Another busy day in the rugby union game as we bring you Who’s hot and who’s not plus there’s big news from the RFU and elsewhere this Monday.
What’s on the site
Hot and Not covers the likes of Will Jordan, the Reds, Leicester Tigers and Chiliboy Ralepelle as we round up the past week of news around the world.
Elsewhere, Worcester Warriors have offered their continued support to recovering lock Michael Fatialofa after he received a medical bill of £100,000, while former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw is off to Japan as he signs for NTT Shining Arcs.
What’s in the news
There’s excellent news for the Blues as in-demand number eight Hoskins Sotutu put pen to paper on a contract extension with the side until at least 2022.
What’s on social media
Seven years ago today the British & Irish Lions claimed their first series win since 1997 when they beat Australia in the third Test to take the series 2-1.
🗓 On this day in 2013: B&I Lions seal series win in Australia. 🦁 pic.twitter.com/99qPFOZck6
— Planet Rugby (@PlanetRugby) July 6, 2020
What’s on TV
Super Rugby AU continues on Friday when the Rebels host the Reds while on Saturday it’s the Waratahs against the Force. The latter game comes after Super Rugby Aotearoa’s huge clash between the Crusaders and Blues. The Hurricanes and Highlanders face off on Sunday with all of these matches live on Sky Sports.