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Rugby World Cup: Italy withdraw bid for 2023 tournament

Ireland's hopes of hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup are boosted after Italy withdraw their bid.

Martin Roberts: Bristol scrum-half out for 12 weeks with dislocated elbow

Bristol's Welsh scrum-half Martin Roberts is to be sidelined for 12 weeks after dislocating his elbow.

In his wisdom, Alan Solomons steps down

Scottish Rugby has confirmed that Alan Solomons has decided to end his time as Edinburgh Rugby Head Coach The post In his wisdom, Alan Solomons steps down appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.

Glasgow Warriors to sign USA back-row Langilangi Haupeakui

United States back-row Langilangi Haupeakui is to join Glasgow Warriors, subject to a visa and medical.

Kieran Longbottom: Sale Sharks prop says every step of recovery was painful

How Sale prop Keiran Longbottom battled back from two surgeries and learned to run again while getting used to Manchester life.

Cotter to coach Montpellier after Scotland exit

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter will return to France with Top 14 outfit Montpellier next summer.

Rugby-World Cup winner Hill appointed England team manager

LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Former England flanker Richard Hill has been appointed senior team manager of the national side by head coach Eddie Jones, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Wednesday.

Jones appoints Hill as England team manager

England head coach Eddie Jones appoints 2003 World Cup winner Richard Hill as England team manager.

Alan Solomons: Edinburgh coach steps down, Duncan Hodge acting boss

Alan Solomons steps down as head coach of Edinburgh, with Duncan Hodge appointed acting head coach.

SRU considers selling Glasgow & Edinburgh

The Scottish Rugby Union is to ask members to allow it to put Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby up for sale.

Rugby-Ireland prop White forced to retire due to concussion

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Ireland and Connacht prop Nathan White has been forced to retire from professional rugby on medical advice after suffering a concussion injury in March.

England fly-half Farrell's return from injury still uncertain

Owen Farrell may not be fit to return to action until mid-October say Saracens, but Northampton report Dylan Hartley is on the mend.

Rugby-English RFU encourages coaches to seek overseas experience

Sept 28 (Reuters) - English coaches need to gain experience outside the domestic game if they are to put themselves in contention to take charge of the national side, Rugby Football Union (RFU) chief executive Ian Ritchie has said.

Ireland prop White retires on medical advice

Ireland and Connacht prop Nathan White retires from professional rugby on medical advice following a concussion he sustained in March.

Edinburgh: Damien Hoyland backs Blair Kinghorn to fill Duncan Weir void

Edinburgh and Scotland fly-half Duncan Weir faces a spell out of action after suffering a fractured jaw against Munster.

Rugby -Ashton eyes England return after biting ban

Sept 27 (Reuters) - Winger Chris Ashton is determined to regain his place in the England squad after being handed a 13-week ban last week for biting an opponent.

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