London Irish secured promotion back to the Gallagher Premiership after recording a 46-7 victory over Richmond on Saturday.
Ireland international Sean O'Brien will join London Irish from Leinster in December, following the conclusion of this year's World Cup.
London Irish have signed Australia internationals Nick Phipps and Curtis Rona from the Waratahs for next season.
The RFU has ended trials on lowering tackle height after a study indicated this contributed to increased concussions.
All Blacks feature heavily in our XV this week, with a Wallaby, the PRO14, Top 14 and Championship represented too.
Prop Joe Moody has re-signed with the All Blacks and Canterbury Crusaders until 2022.
Ealing Trailfinders have parted ways with head coach James Buckland after just one game in charge.
Declan Kidney says London Irish have 'a target on their back' as they get their Championship season underway against Ealing Trailfinders.
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has repeated his call for the country's government to look at helping fund the team.
Yorkshire Carnegie's Brandon Staples has been suspended for four years after testing positive for three steroids.
Ospreys have signed Georgia captain Giorgi Nemsadze from Bristol until the end of the season.
Two players who could decide the outcome in the top of the Championship table clash between Ealing and Bristol.
Paul Cooke has left his role as Leigh's assistant coach to return to rugby union with Doncaster Knights.
Charles Piutau says it was an "easy decision" to put supporting his family before a chance to chase All Blacks honours.
The RFU is set to trial a potentially major breakthrough in determining whether players have suffered a concussion.
Pat Lam believes that the culture of Bristol will ensure they can secure their goal of future Champions Cup rugby.
Championship side Bristol sign New Zealand and Ulster utility back Charles Piutau on a two-year deal.
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.
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