Sale Sharks sign Springbok Lood de Jager
Sale Sharks have signed South Africa lock Lood de Jager on a three-year deal, the first of a number of Springbok players set to move to European clubs after the World Cup in Japan
Japan police warned fans 'will drink a lot' at World Cup
Organisers have urged Japanese police to take a 'light touch' on fans who have a culture of drinking heavily but not offering any intimidation.
Crusaders crush Lions in Christchurch
Sevu Reece crossed for two tries and set up another for Braydon Ennor as the Crusaders sent a chilling message to the rest of the Super Rugby teams with a convincing victory over South Africa's Lions.
Lions coach De Bruin to return after stress-induced break
Lions coach Swys de Bruin expects to return to his job "soon" after leaving the team's Super Rugby tour of Australasia with a stress-related illness.
Kurtley Beale concerned for welfare of teammate Israel Folau
Kurtley Beale worries about Israel Folau's mental health but says the NSW Waratahs and Wallabies must move on.
Richie Mo'unga re-signs with Crusaders, NZ Rugby through to 2022
Star Crusaders five-eighth Richie Mo'unga has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby on a three-year deal in a major coup for the All Blacks.
England's Watson set to return from 13-month absence
England international Anthony Watson is set to return to action after a 13-month absence, his club Bath have announced.
RFU confirms anti-doping violations in English rugby
The RFU confirmed five anti-doping violations within both the professional and community game were discovered out of more than 800 tests conducted across all levels of rugby in England in the 2017-18 season.
Super Rugby preview Round 11: Big opportunity for Brumbies, Waratahs
The Rebels were thought to be sailing towards Australian conference honours, but the Brumbies and Waratahs have a huge opportunity to increase the pressure at the top of the standings. Your Round 11 preview is here.
How do the Wallabies pick up the pieces? What do the All Blacks actually need to work on? And what have been the key learnings from two Springboks-Pumas clashes? The Rugby Championship restarts this week.
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