Camille Chat should be available for France’s series against Australia, despite potentially missing the rest of Racing’s season with a leg injury.
Scott Barrett believes that the ‘captain’s challenge’, which is being trialled in Super Rugby Aotearoa, should be scrapped after this season.
Ardie Savea will miss the rest of the Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign and likely the trans-Tasman competition after suffering a knee injury.
Crusaders tighthead prop Michael Alaalatoa will leave the Super Rugby side to join PRO14 giants Leinster ahead of the 2021/22 campaign.
Famous invitational side the Barbarians will face Samoa for the Killik Cup, with the game played at Twickenham on Saturday, November 27.
Wales centre Johnny Williams is set for a spell out after he suffered a shoulder injury playing for Scarlets against Sale in the Champions Cup.
Munster and Ireland back-row Tommy O’Donnell has announced he will hang up his boots at the end of the season, saying the “time was right”.
Gloucester stalwart Henry Trinder will leave Premiership club at the end of the season to join French side RC Vannes, it has been confirmed.
Leinster have made a proposal to Ireland’s government that would see fans return to the RDS as a test for bringing spectators back to games.
Former Scotland scrum coach and 70-times capped Italian international prop Massimo Cuttitta has died aged 54, it was announced on Sunday.