France geared up for the Six Nations Super Saturday in style as Antoine Dupont scored a couple of tries in a 38-21 home victory over Wales in a friendly international on Saturday.
Exeter Chiefs have been the best team in the land since we began this campaign 372 days ago, and their Heineken Cup-Gallagher Premiership triumph is just reward for what was a turbulent and critical 13 months for the sport.
Exeter Chiefs completed a momentous double when they beat Wasps 19-13 in a rain-lashed arm-wrestle of a Premiership final in a near-empty Twickenham on Saturday a week after winning the European Champions Cup.
Ireland overwhelmed Italy 50-17 in an empty Aviva Stadium on Saturday to bring the long-delayed 2020 Six Nations championship back.
Saturday's Super Rugby Unlocked fixture between the Lions and Cheetahs at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, South Africa, has been called off.
Scotland's Fraser Brown scored two tries in a 48-7 win over Georgia as he captained the side for the first time, while Finn Russell made an impressive return to the team in Friday's test at Murrayfield.
England's match against the Barbarians on Sunday has been called off after players breached coronavirus regulations.
Former Wallabies captain David Pocock has called time on his professional rugby career after 15 years.
The Wallabies have ruled out taking a knee during the national anthem in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in next Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney after a unanimous vote by the players.
Wasps are missing 11 players for Saturday's English Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs because of COVID-19 concerns.
England's Six Nations warm-up match against the Barbarians on Sunday is in doubt after a number of the invitational side's players breached COVID-19 protocols in leaving their hotel.
The lock will play his 148th test, which includes nine for the British and Irish Lions, to move level with retired former New Zealand captain Richie McCaw.
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan accepts RA must do more to unearth the next Indigenous Wallaby to follow in the famous footsteps of the Ella brothers and others like Kurtley Beale and Andrew Walker.
Wallabies tyro Harry Wilson has revealed how his right foot ballooned to twice the size just three days before Australia's second Bledisloe Cup clash with New Zealand.
Will Connors and Hugo Keenan have been handed Ireland debuts as coach Andy Farrell on Wednesday included them in the starting lineup for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Italy at the Aviva Stadium.
Scotland handed South African-born winger Duhan van der Merwe his first cap when coach Gregor Townsend on Wednesday named his team for the test against Georgia at Murrayfield on Friday.
The British and Irish Lions announced on Wednesday they will host Japan in Edinburgh next June ahead of their tour of South Africa.
Wasps have been given the green light to play in Saturday's Gallagher Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs after the latest batch of COVID-19 results came back all negative.
New Zealand, England and Canada have been confirmed as the top three seeds for the women's 2021 Rugby World Cup as southern hemisphere teams are unable to play due to the pandemic.
The first two Bledisloe Tests are in the book, with the All Blacks holding a 1-0 advantage ahead of the closing two games in Australia. So where exactly are the two teams at, and what do they need to improve?
Wasps risk giving up their place in the Premiership final to Bristol after reporting 11 positive COVID-19 tests in week, halting team training.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster will need to wait until later in the week before he is fully aware of who will be on the plane to Sydney on Sunday for the Rugby Championship with a number of injuries to assess.