Scotland World Cup squad pen pics
Tim Swinson admitted he had given up on his World Cup dream after being forced to undergo ankle surgery.
Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb has won the Welsh Rugby Writers' player of the year award.
Stuart Lancaster has warned George Ford that his position as England's first choice fly-half is coming under growing pressure from Owen Farrell.
Twitter broke into a mini frenzy when news broke that Andrew Trimble had been left out of coach Joe Schmidt's squad for the forthcoming World Cup.
Wales captain Sam Warburton has hailed the possibility of "X factor" Bristol back Matthew Morgan showcasing his talent on rugby union's biggest stage.
Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up.
South Africa could be forced to miss the Rugby World Cup because of a lack of black players in the squad.
Joe Schmidt has left 2014 Player of the Year Andrew Trimble out of his World Cup squad, opting to take his Ulster colleague Darren Cave instead.
Ulster head coach Neil Doak has called on his side to display more of a cutting edge when their Guinness PRO12 campaign kicks-off against the Ospreys at the Kingspan Stadium on Friday night.
Joe Schmidt often goes with his gut instinct, and the Ireland coach has certainly done that with his World Cup squad.
For all the talk of Ireland playing risk-free rugby during the tenure of Joe Schmidt, the head coach doesn't seem averse to taking a chance when it comes to the selection of his World Cup squad.
Wales' World Cup captain Sam Warburton has revealed he "thought the worst" after suffering a shoulder injury during training earlier this month.
Wales boss Warren Gatland believes that group rivals England are faced with a number of questions that need answering as they head into a World Cup on home soil.
Scotland wing Sean Lamont is comfortable he does all he can to earn selection for a third World Cup - but he will not take inclusion for granted.
Ireland boss Joe Schmidt is expected to gamble on taking just two scrum-halves to the Rugby World Cup.
Ian Madigan has spent the last year working behind the scenes to prepare to cover scrum-half for Ireland at the Rugby World Cup.
Andrew Trimble is set to be omitted from Ireland's World Cup squad when the 31-man panel is announced later today.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland has made his World Cup selection stance clear after naming a 31-man squad for the tournament.
Tadhg Furlong appears to have made a successful late charge into Ireland’s World Cup squad and is set to be named by Joe Schmidt who confirms his 31-man panel tomorrow.