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Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has committed himself to the job until the 2019 World Cup, ending months of speculation about his future.
Now that the dust has settled on the second round of action in this season’s Champions Cup, we have selected our team of the week.
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.
Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal has sacked coach Diego Dominguez and replaced him with Mike Ford.
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has denied media reports that he’s had a falling out with Duane Vermeulen.
It’s time for our wrap of who has their name in lights at the moment… and who is making the headlines for the wrong reasons.
Saracens boss Mark McCall hailed several key individual performances after his side’s win over Scarlets at Allianz Park on Saturday.
Wallabies blindside flanker Dean Mumm will miss his team’s end-of-year tour opener against Wales due to suspension for foul play.
Freddie Burns contributed 16 points to help Leicester overcome Racing 27-17 at Welford Road in the Champions Cup on Sunday.
England are sweating on the fitness of Maro Itoje after the Saracens lock injured his hand in the Champions Cup on Saturday.
A late Nathan Hughes try gave Wasps a 20-20 draw with Toulouse at Stade Ernest Wallon in the Champions Cup on Sunday.