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Bath’s Joe Cokanasiga goes off injured during the Heineken Champions Cup game against Leinster at the Recreation Ground. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

England winger Joe Cokanasiga is set to be out of action until the new year and faces a race to prove his fitness for the Six Nations opener against I(...)

Owen Farrell will take the number 10 jersey when England play the Springboks on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

Owen Farrell will start at fly-half in a reshuffled England line-up to face South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday. There are seven changes in additio(...)

Mike Brown runs with the ball during the England training session held at Browns Sports Club in Vilamoura, Portugal. Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

England have dropped Mike Brown for the first time in the Eddie Jones era after he was omitted from a 25-man squad named for Saturday’s clash with Sou(...)

Bath’s Freddie Burns fails to ground the ball to score a try late in the game as he is dispossessed by Maxime Médard of Toulouse during the Heineken Champions Cup game at the Recreation Ground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Bath 20 Toulouse 22 Freddie Burns was guilty of two late blunders as Toulouse continued English clubs’ painful start to the Heineken Champions Cup by(...)

Taulupe Faletau is a major doubt for Wales’s November internationals with a broken arm. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Taulupe Faletau is a serious doubt for Wales’s autumn internationals after the Bath director of rugby, Todd Blackadder, confirmed the number eight has(...)

Tadhg Beirne breaks away to score Scarlets’ first  try in the Champions Cup game against Bath at The Recreation Ground. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Bath 17 Scarlets 35 Bath’s European Champions Cup quarter-final hopes suffered a crushing setback as the Scarlets cut them to shreds at the Recreatio(...)

Dylan Hartley was sinbinned during Northampton’s Champions Cup defeat to Clermont. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

Eddie Jones’s plans for the autumn Tests are in danger of being severely disrupted after three of his strongest forwards were cited following the week(...)

Shannon’s John Foley, in action here for Munster ‘A’, will win his first cap at blindside flanker. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Six Nations Under-20 preview: Ireland v England Venue: Donnybrook TV: Live on RTÉ 2, 6pm The capacity of this Ireland side to make incremental i(...)