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South African-born Saracens flanker Justin Melck is relishing his chance to help minnows Germany qualify for the Rugby World Cup.
A new Springbok jersey, which will be used for the first time in June, was revealed in Cape Town on Thursday.
Lions and one-time South Africa second row Franco van der Merwe has signed for Irish province Ulster.
Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett has made just one change to his team for Saturday's clash with the Reds at Westpac Stadium.
Rookie winger Devon Williams will make his first Super Rugby start for the Stormers in Bloemfontein against the Cheetahs.
London Irish and Wales lock Ian Gough has appeared in court charged with assaulting the fiancÃ©e of UK pop star Dane Bowers.
Sharks boss Jake White has named a 27-man touring squad that will travel to Australasia for their month-long overseas tour.
Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named a 27-man touring squad for their upcoming four-match Super Rugby trip to Australasia.
A verdict in the disciplinary hearing for Waratahs head coach Michael Chieka has been delayed until next week.
WIth the NFL 2014 schedule now finalised, the All Blacks will reportedly face the USA at Soldier Field, Chicago on November 1st.
Toulon flanker Steffon Armitage is back in the England frame and he is determined to play on the international stage once again.
We are giving away tickets to this weekend's Heineken Cup semi-final between Saracens and Clermont at Twickenham.
Saracens boss Mark McCall says Clermont wing Sitiveni Sivivatu is the dangerman in Saturday's Heineken Cup semi-final at HQ.
The Force are boosted by the return of Sam Wykes and Jayden Hayward for their fixture against the Bulls at nib Stadium on Saturday.
Your one-stop spot for all the Super Rugby teams, updated as the starting line-ups are announced in the week.
Scrum-half Warren Fury is the latest player to pledge his future to Newcastle Falcons after signing a new two-year deal.
According to reports in the French press, England coach Stuart Lancaster has visited Toulon to meet with the Armitage brothers.
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has made three changes to his team to face the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday.
Should Blues boss Sir John Kirwan bear the brunt of the responsibility for Benji Marshall's failure to succeed in Rugby Union?
Wallabies centre Christian Lealiifano will make his first start of the season after being named in the Brumbies team to face the Chiefs.