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Commuting from South Africa no issue - England defence coach Mitchell

John Mitchell says his decision to remain living in South Africa will not affect his duties as England's new defence coach.

Gatland hopes for 'common sense' over Webb's Wales eligibility

Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes eligibility rules could be changed to allow scrum-half Rhys Webb to play a part in the 2019 World Cup.

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

This week's sport on the BBC includes the World Road Championships, Super League Triathlon and The Ryder Cup.

Nine uncapped players in Ireland women squad to face USA and England

Ireland women's coach Adam Griggs calls up nine uncapped players for the November Tests against the USA and England.

Geordan Murphy: Leicester Tigers 'did not look like a Premiership side' against Worcester

Leicester's interim head coach Geordan Murphy says they did not look like a Premiership side as they lost to Worcester.

Tuilagi & Youngs out of England camp with injury

Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi and scrum-half Ben Youngs withdraw from England's training camp in Bristol with injuries.

Adam Hughes: 'What's worse, red cards or life-changing injuries?'

Ex-Dragons centre Adam Hughes, who was forced to retire because of a brain injury, says rugby has not "gone soft" following rule changes that have led to more red cards.

Webb dreams of playing for Wales again despite Toulon move

Toulon scrum-half Rhys Webb says he has not given up his "dream" of playing for Wales again after falling foul of selection rules.

Worcester score last-gasp try to win 44-37 at Leicester

Worcester let slip a 37-11 lead, then score in the last minute to beat Leicester at Welford Road for the second year running.

Champions Saracens maintain 100% winning start

Saracens maintain their perfect start to the Premiership season as they beat Gloucester in convincing fashion.