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Saturday 18 January
05:32Adam Thomson opens up on journey from Japanese hospital bed to Chiefs Super Rugby squad
05:06Stormers suffer shock Super Rugby pre-season defeat to the lowly Southern Kings
03:13Reds wing Filipo Daugunu scores five tries but left sweating over red card picked up in Rebels thumping
02:54'They are good ones, crikey': Waratahs coach Rob Penney in awe of rookies in compelling pre-season victory over Highlanders
02:31Young guns guide Waratahs to come-from-behind victory over ill-disciplined Highlanders
01:07All Blacks star Damian McKenzie completes successful return from long-term knee injury
00:26Key man injured as Blues make scorching start to Super Rugby pre-season
00:26Key man injured as Blues make scorching Super Rugby start
00:12Worcester out of Europe after Castres fightback as Dragons earn last-eight spot
Friday 17 January
20:01Nakarawa ready to end three-year Glasgow absence at Sale
18:30The three apprentices Eddie Jones must name in his Six Nations squad
16:29Manu Tuilagi gives England's Six Nations hopes a timely boost
16:03Rival fans take great delight that Saracens are set for the drop
15:28Lealiifano reacts to nomination for prestigious sports award
14:24French clubs want action taken at European level against Saracens
13:21Crisis club Saracens name team for must-win European tie
12:08Ex-Saracens boss has his say on club's threatened automatic relegation
11:28Saracens update: 'Discussions are continuing and nothing has been finalised'
10:21Roberts' ex-teammate wants more European players to make the move south
03:14Siya Kolisi's bold Super Rugby claim in wake of South Africa's World Cup success
01:46How new Hurricanes assistant Cory Jane has proven the value of being a star former player in the world of coaching
00:53The young guns the Brumbies are banking on after losing host of international stars
00:02Waratahs unveil new captain for pre-season clash against Highlanders
Thursday 16 January
20:55Damian McKenzie to make much-anticipated return in pre-season fixture but no sign of Adam Thomson
20:43Saracens stand on brink of automatic relegation as nightmare season set to get worse
20:40Andy Farrell appears to hail from the 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it' school of thought
19:59What a London home game would actually be worth to Gloucester
18:19Wales' cross-border reconnaissance would have made the Viet Cong proud
17:18Sale prop banned for three weeks for striking
16:25Welsh Rugby Union seeking new CEO as Martyn Phillips reveals it's time to go
15:52Fans hail du Preez's Scotland recall after his unique and harrowing injury
15:10Jamie Roberts leaves Bath with 'immediate effect' as Super Rugby swap confirmed
14:46Richie Gray to make sensational return to Scottish rugby
12:45Fiji international Josh Matavesi makes mid-season switch to Bath
12:1815 for 10: Cardiff Blues - an all decade XV
11:42Everything at stake, pool by pool, in this weekend's Heineken Champions Cup
11:40Wales' 60-cap rule is again causing confusion on both sides of the Severn
10:25Townsend blames 'ridiculous' English rugby schedule for decision not to select Taylor
10:05Dombrandt defies exit rumours to stay on at Harlequins
10:05How Dan Carter's Kobelco Steelers are setting the new standard in Japanese rugby
05:12Japan Top League | Round 1 Highlights
04:40Crusaders name dual-XVs for warm-up match with Hurricanes
04:09TJ Faiane handed captain's armband for beach-side pre-season derby with Chiefs
03:47Tyrel Lomax to don Hurricanes colours for the first time in pre-season clash with Crusaders
02:17James O'Connor set for first Reds appearance in five years
01:37All Blacks pivot Josh Ioane shifted out of 10 for the Highlanders first pre-season fixture
01:16Scott Robertson could look overseas to increase future prospects: 'I have a little bit of a plan of how I can get better'
00:00Former Wallabies captain joins Under 20 coaching ranks
Wednesday 15 January
23:43TJ Perenara and Dane Coles team up to lead the Hurricanes
21:06Chiefs abandon co-captain set-up
20:15England's Freddie Burns revels in younger brother's Ireland call-up
19:24Fans react to Tompkins' Wales call-up: 'England, what have you done?'
18:38Ban rules Carre out of Wales' Six Nations opener
18:11'Not at all' - England had no bearing on Rees-Zammit selection
17:28How big of a loss to English rugby is new Wales capture Nick Tompkins?
17:25Ireland name 35-man squad for the Six Nations
16:04Boks fans change tune about Proudfoot's controversial England comment
15:43Townsend: Hogg won't repeat McInally's failure as Scotland skipper
15:22Ford: Don't expect an England World Cup hangover
14:30Nakarawa among 8 players registered for final round of European action
14:22Could Freddie Burns be heading for Wasps next season?
13:27Heavyweight prop snubbed by Gatland who bench presses 210kg ready for Six Nations debut
12:11Wales name 38-man squad for the Six Nations
11:52Scotland name 38-man squad for the Six Nations
10:55French club poised to sign Japanese RWC star Kotaro Matsushima - reports
10:44Prop banned for 4 weeks for hand-off on ex-Scottish international
07:41Analysis: Why did the 'greatest set-piece play of all-time' work for the 2000 All Blacks?
07:23Former England boss Sir Clive Woodward calls for return of special All Blacks-style trial
06:10Waratahs call on former State of Origin star to strengthen defence
05:46The Top League foreigners team that would challenge any international side
03:04Return of Damian McKenzie and loss of Rolls Royce pack two career-defining challenges for Richie Mo'unga
Tuesday 14 January
23:54Trans-Tasman rivals paired up for U20 World Championship
23:20Wallaby departure opens the door for former Northampton Saint to shine
22:41Chiefs to kick off their season with at least two All Blacks missing
22:22New coach Warren Gatland knows exactly where a fit-again Damian McKenzie fits in at the Chiefs
19:28Reinach: My 'impossibly hard decision' to leave Saints
17:38Anger grips Scotland after revelation that SRU's top executive was paid £933,000 last year
15:28Akira Ioane's mental health battle after All Blacks RWC snub
14:21Saracens' Brad Barritt one of many well-wishers to show support for Michael Fatialofa
14:05Northampton fans are having their say on Reinach's Saints exit
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