Scotland star Hogg quits Glasgow for Exeter
Exeter Chiefs have announced the signing of Scotland international Stuart Hogg on a two-year deal.
New Zealand to host Women's RWC in 2021
New Zealand will host the Women's Rugby World Cup in 2021 after beating off competition from Australia, it was announced on Wednesday.
Crucial TMO call was right, but England will learn from All Blacks defeat
New Zealand showed why the road to the Rugby World Cup runs through them, but Eddie Jones' side laid a marker at Twickenham.
Wallabies need 'momentum', so what's selection answer?
Stick with the same tired, struggling players or opt for some fresh young blood? Matt Toomua admits Michael Cheika faces some difficult decisions before the Wallabies' crucial Test against Italy.
Genia urges fans to stick with Wallabies
Wallabies halfback Will Genia admits nothing less than a convincing Test victory will suffice against European minnows Italy on Saturday.
Fired up Eddie Jones tells Japan 'be worried'
A fired-up Eddie Jones says his England side will be "absolutely ruthless" and aiming to "physically smash" Japan when the teams meet on Saturday.
Jones: Referees' meetings a 'waste of time'
England head coach Eddie Jones is planning to boycott future referees' meetings after labelling them as a 'waste of time'.
Japan squad paid £13 per day - coach
Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has revealed his squad are paid just £13 day as they prepare to face England on Saturday.
Gray returns for Scotland vs. South Africa
Glasgow lock Jonny Gray has been recalled to the Scotland team for their game against South Africa this weekend as head coach Gregor Townsend attempts to beef up his pack for the visit of the Springboks.
Why Franco Mostert is so important to the Boks
One of South Africa's more understated players, Franco Mostert, seems to bring a calmness to the Springboks' lineout thanks to his calling and skill in the air.
O'Driscoll, Umaga draw line under '05 tackle
Former British & Irish Lions captain Brian O'Driscoll insists he and Tana Umaga have finally drawn a line under the controversial tackle that ended his tour of New Zealand in 2005.
Hansen open to having chat to Schmidt about NZ job
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen is willing to sit down and have a chat to Ireland's Joe Schmidt about the pressures of the All Blacks job if he is serious about applying for it.
Springboks enjoy that winning feeling again
After two narrow defeats, South Africa were able to reverse their fortunes and snatch a last-gasp victory of their own against France in Paris on Saturday, even if coach Rassie Erasmus felt they had not been at their best.
France reflect on cruel Springboks defeat
French hopes of posting a morale-boosting win in the build-up to next year's World Cup were dashed in a dramatic finish to Saturday's test against South Africa, much to the bitter disappointment of both their coach and captain.
Wales finally end losing run against Australia
Replacement fullback Dan Biggar kicked a late penalty as Wales claimed a first success over nemesis Australia in 14 games.
Hooper rues missed opportunities
Australia skipper Michael Hooper admits he made the wrong move in not kicking for goal after the Wallabies sunk to a disappointing 9-6 Test loss to Wales.
Gatland praises Welsh bench for Australia win
Wales coach Warren Gatland says the strength of their bench played a major role in the narrow 9-6 victory over Australia at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.
Suva to host Super Rugby derby
Fiji will host a Super Rugby match for the fourth successive season when Kiwi heavy-hitters the Chiefs and Crusaders square off in June next year.
World Series Rugby launches rebrand
World Series Rugby has undergone a complete rebrand as they prepare for a bigger 2019 season with the renamed Global Rapid Rugby continuing their push into Asia, with teams from Singapore and Malaysia entering the fray.
Aussie duo find new Super homes in NZ
Unwanted by their Australian franchises, Sef Fa'agase and Jack Debreczeni have linked with New Zealand Super Rugby teams for the 2019 season.
NZ teams unveil 2019 Super Rugby squads
New Zealand's five Super Rugby franchises each unveiled their 38-man squads for 2019 on Wednesday, with several promising rookies and some returning former stars among the lists.
Duane Vermeulen signs for Bulls
The Springboks No. 8, who has won 42 caps for South Africa, and who has been added to the tour squad to face England, France, Scotland and Wales, will arrive in Pretoria in February 2019.
Can The Rock smell what this video is cooking?
An Auckland-based business consultant has put the call out to movie star Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson to take on the task of championing a combined Pacific Islands Super Rugby franchise and welcome him into the jungle of rugby politics.
Moody signs long-term All Blacks deal
All Blacks prop Joe Moody has effectively committed his career to New Zealand rugby after signing a long-term deal.
Folau pens four-year Wallabies, NSW deal
Israel Folau is set to play for Australia to the end of 2022 after reportedly signing a four-year contract extension with the Wallabies and NSW Waratahs.
Deal done: Cooper joins Rebels for 2019
After months of speculation, former Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper has finally signed on with Melbourne Rebels on a one-year deal.
Jones rejoins Rebels; no word on Quade
Melbourne remain tight-lipped about securing Queensland Reds discard Quade Cooper but have formally announced that lock Luke Jones is returning to the Super Rugby club.
Brits poised for Super Rugby return
The hooker has received an offer to play for the Bulls next season, but he is believed to be on the verge of doing a deal with the Stormers, for whom he played from 2006 to 2009 and again in 2011.
Thorn engineers Broncos reunion
It will be a Red Hill reunion at Ballymore next season with Peter Ryan joining his former rugby league teammate Brad Thorn on the Queensland Reds coaching staff.
Brumbies throw Slipper career lifeline
The Brumbies are confident they can rejuvenate the career of veteran Wallabies prop James Slipper after signing him on a two-year Super Rugby deal.
Attack guru McKay back at Reds
Queensland Reds have gone back to proven attack coach Jim McKay as they strive to continue their Super Rugby revival.
Ioane brothers re-sign with NZ Rugby, Blues
Star winger Rieko Ioane has committed to the All Blacks for four more years in a significant win for New Zealand Rugby while brother Akira has also opted to remain in Auckland.
Reds centre Kerevi to remain at Ballymore
Wallaby Samu Kerevi has spurned reported interest from the Brumbies to remain with the Queensland Reds for next Super Rugby season.