Harlequins No 8 Nick Easter is 'buzzing' to have been recalled by England ahead of the Six Nations campaign.
Ireland are upbeat over injuries to Sean O'Brien, Conor Murray and Eoin Reddan ahead of the Six Nations.
Wasps No 8 Ashley Johnson has been cited for an alleged dangerous tackle on Leinster wing Dave Kearney.
Harlequins star Nick Evans is confident of retaining momentum despite losing several senior players to Six Nations duty.
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed No 8 Allister Hogg has signed a new two-year contract at Kingston Park.
Charlie Ewels and Tom Dunn have renewed their contracts with Bath Rugby.
England fly-half Owen Farrell has been ruled out of the whole of the Six Nations because of a knee ligament injury.
Harlequins forward Will Collier has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a ruptured cruciate ligament.
Former Australia coach Robbie Deans will take charge of the Barbarians for their matches against Ireland and an England XV in May.
Scotland have confirmed David Denton and Sean Maitland will miss the start of the Six Nations through injury.
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Tom Croft and Christian Day have been called up to the England Senior training squad as injury cover for the Six Nations.
Wales flanker Dan Lydiate is determined to exploit 'chinks in the armour' of England in the Six Nations opener.
SRU chief executive Mark Dodson has defended Vern Cotter's decision to include Hugh Blake in his Six Nations squad.
Wales centre Scott Williams admits he was surprised at the controversial omission of experienced prop Adam Jones.
Ireland are hopeful scrum-half Eoin Reddan will overcome injury in time to face Italy in their Six Nations opener.
England Women’s World Cup-winning coach Gary Street has parted company with the RFU by mutual consent.
Belfast’s Kingspan Stadium will host this season’s Guinness PRO12 final.
New Zealand wing Frank Halai will join Wasps from Auckland's Blues next season.
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