Rugby Union news
Some of the latest Rugby Union news from different news agencies around the world on.
Sam Burgess will be tried in different positions by Bath after making the switch from rugby league to union.
Racing Metro announce Dan Lydiate is to return to Wales after reaching a mutual agreement with the French club.
Australia recall Quade Cooper and Will Genia for the game against the Barbarians on Saturday at Twickenham.
Dual-code great Jason Robinson believes "there is no doubt" Bath-bound convert Sam Burgess "will play a massive part for England".
Luke Cowan-Dickie says he is concentrating on playing well for Exeter before looking for a return to the England set-up.
New Zealand World Cup-winner Piri Weepu does not regret his move to London Welsh, despite eight successive losses.
Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde is 'hopeful' centres Jonathan Davies, Scott Williams and Cory Allen will return to training soon.
England international James Haskell hopes to face New Zealand after recovering from a virus that left him in hospital.
Adam Jones's Wales career is not over, despite being left out of the latest squad, says forwards coach Robin McBryde.
Scarlets will be without 18 players for their Pro12 match against Zebre on Saturday due to injuries and Wales call-ups.
Harlequins sign South African fly-half Tim Swiel on loan from Sharks to cover for the injured Ben Botica.
Glasgow Warriors and former Scotland captain Alastair Kellock will skipper the Barbarians against Australia on Saturday.
Northampton boss Jim Mallinder says some Premiership teams who will not use the LV= Cup to their advantage this season.
Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill signs centre Jack Roberts from Championship side Rotherham Titans.
Exeter's Henry Slade does not mind where he is picked to play as he hopes to make his full England debut.
England centre Luther Burrell is unlikely to play against New Zealand on 8 November, says coach Stuart Lancaster.
Leicester Tigers backs coach Paul Burke leaves the club after just over a year in the role, reports BBC Radio Leicester.
Toulon's Romain Taofifenua is cited for kicking Ulster's Stuart Olding during a European Champions Cup game.
Wales prop Paul James will return to Ospreys next season from Premiership side Bath after signing a two-year deal.
Following Sam Burgess's move to rugby union side Bath from rugby league outfit South Sydney Rabbitohs, BBC Sport looks at six famous cross-code converts.
Former dual-code England international Jason Robinson backs Sam Burgess to shine as he prepares to switch codes from rugby league to union.
A selection of Dan Lydiate's best moments during Wales' last Grand Slam-winning Six Nations season.
Members of England's two Women's Rugby World Cup winning sides give their take on becoming world champions in two very different eras.
A year ago, rugby player Sam Chalmers' world collapsed after he admitted using prohibited substances.
Bath coach Toby Booth speaks to BBC Radio Bristol after Saturday's 21-19 defeat by Toulouse in the European Rugby Champions Cup.
Northampton Saints director of rugby Jim Mallinder speaks to BBC Radio Northampton following the 34-6 win over Ospreys in the European Champions Cup.
Exeter winger Jack Nowell says he is excited to be back in the England squad after knee surgery in the summer.
England coach Stuart Lancaster says the inclusion of Semesa Rokoduguni in the squad for the autumn internationals reflects the Bath winger's form.
How England's 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup success highlights the changes in the game since the last win in 1994.
Semesa Rokoduguni is electrifying for Bath and has the attributes to be the same for England, says BBC pundit Jeremy Guscott.
Rugby's governing bodies are keen to discourage players tempted to bulk up their bodies by using prohibited substances.
The choices made by Scotland head coach Vern Cotter will come under scrutiny this autumn, writes Tom English.
Having witnessed the horrors of war, Semesa Rokoduguni is making the most of rugby life as an England career beckons.
European champions Toulon want to prove there is life after Jonny Wilkinson as they bid for a third straight title.
At the start of the new European Rugby Champions Cup, Jeremy Guscott explains why there will be humdingers from the off.
Rugby World Cup chief Debbie Jevans is not the 'boring, old, windy, male' sports administrator of old, writes Matt Slater.
Coventry has historically had a vibrant rugby culture - will the arrival of Wasps breathe new passion into the town?