Ahead of a busy few days our experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across all three leagues.
The fourth round of the Aviva Premiership is back this weekend with just four points separating first and eighth in a congested league table.
Head coach Johan Ackermann thinks Worcester will be "desperate" to claim their first Aviva Premiership win of the season at Kingsholm but is purely focused on turning around Gloucester's fortunes.
Damian Hopley, CEO of the Rugby Players' Association, believes reducing the Six Nations by a week would put an unacceptable workload and pressure on international players.
Joe Marler has received a citing commissioner's warning for goading James Haskell in Harlequins' 24-21 win over Wasps.
Australia international hooker James Hanson has joined Gloucester on a short-term deal.