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The All Blacks Sevens squad for the last two legs of the Sevens World Series in Paris and London began training on Monday.
Crusaders prop Michael Alaalatoa has committed his future by extending his Super Rugby contract for a further two seasons.
With their relegation confirmed following Sunday’s loss to Harlequins, London Irish are already looking to the future.
Saracens finish in top spot after a 23-14 victory over the now safe Newcastle Falcons at Allianz Park on Sunday.
Racing 92 scrum-half Maxime Machenaud kicked 21 points to propel his side to a 26-20 victory over play-off rivals Clermont.
London Irish will spend next season in the Championship after finishing on the losing side in a 32-25 win for Harlequins on Sunday.
Exeter leapfrogged their fellow Premiership semi-finalists Wasps with a well-earned 24-3 win at Sandy Park on Sunday.
Saturday’s win over the Brumbies came at a cost for defending champions the Highlanders after a number of injuries.
England and Harlequins prop Joe Marler admits that he has sought professional help from a psychologist following his suspensions.
Bath have confirmed that Amanaki Mafi is returning to Japan prior to the end of the season by mutual agreement with the club.
Daryl Gibson described his Waratahs side as “genuine contenders” for the title after their win over the Stormers at Newlands.
Ospreys boss Steve Tandy admits the region’s hunt for a Champions Cup spot is still just about alive after beating the Blues.
Bath head coach Mike Ford pinpointed a lack of composure as the reason for his side’s away loss to Northampton on Saturday.
Leicester’s Sam Harrison suffered what was described by the club’s doctors as “a nasty” broken nose in the win over Worcester.
Queensland Reds centre Samu Kerevi will undergo surgery after suffering a broken hand in his side’s win over the Cheetahs on Saturday.
Cheetahs number eight Paul Schoeman has been suspended for one week for a “stiff arm” tackle against the Reds.
Jaguares scored eleven tries as they claimed their debut home win in Super Rugby, running out 73-27 victors over the Kings on Saturday.