Leinster prop Cian Healy believes that victory in Saturday's PRO12 Final against Ulster could give his side's Lions a selection boost.
The Sharks have made four changes to their team to face the Bulls, with Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira back from injury.
Beaten Heineken Cup finalists Clermont are wary of Castres ahead of their semi-final at Stade de La Beaujoire in Nantes on Saturday.
If the Waratahs are expecting easy points against the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday, they're in for a shock.
The Crusaders suffered a blow ahead of Friday's clash with the Chiefs when Owen Franks was ruled out with a hamstring strain.
The Maori All Blacks will play against Canada and the USA in a two-match North American tour this November, it has been announced.
Worcester Warriors have announced that hooker Chris Brooker will move to Sixways after agreeing a switch from Harlequins.
Player payments as calculated under the salary cap across the 14 ITM Cup Provincial Unions fell NZ$1.1 million in 2012, it's been...
New Zealand's top two sides face off on Friday as the Chiefs host the Crusaders for what should be a titanic clash at Waikato Stadium....
According to reports, Bulls scrum-half Jano Vermaak could be the latest player from the franchise to head overseas.
Luke Jones and Tom English, two of the Rebels best young players, have committed their futures to the franchise.
Former Zebre head coach Christian Gajan has been hit with a six-month ban from all rugby by a PRO12 disciplinary committee.
SANZAR has brought a misconduct complaint against Blues assistant coach Sir Graham Henry for comments made against officials.
The Blues suffered a blow ahead of Saturday's clash with the Brumbies when flanker Steven Luatua was sidelined through injury.
Brumbies boss Jake White has made one change to his starting line-up for Saturday's clash with the Blues in Auckland.
London Wasps wing Christian Wade has walked off with a unique double at the Rugby Players' Association awards on Wednesday.
Northampton and Lions hooker Dylan Hartley sees Saturday's Aviva Premiership Final as a chance to boost his Lions prospects.