from overseas.
Feb 15, 2007: Defending champions England will face Argentina, Korea and the hosts in pool E of next month's Hong Kong Sevens.
Feb 15, 2007: England and the Guinness Premiership clubs greeted each other warmly by the throat again this week - and you can bet All Blacks coach Graham Henry allowed himself a quiet chuckle
Feb 15, 2007: South Africa is the backdrop as three New Zealand teams face important early junctures in their Super 14 rugby campaigns this weekend.
Feb 11, 2007: To have been at Croke Park was inevitably to have been reminder of another Dublin day, a different ground and another last-gasp Irish defeat
Feb 11, 2007: As the Italians would tell you, Rome was not built in a day
Feb 11, 2007: Australia's Super 14 rugby ambitions faced a rapid reality check as the joy of a successful opening assault was tempered by their three established franchises dipping out during this weekend's action.
Feb 10, 2007: Up in the stands the royal princes, William and Harry, were having a rare old time, laughing and cheering whenever the cameras came their way.
Feb 10, 2007: Tonga booked a spot in the 2007 Rugby World Cup when they beat Korea 85-3 in a repechage match in Auckland this weekend.
Feb 8, 2007: Even by Jonny Wilkinson's immense standards it was a performance that almost defied belief.
Feb 8, 2007: This weekend the first-ever rugby union international will take place at the impressive Croke Park with Ireland entertaining France in a crucial Six Nations Championship clash
Feb 7, 2007: As the auld enemy were tussling at Twickenham over the Calcutta Cup, Romania and Georgia were competing in Bucharest for the Antim Cup.
2007 Six Nations: England 42-20 Scotland
Feb 5, 2007: "Sit in the press box at the Millennium Stadium post-match writing your report and you can be pretty sure of copious unsolicited advice from the fans." Huw Richards reports
Feb 5, 2007: Jonny Wilkinson is set to become the most prolific marksman in Five or Six Nations history on Saturday, with his Newcastle mentor Steve Black warning: "He will only get better."