Under-pressure New Zealand coach Ian Foster has ramped up the niggle at training ahead of Saturday's rematch with Argentina to weed out All Blacks' ill-discipline that led to rare back-to-back losses.
Former New Zealand captain Tana Umaga is enthusiastic about the potential of a Pasifika Super Rugby side entering the competition in 2022 after he revealed the invitational squad to face the Maori All Blacks next month.
Flanker Jack Willis, winger Anthony Watson and hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie have been included in Eddie Jones's extended 25-man squad to face Wales in the Nations Cup on Saturday, but centre Ollie Lawrence will miss the game with a hip injury.
Former France and Stade Francais winger Christophe Dominici has died aged 48.
Tom Lynagh, the teenage son of former Wallabies great Michael Lynagh, has signed a Super Rugby deal with the Queensland Reds.
All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu moved to dampen criticism of the side on Monday following back-to-back defeats in the Tri-Nations, saying their own expectations are higher than those from outside the team.
England head coach Eddie Jones has said a meeting with Premier League champions Liverpool inspired Jonny May's sensational try against Ireland.
France beat Scotland 22-15 at Murrayfield on Sunday to go top of Group B of the Nations Cup.
Teenage winger Louis Rees-Zammit scored a maiden try on his first start as a youthful Wales ended a six-game losing streak with an 18-0 victory over Georgia in the Autumn Nations Cup on Saturday.
Jonny May scored twice, including one of the all-time great individual Twickenham tries, as a dominant England overwhelmed an inexperienced Ireland 18-7 on Saturday to make it two wins out of two in the Nations Cup.
England centre Emily Scarratt scored a penalty in the dying seconds as the world's top-ranked women's team battled to a 25-23 victory over France at Twickenham on Saturday in the second of their two November internationals.
Australia have blown a golden opportunity to win the Tri Nations title after playing out a tense 15-15 draw with Argentina in Newcastle.
Scotland made five changes to this starting side for Sunday's Nations Cup game against France at Murrayfield on the same day their clash against Fiji on Nov. 28 was cancelled.
France coach Fabien Galthie made eight changes to the team who beat Ireland in the Six Nations when he named his starting lineup for the Autumn Nations Cup clash against Scotland at Murrayfield on Sunday.
Premiership Rugby will be allowed to access texts, emails and bank statements of players and club officials to maintain the integrity of a salary cap system.
With Rugby Australia's trophy cabinet as bare as their coffers, Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has highlighted the significance of landing the Tri Nations title.
Wallaroos coach Dwayne Nestor and captain Grace Hamilton are full of hope heading into the 2021 Rugby World Cup, despite being drawn alongside the Black Ferns in Pool A on Friday morning.
Last week Argentina showed their passion, aggression and dominance to shock the All Blacks, this week the Wallabies will be fighting fire with fire to keep their Tri-Nations hopes alive.
Top-ranked England and France have been drawn in the same pool for next year's women's Rugby World Cup
Georgia coach Levan Maisashvili has named a new half-back pairing to face Wales in their Autumn Nations Cup fixture in Llanelli on Saturday in a major change to the side that was trounced 40-0 by England last weekend.
James Botham, grandson of former England cricketer Ian Botham, was among three uncapped players named by Wales in their side to face Georgia in the Autumn Nations Cup as they rested regulars for the test at Llanelli on Saturday.
England coach Eddie Jones has reverted to his World Cup back row of Tom Curry, Sam Underhill and Billy Vunipola for Saturday's Nations Cup match against Ireland at Twickenham.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has made three changes ahead of his side's clash with the All Black-conquering Pumas in Newcastle on Saturday night.
Warren Abrahams has been appointed the new Wales women's head coach, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) announced on Wednesday, making him the country's first Black national coach.