The latest rugby news on the major tournaments from around the globe.
South African Gary Gold has taken over as Newcastle's director of rugby after Alan Tait was relieved of his duties.
Gloucester full-back Olly Morgan will miss the remainder of the season after suffering knee ligament damage.
Springbok forward coach Gary Gold has become the new Director of Rugby at the Newcastle Falcons, as the exodus of Peter de Villiers' World Cup backroom staff to Euro continues.
The Melbourne Rebels, who returned to training this week, will play only New Zealand opposition in their pre-season build-up to the start of the Super Rugby season.
Just days after the departure of a key management member, the Stormers revealed that two key players are in a race against time to be fit for the start of the season.
Head coach Michael Bradley has urged Edinburgh to send out a strong message on Friday by defeating Racing Metro in the Heineken Cup pool game.
Interim coach Stuart Lancaster backed Owen Farrell to pilot England into a bright new era after naming the Saracens playmaker in his new squad.
Montpellier lock Thibault Privat was on Wednesday banned for 30 days for striking Toulouse's Springbok prop Daan Human in a Top 14 clash last month, the national rugby league (LNR) said.
South African-born Saracens midfielder Brad Barritt expects the new-look England to play a "free-flowing" game in the Six Nations under the watchful eye of interim coach Stuart Lancaster.
Worcester Warriors have further strengthened their back row with the signing of Blair Cowan from Cornish Pirates.
Mike Tindall could have another battle on his hands as he looks to continue picking up the pieces of what has been a shattering season for him.
Interim coach Stuart Lancaster believes his squad of young guns has the potential to fire England back to the top of the rugby world.
Little-known Border Bulldogs centre Byron McGuigan has received a surprise call-up to the Scotland Sevens squad.
Charlie Sharples revealed he had achieved one of his season's objectives by being selected in the England elite player squad.
Stuart Lancaster launched England's new era when he announced an elite squad featuring nine uncapped players for the upcoming Six Nations.
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