Rugby Union News
All the latest Rugby Union news from the Permiership, Celtic League, Six Nations and Rugby World Cup.
Danny Cipriani will be available for the World Cup after being re-bailed following his arrest on suspicion of drink-driving.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland has no doubt his players understand the importance of Saturday's Millennium Stadium clash against Ireland as a fierce battle for World Cup squad places intensifies.
Ireland coach Simon Easterby says key prop Cian Healy may arrive at the World Cup without much match practice because he is recovering from neck surgery.
Wales coach Warren Gatland challenges his "fringe players" to make a claim for the World Cup squad on Saturday.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland says the World Cup warm-up match against Ireland is a chance for fringe players to shine.
Danny Cipriani remains firmly in England's World Cup plans, says head-coach Stuart Lancaster.
On Saturday 29 August, Gloucester Rugby will host their first ever Beach Weekender, Beach Rugby Tournament at Gloucester Quays.
BBC Rugby Correspondent Gareth Charles assesses Warren Gatland’s fresh-look team to face Ireland (Welsh language article).
Ross Moriarty, Tyler Morgan, Eli Walker and Dominic Day will win their first Wales caps in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.
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Back row forward Ross Moriarty is set to make his first start for Wales against Ireland on Saturday, with Gloucester team-mates Richard Hibbard and James Hook also named in the starting XV.