The Chiefs have announced their team to play the Brumbies at Canberra Stadium in Canberra this Friday on ANZAC day.
With the Heineken Cup reaching it's business end, the importance of home ground advantage is once again in the spotlight.
Blues playmaker Simon Hickey and Bulls fly-half Handré Pollard are set to make headlines at the Junior World Championship.
Bulls lock Flip van der Merwe has been banned for three weeks for a foul committed against the Waratahs in Sydney last weekend.
Toulon have been boosted by the news that Jonny Wilkinson and Bryan Habana will be fit to face Munster in their Heineken Cup semi.
According to reports in the French press, England coach Stuart Lancaster has visited Toulon to meet with the Armitage brothers.
Italy captain Sergio Parisse is facing a month on the sidelines after sustaining a torn hamstring while on duty for Stade Français.
Sharks boss Jake White has been forced to make changes to his back-line for Friday's clash with the Highlanders in Durban.
Saracens boss Mark McCall believes Clermont wing Sitiveni Sivivatu is the dangerman in Saturday's Heineken Cup semi-final at Twickenham....
Should Blues boss Sir John Kirwan bear the brunt of the responsibility for Benji Marshall's failure to succeed in Rugby Union?
Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has named an unchanged starting XV for the ANZAC Day clash with the Blues in Auckland on Friday.
The NZRU and the Blues have agreed and confirmed the terms of Benji Marshall's release from his Super Rugby contract.
Crusaders boss Todd Blackadder regarded his side's defensive output against the Chiefs as reminiscent of the champions of yesteryear....
In the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup and targeting a home semi-final in the Aviva Premiership, Jim Mallinder is a happy man.
Clermont and France hooker Benjamin Kayser has described departing head coach Vern Cotter as a "great leader of men."
There's another bumper programme of fixtures scheduled for this weekend in both the southern and northern hemispheres.
Rookie winger Devon Williams will make his first Super Rugby start for the Stormers in Bloemfontein against the Cheetahs.