The Melbourne Rebels have bolstered their forward stocks with the signature of Chiefs front rower Toby Smith until the end of 2016.
Munster fly-half Ronan O'Gara has been linked with a kicking coaching role at Racing Métro according to reports.
Stormers boss Allister Coetzee described his side's performance as "embarrassing" following their 21-30 loss to the Rebels.
As he prepares to embark on his second Lions tour, Matt Stevens remains confident he was right to retire from England duty.
The Sharks ended a five-game losing run on Friday after recording a hard-fought 23-13 victory over the Western Force at nib Stadium.
The Stormers were denied crucial points in Melbourne on Friday as a controversial penalty try handed the Rebels a 30-21 victory.
The International Rugby Board have released the fixtures for the 2013/14 IRB Sevens Series.
The Chiefs opened up a seven-point lead atop the New Zealand conference on Friday after edging the Hurricanes 17-12 in Wellington.
Welsh Rugby Union chairman David Pickering says he will not risk bankrupting the union to keep players in Wales.
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal claims he has already accepted second place in Saturday's Heineken Cup Final.
A new name will be engraved on the Heineken Cup trophy on Saturday as Europe's most outstanding clubs meet at Lansdowne Road.
Munster have announced that coaching duo Anthony Foley and Ian Costello have signed new deals at the RaboDirect PRO12 outfit.
Leicester Tigers have signed Perpignan prop Jerome Schuster to replace the departing Martin Castrogiovanni, according to a report.
The Bulls welcome the Highlanders to fortress Loftus Versfeld on Saturday where they will surely be eyeing a five-point haul.
Scarlets hooker Ken Owens has been ruled out of Wales' upcoming tour to Japan after suffering an injury to his neck.
Fly-half Dan Carter has called for more rest time, saying the IRB should take advice from players when fixture schedules are planned....