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Cuthbert's place not certain - James

Alex Cuthbert would be "very lucky" to regain his Wales place even if Liam Williams misses the World Cup, says Dafydd James.

Davies appointed Ebbw Vale coach

Former Gloucester and Scarlets director of rugby Nigel Davies has been appointed Ebbw Vale RFC's new head coach.

Blues turn to Steadman for defence

Ex-Great Britain rugby league international Graham Steadman becomes Cardiff Blues’ new defence coach.

England 'speed-dated' new coach

New England women's lead coach Scott Bemand says he and his players have been getting to know each other by "speed-dating".

VIDEO: Gatland: 'Any issues, ring me'

Wales head coach Warren Gatland explains selection criteria for non-home-based players after the 2015 World Cup.

Bath move would not 'harm' Faletau

Taulupe Faletau's Wales career would be "protected" if Dragons accept Bath's "significant" offer, says Warren Gatland.

Six-month ban for ex-Leicester coach

Phil Blake is banned for six months by an RFU disciplinary panel after being found guilty of two breaches of betting regulations.

AUDIO: Worcester favour larger Premiership

Worcester Warriors chief executive Jim O'Toole tells BBC Hereford & Worcester why he favours a moratorium on automatic promotion and relegation.

We want attacking rugby - Casey

London Irish chief executive Bob Casey says he wants his side to play attacking rugby under new head coach Tom Coventry.

Allen eyes new role with Leicester

Anthony Allen says he would like to stay involved with Leicester Tigers in a coaching capacity following his retirement.

Blues job process 'questionable'

Departing Cardiff Blues coach Dale McIntosh questions the region's interview process for the role of head coach.

Faletau 'could test' Gatland's Law

Former Wales fly-half Jonathan Davies says Taulupe Faletau joining Bath would undermine the concept of Gatland's Law.

Six Nations 'free TV' deal urged

The Welsh culture and sports minister urges the UK Government to protect rugby's Six Nations as a free-to-air TV event.

Trimble makes Ireland training squad

Fit-again Ulster wing Andrew Trimble is named in a 45-man Ireland training squad ahead of the Rugby World Cup.

McIntosh steps down at Cardiff Blues

Cardiff Blues confirm forwards coach Dale McIntosh is to leave the region following the arrival of Danny Wilson as head coach.

Welsh to confirm 'home' within days

London Welsh will tell supporters within days where they will play their home matches next season, BBC Radio Oxford understands.

Williams injury worry for Wales

Wales have a 2015 Rugby World Cup worry over back-three player Liam Williams, who has undergone foot surgery.

Jones in line for Exeter centre role

Exeter boss Rob Baxter says St Helens forward Josh Jones could play at centre when he makes the switch to rugby union.

Leicester's Allen forced to retire

Leicester Tigers centre Anthony Allen is forced to retire at the the age of 28 because of a knee injury.

'Faletau may do well to leave Wales'

Taulupe Faletau's trophy ambitions might be better served playing his club rugby outside Wales, says ex-England centre Jeremy Guscott.

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