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Ian Gough has received a three-week ban after he was cited for a dangerous tackle during the Ospreys' Heineken Cup defeat against Saracens.
Shontayne Hape accepts his England career has run its course as new interim head coach Stuart Lancaster plans a Six Nations overhaul.
Glasgow Warriors fly-half Duncan Weir has been: picked ahead of Ruaridh Jackson for Monday's RaboDirect PRO12 derby with Edinburgh.
Harlequins flanker Will Skinner has been handed a two-week ban after he was sent off during the Heineken Cup victory over Toulouse in France.
Gavin Henson will make his Cardiff Blues debut in Friday night's RaboDirect Pro12 clash against Newport Gwent Dragons.
Charlie Hodgson rates his Saracens team-mate Owen Farrell as a chip off the old block and believes he is destined to play for England.
Aviva Premiership clubs will have all their England stars available for the festive programme.
Scotland head coach Andy Robinson led the tributes to Chris Paterson, who has announced his retirement from international rugby.
Chris Paterson will now reflect on a record-filled Scotland career after announcing his retirement from international rugby on Wednesday.
Former England assistant coaches Mike Ford and John Wells are to leave the Rugby Football Union with immediate effect.
England lock Courtney Lawes has agreed a new three-year deal to remain at Northampton Saints.
Scotland's record points-scorer Chris Paterson is poised to step down from the international stage after 109 appearances.
Veteran Munster prop John Hayes is set to hang up his boots following the Boxing Day clash with Connacht at Thomond Park.
Newcastle have confirmed brothers Michael and Richard Mayhew have signed new long-term deals at the club.
The RFU have succeeded in forcing Viagogo to reveal details of customers who placed England tickets for sale through their website.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
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The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
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The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.