Hogg: I asked Townsend for Scotland captaincy

New Scotland captain Stuart Hogg proved if you don't ask, you don't get when he put himself forward to lead his country.

Premiership Rugby set to release report into Saracens salary cap scandal

Saracens have given Premiership Rugby permission to release the full report into their salary cap breaches, which have led to relegation.

England skipper Farrell non-committal on Saracens future

England captain Owen Farrell had the chance to confirm he would stay with crisis-hit Saracens, but instead he said talks were "ongoing".

France captain Ollivon does not expect Saracens’ troubles to impact England

France captain Charles Ollivon does not believe Saracens' impending relegation from the Premiership will have any impact on England.

Sexton and Larmour provide Six Nations boost for Ireland

Johnny Sexton expects to lead Ireland against Scotland in Dublin and Jordan Larmour is expected to be in contention.

Williams out of Italy clash, Rees-Zammit boost for Wales

Wayne Pivac is hoping Liam Williams will make his comeback from an ankle injury in the second round of the Six Nations against Ireland.

Wallabies skipper Hooper hands Waratahs captaincy to Simmons

The Waratahs have a new skipper in place ahead of their season opener against the Crusdaers on February 1.

Four-week ban for Saraces lock Skelton

Championship-bound Saracens will be without Will Skelton until the end of next month following his dismissal last weekend.

In-demand Wales wing Evans commits to Scarlets

Steff Evans was linked with a move to the Top 14, but the Wales flyer has decided to remain with his home region.

Leicester Tigers appoint Borthwick as head coach

Leicester Tigers have moved Geordan Murphy to a director of rugby role, with Steve Borthwick joining as head coach.

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