Mick Cleary 1:03 PM Sam Burgess, the Bath centre, believes he faces his sternest examination since switching from Australian rugby league when he lines up for England Saxons against a near Test-strength Ireland Wolfhounds team at Musgrave Park in Cork on Friday night.
Georgina Robinson 11:53 PM They traded barbs but are now working hand in glove to give the Wallabies a winning edge leading into the World Cup.
European rugby 2014 player of the year questioned by police about assault committed at a boozy party.
Melissa Woods Melbourne Rebels backrower Sean McMahon and NSW Waratahs winger Rob Horne have signed two-year contract extensions with the Australian Rugby Union until the end of 2017.
NSW will play all their games at Allianz Stadium under a lucrative new deal.
Former Australia coach will take charge for two matches against Ireland and England XV.
Sam Burgess could see his bid for a place in England's rugby World Cup squad given a boost.
Feeling of unity comes from having a tight-knit squad: Laidlaw.
Three referees including one Australian have been dumped from the Super Rugby.
A former Broncos youth player could have dibs on the injured flyhalf's spot.
Melissa Wood Rebels recruit Mike Harris is emerging as a ready-made replacement for Jason Woodward.
Super Rugby faces its greatest credibility test as European clubs pillage the ranks.