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The Springboks will spend an extra 20 minutes after each training session working on their defensive and kicking skills.
Premiership clubs will release their Welsh players as a once off gesture for Wales’s Test against Australia on November 5.
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has committed himself to the job until the 2019 World Cup, ending months of speculation about his future.
Ospreys outside-back Keelan Giles will join the Welsh training squad after some stand out performances with the club.
New Zealand-born lock Brian Alainu’uese has joined Glasgow Warriors from Waikato for the rest of the PRO12 season.
Ulster Director of Rugby Les Kiss says that New Zealand international Charles Piutau has plenty more to give.
The Golden Lions have announced the signing of Western Province prop Sithembiso Sithole for the 2017 season.
Northampton Saints Director of Rugby Jim Mallinder says this weekend’s clash with Gloucester will be a massive occasion.
Bristol have signed Edd Shervington on a short-term deal after losing Ross McMillan to a long-term injury.
Newcastle Falcons prop Taione Vea has been forced to retire from rugby after suffering a spinal injury at the start of the Premiership season.