The Scarlets have finalised their squad departures ahead of next term, confirming eight other players leaving as well as Wales’ Liam Williams.
Scarlets have retained the services of Argentine flanker Tomas Lezana for two more years, while Connacht are finalising their 2022/23 squad.
Ospreys boss Toby Booth can’t understand why the last round of games in the United Rugby Championship are not played simultaneously.
Welsh rugby union has once again been plunged into chaos after a plan to cull a franchise from the 2023/24 season was apparently leaked.
The Dragons have announced that fly-half/full-back Angus O’Brien will be returning next season after a four year spell with the Scarlets.
There were victories claimed by the Lions, Zebre, Sharks, Ospreys, Stormers and Ulster in Saturday’s United Rugby Championship fixtures.
The teams have been named for this weekend’s URC games, including Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash between the Stormers and Leinster.
After 12 miserable months out with a serious knee injury, Wales utility back George North is set to make a return to action this weekend.
Planet Rugby features writer James While studies the complex world of a match official team on game day and the pressures they face.
There were wins claimed by the Bulls, Scarlets, Connacht, Ospreys and Sharks on a busy United Rugby Championship afternoon on Saturday.