Star winger Rieko Ioane has committed to the All Blacks for four more years in a significant win for New Zealand Rugby while brother Akira has also opted to remain in Auckland.
Wallaby Samu Kerevi has spurned reported interest from the Brumbies to remain with the Queensland Reds for next Super Rugby season.
The Sunwolves will have a fourth head coach in four Super Rugby seasons after Jamie Joseph announced he'll stand aside in 2019.
All Blacks great Ma'a Nonu is making a shock return to Super Rugby after signing a one-year deal with the Blues.
Emerging Wallabies lock Izack Rodda has committed to Australia beyond next year's World Cup and opted to stay with the Queensland Reds.
Melbourne have confirmed they are looking to get Luke Jones back in Rebels colours with the lock aiming for a return to Super Rugby and the Wallabies ahead of next year's World Cup.