Former Scotland captain and scrum-half Mike Blair announced his retirement from international rugby on this day in 2013, aged 31.
France captain and back-row Charles Ollivon will not be back to full fitness in time for the Six Nations, according to boss Fabien Galthie.
We continue our 12 days of rugby by delving into that thrilling clash between Wales and England at Wembley when Scott Gibbs struck late.
Eddie Jones has ruled out coaching the British and Irish Lions in future claiming Andy Farrell or Gregor Townsend are a better fit for the role.
Russia has named an all-star coaching staff that includes three South Africans as it works towards a possible 2031 World Cup hosting bid.
It’s our round-up of this week’s best social media posts in rugby union.
Japan Rugby Football Union CEO Kensuke Iwabuchi says his country prefers to play in the Rugby Championship rather than the Six Nations.
Planet Rugby features writer James While looks at the key foci for improvement for Eddie Jones and England ahead of the Six Nations.
Former All Black and New Zealand national sprint champion Terry Morrison has passed away tragically whilst surfing on Christmas Eve.
Over 21,000 of you voted, we counted, and here is our Planet Rugby Readers’ Team of the Year that includes eight Springbok players.