European Rugby Champions Cup
It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.
Jonathan Joseph limped off early in Bath's 41-6 Aviva Premiership defeat by Saracens at Allianz Park to give England an injury scare ahead of their tour to South Africa.
Global insurance brokers Gallagher have been confirmed as new title sponsors of English rugby union's Premiership.
It is now or never for many teams across European rugby's domestic competitions as teams battle it out for relegation and playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and the French Top 14.
Saracens bounced back from their Champions Cup exit with a crushing 63-13 victory against Northampton Saints at Franklin's Gardens.
Saracens chairman Nigel Wray has insisted the Aviva Premiership club is in good shape financially despite co-owner Johann Rupert's decision to withdraw his backing.
Following a thrilling weekend of knockout European rugby we have a much clearer idea who will lift the Champions and Challenge Cups.
Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has accused Saracens of targeting Johnny Sexton during his side's Champions Cup quarterfinal victory at the Aviva Stadium.
Leinster lived up to their favourites tag as they ended Saracens' Champions Cup defence with a 30-19 victory at the Aviva Stadium.
Mark McCall insists Saracens will embrace the toughest assignment in European rugby when they face Leinster in the quarterfinals of the Champions Cup.
England's Owen Farrell has been passed fit to start for Saracens in their Champions Cup quarterfinal against Leinster in Dublin.
ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across all of the quarterfinals.
Brad Barritt has been labelled 'The Terminator' after undergoing surgery on a fractured cheekbone only five days before Saracens' Champions Cup quarterfinal against Leinster.
Owen Farrell will be given until Friday to prove his fitness for Saracens' Champions Cup quarterfinal against Leinster but Billy Vunipola has been ruled out of the trip to Dublin.
Saracens returned to winning ways in the Aviva Premiership as they saw off Harlequins 24-11 in their first game at the London Stadium.
Billy Vunipola could miss Saracens' Champions Cup quarterfinal against Leinster after director of rugby Mark McCall revealed his fitness remains shrouded in doubt.
Maro Itoje has received staunch backing from Saracens in response to Sir Clive Woodward's claim the England lock is "out on his feet".
Exeter extended their advantage as Aviva Premiership leaders and took another major step towards a home playoff by subduing Saracens 24-12 at Sandy Park.
Saracens have signed Scotland international flanker Blair Cowan on loan.
Manu Tuilagi touched down to help Leicester Tigers leave Allianz Park with maximum points after defeating Saracens 28-10 in the Aviva Premiership.
Saracens moved to the top of the Aviva Premiership table following a 13-3 triumph over Sale Sharks at the AJ Bell Stadium.
Richard Barrington and Max Malins scored tries as Saracens defeated Newcastle 25-3 in the Aviva Premiership on Saturday.
Richard Wigglesworth feared the 2015 World Cup would stand as a bitter final chapter of his England career.
Exeter progressed to the Anglo-Welsh Cup semifinals with a convincing 43-20 bonus-point victory over Saracens at Sandy Park.
Three tries in 10 first-half minutes helped Saracens to an impressive 40-21 Anglo-Welsh Cup victory over the Dragons at Allianz Park.