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This week we will mostly be concerning ourselves with magnificent comebacks, Italy’s Six Nations participation and a warrior for Saturday.
The match officials for this weekend’s action have been confirmed, with Jaco Peyper taking charge of the Wales v England clash in Cardiff.
Check out the team line-ups ahead of Round Two of Super Rugby.
Fly-half Tyler Bleyendaal is among five players to sign new contracts at Munster and commit their immediate futures to the Irish province.
Northampton Saints have confirmed that former England back-row Tom Wood has signed a new contract to remain with the Midlands outfit.
Queensland Reds head coach Brad Thorn has named his first team for Friday’s Super Rugby opener against the Highlanders in Dunedin.
Cheetahs back Nico Lee has been suspended for 13 weeks following an incident that took place in the second half of their game at Connacht.
Gargantuan wing Joe Cokanasiga is in contention to feature for England against Wales this weekend after being named in their 25-man squad.
Full-back/wing Dane Haylett-Petty has joined his head coach David Wessels in re-committing to the Rebels beyond the current season.
The Highlanders have announced their line-up to take on the Reds on Friday, with Aaron Smith included in the starting team for the fixture.
Another busy day in rugby as former Wales captain Michael Owen is our Expert Witness while Sam Larner analyses this week’s clash in Cardiff.
Northampton Saints have confirmed that former England centre Luther Burrell will leave Franklin’s Gardens at the end of the current season.
Our analyst Sam Larner returns to Planet Rugby to preview the titanic duel set for Cardiff this weekend between rivals Wales and England.
Ireland have been boosted by the return to fitness of second-row duo Iain Henderson and Tadhg Beirne for their Six Nations clash with Italy.
Scotland have suffered a setback ahead of their Six Nations clash with France in Paris this Saturday after fly-half Finn Russell was ruled out.
As the Six Nations approaches the halfway mark, Michael Owen returns to Expert Witness to preview the oldest of rivalries, Wales vs England.
Ireland and Leinster centre Robbie Henshaw has extended his Irish Rugby Football Union contract up to at least the end of June 2022.
Leicester captain Tom Youngs has urged his side to move on quickly after Saturday’s 33-10 Premiership defeat to Saracens at Allianz Park.
France head coach Jacques Brunel has made several changes to his XV that will take on Scotland in Paris, including a new half-back pairing.