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Brive, Lyon and Cardiff Blues claimed wins over Oyonnax, Sale and Toulouse respectively in European Challenge Cup action on Friday.
Bath claimed a precious 18-13 victory over Scarlets in European Champions Cup pool action at Parc y Scarlets on Friday evening.
Samoa head coach Titimaea Tafua has named a 30-man squad for the upcoming November Tests against Scotland, Romania and England.
Scotland and Edinburgh flanker John Hardie has been suspended until further notice ‘pending an internal investigation’, it’s been announced.
Six games are scheduled in the Challenge Cup on Saturday as Krasny Yar look to make it two wins from two after beating Stade Français.
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named Michael Leitch as captain in his 34-man squad for their Test matches in October and November.
On this day in 2007 South Africa lifted the Rugby World Cup for the second time, defeating England 15-6 in a low-scoring final in Paris.
Scotland’s injury woes have been compounded with the news that hooker Fraser Brown is sidelined for eight weeks with a knee injury.
Wasps director of rugby Dai Young has clarified that his son, flanker Thomas, is still eligible for Test match rugby if selected by Wales.
The Springboks’ 2007 Rugby World Cup-winning head coach, Jake White, believes South Africa can win the global tournament again.
Gareth Davies was re-elected as chairman of the Welsh Rugby Union by his fellow board members and will serve a further three-year term.
New Zealand skipper Kieran Read has dismissed claims that his side will lack motivation when they take on Australia in Brisbane this Saturday.
Wallabies captain Michael Hooper believes a win over the All Blacks in Brisbane on Saturday will show that they have improved in 2017.
The Melbourne Rebels have bulked up their front row stocks for 2018 with the addition of prop forwards Sam Talakai and Jermaine Ainsley.
Matt Todd has sustained a groin injury in training and will miss New Zealand’s Bledisloe Cup Test with Australia in Brisbane on Saturday.
Six games are on the Champions Cup schedule on Saturday and the action kicks off with Glasgow hosting Leinster in an all-PRO14 affair.
Three games wrap up Round 2 of the Champions Cup as Montpellier, La Rochelle and Wasps take on Exeter, Ulster and Harlequins respectively.
It’s the third Bledisloe Cup match of 2017 this Saturday with Australia hosting New Zealand standing out from the week’s European games.
Australia face off against New Zealand in the third and final Bledisloe Cup match of the year at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Saturday.