Glasgow Warriors co-captain Fraser Brown welcomes the introduction of South African teams in the revamped United Rugby Championship.
New Zealand will be looking to make it four wins out of four in this year’s Rugby Championship when they take on Argentina in Brisbane.
There will be plenty at stake when the Wallabies and Springboks face off in their Rugby Championship encounter in Brisbane on Saturday.
Damian McKenzie is keen to take his chance when he makes a rare start at fly-half for New Zealand against Argentina in Brisbane on Saturday.
Although he will lead the Wallabies for a record 60th time at Test level, veteran back-row Michael Hooper is not fussing over his achievement.
The Wallabies’ first tour to the UK in three years is a step closer after Rugby Australia confirmed Tests against Scotland, England and Wales.
Ulster have bolstered their forward stocks with the announcement that they have signed Springbok number eight Duane Vermeulen until 2023.
The new Premiership season kicks off with a mouth-watering game at Ashton Gate as Bristol take on newly-promoted Saracens on Friday.
Former Harlequins and England flanker Chris Robshaw sits down with Planet Rugby features writer James While to preview the Premiership.
Experienced outside back George North has agreed a two-year contract extension that will tie him to the Welsh Rugby Union and the Ospreys.