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John Hardie: Scotland flanker suspended from duty for alleged cocaine use

John Hardie's suspension from Edinburgh and Scotland duty is because of alleged cocaine use, BBC Scotland understands.

Autumn internationals: England's Dylan Hartley, Nathan Hughes and Joe Marler all face disciplinary action

England trio Dylan Hartley, Nathan Hughes and Joe Marler all face disciplinary action just weeks before the Autumn internationals.

Gregor Townsend: We can learn from Pep Guardiola

Gregor Townsend says he has learnt from Pep Guardiola as he looks to build a Scottish team full of "work-rate, energy and speed."

Simon Zebo: Ireland star leaving Munster to play abroad

Irish rugby suffers a setback with confirmation exciting wing Simon Zebo is to leave Munster at the end of the season.

Garry Ringrose: Ireland centre ruled out of November series

Ireland centre Garry Ringrose will miss next month's three internationals in Dublin because of a shoulder injury.

Rob Baxter: Exeter Chiefs boss says side can still get better after Montpellier win

Exeter boss Rob Baxter says the English champions can get even better after winning at Montpellier in the Champions Cup.

Wade crosses twice as Wasps cruise past Harlequins

Wasps get their Champions Cup campaign back on track as they comfortably see off toothless Harlequins at home.

Armand double helps Exeter to famous win in Montpellier

Exeter record one of their great European victories as they overcome big-spending French side Montpellier on their home turf.

Sizzling La Rochelle too strong for Ulster

La Rochelle take control of Champions Cup Pool One with a hugely impressive bonus-point 41-17 win over Ulster.

Ospreys make Saracens work hard for victory

Saracens edge out a stubborn Ospreys side to maintain their 100% start to their Champions Cup defence at Allianz Park.

Leicester score seven tries to ease past Castres

Leicester get their Champions Cup campaign back on track with a dazzling seven-try win over Castres.

Four-try Leinster win at Glasgow in Champions Cup

Cian Healy scores two tries as Leinster inflict a second successive European Champions Cup defeat on Glasgow Warriors.

Northampton face tough task after Clermont loss

Northampton face an uphill struggle to make the last eight after Clermont inflicted their second straight Champions Cup defeat.

Australia fight back to claim rare win over All Blacks

Reece Hodge kicks a 53-metre penalty with two minutes remaining to seal a 23-18 win for Australia over New Zealand in the final match of the Bledisloe Cup.

Gritty Munster edge out Carter's Racing 92

Munster survive a late French rally to record their first Champions Cup win of the season at Thomond Park.

Seven-try London Irish thrash Stade in Paris

Topsy Ojo breaks London Irish's appearance record as they emphatically beat Challenge Cup holders Stade Francais in Paris.

Newcastle earn narrow win in Bordeaux

Newcastle come from behind to beat French Top 14 side Bordeaux and move top of Pool 1 in the European Challenge Cup.

Worcester's away woes continue in Connacht

Connacht make it two wins from two in the Challenge Cup as Worcester lose their ninth away game in a row in the tournament at the Sportsground.

Edinburgh thrash Krasny Yar in Moscow

Edinburgh cruise to victory over Krasny Yar in Moscow and record successive European Rugby Challenge Cup wins.

Dragons hold off Enisei-STM in Russia

Dragons claim their first victory of their Challenge Cup campaign with a bonus-point win over Enisei-STM in Russia.

'I don't know where I stand' - in-form Priestland unsure over Wales recall

Rhys Priestland says he still has ambitions of a Wales recall for the autumn internationals but admits he "doesn't know where he stands"

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

This week's sport on the BBC includes the Rugby League World Cup, the Carabao Cup and the Mexican Grand Prix.

Teimana Harrison: Northampton Saints forward aims to restore pride against Clermont

Northampton forward Teimana Harrison says the team's "pride is on the line" in their European Champions Cup game at Clermont.

Scott Baldwin says he could have lost his hand after it was bitten by a lion

Ospreys and Wales hooker Scott Baldwin says he could have lost his hand after being bitten by a lion in South Africa.

Tom Collins: Northampton Saints winger wants to 'put things right' against Saracens

Northampton Saints' Tom Collins tells BBC Look East about his family's sporting history ahead of the Champions Cup game with Saracens.

Scrum V Pro14 highlights: Ospreys 18-19 Scarlets

Watch Scrum V's Pro14 highlights as Scarlets win a thriller away to Welsh rivals Ospreys.

Warren Gatland: The criticism & hurt that led to bitter end to Lions involvement

As Warren Gatland's involvement with the Lions comes to a bitter end after a tour he "hated", Chris Jones asks how did it come to this?

Autumn internationals: BBC TV, radio & online coverage times and channels

How to follow BBC coverage of the home nations in the autumn international fixtures.

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