Italy coach Franco Smith has named an unchanged side for the visit of Ireland in Saturday's Six Nations match.
Wales coach Wayne Pivac has opted for midfield muscle and selected Jonathan Davies to play at inside centre alongside George North.
Ireland refreshed their pack for Saturday's Six Nations trip to Italy and welcome Johnny Sexton back.
George Martin could make his debut for England after being named in Eddie Jones' squad as they face Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday.
Scotland's Six Nations game against France on Sunday has been postponed due an outbreak of COVID-19 among the France squad with 11 people testing positive.
Wallabies legend Adam Ashley-Cooper has signed a one-year deal to play in Major League Rugby with the LA Giltinis.
Rugby Australia remains confident of striking a deal to screen Super Rugby AU into the United Kingdom and Ireland, after New Zealand Rugby confirmed Super Rugby Aotearoa would be shown into those markets via RugbyPass.
The UFC is at odds with New Zealand Rugby over a request to remove the silver fern logo from the uniforms worn by fighters from City Kickboxing, including middlweight champion Israel Adesanya.
A group of leading Australian athletes are calling for greater action on climate change following the release of Climate Council report that says Australia's summer of sport could be wiped out within 20 years.
France's Six Nations match against Scotland in Paris will go ahead on Sunday as planned after the hosts reported no further positive COVID-19 tests for a second consecutive day, organisers said on Wednesday.
Rugby Australia has been forced to tweak its Super Rugby AU draw in a bid to get the Rebels to Perth and then back home to Melbourne for a first game at AAMI Park in more than a year.
Chasing an incredible fifth straight title, the Crusaders again start favourites for Super Rugby Aotearoa. The competition didn't disappoint last year and, further COVID breakouts aside, it again promises to be something special -- Liam Napier reports.
NSW Waratahs could be without captain Jake Gordon for the rest of the Super Rugby AU season after the severity of his ankle injury was confirmed.
France's Six Nations game against Scotland this weekend hangs in wait following 10 positive coronavirus tests among players and staff, a decision is expected on Wednesday.
Rugby Australia [RA] says the response to the debut broadcast of Super Rugby AU on Nine Gem and Stan Sport has been "overwhelming", the governing body lauding the increased ratings from the competition's opening night.
The NSW Waratahs' early-season woes have deepened with centre Izaia Perese suspended for three matches.
Super Rugby AU began with a bang on Friday night as the Reds and Brumbies lived up to their preseason tip as competition front-runners. There was also the first red-card replacement, an impressive NSW No. 7 and some excellent broadcast analysis.
France's star scrum-half Antoine Dupont and four other first-team players who tested positive for COVID-19 are out of the squad for next Sunday's Six Nations match against Scotland.
Dan Carter played his last test for New Zealand in 2015 when he produced a man-of-the-match display to help the All Blacks to victory over Australia in the World Cup final.
Western Force coach Tim Sampson was left to bemoan a "whistle happy" referee after watching his side crash to a 27-11 loss to the Brumbies in Perth on Friday night.
The Brumbies have ruined the Western Force's long-awaited homecoming by securing a 27-11 Super Rugby AU win in Perth.
French players Antoine Dupont, Gabin Villiere and Mohamed Haouas have all returned positive COVID-19 tests ahead of their Six Nations clash against Scotland.
Wales have called up prop WillGriff John after Dillon Lewis was ruled out for the remainder of the Six Nations campaign.
Ireland's Caelan Doris is unlikely to return for the remainder of the Six Nations after coach Andy Farrell said the Leinster back-rower would be out for the "foreseeable future" because of concussion symptoms.
Nine minutes of brilliance were all the Queensland Reds needed to spark the new-look Super Rugby AU season into life during a crushing 41-7 home win over the NSW Waratahs.