One of the worst kept secrets in Australian rugby has been confirmed, with French club Racing 92 announcing the signing of Wallabies veteran Kurtley Beale on a two-year deal.
Racing 92 have slammed the "grotesque" decision to only fine Saracens for fielding an ineligible player in their Champions Cup match last month.
Racing 92 have sacked Fiji international Leone Nakarawa after the player returned to the club late following the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Former Springboks utility back Patrick Lambie has admitted that he played through what he suspected could be a serious concussion in his final few games with Racing 92 in France.
The ongoing uncertainty over Manu Tuilagi's future will not distract England from Saturday's Six Nations clash against Wales, but it has not saved him from jokes being made at his expense.
Former All Black Dan Carter will return to Racing 92 for the rest of the season as an injury replacement after being released by Japan's Kobelco Steelers.
Pat Lambie is almost certain to miss the Springboks' Tests against England after sustaining what is believed to be an anterior cruciate ligament injury in the European Rugby Champions Cup final.
South African Super Rugby side the Sharks have announced a warm-up fixture against French Top 14 side Racing 92 in Hong Kong on February 3.
Anthony Tuitavake was sent off as Racing 92 lost 23-19 at Agen in the Top 14.
La Rochelle climb into Clermont's buffer in the Top 14 standings as Zack Holmes kicks 20 points in 25-19 win over Toulouse.
Bordeaux score four tries in 37-19 win over Stade Francais while Clermont and Toulouse record one point wins in Round 10 of the Top 14.
A Ben Botica penalty three minutes into stoppage time saw Montpellier record a 12-11 victory over La Rochelle.
- RAMET2ndTries Scored 1st Bordeaux Begles : 53 Tries ScoredBEG1st5153
- RAMET3rdPoints Difference 1st Lyon : 159 Points DifferenceLYON1st125159