Gallagher Premiership clubs Saracens and Leicester Tigers progressed into the Champions Cup semifinals on Saturday.
The Brumbies have claimed their first trophy since 2004 after they held of a dogged, but ill-disciplined, Queensland Reds side in the Super Rugby AU final in Canberra.
Australia's new coach Dave Rennie has appointed former England lock Geoff Parling as his forwards coach for his first season in charge, Rugby Australia said on Friday.
Ramaz Kharazishvili, 32, the former captain of the Georgian national Sevens team, underwent surgery and his life is not in danger, doctors said.
The Brumbies have the ability to smother teams at home but a trip to Canberra should hold few fears for a Reds side riding a wave of momentum and self-belief. The Super Rugby AU decider promises to be incredibly tight.
South Africa second-row Lood de Jager has been ruled out for up to six months with a recurrence of the shoulder injury that forced him out of last year's Rugby World Cup final.
South Africa's domestic rugby season will finally kick into full gear when a seven-team competition starts on Oct. 10, ending a seven-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
All Blacks hooker Dane Coles says he has no concerns about heading to Australia for more than two months for the Rugby Championship, joking that he could use the time away from his three children.
All Blacks star Richie Mo'unga has confirmed he will travel to Australia for the Rugby Championship if selected, while also taking aim at those responsible for incorrect media speculation.
The opening two Bledisloe Cup games are finally set in stone, with the All Blacks to host the Wallabies on October 11 and 18.
While the make-up of next year's Super Rugby competition is still to be determined, Western Force have announced a new contract for coach Tim Sampson.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has moved to end the Bledisloe Cup stand-off by relaxing the country's quarantine restrictions for the Wallabies.
South Africa fly-half Handre Pollard faces "several months" on the sidelines after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligaments while playing for French Top14 side Montpellier on Friday.
Ian Foster could be without several key playmakers for the Rugby Championship with a number of All Blacks reportedly telling NZ Rugby they do not want to be away from their young families for an extended period.
A new Wallabies era is officially underway. Dave Rennie's first squad has rewarded Super Rugby AU form and while it may not strike fear into the All Blacks, there is plenty of upside. Here are the key takeaways.
The new era of Wallabies' rugby has officially begun with incoming Wallabies coach Dave Rennie releasing his first squad ahead of this year's Bledisloe Test series and Rugby Championship.