LIVE: England vs. Italy
Live coverage from Twickenham where England are heavy favourites to record their their 17th win on the bounce when they take on Conor O'Shea's Italy in the Six Nations.
Jones welcomes Farrell's fiery nature
Eddie Jones has praised Owen Farrell as the Saracens three-quarter continues to make crucial contributions to England's record-breaking 16-match winning run.
O'Shea: We must grow and expand rugby
Conor O'Shea has reacted to scrutiny of Italy's place in the RBS 6 Nations by declaring the tournament should be expanded if the sport is to flourish.
Jones insists George's time will come as Hartley retains spot.
England head coach Eddie Jones says Jamie George must be patient and wait for his chance to start, whilst also praising Owen Farrell on reaching 50 caps.
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.
Scotland resist Wales pressure.
Tom May shares his perspective of Scotland's impressive victory over Wales, their first in ten years.
Scotland's Six Nations hopes alive after Wales win
Second-half tries from Tommy Seymour and Tim Visser helped Scotland to a 29-13 Six Nations victory over Wales at Murrayfield.
Wales' captain over-ruled by kickers
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones insisted he was over-ruled by the kickers in turning down a kick at goal, for a kick to the corner as Wales trailed 16-13 in their Six Nations defeat to Scotland.
Sexton and Murray dominate Ireland victory.
Tom May discusses the key moments of Ireland's victory over France.
Sexton shines as Ireland sink France
Johnny Sexton kicked two penalties, a conversion and a drop goal in a successful injury return as Ireland kept their Six Nations hopes alive with a 19-9 win over France in Dublin.
'Farrell will hate all these people saying nice things about him'
'At times he'd fire up, but as he's matured, he can keep that in check' -- Charlie Hodgson and Kelly Brown help Tom Hamilton deconstruct England star Owen Farrell as he reaches 50 caps.
Fleetwood hat trick steers England women to victory
England overcame Italy 29-15 at Twickenham Stoop to preserve their unbeaten start to the Six Nations while Scotland ended their long wait for a win against Wales.
Exeter get maximum haul against Newcastle
Exeter maintained the pressure on Premiership leaders Wasps with a hard-fought 36-14 victory over Newcastle at Sandy Park.
Saracens end winless streak against Sale
Saracens returned to Aviva Premiership winning ways after successive defeats to keep the pressure on leaders Wasps with a 29-18 victory over a battling Sale.
Northampton extend winning run at Franklin's Gardens
Hooker Mike Haywood scored twice as Northampton Saints moved into the Aviva Premiership top six with at 24-14 win over Worcester.
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.
Jaguares cruise past Kings
Argentina's Jaguares are up and running in the opening round of Super Rugby with a comfortable 39-26 win over the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth.
Lions snatch late win over Cheetahs
A Rohan Janse van Rensburg try three minutes from time helped the Lions to a narrow 28-25 victory over Cheetahs in Super Rugby.
Five-star Stormers defeat Bulls
The Stormers scored five tries as they recorded a 37-24 victory over the Bulls in Super Rugby, as Springboks fly-half Handre Pollard had a day to forget for the visitors.
Hurricanes smash Sunwolves in Super Rugby opening round
The Hurricanes have notched the highest score in their history by pulverising the Sunwolves in Japan.
Brumbies unable to break drought against Crusaders in Super Rugby opening round
The Brumbies have failed to break a 17-year hoodoo in Christchurch, going down to the Crusaders 17-13 despite a defiant performance in their Super Rugby season opener.
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.
Leicester inflict first home defeat on Quins
Harlequins lost their undefeated home record in the Aviva Premiership as Leicester ran out deserved 27-18 winners at the Stoop.
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.
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.
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