Chiliboy Ralepelle has left Toulouse by mutual agreement terminating his contract with the Top 14 club to return to South Africa.
Bordeaux-Bègles produced a stunning comeback as they overcame an 11-point deficit to beat Toulon 28-23.
Toulon have been dealt a blow with the news that Bryan Habana will be out for a month to recover from a meniscus operation.
La Rochelle host Brive on Thursday night in a game they simply can't afford to lose if they want to stay in the Top 14 next season.
Springbok scrum-half Jano Vermaak is set to join the Stormers at the end of the season after two years with Toulouse.
Toulon scrum-half Sébastien Tillous-Borde has signed a new three-year deal at the European and Top 14 champions, he has confirmed.
Steffon Armitage has given his defence in court during his hearing relating to an assault charge from December last year.
Joe Schmidt has expressed his concerns over Jonny Sexton's playing schedule after his return following a series of concussions.
Fabien Galthié is set to take Montpellier president Mohed Altrad to an employment tribunal over his suspension as director of rugby....
The Sharks take on French champions Toulon on Thursday evening in the Rugby Masters pre-season Friendly at Stade Mayol
La Rochelle lock Jason Eaton has been given a one-game suspension after he picked up his third yellow card of 2014/15 against Clermont....
Warren Gatland has his first concern ahead of their clash with England as centre Jonathan Davies nurses a thigh injury.
Toulon struggled to a 24-17 win over Bayonne at Stade Félix Mayol to move temporarily to the summit of the Top 14 standings on Friday....
Toulon flank Steffon Armitage, held in custody overnight, will appear in court on February 10 for aggravated violence, Reuters report....