NEWS: A record number of tickets will be sold for this year's Rugby Union World Cup in England, the head of the sport's ruling body said.
All Black coach Steve Hansen warned that Rugby Union risks becoming "boring", unless the game is made more attacking and the rulebook simplified.
Super Rugby teams will not be forced to rest key Springboks, despite a 'request' from the South African Rugby Union to do so ahead of the World Cup.
INTERVIEW: Appearing in this year's World Cup remains the goal of Montpellier flyhalf Francois Trinh-Duc.
For a player known for his direct approach on the field, Frans Steyn showed some skills in sidestepping the question over his Bok availability.
NEWS: Scotland centre Alex Dunbar will be sidelined for up to nine months after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.
Italy have announced that they would bid to host the 2023 World Cup after South Africa expressed their interest in hosting the global showpiece.
BREAKING NEWS: South Africa this week formally entered the race to host the 2023 World Cup.
Brumbies head coach and Stephen Larkham and Waratahs assistant coach Nathan Grey have joined Michael Cheika and the Wallabies.
NEWS: World Rugby, the international controlling body, will trial a new Hawk-Eye system to protect player welfare and aid decision making.