Owen Farrell will miss the start of Saracens' season through injury Back problem rules Owen Farrell out of Saracens’ Aviva Premiership opener

Owen Farrell will miss the start of Saracens' season through injury Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell will miss the start of the Aviva Premiership season with a back problem that director of rugby Mark McCall insists is only minor. Read Full Story

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Guy Mercer has been named captain at Bath Flanker Guy Mercer is named new Bath captain with George Ford as vice-captain

Guy Mercer has been named captain at Bath Flanker Guy Mercer has been named Bath's club captain for the new Aviva Premiership season, with England fly-half George Ford appointed his understudy. Read Full Story

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Edinburgh's Stuart McInally, pictured, will share the captaincy of the club with Grant Gilchrist Stuart McInally and Grant Gilchrist named co-captains of Edinburgh

Edinburgh's Stuart McInally, pictured, will share the captaincy of the club with Grant Gilchrist Stuart McInally and Grant Gilchrist will share the Edinburgh captaincy this season after being handed joint custody of the armband by head coach Alan Solomons. Read Full Story

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Beauden Barrett produced another impressive performance as New Zealand thrashed Australia in Sydney New Zealand thrash hosts Australia in opening game of 2016 Rugby Championship

Beauden Barrett produced another impressive performance as New Zealand thrashed Australia in Sydney New Zealand produced a stunning performance to thrash defending champions Australia 42-8 in Sydney in the opening match of the 2016 Rugby Championship. Read Full Story

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Gregor Townsend's replacement has been named Scottish Rugby Union chief confident Dave Rennie will continue Glasgow success

Gregor Townsend's replacement has been named Scottish rugby bosses believe they have made a real statement of intent by naming New Zealander Dave Rennie as Gregor Townsend's successor as Glasgow head coach. Read Full Story

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Gregor Townsend will be the next Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend to take over as new Scotland coach from June 2017

Gregor Townsend will be the next Scotland head coach The Scottish Rugby Union has moved to stop Gregor Townsend being poached by naming him as Scotland's next head coach almost a year before Vern Cotter's contract expires. Read Full Story

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Gregor Townsend is honoured to be named Scotland head coach Scotland-bound Gregor Townsend hoping to sign off as Warriors coach on a high

Gregor Townsend is honoured to be named Scotland head coach Future Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits he is "incredibly proud" to be taking over his national team - but he first wants to achieve some unfinished business at Glasgow. Read Full Story

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Great Britain captain Emily Scarratt in quarter-final sevens action against Fiji at Deodoro Stadium Great Britain’s women set up semi-final showdown against New Zealand

Great Britain captain Emily Scarratt in quarter-final sevens action against Fiji at Deodoro Stadium Great Britain set up a semi-final showdown against New Zealand in the women's rugby sevens tournament as they remained firmly on course for an Olympic medal at Deodoro Stadium. Read Full Story

 

England head coach Eddie Jones is guarding against complacency Eddie Jones warns England to guard against complacency

England head coach Eddie Jones is guarding against complacency England head coach Eddie Jones has warned his players to guard against complacency after naming a provisional elite training squad for this weekend's pre-season training camp. Read Full Story

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Wasps back row Nathan Hughes has been picked by England for the first time Nathan Hughes called-up for England’s provisional elite player squad

Wasps back row Nathan Hughes has been picked by England for the first time England have seized the opportunity to select Fijian-born Nathan Hughes in a provisional elite player squad named for this weekend's pre-season training camp. Read Full Story

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