Aug 28, 2008: The Premiership will once again be awash with playing talent from all over the world this season with many set to catch the eye.
Aug 28, 2008: The new season is upon us, but will it go to the form books
Aug 28, 2008: As the new season rears its head, here's a guide to all you need to know about this year's teams.
Aug 27, 2008: Saracens boss Eddie Jones has launched a withering attack on the experimental law variations that he fears are leading rugby down the 'entertainment' path of Twenty20 cricket.
Aug 27, 2008: A new Guinness Premiership campaign begins next month with officials, players and fans hoping the title-chase eclipses the excitement and drama of last season.
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 20, 2008: "With much of France returning only this week from its summer holidays it might come as a bit of a shock to realise that the Top 14 is back, kicking off next Tuesday evening." Ian Moriarty previews the Top 14 campaign
Aug 18, 2008: On 8th July 1958, the French national team arrived in Salisbury (now Harare, Zimbabwe) for its first ever Tour in a Commonwealth country.
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 15, 2008: "Of course I want to go and any player who tells you that he's not thinking about it is probably lying
Aug 11, 2008: In the latest part of his tribute to France's historic trip to South Africa in 1958, John Palfrey recounts the build-up to the crucial second Test.
Aug 11, 2008: "In the age of summer tours and crowded fixture lists it was inevitable that something would give
Aug 9, 2008: Controversial rugby league convert Sonny Bill Williams had an eventful evening in his first outing for French Top 14 side Toulon.
Aug 8, 2008: "He is a born communicator, a bubbling enthusiast about his work with a ready smile that hides a ruthless streak which has been essential as he has put the new regime in place." John Taylor speaks to WRU boss Roger Lewis.
The 1924 Olympics
Aug 7, 2008: "Coming soon, no doubt, to a pub quiz near you, the question : Who are the reigning Olympic Rugby Champions?" Huw Richards looks at rugby and the Olympics.
Aug 3, 2008: In the latest part of his tribute to France's historic trip to South Africa in 1958, John Palfrey reflects on what proved to be the toughest week of the tour.
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.
Aug 2, 2008: Former Waratahs coach Ewen McKenzie has welcomed proposals to allow overseas players to play for Australian Super 14 franchises.
Jul 30, 2008: A rugby-playing family from Warlingham has this week discovered that they have made sporting history - by being the only family in which four generations have had the honour of playing on the hallowed turf of Twickenham stadium.
Jul 29, 2008: "I think we would all agree it is better for games to be decided by tries than penalties but by chickening out of taking stronger action Joubert did nobody any favours." John Taylor delivers his latest verdict