Ireland prop Ross ready to retire
Ireland international prop Mike Ross has announced he will retire from rugby at the end of this season.
Rassie Erasmus commits future to Munster
Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has ended speculation linking him with a return to South Africa.
Ireland legend O'Callaghan signs new Worcester deal
Ireland and British & Irish Lions lock Donncha O'Callaghan has extended his stay at Worcester Warriors.
British & Irish Lions Team of the Week
With Warren Gatland's British & Irish Lions squad confirmed, we look at the form of players he's picked and, with the inevitability of injuries, who could still make the plane to New Zealand.
Gatland wants more prep time for Lions
Warren Gatland insists the British & Irish Lions must have more preparation time ahead of future tours.
'Murray needs to play before he gets on the plane'
Conor Murray will have to prove his match fitness before the end of the season or risk missing out on the British & Irish Lions tour.
Zebo parks Lions talk to focus on Munster
Munster winger Simon Zebo insists Wednesday's squad announcement for the British and Irish Lions will in no way affect preparations for their Champions Cup semi-final.
British & Irish Lions Team of the Week
Warren Gatland names his British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand on Wednesday and this weekend gave one last chance for players to show their talents in the Premiership, PRO12 and Top 14.
Sexton against Six Nations format change
Ireland and British & Irish Lions fly-half Jonathan Sexton has backed the current format of the Six Nations and says taking away a fallow week will rob the tournament of its star players.
Lions team of the week
Warren Gatland will name his British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand in less than two weeks, providing plenty of incentive for players to impress over the weekend.
Munster end Glasgow's PRO12 playoff hopes
Munster defeated Glasgow Warriors for the fourth time this season as James Cronin's early try guided them to a 10-7 win in Cork.
O'Driscoll tips Donnacha Ryan as Lions bolter
Brian O'Driscoll predicts there will be few bolters in the British & Irish Lions squad this year, but hopes Donnacha Ryan will force his way into the reckoning.
Kearney out for 'number of weeks' after surgery
Ireland and Leinster fullback Rob Kearney will be out for a "number of weeks" after undergoing surgery on a bicep injury.
SRU: Six-week Six Nations is 'retrograde step'
The Scottish Rugby Union has hit back at the Rugby Football Union's wish to shorten the Six Nations to a six-week tournament.
Kiwis open doors to Lions fans seeking accomodation
British & Irish Lions fans have been given an accommodation boost ahead of this summer's tour of New Zealand with an 'Adopt a Lions' Facebook page set up to help traveling supporters.
Lewsey: All Blacks are there for taking
Former England international Josh Lewsey insists Warren Gatland's British & Irish Lions can beat an All Blacks side that is in transition on this summer's tour to New Zealand.
Who will captain the British & Irish Lions?
Will it be Sam Warburton or Alun Wyn Jones? Or will Conor Murray or Rory Best captain the Lions? We round up the range of views around the Lions captaincy debate.
Lancaster plots Sexton route to Lions tour
Leinster senior coach Stuart Lancaster has revealed Johnny Sexton will play in Saturday's Champions Cup quarterfinal.
British & Irish Lions team of the week
With the Six Nations over, it was back to club rugby for Europe's finest players -- but who improved their chances of making it into Warren Gatland's squad for the Lions tour of New Zealand?
Heaslip, Kearney ruled out for weeks
Ireland pair Jamie Heaslip and Rob Kearney have seen their hopes of British and Irish Lions selection placed in doubt after undergoing minor surgery that will result in significant layoffs.
Rowntree: This the best Lions squad for 30 years
British & Irish Lions coach Graham Rowntree expects this summer's Lions squad for their tour of New Zealand, culminating in three Tests against the All Blacks, to be the best for 30 years.
Ireland backed to host World Cup 'like no other'
Ireland is in a unique position to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, according to the IRFU's chief executive Philip Browne.
England's loss to Ireland most valuable lesson - Jones
England boss Eddie Jones says losing to Ireland in the Six Nations on Saturday -- his first defeat since becoming manager in November 2015 -- was the most beneficial game of his Red Rose tenure.
What we learned about each team in Six Nations
England are Six Nations champions again, Italy have the wooden spoon again. It's all so 2016. So what did we learn from the 2017 championship? ESPN's writers cast their eye over every nation.
England trio shortlisted for 6N's best player award
Owen Farrell, Joe Launchbury and Maro Itoje have been named on the 12-strong shortlist for this season's Six Nations player of the championship.
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