The Australian Rugby Union announced on Tuesday that Robbie Deans' contract as Wallaby coach has been extended for a further two years.
The Western Force has snared another NRL rising star with the signature of North Queensland Cowboys youngster Will Tupou for the next two seasons.
Wales hooker Huw Bennett is taking nothing for granted despite seeing captain Matthew Rees ruled out of the World Cup.
Luke McAlister has negotiated an early release from his contracts with the New Zealand Rugby Union to join French side Toulouse.
Adam Jones, Leigh Halfpenny and Lee Byrne are all set to be included in the Wales side to face Argentina on Saturday.
South African coach Peter de Villiers is running out of time and excuses with his team having lost the winning habit and their World Cup defence less than one month away.
Will Greenwood fears England could miss out on World Cup glory next month if they persevere solely with "big lumps" in midfield.
Two very different southern suburbs derbies characterised the third last Saturday of the Western Provincial schools rugby season.
Dewald Potgieter has joined fellow Springbok loose forward Deon Stegmann as a non-starter for Friday's Currie Cup clash against Griquas in Pretoria.
All Black utility back Luke McAlister will be released from his New Zealand Rugby Union and North Harbour playing contracts, following Harbour's NPC match against Counties Manukau on Wednesday.
International Rugby Board president Bernard Lapasset says the Rugby Football Union civil war is bad for the image of the game in England.
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Former Wales scrum-half Ryan Powell has been forced to retire due to a neck injury.
If historic progression is anything to go by, then Western Province has nothing to worry about in keeping their 2011 Currie Cup campaign on track, despite losing their last two matches.
One-time Springbok captain Johann Muller has been named as Ulster's skipper for the next season having made a big impression in his first season at the Irish club.