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Rugby Union

Impact: Jason Leonard has backed Joe Marler to use the World Cup to stake a claim for a place on the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour of New Zealand

Rugby Union: World Cup legend hails the Marler impact

Excited: Wimbledon RFC skipper Neil Hallett

Rugby Union: Wimbledon skipper is loving the new blood

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Role model: Quins' Danny Care has had his ups and downs in the past, but has grown up at the Stoop

Rugby Union: Care honoured to claim Quins captaincy

Ready and waiting: Nick Easter celebrates England's win over Wales in this year's Six Nations   Pictures: Getty Images

World Cup: Easter gets backing from Quins clubmate Care

Back once again: Quins hero Chris Robshaw is back in England colours this weekend

World Cup: Quins' quintet named in latest England squad

Still pushing: Quins' Danny Care did not have the greatest season for club and country last term, but he is still in the hunt for the World Cup

Rugby Union: Quins' Care still pushing to be England's starting nine for World Cup

Flashback: Action of the inaugural Premiership sevens tournament at the Stoop in 2010

Rugby Union: Quins ready for sevens lift off

Try time: Anthony Watson scored against the French during the Six Nations   Picture: Getty Images

Rugby Union: Watson at the double as England start World Cup preparations with a win

Giving back: Quins coach Tom Williams

Rugby Union: Quins wing Williams confirmed as Esher coach

Plenty to smile about: London Scottish head coach Peter Richards

Rugby Union: Richards excited to see new pair take on Rotherham

Man on a mission: Head coach Peter Richards is looking forward to a tough test from Rotherham Titans next week

Rugby Union: Scottish in a good place ahead of season

New leader: Marcus Bailey, second from right, with (left to right) Ben Mott, Colin O'Keeffe and Jonathan Kirwan

Rugby Union: Bailey is the right Ironside

Leader: Chris Robshaw dishes out the instructions to his England team-mates as coach Stuart Lancaster looks on

Harlequins: Robshaw does not get the credit he deserves, says England legend

Staying put: Guy Thompson, left, during his spell in Richmond colours

Rugby Union: Ex-Richmond star extends stay at Wasps

Fun times: Teddington will be hosting an open day on September 13 at their Bushy Park home

Rugby Union: Festival of Rugby on course for one million participants

Work in progress: Director of rugby Conor O'Shea is confident he can turn Mathew Luamanu in to a big performer at Quins

Rugby Union: Luamanu needs time to become finished Quins article

Looking forward to the challenge: Rosslyn Park head coach James Buckland

Rosslyn Park: Buckland is ready for action at the Rock

Work to do: Quins winger Marland Yarde is hoping he has found his form in time to make the World Cup cut

Rugby Union: Marland will have to put in hard Yarde-s to make England cut

Jack Fishwick (centre) with Wimbledon RFC teammates

PICTURES: Rugby sevens tournament supports Wimbledon player left paralysed after getting crushed in a scrum

Last time out: Danny Care has not worn an England shirt in anger since the autumn international against South Africa

Harlequins: World Cup hero can see an open door for he who Cares

Moment to cherish: Colin O’Keeffe raises the National Junior Vase at Twickenham stadium last season, and now the skipper is stepping down to make way for the next generation  					              SP91112

Rugby Union: "Mission accomplished" - Battersea Ironsides skipper steps down

Warm up: Richmond Ladies in training on Sunday

Rugby Union: Richmond Ladies pitch up and play

Business like: Simon Amor, right, on the sidelines during his spell as director of rugby at London Scottish

Rugby Union: Ex-Scottish chief Amor gets Team GB Sevens nod

Calling time: Harlequins Jordan Turner-Hall will be missed at the Stoop

Harlequins: Injury forces 'special person' Turner-Hall to call it a day

Challenges: Harry Sloan wants the starting jersey at Quins, but he has some tough competition

