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We consider five lessons learnt by England head coach Stuart Lancaster from the Six Nations.
Brian O'Driscoll's Ireland career finished on the ultimate high at the Stade de France.
Sky Sports' Rob Palmer was granted an exclusive audience with Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard.
England international James Graham has committed his future to Canterbury Bulldogs after signing a new four-year contract.
Australian half-back Harry Siejka completed his long-awaited switch to Wakefield Wildcats on Wednesday, having agreed a one-year deal back in October.
London Broncos have completed the signing of Josh Drinkwater from St George Illawarra Dragons.
Wigan coach Shaun Wane's enthusiasm for the World Club Challenge remains undimmed by his team's 36-14 defeat by Sydney Roosters.
Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane is targeting history ahead of Saturday's World Club Challenge against Sydney Roosters.
Sydney Roosters' New Zealand Test winger Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has been ruled out of Saturday's World Club Challenge against Wigan Warriors at Allianz Stadium.
Free-scoring winger Joe Burgess touched down four tries as Wigan prepared for the World Club Challenge with a 46-22 victory over New Zealand Warriors in Hamilton.
Wigan's bid to become the first English club in Super League history to lift the World Club Challenge on Australian soil received a boost on Monday when new full-back Matty Bowen was cleared to play against the Sydney Roosters.
Sam Burgess would be a success if he switched codes from rugby league to rugby union, according to England head coach Steve McNamara.
England rugby head coach Stuart Lancaster says Sam Burgess must want to switch codes if he harbours hopes of playing at the 2015 World Cup.
South Sydney Rabbitohs have denied that Sam Burgess is set to switch codes to rugby union.
Former Wigan coach Michael Maguire has agreed a new contract with South Sydney that will keep him at the club until the end of the 2017 season.
Warrington coach Tony Smith has insisted he has done "nothing untowards" amid criticism of his recent involvement with the Sydney Roosters.
England forward Lee Mossop will have to wait two months to make his debut for Parramatta, the former Wigan prop has revealed.
Lote Tuqiri has made a return to rugby league after signing a one-year deal with South Sydney Rabbitohs.
England head coach Steve NcNamara believes working with NRL champions Sydney Roosters will improve the national team's chances of ending their elusive search for major silverware.
Canadian players Chris Chalmers and Adam Timler will link up with NRL club Parramatta Eels for a month in a bid to improve their ability.
Scott Moore has been released from the remainder of his North Queensland Cowboys contract in order to return to Super League ahead of the new season.
The Cronulla Sharks have been provisionally fined around £550,000 and their coach Shane Flanagan has been suspended for 12 months over the club's supplements programme.
Former Huddersfield forward Luke O'Donnell has announced his retirement from the sport.