Saracens begin their defence of the Heineken Champions Cup with a heavy defeat by Racing 92 in Paris. ... > read more

Northampton Saints resist Lyon's second-half comeback to start their Heineken Champions Cup campaign with a win. ... > read more

Clermont Auvergne run in seven tries to thrash Harlequins and earn a bonus point in the Heineken Champions Cup. ... > read more

Fiji held of a late surge from Eddie Jones' Barbarians to win a thriller in Rory Best and Tendai Mtawarira final internationals ... > read more

Ulster hold on to victory by a point at Bath in a closely fought opening Pool three game in the Heineken Champions Cup. ... > read more

Lydia Thompson's dramatic last-minute try sees an error-strewn England win a thrilling match against France in Exeter. ... > read more

England flanker Marlie Packer will win her 70th cap as the Red Roses make one change to face France on Saturday. ... > read more

Ex-Wales captain Sam Warburton and former fly-half Byron Hayward join the coaching staff under new national coach Wayne Pivac. ... > read more