Harlequins: Sloan excited by the blockage ahead

Frontrunner: Harlequins Joe Marler is lined up for the England loosehead spot when the World Cup starts later this year

Harlequins: Marler has come of age says England counterpart

Happy together: London Cornish press officer Ben Gilby (fourth from left) and friends

London Cornish: Rugby community comes together to raise more than £1,000

All hands on deck: Jack Clifford stepped up in style from the academy last term and more will need to follow suit this time around

Rugby Union: Much expected of Quins youngsters this term

Mulling things over: Former Hampton School student and ex-London Scottish director of rugby Simon Amor

Rugby Union: Orleans Park old boy gives England coach plenty to think about

In demand: You can bid on a rugby ball bearing the signature of England rugby skipper Chris Robshaw

London Cornish: Fundraiser with big prizes up for grabs

Determined: London Welsh's new skipper Matt Corker

London Welsh: New skipper promised renewed drive for Exiles glory

Times were tough: Quins winger Marland Yarde has revealed he has had to work hard to get back in to the England reckoning

Rugby Union: Quins' Yarde determined to land World Cup berth after Six Nations snub

Back then: former Harlequins winger Ugo Monye scores for England against Fiji at Twickenham stadium in 2012

Rugby Union: England get first glance of Fiji at Stoop

Big names: Harlequins' capture of Jamie Roberts will address the club's shortcomings in midfield

Rugby Union: Harlequins' recruitment mistakes have cost club dear

Passionate: Dave Ward believes rugby is a sport for the future

Rugby Union: Quins hooker Ward believes in power of rugby

New direction: England's Abigail Chamberlain will combine playing with coaching after being named an assistant coach at London Cornish

Rugby Union: England captain takes first step into coaching

Welcome: Dickon Moon, left, with Abi Chamberlain and Dan Leo        Picture: Ben Gilby

Rugby Union: London Cornish at the treble to stay in the promotion hunt

Happy to be back: Josh Drauniniu is pleased to be back in familiar surroundings

London Welsh: Welsh winger has unfinished business as Exiles return from Oxford exile

Flashback: Jon Mills & Co with the Championship trophy in 2012

Rugby union: Welsh must learn to win again, says Phillips

Winners: Rosslyn Park U8s

Rugby Union: Rosslyn Park youngsters triumph at the Tigers Challenge festival

Speedster: Jordan Burns has appeared for Harlequins more in the shortened format of the game

Harlequins: Burns can make Bedford Blues' number nine shirt his own

Family connection: England international Paul Hodgson is returning to the club that set him on the road to stardom

Sutton & Epsom: Hodgson is keeping it in the family

Wanted man: Former John Fisher schoolboy Jack Walsh is a patient man

Croydon boy Walsh is prepared to wait for his shot at Sevens glory

Ambassador: Former Harlequins and British & Irish Lion Ugo Monye

Rugby Union: Monye fronts up scheme to get kids playing more sport

Tough times: Scottish prop Jimmy Litchfield learned some harsh lessons in the Premiership last term

RUGBY UNION: Tough Welsh campaign sets me up for life, says Litchfield

London Scottish: New boy Bartle ready for the Championship

London Scottish: New boy Bartle ready for the Championship

Honour: Sir Clive Woodward with Kevin Mohr, centre, and club captain Gavin McIlreavy right

Rugby Union: Sutton & Epsom sign up to commemorate war heroes

Happy man: Coach Peter Richards, right with fellow coach Tim Payne, thinks he has found a gem in new boy Jason Harries

London Scottish: Englishman can impact the Scots

Now you see it, now you don't: England World Cup winner Jonny Wilkinson and Prince Harry helped launch the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour at Twickenham stadium on Wednesday

RUGBY UNION: World Cup year is most significant event in English rugby history

All smiles: Jonny Wilkinson and Prince Harry at the launch this week

England Rugby 2015 pledges zero tolerance on bad behaviour at Rugby World Cup

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