France put on a blistering display as they thrashed Ireland 56-15 in Dublin to win Pool B of the Women's Six Nations to set up a final clash with fierce rivals England next weekend.
Melbourne's Super Rugby AU season remains on a knife edge after they fell to the Brumbies 26-20 in a thriller at AAMI Park on Sunday.
The Western Force's finals hopes are still alive after Argentinian flyhalf Domingo Miotti nailed a penalty after the final siren to lift his side to a 31-30 victory over the NSW Waratahs.
Damian McKenzie kicked the winning penalty for the second week running as the Waikato Chiefs kept their final hopes alive with a 26-25 Super Rugby Aotearoa victory over the Canterbury Crusaders.
Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has confirmed the side are in talks to bring All Blacks star TJ Perenara to the NRL club to help solve their injury crisis.
Former Wales and British & Irish Lions legend John Dawes has died at the age of 80 after a period of ill health, it was announced on Friday.
The Otago Highlanders held on for a 35-29 win over the Auckland Blues in Dunedin on Friday to keep alive their Super Rugby Aotearoa title hopes after the visitors finished with 14 men because of a late red card.
Exeter director of rugby Rob Baxter has said the British & Irish Lions coaching staff, which is led by Warren Gatland, are being "disingenuous" as a row over the release of Premiership players continues.
They are not there yet, but the decision to hand Moana Pasifika and Fijian Drua conditional licences to join Super Rugby from 2022 is the biggest step toward forging genuine Pacific pathways since the turn of professionalism -- Liam Napier writes.
Jack Goodue and Joe Moody are the latest frontline All Blacks to suffer serious injuries as veteran scrum-half Aaron Smith says the Super Rugby Aotearoa season has "come home to roost" as more and more players are cut down.
Brumbies back-rower Rob Valetini says he models his game on late All Blacks great Jerry Collins and former France enforcer Sebastien Chabal as he pushes hard to win the Wallabies No. 6 jersey when Australia faces France later this year.
In one of their first key signings ahead of Super Rugby 2022, the NSW Waratahs have signed damaging backrower Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco for two years.
The Wallabies wrapped up a three-day camp on Tuesday, the 40 players in attendance each getting a indication of where they are for Test selection. But that doesn't mean the door is closed on those who didn't make the trip to Sydney, Sam Bruce reports.
Pacific Island teams Fiji and the Pasifika region have been granted conditional entry for a proposed Super Rugby competition next year.
British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has confirmed his backroom staff for the tour of South Africa with Gregor Townsend, Robin McBryde, Steve Tandy and Neil Jenkins all named.
South Africa's economy is set to lose 6.6 billion rand ($(US)453 million) if this year's British & Irish Lions tour goes ahead without fans, as SA Rugby admits it will "do anything" to get some supporters into stadia.