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'Ford offers you more than Farrell'

3 minutes agoSports / Rugby : BBC - Rugby Union

BBC Sport's Jeremy Guscott looks ahead to Saturday's Premiership final between Bath and Saracens at Twickenham.

McGrath World Cup fears for Ireland

3 minutes agoSports / Rugby : BBC - Rugby Union

Joe Schmidt concedes Jack McGrath's World Cup participation is out of Ireland's control after his yellow card for kneeing.

VIDEO: Sarries have different mindset - McCall

4 minutes agoSports / Rugby : BBC - Rugby Union

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall tells BBC London 94.9 they go into the Premiership final against Bath with a different mindset to last year's final, which they lost to Northampton after extra time.

Twickenham always special - Nelson

49 minutes agoSports / Rugby : BBC - Rugby Union

Coach Mark Nelson says reaching Twickenham remains special for Lancashire, even as they head there for a seventh straight year.

Hartley will not change - Hibbard

Wales hooker Richard Hibbard believes England counterpart Dylan Hartley's aggression will be unaffected by his latest ban.

Barbarians in narrow win over Irish

Alex Cuthbert scores two tries as the Barbarians beat Ireland 22-21 in Thursday's match at Thomond Park.

‘I just smash anything that moves'

Saracens flanker Jacques Burger is relishing the chance to get his teeth into Bath, as Chris Jones discovers ahead of Saturday’s Premiership final.

VIDEO: Bristol 'against' play-off system

Bristol chairman Chris Booy tells BBC Points West that he would like to "get rid of the play-off system" currently in place in the Championship.

Williams can 'nail down' centre spot

Scott Williams will make the most of his opportunity with Wales following Jonathan Davies' injury says Tom Shanklin.

Play-off format needs change - Ryan

Worcester boss Dean Ryan says the promotion system needs changing, despite winning the Championship play-off final.

Tigers hope Tait will sign new deal

Mathew Tait could remain at Leicester Tigers next season despite agreeing a move to French side Bayonne in January.

Gloucester sign fly-half Protheroe

Mat Protheroe joins Premiership side Gloucester from National League One club Hartpury College.

England's Hartley gets four-week ban

England hooker Dylan Hartley is given a four-week ban for headbutting and is unavailable for the first game of the World Cup.

Henry back for Ireland after illness

Chris Henry will play his first Ireland game since his mini-stroke last November when he faces the Barbarians.

Ask Jeremy Guscott

Ahead of Saturday's Premiership final between Bath and Saracens at Twickenham, do you have a question for Jeremy Guscott?

Hotel and flats plan for stadium

Plans for a hotel, flats, offices and conference facilities linked to Cardiff's Millennium Stadium are unveiled by the Welsh Rugby Union.

Davies out of the Rugby World Cup

Wales centre Jonathan Davies is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a serious knee injury.

Hartley could cost England - Dawson

Hooker Dylan Hartley's disciplinary troubles could hurt England's World Cup chances, says ex-England man Matt Dawson.

Glasgow to use pain of defeat - Reid

Gordon Reid says Glasgow are out to banish painful memories of last year's final loss when they meet Munster in the Pro12 decider.

Munster pair doubts for Pro12 final

Munster duo Conor Murray and Simon Zebo are struggling to be fit for Saturday's Pro12 decider against Glasgow Warriors.

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