Gregor Townsend has confirmed Matt Taylor and Dan McFarland will join him when he takes over as Scotland head coach.
A pair of derbies await in the Guinness PRO12 on Friday, as Ulster host Munster and Cardiff Blues clash with the Scarlets.
Connacht's Bundee Aki has given the firmest indication yet that he plans to pursue an international career with Ireland.
Bundee Aki has edged closer to Test rugby with Ireland by rejecting a move to France to sign a new Connacht deal until 2020.
Glasgow have signed Samoa U20 international lock Brian Alainu'uese on a deal which runs until the end of the season
Irish rugby star Anthony Foley has been remembered at his funeral for the warm, indelible marks he left on life.
Wales are hopeful British and Irish Lions wing George North will be able to prove his fitness for Northampton this weekend.
Stuart Barnes pays tribute to Munster legend Anthony Foley who died in Paris on Sunday at the age of 42.
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Munster dominate this week after their emotional 38-17 win over Glasgow at Thomond Park on Saturday.
Anthony Foley's sons joined the Munster players for a rendition of 'Munster Stand Up and Fight'.
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Stuart Barnes reflects on a big week of rugby, including Munster's tribute to Anthony Foley and the All Blacks' record.