TOKYO, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Australian rugby player George Smith, who won 111 caps for the Wallabies and is currently playing for Tokyo-based Suntory Sungoliath, has been arrested in Japan, the team's owner Suntory said on Wednesday.
Ireland and Ulster winger Tommy Bowe says he will retire from rugby at the end of this season.
Jan 16 (Reuters) - European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) has opened an investigation into the comments made by Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal when he defended Mathieu Bastareaud following the French international's homophobic rema...
PARIS, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Stade Francais coach Greg Cooper will step down after the team's next Top 14 game, the club said on Tuesday.
London Irish trio Theo Brophy-Clews, Tom Fowlie and Danny Hobbs-Awoyemi have signed contract extensions with the Premiership club.
Jan 16 (Reuters) - Wales coach Warren Gatland has named uncapped flanker James Davies and winger Josh Adams in his 39-man squad for the Six Nations championship.
Saracens agree a deal to sign winger Alex Lewington from fellow Premiership club London Irish at the end of the season.
Jan 16 (Reuters) - Scotland coach Gregor Townsend named four uncapped players and recalled several experienced ones in his 40-man squad for the Six Nations championship.
Experienced scrum-half Greig Laidlaw returns to a 40-man Scotland squad including four uncapped players for the Six Nations.
Wales have named uncapped flanker James Davies and wing Josh Adams in their squad for the Six Nations.
Northampton Saints CEO Mark Darbon says the club want to "move quickly" to appoint a new director of rugby for next season.
Gregor Townsend has picked a 40-man training squad for the Six Nations as Scotland look to continue their good form from the autumn. The post Townsend Announces Big Six Nations Squad appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
Former Lions wing Tommy Bowe announces that he will quit the sport at the end of this season.