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Jack Nowell is set to make his long-awaited return to rugby in Exeter Chiefs’ Premiership match against Wasps at Sandy Park on Saturday.
According to the Daily Mail, Ireland flyer Simon Zebo is set to return to Munster, three years after leaving the Irish province to join Racing 92.
Dave Rennie has hailed James O’Connor’s leadership skills but Michael Hooper is still favoured to continue as the Wallabies’ captain in 2021.
The Lions’ coaching staff have largely agreed on “a core group” of players for their tour to South Africa, according to Gregor Townsend.
Top 14 outfit Lyon have confirmed the signing of ex-New Zealand fly-half Lima Sopoaga, who will leave Wasps at the end of the season.
In a significant step forward for Pacific Island rugby, Moana Pasifika and the Fijian Drua were granted conditional licences to join Super Rugby.
The Waratahs have bolstered their back-row stocks with the signing of ex-Sunwolves player Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco for the 2022 season.
Check out the Super Rugby Aotearoa and AU teams as they come out.
British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has played down the fact he has no English coaches in his group travelling to South Africa.
British and Irish Lions defence coach Steve Tandy has given his reaction to being included in the backroom staff for the tour to South Africa.
After the Lions coaches were announced, this delves into the five men that have been charged with moulding the team into an effective unit.
Gregor Townsend, Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins have been named as Warren Gatland’s assistant coaches for the Lions tour.
Camille Chat should be available for France’s series against Australia, despite potentially missing the rest of Racing’s season with a leg injury.
Scott Barrett believes that the ‘captain’s challenge’, which is being trialled in Super Rugby Aotearoa, should be scrapped after this season.
Ardie Savea will miss the rest of the Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign and likely the trans-Tasman competition after suffering a knee injury.
Loose Pass is here to discuss the week’s major talking points in rugby.
Crusaders tighthead prop Michael Alaalatoa will leave the Super Rugby side to join PRO14 giants Leinster ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.
Famous invitational side the Barbarians will face Samoa for the Killik Cup, with the game played at Twickenham on Saturday, November 27.