Round 16 of the Premiership kicks off on Friday with fifth-placed Northampton Saints taking on six-placed London Irish at Franklin’s Gardens.
Centre Jack Goodhue will miss the rest of the Crusaders’ season, as well as the All Blacks’ Test matches this year, after suffering an ACL rupture.
All Blacks scrum-half TJ Perenara is reportedly considering a switch to the NRL when he completes his sabbatical in the Japanese Top League.
Ireland full-back Hugo Keenan and number eight Jack Conan join Scott Penny in re-signing with PRO14 side Leinster, it has been announced.
Exeter boss Rob Baxter has slammed the Lions’ stance over the release of players ahead of their South African tour, saying it is disingenuous.
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Jack Nowell is set to make his long-awaited return to rugby in Exeter Chiefs’ Premiership match against Wasps at Sandy Park on Saturday.
Simon Zebo has returned to Munster, three years after his departure to France, by signing a season-long contract with the Irish province.
Five La Rochelle players have been nominated for EPCR Player of the Year, while fellow semi-finalists, Leinster and Toulouse, have four each.
According to the Daily Mail, Ireland flyer Simon Zebo is set to return to Munster, three years after leaving the Irish province to join Racing 92.