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Benefits rising for ‘Bake Off’ maker

RFU scrap Rob Andrew role

Martin Johnson will have a new boss after the Rugby Football Union's chief executive John Steele confirmed plans to redefine Rob Andrew's current role and appoint a new performance director.

RFU management changes approved

Rugby Football Union chief executive John Steele has been given the go-ahead to make significant changes to the organisation's senior management structure.

The Last Word: I predict Abramovich will sack himself while Tevez lifts title (for his agent)

Expect the unexpected next year – it's Murray's time at Wimbledon, Monty enjoys Open Sandwich and 'Arry gets England job

Peter Bills: IRB deserve praise for punishing sub-standard refereeing

Believe it or not, the world of rugby refereeing is changing.

England harden stance on overseas players

England today hardened their position on selecting overseas-based players by declaring they will only be chosen after the 2011 World Cup in "exceptional circumstances".

Gatland signs news Wales contract

Warren Gatland will remain as Wales coach until after the 2015 World Cup after agreeing a four-year extension to his contract with the Welsh Rugby Union.

Late kick-off times announced for Rugby World Cup

Rugby World Cup organisers have set nearly half of the games' kick off times late to maximise television audiences in Europe and South Africa.

England women into rugby World Cup final

England's women reached the World Cup final after beating Australia 15-0 at the Twickenham Stoop tonight.

Moody tips Borthwick to make international return

Lewis Moody has backed deposed England captain Steve Borthwick to make an international return.

Vickery looks to regain England slot

Phil Vickery yesterday maintained that he will never give up on playing for England. The 34-year-old Wasps prop is fit again after undergoing a fourth neck operation last season but he was left out of Martin Johnson's 32-man senior England squad.

Ivan Fallon: A great nation has finally come of age

South Africans this week have been voicing the view that if they can make a success of the tournament, Fifa or no Fifa, they can tackle anything – even crime

De Rossi warns Italy not to underestimate All Whites

Italy v New Zealand: Tomorrow, 3pm, Nelspruit, ITV1

England defeated by Australia

England demolished Australia's scrum but were found wanting in other departments as the Wallabies won in Perth.

Moody eyes history against Australia

England captain Lewis Moody will tell his players they have a chance to etch their names into rugby history if they beat Australia in Perth tomorrow.

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