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Prop Low aims to impress Scotland

Moray Low says he wants to put himself in the "shop window" for Scotland by performing well for Exeter.

Braid yet to focus on coaching role

Sale captain Dan Braid says he is fully focused on playing despite his upcoming coaching role next season.

Franks set for Twickenham reunion

World Cup-winning prop Ben Franks gets set to return to the scene of New Zealand's Twickenham triumph with London Irish.

Seven-week ban for Blues hooker Rees

Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees is banned for seven weeks for stamping on Harlequins number eight Nick Easter.

Young backs Launchbury for captaincy

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young says the club's lock Joe Launchbury would make an ideal England captain.

Pienaar would consider new contract

Scrum-half Ruan Pienaar says he would consider staying on at Ulster after his current contract expires in 2017.

Money thrown at Tuilagi - Cockerill

Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill says clubs are trying to lure Manu Tuilagi with "huge amounts of money".

Jackson hoping for Scotland return

Fly-half Ruaridh Jackson has put his World Cup omission behind him and is making a big impact at Wasps.

Charteris is icing on cake - Thomas

Bath prop Henry Thomas believes signing Luke Charteris acts as the icing on the cake of an already strong squad.

Jones urged to look at Exeter squad

Exeter head coach Rob Baxter hopes new England head coach Eddie Jones will take a close look at his Chiefs squad.

Wasps must keep standards up - Young

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young says the task facing his side is to keep the high standards of recent weeks.

No grudge against Burgess - Burrell

Northampton's Luther Burrell says he has no issue with Sam Burgess over the rugby league convert's World Cup selection.

Glasgow's MacArthur out until 2016

Glasgow Warriors hooker Pat MacArthur faces up to six weeks out after undergoing surgery on a jaw fracture.

Attwood renews contract with Bath

Bath have rewarded second row Dave Attwood with a three-year contract extension at the club.

Grassroots rugby drugs 'off-the-scale'

Welsh grassroots and semi-professional rugby players make up third of all banned British athletes, a BBC probe finds.

Jones issues Ospreys Euro warning

Captain Alun Wyn Jones says Ospreys cannot get carried away after making a good start to their European campaign.

Auckland to host Lomu public memorial

A public memorial service for New Zealand great Jonah Lomu is to be held next Monday in Auckland.

Rugby fans flock to Buddha statue

Fans think the statue resembles Japan rugby star Ayumu Goromaru.

Falcons wingers impress Richards

Zach Kibirige and Marcus Watson gave Newcastle a pace threat in Sunday's win against Enisei, says boss Dean Richards.

Castres' Gray close to Toulouse deal

Castres' Scotland lock, Richie Gray, is close to finalising a four-year contract with Toulouse for next season.

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