Teddy Thomas scored a double while Maxime Machenaud contributed with 20 points as Racing Metro progressed to the final of the European Champions Cup after beating Munster 27-22 in the semi-final in Bordeaux.
Cardiff Blues managed to hold off Pau in the European Rugby Challenge Cup semi-final at Cardiff Arms Park with a 16-10 victory to set up a final clash with Gloucester Rugby at San Mamés Stadium on 11th May.
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen revealed that All Blacks skipper Kieran Read is unlikely to feature in the upcoming Test series against France in June after failing to make sufficient recovery from a back injury.
Newcastle Falcons fly-half Joel Hodgson believes the recent success of the club at Kingsholm will keep them in good stead when they face host Gloucester Rugby in the semi-final of the European Rugby Challenge Cup on Friday.
England Women head coach James Bailey has made two changes from the squad that won the bronze at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast for the upcoming leg of HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens series in Kitakyushu.
Bulls have confirmed that number eight Hanro Liebenberg will miss six to eight weeks of action following a knee ligament injury that he sustained in the opening stage of the Super Rugby clash against Sharks last weekend.
With two more rounds of Premiership Rugby to go, the race for the play-offs is in full throttle. After this weekend’s fixtures, two of the league’s top four are confirmed. Elsewhere, there are five other clubs fighting for third and fourth.
The inaugural edition of the Tyrrells Premier 15s will see Saracens Women and Harlequins Ladies competing in the final following wins over Gloucester-Hartpury Women's RFC and Wasps FC Ladies respectively in the second leg of the semi-final on Saturday.
Since 1998 the Commonwealth Games has had a sevens competition. With the women’s competition having started today and the men’s soon to follow we’ll look at who are the teams and match-ups we think that you should look out for.
Five of the bottom six in National Two South are still battling to stay in this division and on Saturday afternoon, the survival picture will become clearer as we enter the climax of a thrilling campaign.
Australia international Dane Haylett-Petty has been named in the Melbourne Rebels line-up for the upcoming Super Rugby clash against Jaguares at AAMI Park on Saturday after making a recovery from a concussion.
Wasps director of rugby Dai Young said he is unsure about Danny Cipriani's participation in the upcoming Aviva Premiership clash against Worcester Warriors after he sustained a head injury during last week's encounter against Sale Sharks.
Sale Sharks fullback Mike Haley has been banned for two weeks after he was cited for striking Josh Bassett in the recently concluded Aviva Premiership clash against Wasps in the previous round of the Aviva Premiership.
England international Ben Te'o has assured that he will fulfill his three-year contract with Worcester Warriors despite reports circulating around of him moving to a different club following an injury-hampered season.
Sale Sharks have confirmed that they will not appeal against the ban of England international Denny Solomona following a homophobic slur during the Aviva Premiership game against Worcester Warriors last month.