English coaches must gain international experience if they are to replace Eddie Jones as England coach in 2019, says RFU boss Ian Ritchie.
Saracens wing Chris Ashton aims to regain his place in the England side when he returns from his 13-week biting ban.
There's nothing wrong with honest confrontation in rugby - it is the sly, cowardly and dangerous stuff that angers players, says James Haskell.
Bath confirm the signings of versatile centre Robbie Fruean and Newport Gwent Dragons prop Shaun Knight.
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Former Wales hooker Garin Jenkins and Scrum V reporter Phil Steele compare line-out calls from their playing days.
James Haskell was immense for England in Australia this summer before suffering a toe injury - which is the subject of his first column for BBC Sport.
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