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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.

Hartley facing disciplinary panel

Northampton's England hooker Dylan Hartley is charged following an incident in Saracens' Premiership semi-final win over Saints.

Championship final 'unique' - Thomas

Worcester Warriors forward Jonathan Thomas says there is a 'unique’ pressure about the Championship play-off final.

London Irish may play New York game

Premiership side London Irish are "very close" to holding a match in New York next season, BBC Sport understands.

Worcester v Bristol (Wed)

Worcester Warriors host Bristol in Wednesday's Championship play-off final second leg at Ashton Gate (19:45 BST).

Ulster's Pienaar in Barbarians team

Ulster and South Africa scrum-half Ruan Pienaar is named in the Barbarians team to take on Ireland at Thomond Park.

'Perfectionist gene' to aid Scotland

Studious Jason O'Halloran is relishing the prospect of coaching Scotland's promising backs, finds Jamie Lyall.

England raging favourites - Cheika

Australia boss Michael Cheika says England are hot favourites to win their World Cup pool game, despite missing two "great players".

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