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'Historic' World Rugby reforms to aid development of women's game

Rugby union's world governing body announces reforms it says will "accelerate the global development of women" in the game.

Wales v New Zealand: Rhys Webb, Hallam Amos and Scott Williams start for Wales

Wales make three changes from the team beaten by Australia for Saturday's clash with the All Blacks in Cardiff on Saturday.

Scotland made All Blacks look human - Guscott's verdict on an epic weekend

Scotland's agonising loss to New Zealand, England's demolition of Australia and Wales and Ireland's narrow wins are assessed by Jeremy Guscott.

Wales v New Zealand: All Blacks 'not the fearsome team' of the past' - Gwyn Jones

Former Wales captain Gwyn Jones tells Scrum V New Zealand are not the sort of "fearsome" team the Welsh have faced in the past.

Ireland had to 'find a way' to beat Fiji, says coach Schmidt

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt says his largely inexperienced side had to "find a way" to beat Fiji in the second of their autumn internationals at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.

Doddie Weir delivers the match ball with his sons to an emotional Murrayfield

Scotland rugby union legend Doddie Weir delivers the match ball at Murrayfield alongside his sons as he continues to battle Motor Neurone disease.

Deja vu all over again - but this time absent prop helps Wales

Wales avoid a shock defeat by Georgia in Cardiff as the laws governing replacement props this time work in their favour.

Scotland 17-22 New Zealand: Watch highlights as All Blacks win at Murrayfield

Watch all the tries and a dramatic conclusion as world champions New Zealand narrowly defeat Scotland in a thriller at Murrayfield.

Wales forced it too much against Georgia, says Dan Lydiate

Wales' man of the match Dan Lydiate says Warren Gatland's side made it hard work for themselves in the 13-6 win over Georgia.

Highlights: Late burst sees England thump Australia

Watch England score four second-half tries in a 30-6 victory over Australia at Twickenham.