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Davies rues World Cup-ending injury

Wales centre Jonathan Davies is disappointed to be missing the World Cup but says he could not risk his knee injury.

O'Connell to end Ireland career

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell will retire from international rugby after the World Cup - while he is also set to leave Munster.

Warriors 'character' key - Bruzulier

Worcester scrum-half JB Bruzulier says the character they showed in their play-off final win augurs well for next season.

Bath ready to win trophy - McDonald

Bath Rugby managing director Tarquin McDonald says the club are ready to win a trophy after their Premiership final disappointment.

Barclay in Scotland's World Cup pool

John Barclay and South Africa-born duo Josh Strauss and WP Nel are included in Scotland's World Cup training squad.

England yet to comment on Cipriani

England are waiting for more details to emerge before commenting on the arrest of fly-half Danny Cipriani.

Tait agrees new Leicester contract

Full-back Mathew Tait signs a new contract with Leicester Tigers, after backing out of a deal to join French side Bayonne.

Hartley 'gutted' to miss World Cup

Banned England hooker Dylan Hartley is "gutted" to be missing the World Cup but denies he will quit international rugby.

Wales 'stronger' than 2011 - McBryde

Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde says the 2015 Rugby World Cup training squad is "stronger" than the 2011 group.

Rugby star in drink-drive arrest

England fly-half Danny Cipriani is arrested on suspicion of drink-driving following a car crash in west London on Monday morning.

Wales' World Cup ones to watch

As Wales name their 47-man World Cup training squad, BBC Wales rugby correspondent Gareth Charles looks at the players to watch.

Prop Marler targets England return

England and Harlequins prop Joe Marler says he hopes to be fit to feature in England's 2015 World Cup warm-up games in August.

VIDEO: Davies a 'massive loss', says North

Wales wing George North says injured international team-mate Jonathan Davies is "gutted" to miss the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

The Premiership season in numbers

Most metres run? Most tackles made? Leading points scorer? BBC Sport looks at the 2014-15 Premiership season in numbers.

North back training after concussion

Wales wing George North says he "feels a lot better" following a series of concussions and has been cleared to resume training,

Twelvetrees proud despite defeat

Gloucester captain Billy Twelvetrees is proud of his team, despite a late drop goal denying them a European Champions Cup spot.

Wasps centre Bell forced to retire

Wasps' Chris Bell retires because of the shoulder injury suffered in their first game at the Ricoh Arena in December.

Sarries wing Strettle joins Clermont

Saracens and England winger David Strettle agrees to join French Top 14 side Clermont Auvergne on a three-year deal.

Gatland set to name World Cup squad

Wales coach Warren Gatland is set to name his 2015 World Cup training squad on Monday.

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