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Champions Cup: Connacht make five changes for Toulouse

6 minutes agoSports / Rugby : BBC - Rugby Union

The return of fly-half Jack Carty is one of five Connacht changes for their crucial Champions Cup game against Toulouse.

European Challenge Cup: Newcastle Falcons v Ospreys

23 minutes agoSports / Rugby : BBC - Rugby Union

Team news as Newcastle Falcons host Ospreys in Saturday's European Challenge Cup fixture at Kingston Park (17:00 GMT).

European Challenge Cup: Worcester Warriors v Enisei-STM

37 minutes agoSports / Rugby : BBC - Rugby Union

Team news as Worcester host Enisei-STM in Saturday's final European Challenge Cup pool game at Sixways (14:00 GMT).

Eddie Jones: England lack leaders because modern players are too 'sheltered'

51 minutes agoSports / Rugby : BBC - Rugby Union

England head coach Eddie Jones believes modern players are too 'sheltered' - causing a potential leadership drought in the national team in future.

European Rugby Champions Cup: Leicester Tigers v Glasgow Warriors

Team news as Leicester Tigers host Glasgow Warriors in Saturday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at Welford Road (17:30 GMT).

Glasgow Warriors make move for Scotland centre Huw Jones

Glasgow Warriors are to offer a contract to Scotland centre Huw Jones as the club also pursues a deal for Bath fly-half Adam Hastings.

Women's Six Nations 2017: Scotland recall Jade Konkel after injury

Scotland's first full-time female professional Jade Konkel is in Scotland Women's Six Nations squad after returning from injury.

Major blow for Scotland as prop Nel ruled out of Six Nations

Scotland suffer a Six Nations blow as prop WP Nel is ruled out of the campaign because of a neck injury.

Ed Slater: Leicester Tigers players must take responsibility and be more accountable

Leicester Tigers players have let themselves down and must take responsibility for their poor form, says lock Ed Slater.

Jack Maunder: Exeter Chiefs scrum-half adapting well to pace of top flight

Exeter's teenage scrum-half Jack Maunder says he is adapting well to the pace of top-flight rugby.

European Rugby Champions Cup: Montpellier v Northampton Saints

Team news as Montpellier host Northampton Saints in Friday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at the Altrad Stadium (19:45 GMT).

Six Nations 2017: England squad includes uncapped trio

England name three uncapped players in their Six Nations squad and also recall Maro Itoje and James Haskell after injury.

Botham's grandson gets Wales Sevens call up

Eighteen-year-old James Botham and Elliot Frewen earn Wales Sevens call-ups for the World Rugby series in Wellington.

Pro12: Lock Franco van der Merwe to leave Ulster for Cardiff Blues

Cardiff Blues sign South Africa lock Franco van der Merwe after three seasons with Ulster.

New tackle laws may restrict Pacific players, says former Samoa captain Dan Leo

New tackle laws may restrict opportunities for Pacific Island rugby players, according to former Samoa captain Dan Leo.

Tom Arscott: Sale Sharks winger sacked over team information leak to Bristol

Sale Sharks sack winger Tom Arscott after he leaks confidential team information to Bristol before their Premiership game.

Challenge Cup: Edinburgh v Timisoara Saracens (Fri)

Edinburgh make six changes for Friday's Challenge Cup meeting with Timisoara Saracens as the hosts move to new home Myreside.

European Champions Cup: Castres v Leinster (Fri)

Leinster make three changes to their starting team for Friday's European Champions Cup game against Castres.

Maxime Mermoz: Leicester Tigers keen to sign France centre

Leicester Tigers are keen on signing France international centre Maxime Mermoz on a deal until the end of the season.

O'Connell joins BBC's extensive Six Nations coverage

Follow all the action from the 2017 Six Nations Championship on BBC television, radio and online - including seven games live on TV.

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