His team may have flopped in the final round, but South African captain Frankie Horne still did enough to earn a spot in the IRB Sevens Dream Team.
Bulls fullback Zane Kirchner has been ruled out of this weekend's Super Rugby clash against the Highlanders at Loftus Versfeld.
Australia back Kurtley Beale could miss this summer's three-Test series against the Lions due to personal reasons.
The head of New Zealand's Rugby Players Association said players could take strike action "as a last resort" to press claims for an integrated season.
Northampton stunned Saracens 27-13 to reach their first Aviva Premiership final after being inspired by Wigan's FA Cup heroics.
For the second time this year Wallabies playmaker, Kurtley Beale has quit rugby, only this time he has checked himself into a facility to deal with his demons.
The Waratahs on Monday confirmed the signing of inside back Jono Lance and back row forward Tala Gray for the 2014 Super Rugby season.
The Men’s Eagles Sevens team lost 24-19 against Australia on the final play of the game, ending hopes of a Cup Semifinal at Twickenham.
The Women’s Eagles Sevens squad defeated Spain 15-7 to advance to the Cup Semifinals inside Twickenham Stadium, eventually losing out 28-7 against Australia.
Paul Treu's Springboks may have been blitzed out of the Cup competition, but he found positives in his team's performances throughout the season.
The injury-ravaged Chiefs were dealt a blow when the NZRU blocked their attempt to draft in midfield cover from overseas.
Northampton upset the odds with a 27-13 win over Saracens at Allianz Park to reach the Aviva Premiership final.
Injuries are continuing to cripple the Stormers as they head into the final week of their month-long Australasian tour.
Newcastle Falcons will face the Bedford Blues in the Championship play-off final following a 15-6 win over Leeds.
Tom Croft will report for British and Irish Lions duty on Monday after making a big statement about his Test credentials against Australia.