Cipriani dropped from England squad
Danny Cipriani has been left out of England's 36-man training squad, despite his excellent performances for Gloucester this season.
Countdown on: RWC 2019 is rugby's coming of age
In exactly a year's time, World Rugby can say it has grown up. This time next year Japan will turn on one of the great Rugby World Cups, albeit eight years later than it should have, Greg Growden writes.
Way-too-early predictions for Rugby World Cup 2019
With one year to go until the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Japan, our writers take a look through each of the pools and decide where it will all be won and lost in 2019.
What to expect of Japan as host nation for Rugby World Cup 2019
With Asia's first Rugby World Cup on the horizon, the 12 host cities are preparing themselves for an estimated 400,000 visiting fans from across the world.
Blanco at 60: Epitomises all that is brilliant in French Rugby
Huw Richards looks back on one of the greatest and most charismatic French rugby players of all time.
Warburton's world has changed, but rugby cannot lose him completely
Sam Warburton's career was far too short, but as he draws a line under a bruising nine-year spell, his legacy in the game rivals any in the northern hemisphere and in the British & Irish Lions' fine history.
Feehan steps down as Six Nations boss
John Feehan has stepped down as chief executive of the Six Nations and British & Irish Lions with immediate effect.
Four to appear in court over Jones abuse
Four men have been summonsed to appear in court after England head coach Eddie Jones was subjected to verbal and physical abuse in February.
Stockdale named player of Six Nations
Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale has been named Six Nations Player of the Championship, beating teammates Keith Earls, Conor Murray and Jonathan Sexton in the process.
Schmidt's long-term planning gives Ireland edge
Most people would probably have been a bit surprised with how the Six Nations played out in terms of the overall standings, but no one can be shocked by Ireland's ability to win big games.
RFU: Measure of Jones in how he will respond
Eddie Jones retains the backing of the Rugby Football Union despite England's dismal fifth place finish in the Six Nations.
McCall: Itoje not 'out on his feet'
Maro Itoje has received staunch backing from Saracens in response to Sir Clive Woodward's claim the England lock is "out on his feet".
2018 Six Nations in numbers
Perhaps more than any of the previous championship campaigns this was the year of the Irish. But if that, rightly, was the headline story, there are others to be found as we look at the 2018 Six Nations By The Number.
Fantasy Rugby: The winners
As the dust settles on the Six Nations for another year, and the party in Dublin starts to wind down, we round up exactly who joined Joe Schmidt's Ireland in the winner's enclosure.
Bath sign Exeter scrum-half Chudley
Bath have signed Exeter scrum-half Will Chudley for next season.
Fantasy Rugby: Team of the Tournament
Find out who made it into the ESPN Fantasy Rugby Team of the Tournament. You might be a little surprised by a few inclusions.
Six Nations: Team-by-team review
What do the events of the past six weeks tell us about the state of each nation, and what do they need to do on the road to Japan and the 2019 Rugby World Cup?
ESPN Six Nations Awards 2018
Celebrating the good, the bad and the downright ugly from the past six weeks, ESPN presents to your our 2018 Six Nations Awards.
Fantasy Rugby Team of the Week: Round 5
The Six Nations is over for another year with the final round providing plenty of thrills and spills. There was at least one player from each country who made our team of the weekend -- let's break down who they were for the final time this season.
ESPN Fantasy Rugby: Team of the Tournament
After Ireland completed the Grand Slam with victory over England to conclude the Six Nations, find out who the top scoring players were throughout the tournament.
Sexton relieved to be on the 'other side' with Ireland
Johnny Sexton had hoped that this moment would arrive earlier in his career. As he attempted to compute what he and Ireland had achieved the fly-half's initial reaction was one of relief rather than jubilation.
Jones must re-energise England before South Africa
England coach Eddie Jones is refusing to panic following his side's third successive defeat but as Sir Clive Woodward has noted his team are "staring down the barrel" as a summer tour to South Africa looms.
O'Mahony gives medal to young Irish fan
Peter O'Mahony has given away his NatWest 6 Nations winner's medal -- to young Ireland fan Jennifer Malone.
Six Nations review: Player of the week, flop & more
Ireland's celebrations might still be in full swing following their Grand Slam triumph, but with their official party cancelled we wrap up the winners and losers from the final round of the 2018 Six Nations.
'Sky's the limit' for Stockdale and Ireland
Having helped Ireland win a third Grand Slam, record-breaking wing Jacob Stockdale set his sights on helping Joe Schmidt's side usurp New Zealand as the world's No. 1 team.
Wales finish second after narrow win
Eddie Jones: England's Six Nations 'enormously beneficial' despite worst run in 12 years
England slumped to their worst finish in the Six Nations after falling 24-15 to Ireland at Twickenham, but Jones is adamant they have taken strides forward off the pitch.