English-based Lions hopefuls could be hampered after Warren Gatland revealed no progress had been made in regards to their availability.
Top 14 outfit Lyon have confirmed the signing of ex-New Zealand fly-half Lima Sopoaga, who will leave Wasps at the end of the season.
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Gloucester stalwart Henry Trinder will leave Premiership club at the end of the season to join French side RC Vannes, it has been confirmed.
Former Scotland scrum coach and 70-times capped Italian international prop Massimo Cuttitta has died aged 54, it was announced on Sunday.
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La Rochelle will take on Leinster and Toulouse will face Bordeaux-Begles after the draw was made for the Champions Cup semi-finals.