The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
Gloucester captain Luke Narraway is to leave the Premiership club at the end of the season to take up a two-year contract with Perpignan.
Sharks No.8 Ryan Kankowski has had to undergo surgery on the thumb that he broke against the Bulls last week and will be out of action for the next month, leaving his team with a back row puzzle to solve.
The Waratahs have made just one change to their team for the clash with the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday with former Australian Sevens captain Bernard Foley starting at fullback.
Former New Zealand Under-20 prop Ben Tameifuna will make his Super Rugby debut as one of four changes to coach Dave Rennie's forward pack for their clash with the Blues this weekend.
Abrasive French loose forward Imanol Harinordoquy is not content with his performances so far in the Six Nations and is determined to return to his top level against Ireland at the Stade de France on Sunday.
Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea says he would be "delighted" to be part of the panel that helps select the new England head coach.
Stormers forwards coach Matthew Proudfoot believes that a powerful display up front and accuracy at the breakdown will be key if his side is to deal effectively with the Sharks at Newlands this weekend.
Ireland full-back Rob Kearney has urged his team-mates to abandon any idea that only an extraordinary performance will topple France on Sunday.
The Scottish Rugby Union have confirmed that wing Rory Lamont will be sidelined for up to four months with a broken leg he sustained in the Six Nations loss to France.
Edinburgh have announced the signing of versatile back Greig Tonks from Northampton Saints on a two-year contract.
Edinburgh have signed exciting South African-born 22-year-old Northampton Saints utility back Greig Tonks who will add considerably to the backline arsenal at Murrayfield.
Connacht have signed Pro12 all-time leading points scorer and former Scotland international flyhalf Dan Parks on a two-year deal from Welsh side Cardiff Blues.
Springbok Sevens captain, Kyle Brown, is one of several players who might miss the next two Sevens World Series tournaments in Hong Kong and Japan because of injury.
Following their disappointing 18-13 defeat to the Bulls last weekend, Sharks coach John Plumtree believes the problems have been address so that the same mistake isn't made twice.
Cheetahs backline coach Hawies Fourie is not a big fan of the new law interpretations in Super Rugby this season which have forced the Bloemfontein side to rethink their free-running approach.
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