New Zealand centre Sonny Bill Williams will miss the first Bledisloe Cup Test against Australia through suspension.
Stephen Moore is stepping down as Wallabies captain with immediate effect and will call time on his 12-year international career at the end of the season.
Edinburgh hooker George Turner has joined PRO12 rivals Glasgow Warriors on a season-long loan.
The Crusaders are taking a cautious approach to Saturday's all-New Zealand Super Rugby semi-final against the Chiefs.
Japan may one day be considered for inclusion in the Rugby Championship but is not the current focus, according to Steve Tew.
The Lions host the Hurricanes on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Action, in a repeat of last year's Super Rugby final.
Ulster and Ireland players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are to be prosecuted in relation to alleged rape, with both denying the charges.
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We hand out our awards after New Zealand and the British and Irish Lions shared the series spoils.
Have your say on which British and Irish Lions impressed in the 15-15 draw with the All Blacks at Eden Park.
Stuart Barnes on reflects on the third Test, picks his moments of the tour and looks at the performance of Romain Poite.
Stuart Barnes on the Lions' win in Wellington, Sonny Bill Williams' dismissal and the mounting pressure on New Zealand.
Stuart Barnes on the first and second Tests, the Hurricanes' backline, and bumping into All Black legends.
Will Greenwood says that the Lions selection shows that they are prepared to play some attacking rugby against New Zealand.
The Sky Sports panel have selected their Lions team to face the All Blacks, and there is no place for Sam Warburton.
Will Greenwood and Scott Quinnell are joined by Prince Harry on Thursday's episode of School of Hard Knocks.
Sean Fitzpatrick has selected his New Zealand XV to face the British and Irish Lions if the first Test was today.
Former All Black Sean Fitzpatrick selects his favourite hits from round five of Super Rugby.