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Scottish Rugby: Mark Dodson open to investment in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Scottish Rugby would welcome private investment in its two professional clubs - but only if the price is right.

Louis Picamoles: Northampton forward says Premiership will make him better

Northampton Saints' Louis Picamoles says the style of play in the Premiership will make him a better player.

Wales flanker Tipuric back after five months out injured

Wales flanker Justin Tipuric returns to action for Ospreys in a friendly against Belgium after five months out with injury.

Worcester Warriors: Jan McGinity appointed head of rugby recruitment

Premiership club Worcester Warriors appoint Jan McGinity as their new head of rugby recruitment.

Gregor Townsend faces a whole new challenge as Scotland coach

Gregor Townsend's record at Glasgow means he warrants the Scotland job - but he must face some wily opponents.

Jonny May: Gloucester's England winger hoping to return in October after injury 'hell'

England and Gloucester winger Jonny May says his injury lay-off has been "hell" but hopes to return to action in October.

Gregor Townsend: Scottish Rugby had to keep hold of Glasgow coach - Lawson

The risk of losing Gregor Townsend may have influenced the SRU's decision to name him as new Scotland coach, says Rory Lawson.

Townsend to replace Cotter as Scotland boss

Glasgow Warriors' Gregor Townsend is to replace Vern Cotter as Scotland head coach in June, Scottish Rugby announces.

Joe Launchbury: Wasps name England second row as captain for 2016-17

England second row Joe Launchbury is named Wasps captain for the 2016-17 Premiership season.

Sam James: Sale Sharks and England Saxons centre signs new deal

Sale Sharks and England Saxons centre Sam James sings a new four-year contract with the Premiership side.

London Irish open Brentford groundshare discussions

London Irish begin discussions about returning to London, with a groundshare at Brentford's planned new home an option.

Cameron Neild: Sale Sharks hooker signs new contract

Sale Sharks hooker Cameron Neild agrees a new four-year contract with the Premiership side.

Juan Pablo Estelles: Northampton Saints sign Argentina centre

Northampton Saints have signed Argentina Olympic rugby sevens player Juan Pablo Estelles from Atletico del Rosario.

Fiji celebrates its first ever Olympic medal

Fiji has erupted in celebration of its first ever Olympic medal - in rugby sevens.

I want to be faster, stronger, fitter - Itoje

England forward Maro Itoje aims to become a "complete player", and insists there is plenty of room for improvement.

Rio 2016: James Davies thanks Warren Gatland for not picking him for Wales tour

GB sevens silver medallist James Davies thanks Wales coach Warren Gatland for not taking him on Wales' summer tour of New Zealand.

Watch: Cambridge RFC team score wins try of the year

Cambridge's team effort is voted the best Rugby Football Union Try of the Year by a public vote.

Opeti Fonua: Newcastle Falcons sign Leicester Tigers' Tongan back-rower

Newcastle Falcons sign back-rower Opeti Fonua from fellow Premiership side Leicester Tigers on undisclosed terms.

Ellis Genge: Leicester head coach Aaron Mauger says prop 'could be world class'

Leicester Tigers head coach Aaron Mauger says Ellis Genge has the potential to be world class.

Jack Nowell: England winger out for up to 10 weeks after thumb surgery

England winger Jack Nowell could be out for more than two months after undergoing surgery on his thumb.

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