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Follow all the rugby football union news online

Thrilled by the World Cup and want to learn more about rugby football union? Or maybe you've been a union fan for years and like to keep tabs on all the latest developments in the sport. With rugby enjoying a resurgence in World Cup year, there are several great online resources to keep you informed and entertained.

Rugby World (rugbyworld.com) is the biggest selling rugby magazine in the world and a recognised authority on the game. This is the place to look, in print or online, for background features on the sport, in-depth coverage of major news stories, and opinion on the big issues that are gripping followers of rugby. An initial 6 month subscription costs just £17.20, a saving of 30% on the cover price.

The Premiership Rugby site at premiershiprugby.com is the best place to keep up with all the scores and standings in the elite 12 team domestic competition. If you sign up to the TV section of the site you can watch highlights of the big matches, full replays of selected games, and behind the scenes features. A weekly pass for this feature costs £1.50, and a monthly pass is £4.99.

ESPN (espn.co.uk) has the rights to broadcast the Aviva Premiership and the website has plenty of news, interviews and features on rugby football union. Their dedicated rugby site at espnscrum.com has all the latest news on injuries, suspensions, team selections and squad line-ups, along with video highlights of all the recent matches.

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