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Bath coach Mike Ford says he will still pick Sam Burgess at flanker but understands why England want him at centre.
An additional 100,000 tickets for the 2015 Rugby World Cup will go on sale next week, with over two million sold so far.
Bath's Sam Burgess is not up to playing centre for England at the World Cup, says 2003 World Cup-winner Matt Dawson.
Harlequins centre Jordan Turner-Hall announces his retirement from the game at the age of 27 because of injury.
Exeter Chiefs sign winger James Short from fellow Premiership side London Irish on a one-year deal.
Irish prop Jamie Hagan will move to the Melbourne Rebels after his short-term deal with Leinster ends following the World Cup.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt agrees a contract extension which will keep in the job until June 2017.
Injury could force South Africa's Victor Matfield and Marcell Coetzee out of the Rugby Championship game with the All Blacks.
Former Wales captain and hooker Matthew Rees signs a new contract with Cardiff Blues after turning down an offer to join Merthyr.
Sir Stanley Thomas hopes his investment in his hometown's rugby club will help revive Merthyr Tydfil's image following a controversial TV documentary.
Bath centre Ben Williams is forced to retire from rugby because of an ongoing shoulder injury.
Australia score a late try to beat South Africa 24-20 in their opening game of the Rugby Championship 2015.
Glasgow Warriors sign former Newcastle fly-half Rory Clegg and three Scottish club rugby players on short-term deals.
Champions Glasgow Warriors meet Scarlets when the Pro12 re-starts; Ospreys will play Ulster with all regions missing World Cup players.
The Japanese government scraps its stadium design for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, saying it will "start over from zero", following criticism over rising costs.
Northampton Saints full-back Ben Foden says he is hopeful of an England World Cup call after returning to training.
New Zealand claim a comfortable 39-18 victory over Argentina in their opening Rugby Championship match at Christchurch.
Wales and Scarlets prop Rhodri Jones is out of the start of the Rugby World Cup and could miss the entire tournament with injury.
Premiership champions Saracens sign hooker Dave Porecki on a short-term contract to act as cover during the World Cup.
Edinburgh hooker Stuart McInally is training to be a pilot as he bids to win a place in Scotland's World Cup squad.