May 22 - John Steele (pictured) should be sacked as chief executive of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) following the debacle surrounding the appointment of a new performance director and the decision last week of England's World Cup winning coach Sir Clive Woodward to withdraw himself from the process, one of the most influential voices in the sport has claimed.
May 19 - Sir Clive Woodward has today ruled out returning to the Rugby Football Union (RFU) despite being widely tipped to return to his former employers as elite performance director.
May 17 - Ben Gollings, the England rugby sevens captain, has claimed that he has targeted competed at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games as long as his body holds up.
May 3 - MediaWorks Radio has been awarded broadcast rights for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, being held in New Zealand from September 9 to October 23.
May 13 - Tickets for the Rugby World Cup, being held in New Zealand this September, will be delivered worldwide in the coming weeks.
May 11 - Japan Rugby Football Union (JRFU) President Yoshiro Mori has revaled that Singapore and Hong Kong will not be hosting matches during the Rugby World Cup in 2019.
May 9 - The Board of Sport England has decided to reduce the funding available to the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and the Rugby Football Union for Women (RFUW) by £1.078 million ($1.768 million), it was announced today.
May 9 - Singer J Williams has lost his ambassadorial role with this year's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand after revelations that he abused his former partner.
May 8 - Any attempts by players from Northern Ireland to represent Britain when rugby sevens makes its debut in the Olympics at Rio de Janeiro in 2016 will be blocked by the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), its President Patrick Hickey has warned.
April 29 - The Virtuo Official Match Ball for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, engineered by Gilbert, has been launched in Auckland.
April 26 - The 2011 Rugby World Cup, being held in New Zealand, will be run at a $500 million (£244 million) loss, according a survey carried out by the New Zealand Herald.
April 26 - The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has announced that Port Elizabeth is to be the new host of the South African leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series.
April 21 - An agreement has been reached between the Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU) and the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) to work together promoting rugby throughout Oceania.
April 19 - Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has appointed Research in Motion (RIM) as an Official Sponsor of the 2011 World Cup, being held in New Zealand, with BlackBerry the Official Handheld Mobile Device for the tournament.