Marcus Smith said it was "quite scary" to see England team-mate Owen Farrell step away from international rugby.
Fiji international Api Ratuniyarawa is facing jail after admitting a series of sexual offences committed days before he was due to play for the Barbarians.
George North has joined second-tier French side Provence on a two-year deal from Welsh club Ospreys.
Tom Foley, Rugby World Cup final TMO, has stepped back from Test officiating due to the "abuse online" and "increasing levels of vitriol".
A hat-trick of tries from Leicester's Tommy Reffell ensured Newcastle's desperate start to the season continued with a 47-3 Premiership defeat.
Northampton ended Saracens' five-match winning streak at StoneX Stadium as the home side played their first game since Owen Farrell's surprise announcement.
The Rugby Football Union has paid off all its debts from the Covid-impacted years and reported an operating profit of £4m for 2022/23.
England's World Cup winning prop Phil Vickery and former Wales centre Gavin Henson are among 207 names revealed in the concussion in rugby procedural hearing.
Marcus Smith won the duel between England's fly-halves in waiting but it was the contribution of Harlequins' pack that underpinned a 36-3 win over Sale.
Owen Farrell's decision to step back from international rugby has brought mental health issues facing athletes back into focus.
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall has criticised the treatment of Owen Farrell in what he believes should be a wake-up call for rugby union.
Heather Fisher said it should get to a point where athletes taking a break from their sport, to look after their mental health, isn't a newsworthy story, following Owen Farrell taking a break from international rugby.
Sir Clive Woodward hopes Owen Farrell's "brave" decision to step away from England duty inspires more players within rugby union to take sabbaticals.
Owen Farrell has ruled himself out of the 2024 Six Nations after deciding to take a break from international rugby to prioritise his and his family's mental well-being.
Rob Baxter has urged football's lawmakers to be careful after they agreed sin-bins should be trialled at higher levels.
Courtney Lawes has told Sky he would still represent the British and Irish Lions in Australia in 2025 if selected, despite retiring from England duty.
Natasha 'Mo' Hunt and Ella Wyrwas have been awarded Red Roses contracts, the RFU confirmed on Tuesday.
Ugo Monye says he hopes the police investigation into the racist abuse he suffered will "hopefully not be lengthy" after a week of "frustration and nonsense."
Former England Women's rugby union captain Sarah Hunter said she was "immensely proud" as she collected her CBE medal for services to the sport.