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Exeter boss Rob Baxter hailed his side as they started their Champions Cup campaign with a win over Glasgow at Sandy Park on Saturday.
Castres and Munster could not be separated as they played out a hard-fought 17-17 draw in their Champions Cup clash in Castres on Sunday.
Worcester Warriors have announced that Alan Solomons has joined the club on a short-term basis to assist director of rugby Gary Gold.
Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O’Connor says it may be crucial to have secured the losing bonus point against Racing 92 on Saturday.
Following the first defeat of his Glasgow tenure, Dave Rennie has praised Exeter’s execution of their game plan during his side’s loss.
Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has spoken to a number of possibilities as he hunts for scrum coach Mario Ledesma’s replacement.
Tevita Li led the way with a fine try-scoring display as North Harbour beat Taranaki 64-33 in their Mitre 10 Cup clash in Albany on Sunday.
Exeter Chiefs began their European Champions Cup campaign with a 24-15 victory over Glasgow Warriors at Sandy Park on Saturday evening.
La Rochelle opened their European Champions Cup account with a 34-27 victory over Harlequins at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday evening.
Krasny Yar, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Worcester secured wins in the opening round of European Challenge Cup action on Saturday.
The Golden Lions earned a bonus-point 44-17 victory over the Free State Cheetahs in their Currie Cup match in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Racing 92 opened their European Champions Cup account with a 22-18 victory over Leicester at Stade Yves du Manoir on Saturday.
Leinster made a solid start to their Champions Cup campaign when they secured a 24-17 victory over Montpellier in Dublin on Saturday.
Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson was delighted after his side secured a bonus point home win against Top 14 leaders,Lyon on Friday.
Wasps director of rugby Dai Young remained upbeat despite his team’s loss to Ulster in their Champions Cup opener in Belfast on Friday.
Ulster boss Les Kiss praised the character displayed by his players after their 19-9 Champions Cup victory over Wasps in Belfast on Friday.
Former All Blacks, Hurricanes and Blues scrum-half Piri Weepu has announced his retirement from the game with immediate effect.
Karmichael Hunt has been recalled to the Wallabies Test squad after playing just 40 minutes in Australia’s National Rugby Championship.
Counties Manukau finished their Mitre 10 Cup on a high as they claimed a deserved 52-30 win over Tasman in Pukekohe on Saturday.
Waikato were relegated to the Mitre 10 Cup Championship after suffering a 36-32 defeat to Bay of Plenty in Tauranga on Saturday.