Scotland captain Stuart Hogg has lost five kilograms in a bid to improve his physical and mental health after feeling "drained" following the British & Irish Lions series defeat in South Africa.
England fly-half Marcus Smith can unlock any game by himself and will offer the team good balance in their autumn internationals, captain Owen Farrell said on Tuesday.
Samu Kerevi and Sean McMahon have withdrawn from the Wallabies' spring tour, the duo instead opting to remain in Japan and return to preseason preparations with Suntory Sungoliath.
If they weren't aware already, the Wallabies on Saturday discovered just how important Samu Kerevi is to their game plan. Dave Rennie's team still came away with a fifth straight win, albeit with some wobbles that will be punished up north.
New Zealand got back to winning ways as they cruised to a 104-14 victory over the United States in Washington on Saturday.
Australia have opened their four-match spring tour with a scratchy and hard-earned 32-23 victory over Japan in Oita.
The original Women's Rugby World Cup trophy has been found in the attic of a house belonging to an administrator's parents, after going missing for more than 15 years.
England will bid to host the women's rugby World Cup in 2025, the country's Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Friday.
How much will the Wallabies miss Samu Kerevi? Does a strong performance from Japan improve their chances of joining the Rugby Championship? We discuss this and more ahead of Saturday's Test in Oita.
Richie Mo'unga will make his first run-on start for the All Blacks since Bledisloe II when he pilots an ominous looking New Zealand outfit for its Test against the United States in Washington D.C.
The Wallabies are taking the diplomatic approach to securing Quade Cooper's availability for the U.K. leg of their spring tour, saying they'd rather build relationships with Japanese clubs instead of merely strictly enforcing Regulation 9.
Wallabies centre Hunter Paisami is set to make his return to the starting line-up on Saturday against Japan with their tackle-busting star Samu Kerevi unavailable for selection through injury.
Scotland coach Gregor Townsend has named 12 uncapped players in his squad for the autumn internationals starting later this month as he casts his net far and wide two years out from the next Rugby World Cup in France.
The USA has launched its joint bid to host the men's Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031, and the women's Rugby World Cup in 2029.
Sam Whitelock will take over the New Zealand captaincy ahead of the Northern Tour, with returning skipper Sam Cane given time to ease his way back after a long-term injury layoff.
Australia's rugby sevens coaches will need to reapply for their jobs, after both the men's and women's teams disappointed at the Tokyo Olympics.
Coming off a failed World Cup qualification series with Uruguay and without six of their best players, the United States will likely suffer a huge defeat by the All Blacks. But the Test in Washington D.C. also presents a huge opportunity for USA Rugby.
Luke Cowan-Dickie and Anthony Watson have been ruled out England's November tests with injury, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Tuesday.
South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber had earmarked a role for flyhalf Morne Steyn at the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France but respects his decision to retire from the international game.
Playmaker Quade Cooper remains uncertain if Saturday's Test against Japan will be his last for 2021 with discussions continuing between the Wallabies and his Japanese club Kintetsu.
Former Wallabies prop Sekope Kepu has joined Christian Lealiifano as a foundation player at Moana Pasifika, for their inaugural Super Rugby Pacific campaign next year.
Senior All Blacks Codie Taylor and Sam Whitelock have shared their sadness at the passing of former Crusaders teammate Sean Wainui, saying the entire New Zealand squad is hurting as they prepare for Sunday's [NZT] Test against the United States.
Eddie Jones has named four uncapped players in the 34-player England squad for the November Tests but there is no place in the group for Billy and Mako Vunipola, Jamie George or George Ford.
The New Zealand rugby community is in mourning after it was confirmed that 25-year-old Chiefs winger Sean Wainui had died in a car crash on Monday morning.