English clubs able to play during World Cup and being compensated for event's clash with their premiership.
Prince Harry takes on honorary president role for England's Rugby World Cup organising committee.
Former Wallabies five-eighth Matt Giteau has turned down a record offer from a rival French top-division club to re-sign with Toulon.
Taniela Tupou, the schoolboy rugby player who wowed the web with his skills on the field, looks destined for Australia.
Piri Weepu's freshly promoted London Welsh side blanked 52-0 by Exeter on the opening weekend of English club rugby.
A streaker's "bucket list" naked run during an All Blacks test has sparked security concerns.
Henry Speight and Will Genia's Wallabies call-up hopes took a considerable hit in the third round of the National Rugby Championship.
Veteran New Zealand lock says he won't just make up the numbers at English Premiership giants Leicester.
The New Zealand Falcons have clinched the third-tier Bingham Bowl final at the gay rugby World Cup in Sydney.
Bevan Morgan still plays a significant role in New Zealand's only gay rugby team.
They may be out there - and NZ's only gay rugby team looks forward to the day when an All Black identifies as homosexual.
The South African Rugby Union says it has appointed an independent lawyer to look into allegations of match-fixing in lower-level club games.
Ten tries and no penalty kicks - the opening match of the new National Rugby Championship on Thursday night was just what ARU officials had hoped for.
Richard Kelly's progress through the ranks of the world's top sevens referees continues after he was named as one of only four officials to attend all IRB world series tournaments.
The Black Ferns have got their World Cup campaign off to a flying start with a 79-5 win over Kazakhstan.
Sir Colin Meads, widely regarded as NZ's greatest ever player, will finally get recognition from international rugby's governing body.
Sevens world series extends to six tournaments with Canada and England signing up as hosts.
England say all their team has beaten the Black Ferns before, and they'll do it again at the world cup starting tonight.
Four successive Women's Rugby World Cup crowns place a target firmly on the New Zealand team's back.
Legendary All Blacks prop Kevin Skinner has died in Auckland, aged 86.