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The days of debating whether overseas-based players should be called up by England are over following the new RFU-Premiership agreement.
The Stormers and Western Province have been hit with injuries with Frans Malherbe, Nizaam Carr and Siya Kolisi all sidelined.
Fiji head coach Ben Ryan shared footage of the enthusiastic goodbye his squad received this week as they head to Rio.
The Springbok Sevens rugby squad departed Cape Town on Wednesday morning, keen to join up with the rest of team South Africa in Brazil.
Lions captain Warren Whiteley is an injury concern ahead of his team’s semi-final with the Highlanders in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Blues centre Rene Ranger will face internal disciplinary charges and has already been penalised by the state for being caught drink driving.
NFL star Nate Ebner’s inclusion in the USA’s squad for next month’s Olympics in Rio is not a publicity stunt aimed at boosting TV ratings.
Newly appointed Reds coach Nick Stiles says winning the Australian conference in next year’s Super Rugby competition is vital.
Chiefs boss Dave Rennie is not interested on becoming an All Blacks assistant coach to help him gain the top job after the 2019 RWC.
Australia are waiting on utility back Matt Giteau to join them as they prepare for their upcoming Rugby Championship campaign.
France captain Guilhem Guirado is due to miss the start of the new Top 14 season with his club Toulon because of injury.
Dane Coles is making a desperate bid to play in Saturday’s semi-final against the Chiefs, according to New Zealand media reports.
Top 14 runners-up Toulon are still looking to add three new faces to their squad before November this year.
Western Province director of rugby Gert Smal is tight-lipped on the future of Stormers head coach Robbie Fleck.
Sale Sharks have announced the signing of full-back Byron McGuigan from Premiership rivals Exeter Chiefs on a two-year deal.
Chiefs flanker Sam Cane and centre Seta Tamanivalu will be available for Saturday’s semi-final with the Hurricanes in Wellington.
Namibian lock Tjiuee Uanivi says the Glasgow Warriors style suits him after his signing to the Scottish side.