Oct 10, 2007: Munster and Connacht have named their squads for this weekend's Magners League matches, with Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer among several returnees from the World Cup.
Oct 10, 2007: The New Zealand Rugby Union have launched an investigation after winger Doug Howlett was arrested in London on suspicion of criminal damage.
Oct 10, 2007: New Zealand player Doug Howlett was arrested after police were called to a disturbance outside the Hilton Hotel at Heathrow Airport.
Oct 6, 2007: Sarries today ground out a third successive away win, 21-16 at Worcester, thanks to a 70th-minute try from Richard Haughton - who was making his first start at full back since December last year
Sep 27, 2007: Of course we know who is going to win this World Cup, it's New Zealand at a canter - or is it
Sep 24, 2007: While rejoicing in his new status atop All Blacks rugby, winger Doug Howlett found time to deliver a stern warning to his World Cup teammates in the aftermath of their underwhelming 40-0 rout of Scotland here yesterday.
Sep 22, 2007: Director of rugby Alan Gaffney has told his Saracens players to expect an epic clash with title rivals Gloucester at Vicarage Road tomorrow afternoon.
Sep 20, 2007: You might be surprised to learn what number is running through Doug Howlett's mind in the Murrayfield dressing room before the All Blacks face Scotland this weekend.
Sep 9, 2007: They're cut from slightly different rugby cloth, but Doug Howlett and Christian Cullen now sit side by side atop the mountain of All Blacks test try scorers.
Sep 1, 2007: Munster have completed a major transfer coup after agreeing to sign New Zealand wing Doug Howlett on January 1, subject to a work permit and medical.
Aug 22, 2007: Ireland head coach Eddie O'Sullivan is confident Brian Carney is ready to make his Test debut after naming the former rugby league star in his squad for the summer tour to Argentina.
Aug 9, 2007: Gareth Jenkins will tomorrow reveal the 30 players he has entrusted with both Wales' World Cup ambitions and his own legacy as head coach.
Aug 1, 2007: Wales boss Gareth Jenkins has hailed the "magnificent news" that fly-half Stephen Jones should be fit for next month's World Cup campaign.
Jun 24, 2007: New Zealand Maori captain Rua Tipoki is poised to join the midfield procession to Europe after being linked to a move to Irish rugby powerhouse Munster.
Jun 24, 2007: Munster have appointed recently retired full-back Shaun Payne as their new team manager.
May 29, 2007: Brian Carney will have a new chance to impress Ireland head coach Eddie O'Sullivan ahead of the World Cup.
May 22, 2007: Ireland have named rugby league convert Brian Carney on the right wing for Saturday's opening Test against Argentina in Santa Fe.
May 15, 2007: New Ireland recruit Brian Carney admits he will happily play in whatever position he is selected as he anticipates his first rugby union international tour.
May 15, 2007: Ten newcomers have been included in the New Zealand Maori squad for the Churchill Cup rugby tournament in England.
May 14, 2007: Rugby Calvisano have qualified to meet Newport Gwent Dragons in the 24th place play-off match for the 2007/2008 Heineken Cup at Rodney Parade, Newport, on Friday, 18 May (19.45 pm).