Ahead of this weekend's fixtures in the Aviva Premiership and PRO14, ESPN takes a look at five international hopefuls who will have a point to prove.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has admitted an Aviva Premiership player could go an entire season without being tested as it published its annual doping report for the 2016-17 season.
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.
Kieran Brookes will leave Northampton Saints at the end of the season, the Aviva Premiership outfit have confirmed.
Wasps centre Kyle Eastmond has been suspended for six weeks after two dangerous tackles during his side's 44-22 victory at Harlequins on Sunday.
The winger, who tops 125kg, will leave Super Rugby team New South Wales Waratahs later this year, and will arrive at Saints in time to play alongside former Tahs teammate Rob Horne for the 2018-19 Aviva Premiership campaign.