‘Hastings can be better than Russell – and Cruden isn’t coming to Glasgow’

Dave Rennie and Aaron Cruden worked together at the Chiefs in New Zealand Pro14: Glasgow Warriors v Edinburgh Venue: Scotstoun Stadium Date: Saturday, 27 April Time: 19:35 BST Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland 810MW/DAB/online; live text commentary on the BBC Sport Scotland website If Glasgow Warriors supporters had started dreaming about what life might […]

Watson ready for Bath comeback

Anthony Watson came off injured in England’s 24-15 defeat by Ireland in the 2018 Six Nations Gallagher Premiership Venue: AJ Bell Stadium Date: Friday, 26 April Kick-off: 19:45 BST Coverage: Live score updates on BBC local radio and on the BBC Sport website England’s Anthony Watson will make his first appearance for more than a […]

Rugby Football Union says more cases of positive tests reflects society use

The RFU has been publishing its annual anti-doping report since 2010-11 Four Premiership rugby players tested positive for cocaine last season, which the Rugby Football Union say reflects increasing drug use in society. There were three more cases in 2017-2018 compared to the previous campaign. “The positives reflect risks 18-35 year-olds are exposed to when […]

Mark McCafferty: Outgoing Premiership boss says global club matches will happen

New Zealand’s Crusaders – with All Blacks stars such as Kieran Read, Sam Whitelock, Ryan Crotty and Israel Dagg – have won the last two Super Rugby tournaments Regular matches between club sides across the world will happen “sooner or later”, says outgoing Premiership Rugby boss Mark McCafferty. Private equity firm CVC have already completed […]