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Wasps jumped from ninth up to sixth on the Premiership table as they began 2019 on a positive note, beating Northampton 27-16 on Sunday.
Worcester director of rugby Alan Solomons admits he hasn’t witnessed a finish like the one that saw his side edge out Bath 21-19 at the death.
Northampton director of rugby Chris Boyd is reportedly eyeing a high-profile move for a centre, with All Black Ryan Crotty one name mooted.
Racing 92 moved back into sixth place in the Top 14 following a 22-13 victory over a Toulon side who continue to look over their shoulder.
Champions Leinster returned to the victory trail in the PRO14 when they secured a 40-7 victory over Ulster at the RDS Arena on Saturday.
Leicester Tigers got their campaign back on track courtesy of a 34-16 bonus-point victory over Gloucester at Welford Road on Saturday.
Glasgow Warriors have announced that their head coach, Dave Rennie, has agreed a contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2020.
Cardiff Blues have confirmed that back-row forward Samu Manoa has left the PRO14 team with immediate effect on compassionate grounds.
Sale Sharks continued their climb up the Premiership table as they overcame an ill-disciplined and frustrated Saracens 24-18 on Friday.
Seven games are scheduled to take place in the PRO14 on Saturday and Sunday with Leinster versus Ulster at the RDS Arena the pick of them.
Four games are scheduled in the Premiership on Saturday, with Wasps and Northampton closing out the action at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday.
Top 14 giants Clermont have signed Harlequins second-row George Merrick, who will be leaving the Stoop side at the end of the season.
Bath have announced that they have agreed the release of scrum-half Darren Allinson from his current contract with immediate effect.
Scotland and Edinburgh prop Murray McCallum has signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him at the PRO14 club until at least 2021.
Leigh Halfpenny will see a concussion specialist as he bids to make a return to action after spending almost two months on the sidelines.
England international back-rower Mark Wilson has pledged his long-term future to Newcastle Falcons by signing a new four-year contract.
Leinster wing James Lowe has been suspended for two weeks after being sent-off for a dangerous tackle on Munster’s Andrew Conway.
Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond has made one personnel change to his matchday 23 with Josh Strauss starting at number eight.
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones believes his side are genuine contenders for the Rugby World Cup crown in Japan this year due to their depth.
Gloucester fly-half Danny Cipriani wants to continue to grow as a player this year as he hopes to push himself into England’s World Cup squad.