Munster forward CJ Stander has signed a two-year contract extension that will see him remain with the province until at least June 2018.
Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips has announced his retirement from international rugby with immediate effect.
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Wales captain Sam Warburton has been ruled out for at least four weeks after suffering an ankle injury against Ospreys.
World Rugby has confirmed there were no positive samples in the 468 drug tests conducted at the Rugby World Cup.
Leicester boss Richard Cockerill insists RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie is "worth every penny" of his £600,000 salary.
Bath loosehead props Nick Auterac and Nathan Catt have renewed their deals with the club.
Connacht, Eddie Jones and a pair of Saracens legends feature in Stuart Barnes' top 10 talking points.
Sky Sports' Will Greenwood says Eddie Jones must make selecting his coaching team a priority - and Steve Borthwick will top his shortlist.
Stuart Barnes identifies five key areas England head coach Eddie Jones must prioritise in order to be a success.
As Eddie Jones starts his role as England coach, Will Greenwood cannot envisage Chris Robshaw keeping the captaincy.
Connacht's victory over Munster on Saturday came at a price, with Robbie Henshaw ruled out for six weeks with a broken hand.
Worcester Warriors' Nick Schonert suffered a horrific facial injury during the club's 48-18 defeat to Saracens at Twickenham.
The Rugby Football Union has announced record revenue of £207.9m for 2014/15 and a retained profit of £7.7m
Fiji winger Nemani Nadolo has confirmed he will leave the Crusaders amid reports in France linking him with Montpellier.
Following their first win over Munster at Thomond Park in almost 30 years, Connacht dominate our team of the week.
Scarlets have confirmed they would be interested in signing Leigh Halfpenny if the Wales full-back wants to return from France.
All the highlights from the weekend's Guinness PRO12 action, including Connacht's historic win over Munster.
Thousands of people packed into Eden Park in Auckland on Monday to pay tribute to New Zealand legend Jonah Lomu.
Richard Cockerill praised prop Dan Cole after his try gave Leicester a 21-11 win over Bath in the Aviva Premiership.