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Smith eyes World Cup after Jones tip

Ospreys and Wales prop Nicky Smith sets his sights on the World Cup after a breakthrough season - and praise from Adam Jones

Myhill signs fresh Scarlets deal

Former Wales Under-20 hooker and captain Kirby Myhill signs a fresh Scarlets deal ahead of the 2015-16 season.

Edinburgh v Gloucester (Fri)

Team news as Edinburgh take on Gloucester in Friday's European Challenge Cup final at Twickenham Stoop (19:45 BST).

Sturgess agrees one-year Exeter deal

Exeter Chiefs prop Brett Sturgess has agreed a new one-year contract to take him into his ninth season at the club.

VIDEO: Scrum V's Euro clash: Halfpenny v Davies

Scrum V previews the Champions Cup final between Leigh Halfpenny's Toulon and Jonathan Davies' Clermont Auvergne.

VIDEO: Highlights: NG Dragons 10-29 Scarlets

Scrum V highlights of Scarlets' crucial Pro12 win over Newport Gwent Dragons at the Millennium Stadium.

VIDEO: Henderson hails 'massive' Ulster win

Man of the match Iain Henderson says Ulster's breakdown work was key to their impressive 26-10 Pro12 win over Leinster at Kingspan Stadium.

VIDEO: Highlights: Cardiff Blues 23-31 Ospreys

Scrum V highlights of Ospreys' crucial Pro12 win over Cardiff Blues at the Millennium Stadium.

VIDEO: Scrum V: Scarlets for the chop?

Scrum V tests the Scarlets' kitchen skills in a tasty challenge

Laidlaw 'right' to leave Edinburgh

Scrum-half Greig Laidlaw stands by his decision to leave Edinburgh for Gloucester ahead of Friday's European Challenge Cup final.

Phillips regrets letting down mother

Wales veteran Mike Phillips admits facing his mother after off-field incidents has been the "worst" aspect of his 93-cap career.

Hooker Cronin sidelined for 12 weeks

Ireland and Leinster hooker Sean Cronin is expected to be out for three months following shoulder surgery.

Vunipola brothers commit to Saracens

England internationals Billy and Mako Vunipola sign "multi-year" contract extensions with Premiership club Saracens.

London Welsh sign half-back pair

London Welsh continue re-building their squad for next season with the signings of half-backs Joe Carlisle and Josh Davies.

Armitage absence would be 'cop-out'

Drew Mitchell says not picking Steffon Armitage in England's World Cup squad over fears it would harm morale would be a "cop-out".

McInally signs new Edinburgh deal

Stuart McInally secures an extended stay with Edinburgh after his conversion from the back row to hooker.

Cockerill admits to 'tough' season

Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill says their top-four spot is deserved, despite a "tough" season.

Boss Mallinder eyes home semi-final

Northampton Saints boss Jim Mallinder has said his side's focus is now on clinching a home semi-final after their top-of-the-table victory over Saracens.

Warriors sign Johnson and Peterson

Glasgow Warriors sign Australian centre Sam Johnson and USA international lock Greg Peterson on two-year deals.

Phillips ponders Racing extension

Mike Phillips says "there's been a bit of chat" about him remaining at Racing Metro beyond the end of his current deal.

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