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France prop Fabien Barcella spoke of the "end of an era" as he swapped relegated Biarritz for champions of Europe, Toulon.
Gloucester have announced that former England prop Trevor Woodman has agreed a new deal to remain as the club's scrum coach.
Former France loose forward Imanol Harinordoquy says his move from Biarritz to Toulouse has left him feeling like a schoolboy.
Highly promising young lock Will Spencer has agreed to stay with Bath Rugby until at least the end of the 2015/16 season.
The June Tests offered a tumultuous month of North v South international rugby, but who stood out for their respective nations?
17 tender documents from Unions who wish to host a round of the IRB Sevens World Series from 2015/16 have been received.
Wasps have opted to drop "London" from their name, reverting to their original moniker of over a century for "a clearer identity".
Former Gloucester boss Nigel Davies is weighing up his options after he parted ways with the Kingsholm-based club two months ago.
Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth will not play in the 2014 Super Rugby tournament after sustaining another injury with a broken toe.
The Aviva Premiership and Top 14 may prevent Schalk Brits and Bryan Habana representing Blitzbokke in the Commonwealth Games.
The match officials for this weekend's action have been announced, with Steve Walsh refereeing the Waratahs versus Highlanders.
Melbourne Rebels back Lachlan Mitchell is set to retire following his release at the end of the season at the age of 26.
Saturday's Test against Scotland will provide an indicator of the depth of the Springboks' resources ahead of next year's World Cup.
USA have announced that Matt Hawkins will stand down as coach of their Sevens squad, with a new coach set to be confirmed shortly.
Western Force wing Nick Cummins could miss his side's clash with the Blues in Perth on Saturday due to a neck injury.
A year after recovering from life-threatening bacterial meningitis, Schalk Burger will return to Test action with the Springboks.
Western Force will welcome back six players, including Ben McCalman and Alby Mathewson, from injury for Saturday's clash with the Blues.
Rebels boss Tony McGahan has named an exciting starting XV for Friday's clash with the Reds in Melbourne.
France and Stade FranÃ§ais back Hugo Bonneval suffered a major cruciate ligament injury in the third Test defeat to Australia.
Bulls fly-half HandrÃ© Pollard will make his Test debut for the Springboks in Saturday's clash with Scotland in Port Elizabeth.