New Zealand great Dan Carter is backing "fantastic" Eddie Jones to be a big success as England coach.
New Zealand back-row forward Victor Vito will join Top 14 club La Rochelle next season.
Sonny Bill Williams did not disappoint as the star attraction at the Wellington round of the World Sevens series.
London Irish have been dealt a huge injury blow with the news that prop Ben Franks will be out for three months.
Quade Cooper has joined Australia's Rugby Sevens programme in a bid to make their squad for the Rio Olympics.
Australia flanker Michael Hooper has been named captain of the New South Wales Waratahs for the 2016 season, taking over from lock Dave Dennis.
Dan Carter has won the prestigious Rugby Union Writers' award as the sport's personality of the year for 2015.
Leicester have signed South Africa winger JP Pietersen, who will join the club in the summer.
Fast and easy online Sky Sports upgrade
Rugby Union news, direct to your mobile
A Day Pass for only £6.99. No contract
Win in our free to enter competitions section
We've a host of top class rugby union action
Ireland and Wales each have four players included in a Six Nations-dominated team of the week.
Will Greenwood selects his team from the opening round of the Six Nations. Do you agree with his picks?
Alex Payne is tipping Eddie Jones' England to win the Six Nations at the first time of asking.
Jamie Weir attended the Six Nations launch and asked all six captains for their player to watch in this year's championship.
Barbarians v South Africa
5th November 2016
The opening round of the Six Nations revealed how much work is needed between now and the 2019 World Cup, says Stuart Barnes.
Will Greenwood rates England's win over Scotland and says Wales will feel aggrieved with their draw against Ireland.
Will Greenwood says Dylan Hartley's slate is now clean as he starts his tenure as England captain under Eddie Jones.
Will Greenwood has championed Exeter No 8 Thomas Waldrom as his side book their place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.