The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
The Super Rugby pre-season game between the Hurricanes and Crusaders at the Mangatainoka RFC is already a sell-out.
The Cheetahs, determined to make the Super Rugby play-offs for the first time, are engaged in an enormous internal battle for places in the team.
Worcester scrum-half Jonny Arr has expressed his delight to have put pen to paper on a contract extension at Sixways.
England wing Chris Ashton singned a long-tern deal to join Saracens at the end of the season when his current contract with Northampton Saints expires.
Newcastle winger Luke Fielden is hoping to be back in action before the end of the season despite damaging his knee.
England winger Chris Ashton has agreed a "long-term deal" to join Saracens from Northampton at the start of next season.
Luciano Orquera of Aironi created a new goal-kicking record in their pre-Christmas Italian derby game against Treviso.
The Waratahs' new signing, veteran Wallaby Adam Ashley-Cooper, said he will have to "prove himself" in Sydney and is not expecting any favours.
Former All Black loose forward Chris Masoe has turned down the chance to play for Glasgow Warriors in favour of staying in France.
The withdrawal of the Sharks from the annual pre-season Cape Town based tournament will see the Stormers take on the Lions and the Cheetahs.
England Sevens have called up uncapped Oxford student Tom Mitchell and fit-again John Brake for the Sevens World Series tournaments in Wellington (February 3-4) and Las Vegas (February 10-12).
Napier will host the Crusaders' first 'home' game of the season against the Chiefs on March 9.
Warren Gatland believes Wales could have unearthed the next Jason Robinson in teenage Cardiff Blues wing Harry Robinson.
Warren Gatland would love to lead the British and Irish Lions on their tour of Australia in 2013 and hopes the Welsh Rugby Union would let him.
Ireland have named six "up and coming players" but no Luke Fitzgerald in their 24-man training squad for the Six Nations.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
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Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
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The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.