From one convert to another, Sonny Bill Williams has labelled any criticism of Sam Burgess' progress in Union as 'wrong'.
Former England Sevens star Mat Turner has signed a contract to play in Super Rugby with the Stormers, according to reports.
Former Australia and Crusaders boss Robbie Deans has been named as Barbarians coach for their games against England and Ireland.
The Rugby Football Union and the England Women's head coach Gary Street have agreed to part company by mutual consent.
England head coach Stuart Lancaster will be sweating on the fitness of Geoff Parling and Tom Wood after they limped off on Saturday.
Stuart Lancaster was definitely the right man for the England job according to RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie.
James Haskell has earned a starting role with England according to his Wasps director of rugby Dai Young.
England head coach Stuart Lancaster will speak frankly to hooker Dylan Hartley about maintaining his discipline in the Six Nations.
Bath's code-hopper Sam Burgess has been included in the England Saxons squad to face Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork
Harlequins number eight Nick Easter and Sale fly-half Danny Cipriani have both been named in England's squad for the Six Nations.
Wales head coach Warren Gatland hopes that England "accept the challenge" of playing under a closed roof at the Millennium Stadium.
Former England three-quarter Mathew Tait will head to France next season after agreeing a deal with Bayonne.
Northampton lock Courtney Lawes will miss the first few weeks of England's Six Nations campaign because of an ankle injury.
Veteran Harlequins number eight Nick Easter has added his own voice to calls of a return to the England side for the upcoming Six Nations....
Saracens welcome back Brad Barritt after two months out for this weekend's crucial clash with Munster in the Champions Cup.
Saracens lock George Kruis has been given a three-week suspension for a dangerous tackle, meaning he is available for the Six Nations....
England prop Kieran Brookes will leave Newcastle at the end of the season to join Northampton Saints.