Dec 29, 2008: "What Rugby World Cup in 2011 will offer is a tournament and an experience built from the cultural and rugby grassroots." Huw Turner writes
Rugby Review 2008
Dec 22, 2008: With two Grand Slams, a host of thrilling finals and an unhealthy dose of controversy - it is safe to say that 2008 will go down in the history books as a memorable year for the sport
Dec 18, 2008: As the credit crunch continues to bite there is growing concern that rugby is on the brink of a financial crisis. Graham Jenkins investigates.
Dec 17, 2008: "This year will certainly go down as a year to remember in Wales and Munster, perhaps even in New Zealand, but in the rest of the rugby world it is probably a year best forgotten." John Taylor writes
The East Terrace
Dec 5, 2008: "You cannot please the All Blacks when it comes to the haka." James Stafford reveals this and other lessons from the latest international feast
Nov 22, 2008: "A banner high above the pitch at the Millennium Stadium reads 'Protect This House' - and by standing their ground Wales underlined their intent to do just that." Graham Jenkins writes
Nov 20, 2008: Test match rugby is an unforgiving environment that constantly asks demanding questions of players and coaches
Munster v New Zealand
Nov 17, 2008: A star-studded guest list and a capacity crowd of 25,600 will pack into the new-look Thomond Park on Tuesday night to witness the historic visit of the All Blacks
Nov 3, 2008: "Shouldn't the NZRU and the IRB be just a little concerned by the asset-stripping of New Zealand rugby?" Huw Turner writes
Oct 31, 2008: "The pursuit of a touring Grand Slam gives a shape and purpose to the November tests that simply can't be managed by the creation of spurious head-to-head trophies..." Huw Richards writes
Sep 14, 2008: After one of the high points of a glittering rugby career, Daniel Carter heads to France this week for a new chapter
Sep 14, 2008: Stephen Donald spilled beer all down the front of his All Blacks rugby jersey while veteran Greg Somerville savoured his final, sweetest victory drink from the Bledisloe Cup
Sep 12, 2008: Join us for LIVE updates from all of the latest Guinness Premiership and Magners League clashes
Sep 11, 2008: New Zealand's record-breaking try-scorer Doug Howlett says that he hasn't ruled out the possibility of a return to the All Blacks before the 2011 World Cup.
Sep 10, 2008: The most famous Tasman-crosser before Robbie Deans, Des Connor has been named as the 14th inductee into the Wallabies' rugby hall of fame.
Aug 28, 2008: The new season is upon us, but will it go to the form books
Aug 20, 2008: If you're aged 7 to 12 years old, we've got the chance for you to be a mascot at this season's Premiership London Double Header at Twickenham!
Aug 17, 2008: The Springboks took plenty of flak while All Blacks captain Richie McCaw won most of the plaudits as South African newspapers gave their judgment today on New Zealand's 19-0 Tri-Nations rugby win in Cape Town.
Aug 3, 2008: A week after hailing their stunning Sydney victory over the All Blacks, Australia's rugby media were slamming the Wallabies' "pathetic" away record today.
Jul 19, 2008: Following Argentine Agustin Pichot's retirement from international rugby announcement, the scrum-half has played down talk that he should be considered one of all-time great No.9s of world rugby.