join the Planet Network
Argentinian internationals Martin Landajo and Guido Petti have expressed mixed emotions ahead of their two Super Rugby pre-season warm-up matches.
Wales and Scotland will be determined to get their Six Nations campaigns on track when they do battle in Cardiff on Saturday.
Ireland head to Paris looking to overcome a short turnaround against France in the Six Nations on Saturday.
Eddie Jones has named Courtney Lawes, Mako Vunipola and Ben Youngs in his England side to face Italy.
Former Chiefs full-back Marty Mckenzie had his first run for the Crusaders when they faced the Highlanders on Thursday.
The Chiefs have been dealt more injuries following their pre-season win over the Waratahs on Friday.
The Sharks backed up their pre-season win over Toulon by defeating Toulouse on Thursday at the Stade Ernest-Wallon.
TJ Perenara wants to take his winning experience with the All Blacks and use that to his benefit in Super Rugby.
Rene Ranger is happy to be back in Auckland with his family around him as he prepares for Super Rugby with the Blues.
Springbok and Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth has been appointed president of the South African Rugby Players Association (SARPA).