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Scotland lock Jim Hamilton retires from international rugby after he is left out of Vern Cotter's World Cup squad.
Bristol winger Tom Varndell says the Championship club are determined to finally achieve promotion this season.
Bristol winger Tom Varndell tells BBC Points West he has not given up on surpassing Mark Cueto's Premiership try record, despite the fact that he is now playing in the Championship.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland says out-of-form wing Alex Cuthbert can return to form in time for the World Cup.
Darren Cave says the prospect of being involved in Ireland's World Cup campaign has consumed him in recent months as he speaks of his delight at being included in Joe Schmidt's 31-man squad.
Brad Barritt will return from injury and Geoff Parling will feature in the second row as England host Ireland on Saturday.
Joe Schmidt says Andrew Trimble's lack of recent game time led to him taking the "very, very difficult decision" to leave the Ulster wing out of Ireland's World Cup squad.
Scarlets prop Rob Evans has stayed in the Wales training camp in spite of being dropped from the 31-man squad for the World Cup.
Josh Strauss and John Hardie are named in Scotland's World Cup squad but Blair Cowan and John Barclay miss out.
Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill confirms the club tried to sign South Africa captain Jean de Villiers.
A new scoring system will be used in the Welsh Premiership this season that awards six points for a try.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says leaving Andrew Trimble out of his World Cup squad was "a very difficult decision".
Warren Gatland says Wales are "more settled" than World Cup rivals England, saying they "are not 100% sure of where they are going".
Ireland's 2014 player of the year Andrew Trimble is believed to have missed out on selection for the World Cup.
Tom English considers the hard choices facing Vern Cotter as he picks Scotland's Rugby World Cup squad.
Second row Alun Wyn Jones could miss Wales' World Cup opener against Uruguay due to a knee injury.
Exeter head coach Rob Baxter hopes Chrysander Botha can use the World Cup as a chance to return to full fitness.
Wales coach Warren Gatland hints that prop Samson Lee is fit enough to be in the World Cup squad which is named on Monday.
Joe Schmidt says picking his Ireland World Cup squad will involve the "most difficult" decisions of his coaching career.
Wales prop Tomas Francis admits his rapid rise to international rugby is like "a dream" after winning first cap in Ireland.