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The All Blacks scored seven second-half tries on their way to a slightly flattering 52-11 win over France at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday.
Japan produced a polished all-round performance to see of Italy 34-17 at Oita Bank Dome in Oita in their first Test of the year on Saturday.
Cardiff Blues quintet Matthew Rees, Kirby Myhill, George Earle, James Down and Dan Fish have all signed new contracts at Cardiff Arms Park.
Scotland will be looking to try out a few new combinations when they take on Canada at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton on Saturday.
Ulster Rugby CEO Shane Logan has announced his intention to stand down from the role this August, the province confirmed on Friday.
Wyn Jones has suffered a calf injury in training ruling him out of the test against Argentina on Saturday and the remainder of the summer tour.
Ahead of the first weekend of June international fixtures, we are putting our head on the block and picking our winners and by how many.
The Stormers have confirmed that Raymond Rhule and Dewaldt Duvenage have been released from their deals to join overseas clubs.
Wasps have announced that back-row forward Nizaam Carr will rejoin the Premiership club on a permanent basis prior to the 2018/19 season.
The Brumbies have announced that Christian Lealiifano has signed a deal to play for Toyota Shokki during the Japanese Top League season.
Perpignan have announced the signing of Ireland international and former Ulster fly-half Paddy Jackson, who joins on a two-year deal.
Italy will be determined to return to winning ways when they take on Japan in Oita on Saturday, in the first encounter of a two-Test series.
Check on the June international starting line-ups as they are released.
Argentina will be keen to build some much-needed momentum as they return to the international scene for a two-Test series against Wales.
Stade Jean Bouin will host three days of thrilling sevens action from June 8-10 as the World Series comes to an exciting climax in Paris.
There were triumphs for New Zealand, France, England, Georgia, Italy and Wales on matchday three of the World Rugby U20 Championship.
Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has announced his side that will face off with Wales at Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario this Saturday.
South Africa and England go toe-to-toe on Saturday in Johannesburg with both looking to prove a point after an uncertain few months.
Ireland face Australia in the opener of a three-Test series to be played between the countries at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Saturday.
New Zealand start their international campaign when they host France in Auckland on Saturday, in the first of three eagerly-anticipated Tests.