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Springbok lock Bakkies Botha arrived in Toulon on Monday where he is due to make a three-year contract official but first he has had to undergo medical tests.
Former vice-captain, Ed Jenkins, has been named captain of the Australian Sevens team for the Sevens World Series 2011/12 and will lead the team for the first time on home soil.
After no score in the first half, France beat England 14-5 in a Women's Test played in the rain at Stade Jean Bouin in Marseille on Wednesday evening, the first of two Tests between the two countries this week.
The first part in the cleanout operation at England's under-fire Rugby Football Union got underway on Wednesday.
The RFU's acting chief executive Martyn Thomas is to leave his post on December 16 following a board meeting at Twickenham.
The appearance of the World Cup-winning All Black team in Soweto and the process to appoint a new Springbok coach appear to be the main bullet points on the agenda this week.
England prepared for the IRB Sevens World Series by winning four of their five games in the warm-up tournament in Elche this week.
England's Rugby Football Union has appointed two new directors as part of a structural review, including a dissection of the team's dismal World Cup performances and manager Martin Johnson's future.
England and Wales could get involved in a vigorous tug-o'-war for the services of Shaun Edwards, after the veteran coach formally parted ways with Wasps on Wednesday.
Edinburgh captain Greig Laidlaw has praised new head coach Michael Bradley for his emphasis on youth despite his side's slow start to the Pro12 season.
James Haskell was one of the surprise inclusions in the Highlanders squad which was unveiled on Wednesday for next year's Super 15 competition.
Speaking to France's sporting daily L'Equipe Frédéric Michalak said that he still wants to play for France and to do that he is ready to return to Europe.
Twenty-eight new faces feature in New Zealand's five Super Rugby franchises, who named their squads for the 2012 season on Wednesday.
England World Cup loose forward James Haskell is to play Super Rugby next season in a surprise move that sees him join the Highlanders.
The teams for the Women's Premier League and the Women's Divisions I and II Club National Championships have all been set. The Emirates Airline USA Rugby 2011 Women's Club Championships will be held in Virginia Beach, Va. at the Princess Anne Soccer Complex from November 11-13, 2011.
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The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
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The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.