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Toulon wing and former France and Toulouse star Vincent Clerc has announced that he will retire from the game at the end of the season.
Ulster hooker Rob Herring expressed his “sadness” at the departures of Ireland duo Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding from the PRO14 province.
Former Stormers scrum-half Nic Groom could make his Lions debut off the bench when the Lions tackle the Waratahs in Sydney on Friday.
Ulster chairman Shane Logan reiterated the Irish Rugby Union’s stance that Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding will not play for Ireland again.
This week we will be mostly concerning ourselves with Sale wing Denny Solomona, the Bristol Bears and what rugby could learn from soccer.
Fifteen Sharks, including six uncapped players, have been invited to the third and final Springbok alignment camp, in Durban from April 22-25.
Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has blasted his side’s performance in their 40-10 drubbing at the hands of the Bulls in Durban on Saturday.
Israel Folau has escaped sanction from the Australian Rugby Union after the back clarified his anti-gay comments in a column on Monday night.
The Bulls have been dealt an injury setback with the news that number eight Hanro Liebenberg is set to be ruled out for six to eight weeks.
Jonathan Joseph is a major doubt for England’s June tour of South Africa after suffering an injury in the weekend’s Premiership action.
Wallabies’ star Israel Folau has stood by his comments on gay people and slammed Raelene Castle for ‘misrepresenting’ him.
Check out the highlights from Round 20 of Premiership action, starting with Northampton’s 27-21 victory over Leicester at Welford Road.
With the ninth round of Super Rugby now a thing of the past, it is time for us to figure out which players shone over the past weekend.
Front-row forward Kieran Longbottom will return to Australia to play for the Western Force after making his final appearance for Saracens.
Wasps boss Dai Young has urged Rassie Erasmus to recall Wasps duo Willie le Roux and Juan de Jongh for the Boks’ June Tests with England.
Exeter forwards coach Rob Hunter has dismissed reports linking the Chiefs with a move for former Ulster and Ireland centre Stuart Olding.
The Rebels will embark on their tour of South Africa without their talismanic scrum-half Will Genia, who has suffered a hamstring injury.
Newcastle Falcons have bolstered their backline stocks with the signing of experienced Premiership performer Tom Arscott from next season.
Blues head coach Tana Umaga was full of praise his side’s defensive efforts in their victory over the Sunwolves in Tokyo at the weekend.
Reds second-row Lukhan Tui has put pen to paper on a deal that will see him stay at the Brisbane-based outfit until the end of 2020.