Cipriani gets first start for England since 2008
Eddie Jones has named his England side to face South Africa in the final of three Tests in Cape Town on June 23.
Jones: England will emerge stronger after loss
England coach Eddie Jones has backed the commitment of his players and believes they will save their best for last to avoid a whitewash in the third and final test against South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday.
Vunipola a 'big loss' for England - Vermeulen
South Africa forward Duane Vermeulen says Billy Vunipola will be a 'big loss' for England as the Springboks ramp up the pressure on Eddie Jones' side
Five changes to starting Springboks side
Warwick Gelant, Jesse Kriel, Andre Esterhuizen, Elton Jantjies, Chiliboy Ralepelle start for Springboks in the third Test against England at Newlands.
Willemse puts off taking SuperSport to court
Former South Africa winger Ashwin Willemse will engage in further talks with broadcaster SuperSport in order to resolve what he says was racial discrimination against him .
Robben Island, Mandela inspire Springboks
Nelson Mandela's former private secretary Zelda la Grange accompanied the Springboks when they visited Robben Island.
Ireland beef up loose forward trio for series decider
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has shifted captain Peter O'Mahony from blindside to openside flanker for the series-deciding third test against Australia and made five personnel changes to the starting side that won the second match in Melbourne.
Australia bolster lineout for third Ireland test
Australia coach Michael Cheika has bolstered his lineout with the selection of Lukhan Tui at blindside flanker for the series-deciding third test against Ireland in Sydney on Saturday.
Will Michael Cheika's persistence pay dividends?
Michael Cheika has given several Wallabies the chance to redeem themselves in the final Test against Ireland. Can they step up or will they let him down again?
France captain Bastareaud out of third test
France captain Mathieu Bastareaud has been left out of the side for the third test against the All Blacks in Dunedin by coach Jacques Brunel, with Wesley Fofana joining Clermont team mate Remi Lamerat in a new midfield combination.
All Blacks spring surprise by naming Sonny Bill
Damian McKenzie will get his first start at flyhalf for the All Blacks in the third test against France in Dunedin on Saturday, with Sonny Bill Williams making a surprise return.
Leinster handed tough Champions Cup draw
Leinster will begin their defence of the Champions Cup in a pool containing Premiership sides Wasps and Bath as well as four-time winners Toulouse.
Launchbury 'frustrated' at England's poor form
England are "bitterly frustrated" at their inability to hold leads and maintain their discipline in South Africa and have a point to prove in the final match of the series in Cape Town on Saturday, lock Joe Launchbury has said.
Beale backs ball-in-hand rugby to win the series
Kurtley Beale has revealed Australia's game plan to deliver the Wallabies a stirring series triumph over Ireland and it's not reliant on aerial kicks for superstar fullback Israel Folau.
Folau demands kicking accuracy
Israel Folau has placed the onus on Australia's tactical kickers to be more accurate to ensure he sees more ball in the Wallabies' series-deciding Test against Ireland on Saturday.
We'll be better, Ireland warns Wallabies
Ireland are banking on ramping up their own performance level to score a series clinching win over a smarting Wallabies side.
Complex laws failing Rugby - Dowd
Complex laws created by World Rugby are almost impossible for referees to interpret, anyone who can understand all the laws of rugby must be worthy of some sort of Master's degree, Craig Dowd writes.
Brown: 'It would be nice to get some respect'
England back Mike Brown feels criticism of his game is unwarranted and wants more "respect" for his all-round contribution to the team as he targets a place at next year's World Cup in Japan.
Springboks' Jantjies praises 'special' Erasmus
South Africa flyhalf Elton Jantjies believes it is coach Rassie Erasmus' attention to detail that has seen the side claim back-to-back test wins over England and be on the brink of a series clean sweep in Cape Town on Saturday.
Time to say goodbye to old lady Newlands
Saturday's fixture between South Africa and England is set to bring down the curtain on 127 years of Test rugby at Cape Town's Newlands Stadium, a venue steeped in history, but one well past its sell-by date.
Erasmus praises Coetzee for improved Bok skills
Rassie Erasmus praised his much-maligned predecessor Allister Coetzee for the improved skills of the South African side that have seen them clinch a three-match home series against England with a game to spare.
Rewind: Gerald Davies, 40 years on
It's 40 years on since the great Gerald Davies played his last game for Wales. He was one of the rugby's greatest ever wingers, but he was never quite supposed to find himself on the flanks as Huw Richards recounts.
Jones receives RFU backing despite slump
Eddie Jones is in no immediate danger of being sacked as England coach despite his tenure reaching a new low after suffering a fifth straight Test defeat.
Savea to join Toulon after Super Rugby season
Former All Blacks winger Julian Savea will leave the Hurricanes at the end of the Super Rugby season to join French Top 14 side Toulon.
Chris Ashton pauses when asked how he might be received by the Twickenham crowd on Sunday. "I might have been forgotten," he says with a smile, "hopefully!"
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