Wales prop Gethin Jenkins has taken note of South Africa's tactical evolution under the reign of Heyneke Meyer.
In-form Exeter will aim to continue their giant-slaying exploits as they host Saracens at Sandy Park on Saturday.
Edinburgh boss Alan Solomons has made two changes to his starting line-up for Saturday's Guinness PRO12 clash with Zebre in Parma.
After penning a new two-year contract with Glasgow Warriors this week, winger Lee Jones has been named in the starting lineup.
Chiefs hooker Hika Elliot has ambitions of representing his country at next year's World Cup, after his comeback from a neck injury.
Bath have confirmed confirm that academy hooker Tom Woolstencroft will be going on a short-term loan to London Irish.
Leinster coach Matt O'Connor has made six changes to his team for Saturday's Pro12 clash with the Ospreys at the RDS.
London Irish will this week welcome back Geoff Cross, Kieran Low, Blair Cowan, Jebb Sinclair and Ofisa Treviranus to their starting XV....
Tigers welcome back an international quintet that includes Vereniki Goneva for Saturday's Aviva Premiership home clash with Wasps.
London Welsh make four changes, including one positional, for Sunday's Premiership fixture with Northampton Saints at the Kassam Stadium....
Italy head coach Jacques Brunel is set to step away from the international scene in 2016 and return to French club rugby.
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal believes this weekend's showdown with Clermont has become rugby union's version of El Clásico.
World Cup winner Jason Robinson has called England's selection decisions "bizarre" ahead of their November finale against Australia.
The Wallabies plan to wear black armbands against England on Saturday to honour cricketer Phil Hughes who died on Thursday.
Former Western Force hooker Tai McIsaac will return to the Perth-based franchise as a coach for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons.
Wales will seek to end a six-year wait for a southern hemisphere scalp when they take on South Africa in Cardiff on Saturday.
Chiefs prop Ben Afeaki's ongoing concussion problems could lead to him retiring as early as six weeks into the Super Rugby season.