England fullback Mike Brown  supporting the English RFU’s latest concussion awareness initiative for the community game earlier this year at Twickenham. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Changes to the rules of rugby may be introduced to cut down the risk of players suffering concussion, World Rugby’s chief medical officer has said. Ma(...)

Ryan Grant joins the Scotland in training camp today. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Glasgow prop Ryan Grant has been recalled to Scotland’s RBS 6 Nations squad after being acquitted of an assault charge. The former British and Irish L(...)

It seems nigh-on impossible that the FFR (Federation Francaise de Rugby) president, Pierre Camou, would have relented in his unwavering declarations that his federation would not sanction a European Cup organised by anyone other than the ERC.

Reports in today’s English media that agreement has been reached between the six main European unions and federations, and the Anglo-French clubs, reg(...)

The former Scotland and Lions outhalf Craig Chalmers whose son, Sam, received a two year ban for a doping offence. Photograph:  Jamie McDonald /Allsport

Melrose back Sam Chalmers — the son of former Scotland and British Lions fly-half Craig — has been banned from rugby for two years for doping offence(...)

 Scotland and London Irish centre Joe Ansbro has retired due to the neck injury he sustained in August.  Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Scotland Scotland and London Irish centre Joe Ansbro has retired due to the neck injury he sustained in August in a pre-season friendly agains(...)