Western Force have announced the signing of Japanese international wing Akihito Yamada ahead of their tenth season of Super Rugby.
Bordeaux-Bègles announced that they had agreed a two-year contract with Wallabies utility back Adam Ashley-Cooper.
Toulon prop Martin Castrogiovanni has received a suspended ban and a fine after his outburst at Leicester boss Richard Cockerill.
Ireland will play four friendly matches across August and September in their build-up to next year's World Cup in England.
The Crusaders' hopes of playing in Fiji hinges on a meeting between the players and the NZ Rugby Players Association this week.
Young hooker Tommy Taylor has penned a one-year extension to his contract with Premiership club Sale Sharks.
Felix Ochieng has been appointed as Paul Treu's replacement as the new head coach of Kenya's national Sevens team.
Northampton Saints has announced new contracts with seven of the club's players, including two England internationals.
England hooker Dylan Hartley has rejected a mega offer from Top 14 club Montpellier to sign a new deal with Northampton.
The Barbarians will round off their 125th anniversary next year with a rugby match against Argentina at Twickenham.
Wales will train in surroundings ranging from the deserts of Qatar to the peaks of the Swiss Alps ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup....
Wasps fly-half Andy Goode, who grew up in the club's new home of Coventry, has said that the city needs Wasps' arrival.
Back in Super Rugby with the Blues, veteran scrum-half Jimmy Cowan is enjoying the 'tough yakka' of pre-season.
Charlie Matthews has been cited for making contact with the eyes of Dominic Ryan during Harlequins' 14-13 loss to Leinster.
Will Genia could be on his way to Stade Français after reports that he has turned down a move to Bath after the World Cup.
Exeter number eight Kai Horstmann believes the intense competition for places at the club is helping to bring the best out in players....
Exeter are set to receive a significant boost going into the Christmas period as flanker Tom Johnson readies himself for a return to...