BBC Sport - Rugby Union
Updated: 30 min 56 sec ago
England hooker Dylan Hartley is set to miss out on the World Cup, with Danny Care and Chris Robshaw also expected to miss the cut.
World Rugby abandons its plans for a new Nations Championship - backed by £6.1bn over 12 years - after failing to gain support from unions.
England winger Jack Nowell should be fit in time for the World Cup after having successful ankle surgery.
Holders Saracens are pooled with former winners Munster, Racing 92 and Ospreys as the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup draws are made.
A women's version of the British and Irish Lions must be adapted to ensure it is sustainable, says England captain Sarah Hunter.
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend doesn't expect an invite to join the British and Irish Lions coaching staff in 2021.
International rugby chiefs have until Friday to decide whether or not to back the proposed Nations Championship.
Sacked Australia full-back Israel Folau says "the devil" is trying to influence the debate over transgender rights.
Wasps bring in former Wigan, Great Britain and England centre Martin Gleeson from Salford to join the coaching staff.
Experienced pair Mathieu Bastareaud and Morgan Parra are left out of France's 37-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.
Conferences re-jigged as organisers "freshen up" Guinness Pro14 championship.