The International Rugby Board has announced the pools and matches for the 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series in Dubai.
The Chiefs have bolstered their ranks by signing Tasman wing Bryce Heem and Auckland flanker Sean Polwart.
Ma'a Nonu's proposed move to Toulon appears to have fallen through with Saracens believed to be in the hunt for his signature.
France fly-half Rémi Talès has confirmed that he will be leaving Castres at the end of the season after four years with the club.
Glasgow scrum-half Henry Pyrgos wants his side to build on their campaign's fine start by beating Montpellier on Saturday.
SARU have announced the match officials for Saturday's Currie Cup Final between Western Province and the Golden Lions in Cape Town.
Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip was relieved after his side fought back to beat Wasps in a Champions Cup match at the RDS on Sunday.
Scotland coach Vern Cotter named Edinburgh lock Grant Gilchrist as captain of a 33-man squad selected for the 2014 Autumn Tests.
Ospreys and Wales fly-half Dan Biggar knows his side will have to improve aspects of their play when they visit Northampton next week....
Saracens winger David Strettle is both hopeful and realistic about his prospects of an England recall for the November Tests.
Toulon had high praise for the Scarlets after a tough battle for the European champions in Sunday's Champions Cup clash.
Michael Cheika looks set to become the new Wallabies coach amid reports that he is in final negotiations with the ARU.
Sonny Bill Williams and Dan Carter have been recalled by Steve Hansen for New Zealand's European tour this November.
Montpellier have announced the signing of Australian Ben Lucas as medical cover for injured France fly-half François Trinh-Duc.
France head coach Philippe Saint-André has named an updated 30-man squad for a three-day training camp starting next Sunday.
Leinster were forced to overturn a 12-point deficit to beat Wasps 25-20 in a nail-biting European Champions Cup clash at the RDS.
Toulon began their European Champions Cup campaign with an unconvincing 28-18 victory over the Scarlets at Stade Félix Mayol.