Te'o and Care start as England change four for Italy
Ben Te'o will make his first Test start on Sunday for England against Italy while Danny Care gets the scrum-half spot for the round three Six Nations match.
Relegation debate forms backdrop to key weekend
As the Six Nations reaches its crucial third weekend, the debate over promotion and relegation continues to form a backdrop to the on-field action.
Sexton excited for French challenge - Farrell
Ireland defence coach Andy Farrell thinks Johnny Sexton is raring to go based on his attitude at training ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash against France.
Six Nations preview: Ireland vs. France
Ireland take on France with question marks over the fitness of playmaker Johnny Sexton.
O'Driscoll: Ireland should have enough for France.
Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll previews Saturday's Six Nations match between Ireland and France in Dublin.
Farrell to mark 50th cap with landslide victory?
With Italy travelling to Twickenham on Sunday, Tom Hamilton and Rory Lawson cover some of the main talking points going into the game, such as Elliot Daly's inclusion, Owen Farrell's 50th appearance and what to expect from the Italians.
Six Nations Preview -- England vs. Italy
Italy are heavy underdogs for Sunday's Six Nations match against England at Twickenham but Eddie Jones' side will be wary of complacency as they chase win number 17 on the bounce.
England unconcerned by Italian inside knowledge
England are unconcerned by the inside knowledge acquired by Italy's coaching team as they seek to claim a 17th successive victory in Sunday's RBS 6 Nations clash at Twickenham.
Will Barclay excel as Scotland captain?
Without the presence Greig Laidlaw, Tom Hamilton and Rory Lawson assess how John Barclay might perform as captain when Scotland face Wales.
Six Nations preview: Scotland vs. Wales
Scotland and Wales put their Six Nations title hopes on the line when they meet at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Wales welcome back North for Scotland clash
George North has been passed fit to start for Wales in their Six Nations clash with Scotland on Saturday.
Why Italian rugby will benefit from Six Nations playoffs
Enrico Borra argues why introducing a playoff system to the Six Nations will benefit the long-term growth of the tier two nations but says Italy must improve to stave off the doubters.
Women's Six Nations Preview -- Round 3
All the key stats and team news ahead of the third round of the Women's Six Nations.
Fantasy Rugby: Who to pick for Week 3
A trio of Irishmen dominated the second round of the 2017 Fantasy Six Nations, leaving some important questions to be answered regarding who you should pick for Week 3.
Georgia told Six Nations has 'no vacancy'
Georgia have been told the Six Nations will remain a "closed competition" for the next decade at least.
Huw Jones hoping to surprise Wales
Scotland's Huw Jones hopes the element of surprise can help him shock Wales at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Campagnaro to start for Italy at Twickenham
Italy coach Conor O'Shea has made four changes to his starting XV ahead of Italy's Six Nations trip to England on Sunday.
Sale boss Diamond banned for referee abuse
Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond has been given a six-week touchline ban after verbally abusing match officials earlier this month.
NZ Rugby: State of the Union in 2017
As New Zealand prepare for a massive year of rugby, ESPN columnist Craig Dowd takes an in-depth look at the All Blacks' depth, governance, culture and the ongoing battle of player retention.
Marler relishing England re-birth
Joe Marler is enjoying his rebirth as an England player after admitting that at one stage last year he "didn't care" about rugby.
Champions to ease past Sunwolves.
Greg Growden can't see anything other than a huge win for the Hurricanes in Tokyo.
Italy's false dawn: The deceleration of the Azzurri
It's been almost 20 years since the Azzurri stunned France in one of the great moments in Italian rugby history -- but that it ranks quite so high is perhaps a disappointment writes Huw Richards.
Newcastle sign Canada wing Van der Merwe
Aviva Premiership club Newcastle have signed Canada international wing DTH van der Merwe.
Reds to make a statement.
The Reds will send a message to the rest of the competition when they down the Sharks, says Greg Growden.
Farrell in the 'conversation' for Lions captaincy
Two former British & Irish Lions captains believe Owen Farrell should be considered as a candidate to lead this summer's tour to New Zealand.
Connacht sign new coach Kieran Keane
Connacht have appointed Chiefs assistant Kieran Keane as their new head coaching, replacing Bristol-bound Pat Lam at the end of the season.
USA Eagles to face Ireland in New Jersey
Ireland will return to the USA in June to face the Eagles in New Jersey on June 10.
British & Irish Lions team of the week
With the Six Nations taking a week off, it was back to Aviva Premiership and PRO12 action this weekend. But who impressed?
Pakistan women look to inspire through rugby.
Members of the Pakistan women's rugby sevens team reveal their motivations for playing as the country makes its international debut.
Gatland warns Lions of New Zealand 'stings'
British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has warned his side of the possibility of negative stories or "stings" when the team travel to New Zealand to face the All Blacks this summer.
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