All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu says previous form counts for nothing at World Cups and the 2015 competition is wide open.
Suspended England hooker Dylan Hartley could return to the squad during the World Cup, says coach Graham Rowntree.
The next squad to face Italy in the Murrayfield leg has been announced. Some of the big guns are back...
Greig Laidlaw resumes the captaincy as Scotland make 15 changes to their squad for Saturday's game with Italy.
Wales can win a World Cup pool that also includes hosts England and Australia and reach the final, says former wing Gerald Davies.
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Dougie Fife and new cap Mike Cusack are among seven players dropping out of Scotland's World Cup squad.
Italy omit veteran lock Marco Bortolami from their 31-man squad for next month's World Cup in England and Wales.
Ospreys head coach Steve Tandy says wing Eli Walker can win a place in Wales' final squad for the Rugby World Cup.
As Scotland cut seven players from the extended training squad we look at how this affects our predicted final 31 man squad
Head coach Stuart Lancaster will name the 31-man England squad for the Rugby World Cup on Thursday, 27 August at 13:45 BST.
Worcester Warriors sign flanker Marco Mama from last term's promotion rivals Bristol on a season's loan.
England's 25-20 defeat by France will not damage their World Cup chances, says former Wales captain Ryan Jones.
Vern Cotter is pleased by Scotland's first win of 2015, but admits there remains plenty of room for improvement.
Francois Trinh-Duc will miss the World Cup as France coach Philippe Saint-Andre prefers Frederic Michalak in his squad.
Ruairidh Campbell rates the players as Scotland take a 16-12 win over the Italians in what was a fairly uneventful game of rugby.
England head coach Stuart Lancaster describes his side's late fightback in their 25-20 defeat against France as "too little, too late", and admits there are "possible question marks" over his final World Cup squad.
Captain Chris Robshaw blames England's 'shocking' first-half discipline for their 25-20 defeat by France in Paris.
Match highlights as Leinster fight back from 14-5 down at half-time to beat Ulster 24-21 in Friday's pre-season friendly.
Head coach Vern Cotter wants to see cohesion from Scotland as he tinkers with the team ahead of World Cup selection.