Tommy Bell kicked 19 points as London Irish beat Yorkshire Carnegie 29-18 in the first leg of the Championship play-off final at Headingley.
Former England Sevens player Alex Gray is one of four players to benefit from the NFL's new International Player Pathway programme.
Yorkshire Carnegie took control of their Greene King IPA Championship semi-final against Ealing Trailfinders with a 34-16 win.
Warrington have completed the signing of rugby union wing Taylor Prell after he impresssed in a trial match.
The play-off system used to determine promotion from the Greene King IPA Championship to the Aviva Premiership is to be abandoned.
Guy Noves has named 22-year-old Baptiste Serin at scrum-half for France's Six Nations opener against England.
Joe Marler, Elliot Daly and Maro Itoje will start for England in their Six Nations opener against France on Saturday.
Centre Huw Jones returns from injury as one of three changes to the Scotland side for their Six Nations opener against Ireland.
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Test your knowledge on the four teams involved in Saturday's two domestic finals.
With the 2017 tour of New Zealand around the corner, we have reached the top 10 of Miles Harrison's 50 greatest Lions.
Domestic semi-finalists meet the best of the southern hemisphere in our team of the week.
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Saracens' Champions Cup win, the Blitzbokke's Sevens title, and the Hurricanes' unusual lineout tactic feature this week.
Stuart Barnes on Saracens' Champions Cup triumph, Owen Farrell, the PRO12 and Premiership semi-finals and the refereeing of Nigel Owens.
Will Greenwood says England have been hit with the "nightmare scenario" after drawing France and Argentina in their 2019 Rugby World Cup pool.
Stuart Barnes on the PRO12 and Premiership knock-outs, European finals, and Ken Owens' form ahead of the Lions tour.